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Carpentry and Joinery Diploma Level 1

Practical Vs Theory


Course overview

Devel­op the basic Car­pen­try and Join­ery skills you need to kick start your career in the indus­try. You will study core units in Car­pen­try and Join­ery includ­ing: health and safe­ty, con­struc­tion tech­nol­o­gy, how to main­tain and use car­pen­try and join­ery tools, how to pre­pare and use portable tools and how to pro­duce wood­work joints.


Entry Require­ments

3 GCSEs at grades 3/D or above. You will also be required to pass an ini­tial assess­ment apti­tude test.

What­ev­er your results, we want to assure you that exten­u­at­ing cir­cum­tances will be con­sid­ered should you not have the grades indi­cat­ed above. 

We will review each appli­ca­tion on a case-by-case basis to ensure you get a place on the course most suit­able for you.<?xml:namespace pre­fix = o” ns = urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office” />

One of the ways we do this is through a very effec­tive 6 weeks to suc­cess pro­gramme’ that oper­ates from the first day you start your course. This includes sup­port such as (but not lim­it­ed to):

· Allow­ing you to change cours­es if you change your mind in the first 6 weeks ‑sub­ject to availability

· Mov­ing you between course lev­els if you are find­ing your cur­rent lev­el too easy / too hard, sub­ject to availability

· One-to-one reviews with your aca­d­e­m­ic tutor to ensure you are pro­gress­ing and achiev­ing well

Our course enquiries and admis­sions team are avail­able at enquiries@​stamford.​ac.​uk should you have any fur­ther questions.

Poten­tial Future Career

On suc­cess­ful com­ple­tion of this course, you can progress to the Site Car­pen­try Diplo­ma Lev­el 2 or to job roles such as a Car­pen­try and Join­ery Apprentice.

Course Con­tent

You will study core units in Car­pen­tary and Join­ery including:

  • Health, Safe­ty and Wel­fare in Con­struc­tion and asso­ci­at­ed industries
  • Knowl­edge of con­struc­tion technology
  • Knowl­edge of tech­ni­cal infor­ma­tion, quan­ti­ties and com­mu­ni­ca­tion with others
  • Main­tain and use car­pen­try and join­ery hand tools
  • Pre­pare and use car­pen­try and join­ery portable pow­er tools
  • Pro­duce wood­work­ing joints


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