This course has been designed for anyone wishing to learn Carpentry and Construction Skills to enable you to work in the industry. The practical aspects of this course are delivered in workshops that are designed to simulate a working environment for realistic training.

What the course leads to

What courses can I do after this? 

On successful completion of this course you will be in a better position to find employment within the industry. This could be in a College apprenticeship scheme or a CITB (Construction Industry Training Board) scheme. It is not possible to become fully qualified unless you gain employment in the industry and are assessed on site.


What do I need to apply

To do this course you should have... 

You should have GCSE grade D or above in English and mathematics, have a keen interest in the industry and you should be physically fit.

Course costs

Course Code Start Date Costs 16-18 Costs 19-23 (with concessions) Costs 19+ (no concessions)
TEF1PD0012 07/09/2020 £135.00 £135.00 £1505.00

* Please note fees are subject to change.


Cost 16-18 £135

Cost 19-23 (with concessions) £135

Cost 19+ (no concessions) £1490

All prices are subject to change

Associated Costs 

The following items of equipment will be required to meet the demands or your coursework.

  • Essential from day one

    • Steel Toe – capped boots

    • Pencils and Erasers – HB, 2H and 3H with sharpener

    • Writing pens (Black or Blue)

    • 1 lever arch file

    • A supply of lined and unlined paper – A4

    • Set of 10 File dividers


      Technical Drawing Equipment:

    • 30°/60° set square (300mm)

    • 45° set square (200mm)

    • Protractor

    • Compass

    • Calculator

    • Scale Rule


      Workshop Tools:

    • Retractable measuring tape.  3m or 5m as appropriate

    • Set of High Speed Steel drill bits (Small Set up to 6mm)

    • Countersink Bit

    • 2 point pozi bit and holder for cordless drill

    • Set of chisels (Marples M373 Splitof Bevel Edge Chisel Set 6 £49 from

Course content

Course Content 

Subjects studied include:

  • Components for assembly
  • Components to form products
  • Efficiency of the workplace
  • Finishing components
  • Health and safety
  • Load and unload materials and components
  • Selection and use of access equipment
  • Work relationships

More info

Start Day/Time 

Tuesday and Thursday - 6.00 - 9.00pm - Evenings only September start


1 Year




Level 1

Qualification Name 


Awarding Body 

City & Guilds/CITB

Curriculum Area 

Engineering and Construction - Wood Trades

More about the course 

At The College we have a reputation for offering excellent skills training. Our lecturers are professionals in their chosen fields, with sound experience, knowledge and expertise.


1 Year




Level 1

Qualification Name 


Awarding Body 

City & Guilds/CITB