Carpentry and Joinery Level 1 Diploma (Twilight)

Course overview

This City and Guilds course will allow students to develop and practise the knowledge, skills and behaviours required for a career in the construction industry.

You’ll benefit from industry-trained tutors with vast experience as Carpenters and Joiners, and well-equipped industry-standard workshops, supported by a team of technicians.

This course takes place on Tuesdays 1pm – 7:30pm, term-time.

Topics include:

  • Principles of building construction, information and communication
  • Maintain and use carpentry & joinery hand tools
  • Prepare and use carpentry & joinery portable power tools
  • Produce woodworking joints
  • Health, safety and welfare in construction

This course is a mixture of theory and practical hands-on experience.

Homework: Self-study is expected and homework will be set at the tutors’ discretion, with materials available on the College VLE.


There are no formal requirements but you should be able to demonstrate an interest in and commitment to the subject.

You could progress to the Site Carpentry Diploma L2, a site carpentry apprenticeship or employment.



You will need safety footwear and normal study equipment.

A portfolio is supplied that needs to be completed by the candidate, with their practical and theoretical evidence.

Course Starts in 113 Days
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