L1 Diploma in Carpentry and Joinery PT – September 2024

Funding information: Free Adult funding available dependant on learner circumstances otherwise course costs apply.
Duration: 1 Year
Attendance: Part-time Day

Course Overview

If you want to start a career as a Carpenter or Joiner then this is a great course to get a solid understanding of the skills and knowledge to be successful in the industry. You'll study on a practical and theoretical basis to get a grip on the techical aspects and you'll also improve your Maths, English and ICT through Functional Skills sessions.

Course Content

Key modules on this course include:

  • Health, Safety and Welfare
  • Construction Technology
  • Produce woodworking joints
  • Maintain and use Carpentry and Joinery portable power tools
  • Building Methods

Entry Requirements

Grade 3 in maths and English

Assessment Methods

  • practical assignments
  • written assignments
  • portfolio


You can progress on to a Level 2 Diploma in Site Carpentry or Bench Joinery. You can also seek employment and, if successful, progress on to an Apprenticeship.