Carpentry & Joinery (Wood Occupations) - Year 1 (September 2024 Start)

Start Date: 05/09/2024
Start Time: 09:00
End Date: 25/06/2025
End Time: 17:00
Day(s): Monday to Friday
Site: College Main Site


Course Overview

L1 Wood Occupations is a full time programme that is usually studied over one year. Studying on this programme will develop a range of basic practical hand skills and theoretical knowledge.

Work Experience & Industry Placements

Learners will complete a range of industry related activities, ranging from specific site visits, guest speakers and toolbox talks

Qualification Gained

L1 Extended Certificate in Wood Occupations

After The Course

This qualification will enable learners to have the opportunity to progress on to further fulltime wood Occupation qualifications or progression into an apprenticeship

What Will I Learn

By undertaking this qualification you will learn the associated skills needed to perform all basic joints used in woodwork, whilst developing the essential hand skill for installing and maintain aspects of carpentry.

English And Maths

Learners who do not already hold a Maths and / or English qualification at grade 4 or above will study these subjects as part of their college qualification

Our Lecturers

David is passionate about his trade and brings a wealth of experience to the classrooms and workshops.

Teaching Learning and Assessment

Through activities in our industry specific practical work shops and dedicated theory sessions.


1 hour per week

Course Expenses

£100 includes basic PPE and a resources kit.

How Will I Be Assessed

Practical assessments and written tasks

Entry Requirements

4 GCSEs at grade 2 (F - E) or above

Required Experience

None Required for this level of qualification