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Carpentry and Joinery Diploma Level 1

At a glance

  • Full Time

  • 1 Year

  • Cardigan Campus

Carpentry and joinery can be a fulfilling and rewarding career for individuals who enjoy working with their hands, have an eye for detail, and possess practical skills.

This level one diploma introduces students to carpentry and joinery skills. It allows students to learn, develop and practise the skills required for employment and/or career progression in carpentry or joinery. You will produce a variety of carpentry related woodworking joints used in the industry and safely use various hand and power tools. Principles of building construction, information and communication units will also provide you with an introduction to construction technology.

Programme Features

This course is designed to develop the skills and knowledge of students enabling them to work in the industry of their chosen craft. It has been specifically developed for delivery in a training environment using simulated conditions and the tests are based on the learner showing what they can do as an individual. The college provides a large open plan facility equipped with the latest technology allowing a wide range of industry specific tasks to be undertaken.

The course is delivered by highly qualified and experienced staff using modern facilities.

Progression and Employment

Progression opportunities include apprenticeships or a full time level two diploma qualification that will provide further development and understanding of the construction industry. 

Method of assessment

A variety of assessment methods are used which include written knowledge questions, online and practical skills tests.

Entry Requirements

No formal entry requirements, however a practical aptitude is an advantage. Entry is subject to successful interview.

Additional Costs

All learners are required to pay an administration fee of £25.00 prior to enrolment.

You will need to provide your own stationery, and may also incur costs if the department arranges educational visits

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Park Place
SA43 1AB
01239 612032

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Llanbadarn Fawr
SY23 3BP
01239 612032

Coleg Ceredigion is a company limited by guarantee registered in England and Wales No. 08725643 and is a registered charity No. 1154557.
The registered office is at Park Place, Cardigan, Ceredigion, SA43 1AB