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York College

Entry Requirements

Successful completion of the Level 1 Certificate in Construction Skills – Carpentry/Joinery and/or an interest in the Carpentry/Joinery industry and/or developing some home DIY skills.

  • Outstanding commitment & enthusiasm
  • Willingness to work as part of a team
  • Outstanding Attendance & Punctuality

Dates and Times

Day: Tue & Wed

Time: 18.00-21.00


Start date: 19 Sep 2017

End date: 04 Jul 2018


Start date: 06 Mar 2018

End date: 04 Jul 2018

Course Content

Level 1

A combination of the following:

  • 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

Exams and Assessments

The Diploma is assessed using both practical and online multi-choice tests.

How You Can Progress

On completion of the Diploma, students can progress onto the next level where appropriate.


The cost of this course is £1400.

Courses costing more than £200 can usually be paid for in instalments. Please contact the College for details.

How to Apply

If you wish to study this course you do not need to fill out an application form, simply call our Admissions Team on (01904) 770397 or visit our friendly team of advisors in the InfoZone, located behind the main reception desk.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about this course or any aspects of studying at York College please email or call (01904) 770770.

Whilst every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the information contained in this webpage, the content is subject to change where necessary.


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