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Carve out a career as a carpenter with this very practical qualification!
The Level 1 Diploma in Carpentry and Joinery is designed for learners interested in starting a career in carpentry within the construction industry. It will provide you with the necessary practical skills and knowledge to progress to a Level 2 Diploma and possible employment.
The one year programme covers topics related to health and safety, quantity and communications, building methods and the use of hand and power tools.
During the first six weeks of the course you will also get the chance to take part in multi-skills activities and get a taste of carpentry & joinery and painting & decorating, as well as health and safety. To be able to continue on the Level 1 course you will need to have good attendance and show a good attitude to learning, as well as complete a health and safety assignment set by tutors.
The college Entry/Level 1 programme is a great way to start your career if you are 16-18. It enables you to develop the skills and confidence to progress in college and into work. You will develop a wide range of skills in your chosen subject area as well as gaining qualifications in English, maths and ICT.
Construction Diplomas are nationally recognised craft qualifications and are accepted in the construction industry. Craft qualifications are in units, which can be studied in any sequence. These qualifications are required for the Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS).
Also, if you earn less than £30,000 per year and aged 19 or over, you could study this course for FREE!
To access this course you are required to:
*Adults without the necessary qualifications but with relevant work/industry experience will be considered on an individual basis.
During this course you will study the following modules:
By studying this course you will:
Your progress will be continually assessed and you will be provided with detailed feedback in order to help you to develop your skills. Your progress will be evaluated through a combination of practical assessments, job related multiple choice assessments at the end of each unit and external tests that are on-line computer based examinations. To gain the diploma you must be successful in achieving all units and passing the synoptic practical test.
The skills you will learn from this course will enable you to progress on to the Diploma Level 2 in Carpentry and Joinery.
When you enrol at City of Wolverhampton College you’ll not only benefit from excellent teaching by our tutors, but our excellent learning facilities too.