Joinery Level 1 Diploma

21737W0 | Pagefield Centre, Wigan
Start Date | 02/09/2019
Time/Day | FULL TIME

Is this course for me?

If you are interested in the construction industry, an exciting and rewarding career in joinery may be just for you. You will gain the skills to become sought after craftspeople with excellent employment prospects. Hands-on experience, under the supervision of industry and education professionals, will equip you with the skills to succeed. . There is a shortage of skilled joiners in the construction industry. Site Carpentry requires a high degree of skill and accuracy. The ability to install joinery products to a high standard is much sought after.

What will I study?

This course consists of practical tasks with theoretical study. You will study for two to three days a week. You will cover all aspects of Joinery including carrying out safe working practices in construction, knowledge of information, quantities and communicating with others, building methods and construction technology, produce basic woodworking joints, prepare and use carpentry and joinery portable power tools.

How long is the course?

Full time for one academic year

How will I be assessed?

Assessment will be a mixture of practical and theory. Theory will be tested with online end of unit examinations.

What qualifications do I need?

A minimum of 5 A*-E/F / 9-2 subjects or equivalent.

What can I progress onto?

This can lead to a Level 2 Diploma in Carpentry and Joinery. The course can lead to opportunities in construction companies. Experienced Joiners can expect to earn over £30,000 a year. The number of jobs in the industry is set to rise by 2020, reaching 991,000.

Other Information

You will need a basic kit, overalls and safety boots. You will be supported by experienced and enthusiastic tutors who are all trade qualified who will help you achieve your goal. If you are 16-18 years old, you may be eligible for our FREE bus pass. Find out more at bus pass

Course Fees

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Course fees shown are per annum (unless indicated otherwise). Courses lasting longer than one year, fees will be payable per year.

If you need advice on any financial support that may be available to you, please contact us on or phone 01942 761111

Wigan & Leigh College endeavours to ensure that the information provided in this publication is accurate at the time of going to publication. All courses are offered subject to student numbers and the College reserves the right to amend, withdraw or amalgamate any of the courses, fees, services, locations or facilities described at any time. The College cannot accept liability arising out of such changes or connected to such changes, however it will undertake to minimise disruption to students.

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