Carpentry and Joinery - Level 1 (Part-Time)

L1 Adult Part Time Course

Subject Area Construction and Built Environment

Attendance Part-Time


This Level 1 Diploma is designed to prepare 19+ students for entry into the construction industry in their chosen craft.

The course has been specifically developed for delivery in a training environment using simulated conditions.

This course runs on the following dates:

Start Date: September 2021. For further information, please call 0191 200 4000 or email
Duration: 1 Year
Venue: Rutherford Building, Rye Hill Campus

Who the course is for

This is a part time course developed for 19+ students who want to build a career within the crafts of the construction industry.

Qualification Gained

On successful completion of this course you will gain a City and Guilds Level 1 Diploma.

How to Apply


Click on the "Apply for this course" button at the bottom of this page.

In Person

Come along to our Student Services Office, located within Armstrong House. Alternatively, visit an Open Event at our Rye Hill Campus, click here for dates and times.


Course Content

General Core Units

  • Occupation Specific Units
  • Synoptic Practical Assignment
  • End Point Assessment

Woodworking tools, traditional woodworking joints and projects in the workshop. Power tool training and health & safety.

Learning Methods

You will learn through:

  • Lectures
  • Group Work
  • Demonstrations
  • Discussions
  • Hands-on Practical Training
  • Assessment.


Assessment Methods

Assessment is based on the learner showing what they can do as an individual through the completion of all the requirements of the qualification.

Knowledge course work and testing with specialist practical Synoptic Assignments.

Progression Opportunities

Progession to the Diploma Level 2 in Carpentry & Joinery

Entry Requirements

Desirable to hold GCSE 3/D or above in English and maths.

Minimum entry 2 in maths and English.

If English is not your first language, you will need an English language test score of 5.0 or above.

Further Information

If you have a query about this course or would like advice on your study options, you can contact Student Services by using the LiveChat function on this page, by emailing or by telephoning 0191 200 4000. We are currently open Monday to Friday 8.30am to 4.30pm.


Course Costs

Learners aged 19 or over

Please note many courses will be available free of charge or at a discount depending on your age and circumstances. For friendly advice and to check your eligibility for free or discounted study please call our Student Services team on 0191 200 4000. Please note some courses are not eligible for any discounts. Please download a prospectus from the adults section of this website for details of the latest course fees.