Construction & the Built Environment

Construction Skills (Carpentry and Joinery) Certificate - R285

Wirral Waters Campus Full Time Level 1 Duration 36 weeks

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This Carpentry and Joinery Level 1Certificate is designed to prepare you to enter the industry in your chosen craft. It has been specifically developed for delivery in a training environment using simulated conditions.

Course Details

You will the following units. Unit 101 Health and Safety Unit 001 Construct a range of timber Joints Unit 108 Fix Architraves and Skirtings

Entry Guidelines
This is a Study Programme for those aged 16-18 years of age. Relevant Entry level qualification or equivalent or 3 GCSE's at grade 2/E or above. Satisfactory interview, school report and/or satisfactory reference. If English is not your first language, you may need an assessment before enrolling on this course. To discuss further, please contact the ESOL department on 0151 551 7144.
Equipment Required

Industry Protective Footwear

Assessment Method

Assessment will be completed by practical and online tests.

Additional Information

When enrolling on a study programme you will be expected to participate in each element of the course including maths and English. You will also have the opportunity to participate in work experience this will offer some indication of working on a construction site and give you the chance to promote your skills knowledge and behaviours to an employer

Where can I progress to?
Successful completion of this course may mean you can progress to a Carpentry & Joinery Level 2 Diploma Traineeship Apprenticeship

You could progress to these Wirral Met courses:

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If you are aged 16-18:


This study programme is free for students, who are aged 16-18 on 31 August, and students aged 19-24 with an Education, Health & Care Plan.

If you are aged 19 or over:

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If you are required to pay a fee you may be entitled to an Adult Learner Loan or other financial support. For more information on support available visit Bursaries and Loans. We also allow payment by instalments for some courses.

The fee quoted is for the academic year 23/24.

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