- Principles of building construction information and communication
- Maintain and use carpentry and joinery hand tools
- Prepare and use carpentry and joinery portable power tools
- Produce woodworking joints
- Health, safety and welfare in construction
GCSEs in English and Maths are part of the core programme of study. Students who have not achieved a A-C / 9-4 grade in English and Maths will be required to study the appropriate level as part of their main qualification. More information
After 1 year at Level 1 you can achieve a Level 1 Certificate in Carpentry & Joinery
This means you can apply for Level 2 or seek work in
industry or apprenticeship.
Students' work is assessed throughout the year. Starting with the basics, students develop the skills required in order to complete assessed pieces throughout the year.
There may be the opportunity for those who complete the training on time to design and make a small item before starting their assessment. Assignments are set to prepare students for multiple choice theory exams which will be spread out over the year.
What Past Students Say
“As far as teaching goes: Brilliant”
“The theory lessons are interesting and use a variety of media such as games and quizzes. This was extremely helpful when used before an exam which consequently all learners passed.”