Site Carpentry & Bench Joinery Level 1 Diploma

Sixth Form

Date (from)


Awarding body


Full Time - September 2017

City & Guilds


Course introduction

To provide a specialist work-related qualification in Carpentry and Joinery.

To prepare you for employment and/or to provide career development opportunities for those already in work.

The course is made up of units covering:

  • Health, safety and welfare in construction and associated industries
  • Knowledge of construction technology
  • Knowledge of technical information, quantities and communication with others
  • Maintain and use carpentry and joinery hand tools
  • Prepare and use carpentry and joinery portable power tools
  • Produce woodworking joints

The content of the course is very diverse and challenging to prepare you for work in the industry.  A trade operative is always in demand and the benefit of skills and knowledge will help you become more employable or quite simply able to do tasks you never thought you would have the opportunity of accomplishing.

Minimum entry requirements

Appropriate GCSEs, normally at least two passes at grade D or above, to include Mathematics and English.

How will I be assessed?

Assessment will be carried out as you progress through the course.  This will be in the form of examinations and practical assessments.

What can I do with this qualification?

Site Carpentry or Bench Joinery at Level 2 or An Apprenticeship in either.


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