The City & Guilds Textbook: Level 1 Diploma in Carpentry & Joinery
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If you are years old at the start of your course, studying at The City of Liverpool College is free. You may also qualify to join this course for free. To find out more, contact our admissions team on or at applications liv-coll. Course information Timber has been used for thousands of years, and it's still an important construction material. It is used throughout the industry, and working with it can be extremely varied and rewarding. Overall, woodworkers will need to enjoy using their hands, as well as a variety of both hand and power tools.
Bench joinery is the preparation, setting out, and manufacture of joinery components while site carpentry focuses on the installation of the joinery components and on the setting out and fabrication of timber elements used in construction. Learn how to work with wood and become a professional carpenter as you find out how to build floors, roofs, doors and stairs. To achieve the Level 1 Certificate in Carpentry and Joinery learners must achieve a minimum of 15 credits, 3 credits from the mandatory unit and a minimum of 12 credits from the optional units. Throughout the study programme your work will be assessed for a Pass, Merit or Distinction grade. Achieving this qualification means that you have reached the standards expected by the industry. Work boots, gloves and eye protection will need to be purchased prior to starting your course, financial assistance may be available.