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Level 1 CSkills Diploma in Carpentry and Joinery
Course Overview

This course is designed to cover the basic knowledge in carpentry and joinery. In addition to the theory there is a full programme of elementary practical tasks completed in the workshop.

Course Content

The Level 1 course will lead to Level 2 Certificate. All students will embark on a course of study that integrates Level 1 Carpentry and Joinery Skills. Subject covered include: Safe working practices Information, quantities and communicating with others Building methods, and construction technology Basic woodworking joints Maintain and use hand tools Prepare and use portable power tools A synoptic practical assignment

Entry Requirements

2 GCSEs grade D or above in English and Maths, mature students welcome.


This course is continuously assessed by both practical and written assingments/test plus a City and Guilds on-line test.

What does this course lead to?

This course is a recognised route into a Construction Certificate Level 2 and 3, employment or an Apprenticeship.

Equipment Required

- A comprehensive reading list can be supplied upon request. The recommended books cost approximately £60 (all books can be borrowed from the College and local libraries). - A4 paper, folder, common stationery

How to Apply

Student Services: information@bcot.ac.uk Tel 01256 306484