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Carpentry & Joinery Level 1 & (Skill Start)

Course at a glance

Subject Area:

Carpentry & Joinery




Level 1 Award/Certificate/Diploma

Course Start:


Course Length:

6 to 23 weeks


North Street Campus


Level 1 Award - £257
Level 1 Certificate - £645 (£388 if completed & paid for the award)
Level 1 Diploma - £1,160 (£903 if completed the award, £515 if completed award & certificate)
Level 2 - £1214

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What's it all about?

This course is aimed at those aged 19+ who are interested in a career in carpentry and joinery or who simply want to gain some skills in this area.

This course covers the following:

  • Health, safety and welfare
  • Information, quantities and communication
  • Construction technology
  • Prepare to carry out carpentry and joinery
  • Carpentry and joinery skills
  • Clear and store carpentry and joinery tools and equipment

Next steps

After completing the Level 1 course there are a number of options available, depending on your final grade you could move onto an apprenticeship, a Level 2 or Level 3 Certificate/Diploma or seek employment.

Further information

This is a Skill Start course.

You will complete a one day taster and if you enjoy the course and qualify, you can progress onto a 6 week course.

The 6 week course will give you an introduction into your chosen trade area. After this you will have the option to progress onto a longer programme studying towards a Level 1 Diploma.

Level 1 Award & Certificate – no entry requirements, length of course is 6 weeks.

Level Diploma – no entry requirements, length of course is 17 weeks (if you have completed the award) or 23 weeks.

Fee waivers could be available.

Get in Touch

To find out more or to book a place call the course booking team on 0113 222 6014 or email

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