Adult Courses

Level 1 City and Guilds in Carpentry and Joinery

Course Overview

  • Campuses

    Hackney Campus
  • Qualification

    Adult Courses
  • Subject

    Construction and Building Services
  • Schedule

    Monday (Day)
  • Duration

    36 Weeks
  • Course Target


Course Fees

*Many adults pay no or low fees, depending on their circumstances.

Entry requirements

You should ideally have a Level 1 qualification in English and maths, however lower grades would be considered. You are encouraged to study short English and maths courses with us prior to course start. Places are limited on these courses, so early application is advised.


This is an introduction to Carpentry. You will study a mixture of practical and theory units, and will undertake practical tasks that include learning the basic techniques and joints of carpentry and joinery. You will also study, tools, resources and materials along with communication, health and safety and working as part of a team.

Suitable for those aged 19+ and looking to study on a part-time basis. Places are limited on these courses, so early application is advised.

This is a great course if you are considering a career change or you want to improve your carpentry and woodworking hand skills. Learners complete a portfolio of evidence and undertake practical tasks and exams.
  • Assessment Criteria

    You will be assessed by a combination of observation and completion of practical tasks, theory based assignments and an end-of-year examination taken online.
  • Further Information

    Construction Crafts

Further Information

Level 2 Site Carpentry, Carpentry apprenticeship or move to employment in the construction industry as a carpenter

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