Some level 1 qualifications will start with an introductory course to build your basic skills.

Entry Requirements

You should be interested in the Carpentry/Joinery industry and/or developing some home DIY skills, then this is the starting point.

Dates and Times

17th September 2019 - 27th November 2019

3rd December 2019 - 19th February 2020

3rd March 2020 - 20th May 2020

Tuesdays, 6.00pm - 9.00pm

Course Content

A combination of the following;

Exams and Assessments

Practical and Theory work will be assessed in line with awarding body requirements.


City & Guilds Level 1 Award in Construction Skills

Frequently Asked Questions

Will I be fully qualified after this qualification?

No you will need to be employed in the industry as an apprentice and complete a Level 2 NVQ Diploma or convert an existing Level 2 Diploma to an NVQ via the completion of an on-site portfolio. This will then need to be monitored and assessed from one of our tutors/assessors.


On successful completion of this course students can progress onto a Level 1 Certificate in Construction Skills – Carpentry/Joinery.

Course Fees

The cost of this course is £585.

Courses costing more than £100 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.