Pathways are made up of courses focussed on future careers or further education opportunities

This will provide you with the  knowledge and understanding of what it takes to be a carpenter.

You will get hands-on experience including timed building tasks, and will be taught carpentry theory in the classroom.

Career Prospects

This pathway could lead to many career opportunities


Carpenters and joiners

Annual pay

The workforce is projected to expand by 3% over the period to 2024, adding 7,973 jobs. In the same period, 26% of the workforce is projected to retire, creating 71,657 job openings.

Role description

Carpenters and joiners construct, erect, install and repair wooden structures and fittings used in internal and external frameworks and cut, shape, fit and assemble wood to make templates, jigs, scale models and scenic equipment for theatres.

What's next?

Step 1 Apply

Once you apply, you will have an interview to discuss your chosen pathway

Step 2 Interview

At your interview, the tutor will discuss the entry requirements for each level and course. This is also your opportunity to make sure that this pathway meets your goals and ambitions.

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Bridge Rd
Sheerness, Kent
ME12 1HL