Carpentry and joinery | Courses for 16-19 year olds | Brighton MET
Study carpentry and joinery at Brighton MET
The UK construction industry is constantly changing and developing the way in which it meets the challenges of creating the built environment - and that’s where it needs you!
Employers and the government require young people who can develop the skills required to design, create and build homes, schools, libraries and hospitals for future generations.
You will join Brighton MET studying for the CAA Diploma Level 1 and then move in years 2 and 3 onto the NVQ Level 2 and NVQ Level 3. After the first year you can decide if you want to qualify specialising in Site Carpentry or Bench Joinery.
The skills you will develop on our courses, depending on if you take the site carpentry or bench joinery route, include knowledge of quantities and construction technology, carrying out first and second fixing, structural carcassing, maintenance, the principles of CAD and the operation of wood working machinery.
Our specialist facilities at the brand new Brighton MET Construction and Trades Centre are exceptional. We have life-size, realistic training environments, such as a scaffolding rigs, workshops and large working areas, all purpose built to recreate real-life working environments.
Our team all have vast industry experience, which has maintained our high standards, excellent pass rates and allowed us to produce graduates who bring a high-level of technical skill and confidence into the industry.
If you want to find out more about studying a trade at the MET, you can download our guide to construction and trades courses here.
Why choose Brighton MET?
At Brighton MET we offer a variety of full-time courses for 16-19 year olds across two campuses. We teach technical and professional skills and provide
practical industry-focused experience. This is a great way to study
and equips you with the key skills needed to progress into employment or
to go on to study at University.
Carpentry and Joinery | City & Guilds Certificate in Construction Skills Level 1
This qualification is for candidates wishing to gain an understanding of and some practical experience of the variety of trades in the Construction industry.
Carpentry and Joinery | City & Guilds Diploma Level 1
This City & Guilds course is the perfect starting point for a career in carpentry and joinery and will help you progress to further study.
Carpentry and Joinery Apprenticeship | City & Guilds NVQ Level 2
The role of a carpenter or joiner involves carrying out skilled work, primarily using timber products, either on a construction site, or in a workshop, creating and installing building components.
Carpentry and Joinery | City & Guilds Diploma in Bench Joinery | Level 2
This course will give you the skills that employers are looking for in the construction industry as well as equipping you for further study.
Carpentry and Joinery | City & Guilds Diploma in Site Carpentry | Level 2
This course will give you skills that employers are looking for in the construction industry as well as equipping you for further study.
T Level | City & Guilds Construction: Design, Surveying & Planning | Level 3
Do you want to learn how on-site construction works? This is an exciting and new qualification for construction students to learn about on-site construction at a Level 3 standard.
Carpentry and Joinery - Level 3 Diploma in Architectural Joinery
If you’re interested in starting a career in joinery, this course will be the perfect progression point to complete your formal training, further your knowledge and skills and prepare you for your career.
Carpentry and Joinery | City & Guilds Diploma in Site Carpentry Level 3
If you’re interested in starting a career in carpentry, this course will be the perfect progression point to complete your formal training, further your knowledge and skills and prepare you for a career as a carpenter.