The Carpentry and Joinery Diploma is a three-year programme of study consisting of three qualifications.
The Level 1 Carpentry and Joinery Diploma is designed to prepare people to enter the industry and will be completed in year one.
The Level 2 Site Carpentry Diploma is designed to develop the skills and knowledge of people, enabling them to work in industry in their chosen craft. This will be completed in year two. Architectural (Bench) Joinery can only be achieved at Level 2 and 3 through an apprenticeship. Career pathways may include working on new builds and refurbishments, with progression to a supervisory or technical support role.
The Level 3 Carpentry Diploma is a one-year programme of study for students who have successfully completed their carpentry level 2 qualification. The Carpentry Diploma Level 3 is designed to further develop the skills and knowledge of people in their chosen craft, and promotes a greater understanding of general construction principals and practices. This qualification also contains an element of using basic wood machines.
Year 1: Level 1
Year 2: Level 2
Year 3: Level 3
|Start Date||September 2022 - Applications open on 1st October 2021|
|Fee(s)||16-18 year olds: Free|
19+: Year 1: £1,483
19+: Year 2: £1,657
19+: Year 3: £1,840*
All Fees and prices shown on this page are for courses starting in the 2021-22 academic year unless stated otherwise, and are correct at the time of entering/printing information, however these may be subject to change. The College cannot accept legal or financial liability as a result of any such changes.
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