Carpentry, City & Guilds | Weston College

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September 2019
1 Year
Course code EC1CAPF5SW

Carpentry, City & Guilds

What will I do on this course?

This Level 1 Carpentry course is the perfect introduction to carpentry and could be your first step into the industry. You’ll cover a range of topics, including how to work safely in the construction industry, building methods and construction technology; basic woodworking joints; using and looking after woodworking hand tools; preparing and using portable power tools; and information, quantities and communication in a construction environment.

You’ll also develop your employability skills through dedicated sessions to teach you the qualities that employers are looking for. We will also work with you to develop your English and maths skills to increase your chances of securing a job in the industry.

How will I be assessed?

You’ll be assessed through practical tests, an assignment, a portfolio of work, and online multiple choice tests.

What could I do after this course?

You could get a job as a carpenter or increase your skills and unlock higher-paying roles by progressing to the Level 2 qualification in carpentry or an apprenticeship.


Entry Requirements

A commitment to learning and ambition to succeed. You’ll also be asked to attend an interview.

Course Level

Level 1

iAn interview is required for this course.

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Carpenter or joiner

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What Our Students Say

Brandon Harvey, Plumbing


Brandon Harvey

“The lecturers are great and help you learn at your own speed”

Former school: Priory Community School

Course: Plumbing

What next? Progress on to Level 3.

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