Carpentry & joinery | City & Guilds Diploma in Carpentry and Joinery | Level 1

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Course Code: FE1101-1C Course Type: 16+ college (full-time) Campus: Broadwater Campus Entry requirements: A reasonable standard of literacy and numeracy is required. Interview required. Qualification: City & Guilds Diploma in Carpentry and Joinery Level 1 Awarding Body: City & Guilds

Why this course?

Carpentry

Our industry-experienced staff will teach you hand tool skills, allowing you to form basic woodworking joints and progress onto more complex projects such as small window frames.

We will also cover the principles of building and construction, and health and safety. You will be taught in our specialist carpentry workshops at Broadwater Campus.

Start dates

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Entry Requirements

At least two GCSEs at grade 2 or above. Preferably including English and maths. 

Entry Requirements

Progression and careers

Future careers include: 

  • Site carpenter
  • Self-employed builder
  • Residential/domestic carpenter
  • Commercial premises carpenter
  • Foreman
Progression and careers

Course fees

Course fees

This course is free (you do not have to pay fees) if:

  • You are a UK citizen, hold EU Settlement Status or have a visa which could qualify you for home status.
  • AND you are under 19 on 31 August in the year you are studying. 

This course is also free if you meet the following criteria:

  • You may not have to pay any fees if you will be aged 19 or over when you begin this course and:
  • You are a UK citizen, hold EU Settlement Status or have a visa which could qualify you for home status. 

 AND

  • You are in receipt of Jobseeker’s Allowance (JSA) or Employment and Support Allowance (ESA)
  • OR you are receiving a means tested benefit, earning less than £345 per month (take home) if you are a sole claimant or £552 a month if you have a joint claim with your partner, and are completing the course to improve your employability
  • OR if you are working and earn less than £18,525 per year (gross pay)
  • You will need to provide evidence and sign a declaration when you enrol.
Course fees

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Course costs

All 16+ (full-time) courses are free to UK citizens, those who hold EU Settlement Status or have a visa which could qualify them for home status, AND are under 19 years old on the 31 August of the year of entry. If you are 19+ and interested in studying this course, you can find out more about costs and financial support in the link below.

19+ fees

How to apply

We accept applications throughout the year, allowing you to apply up until the course starts.

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