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Title: Carpentry Certificate Level 1
Start date: 07/09/2020
Weekly hours: 5 hours
Fee: Free*
Duration: 12 weeks

Carpentry Certificate Level 1

This entry level Carpentry course is free to those on a low income or who are unemployed. It is designed to help you to increase your career and employment prospects.

What will I learn?

This course is designed to enable you to develop skills and knowledge within Carpentry. On the course you will learn about:

  • Health and safety in construction
  • Basic woodworking tool skills
  • Setting out
  • Manufacturing of basic joinery items
  • The theory behind carpentry and joinery

People successfully completing these courses will have increased confidence and motivation to help you progress.

How will I be assessed?

Students will be observed doing practical tests, creating a portfolio of work.

This course enables progression onto the Carpentry Diploma Level 2.

Additional information & other costs

*This course may be free to those who are 19+ and are unemployed or on a low income. To discuss requirements, please contact our Student Information Centre on 01227 811188 or email

This course will run on Thursdays between 9am and 4pm.

Contact us

We'd love to hear from you

New Dover Road
Canterbury, Kent

01227 811111