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Carpentry & Joinery CSkills Awards Level 1 Diploma

Carpentry adults part-time


Carpentry & Joinery CSkills Awards Level 1 Diploma

This course will provide you with the skills necessary to carry out a range of introductory carpentry and joinery techniques to recognised standards, and will widen your understanding of the industry.

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Course information

Entry requirements

To start you will need to have a keen interest in carpentry. Some evidence of studying at GCSE level or successful completion of an entry level qualification would be an advantage. Entry is subject to a successful interview, where you will be asked to complete a skills assessment.

Course content

During the course you will cover topics including:

  • Handle and store resources
  • Contribute to work relationships
  • Contribute to providing work relationships
  • Preparation and use of portable power tools
  • Maintenance and use of woodworking hand tools
  • Use basic wood joining techniques

You will also study essential Core Skills to help you prepare for employment and higher level study.


Level 1 Diploma in Carpentry and Joinery.

Assessment methods

Assessment is continuous. Your skills and knowledge are measured against set standards as the units of training are completed. There is also one external end test on Wood Occupations: Carpentry.

Further study and career options

On successful completion, you could progress onto the Carpentry Intermediate Construction Diploma.

Additional information

The modular design of this course will enable you to progress at your own pace. Completion time for adults will depend on the outcome of prior assessment of your current skills and experience, together with attendance. After this individual training plans can be devised.

Available Courses
Tresham College Corby campus
Starts: 23/09/2024
Type: Part Time
Length: 1 year
Day(s): Monday
Time(s): 5:30pm - 8:30pm
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Fees: £993.50

Whilst every effort is made to ensure the information on the Website is correct, some details may be subject to change. The Bedford College Group reserves the right to make amendments to the courses, dates, fees or other details, and to make cancellations or changes if numbers are insufficient. In the unfortunate situation that we have to cancel a course we will refund your fees in full, but we regret we are not able to offer any refund if you withdraw from your course or fail to start, and you will be liable to pay any outstanding fees that may be due.

Funding Information

The College offers an instalment plan for Further Education and Higher Education courses to students where the total amount payable at the point of enrolment is £200 or more. Within the scheme there is an ability to pay up to 6 instalments, depending on the length of the courses and the final payment must be paid at least a month before the end of the course.

If you are aged 19 or over you may qualify for an Advanced Learner Loan to help you pay the tuition fees for this course. Alternatively, you can pay by instalments to help make the cost of this course more affordable. 

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Unemployed offer

This course could be FREE! You could be eligible for free study if you are unemployed and on a qualifying benefit. To find out if you are eligible open our Part-time fee flow chart below or call our Customer Contact team on 0345 658 8990.


Part-time Fee Flow Chart

If you live in any of the following areas and wish to apply for or enrol on one of our courses, please contact our Customer Contact team on 0345 658 8990 to check if your course is funded or not (Please note that if your course is not funded then you will pay a higher fee than what is listed, please contact our Customer Contact team for more information):

  • Cambridgeshire and Peterborough
  • Greater Manchester
  • Greater London
  • Liverpool City Region
  • Tees Valley
  • West of England
  • West Midlands
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Additional Learning Support

If you have a specific learning difficulty or disability, are deaf or hearing impaired, our Additional Learning Support team are on hand to give you assistance whenever you need it.

Any questions?

If you would like to find out more about this or other courses, please use our Livechat below, email or call us on 0345 658 8990.


We have access arrangements in place to help students with disabilities or any other particular needs. Call us on 01234 291000 or 01536 413123 for more information.

Additional formats

Course information sheets are also available in large print and audio formats. Call us on 01234 291000 or 01536 413123 to order your copy.