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Retrain Diploma to Carpentry and Joinery – Level 1

Level 1
25 Weeks
Part Time
City & Guilds
Middlehaven (Main Building)
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Course overview

This course is designed for students who are interested in developing technical hand skills in carpentry and joinery. The course has a range of exciting content where you will have the opportunity to design, cost, market and sell your own products.

You will make your own toolbox and be encouraged to buy your own quality tools. You will learn and practice a range of basic hand skills required for working with timber including the use of hand and power tools. Some learners from the course will be chosen to represent the College at local and national skills competitions.

Tutors will support students into dedicated work placements that will help you to develop your understanding of what the industry is about whilst preparing you for the world of work.

The College’s excellent links with employers could open the door to employment with training in the form of an apprenticeship. Health and safety is paramount within the industry and you will be trained in all aspects of this to ensure that you are kept safe throughout the programme.

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Explore Construction

Construction students will have the opportunity to work in state of the art workshops, and have access to a real life outdoor construction site. This realistic work environment allows students to gain practical experience in constructing a single story dwelling which is built from foundations up to the roof.

Not sure what career path is right for you? Take the career path assessment. 

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Come and visit us on one of our college open days, where you can find out more about our courses, check out our facilities and speak to current students and staff.

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Additional Information

Learning Support

We understand students may require a little extra help during their studies, which is why our learning support team are on hand to help learners with a learning difficulty or support need to achieve their full potential.

Financial Support

Whatever your age or level of study, we offer a comprehensive support service and bursary scheme to help you through your studies. From childcare assistance to travel packages, we pride ourselves on giving expert advice and support.

Travel Information

We are situated in a fantastic location, just a stone's throw from Middlesbrough town centre. As well as being a matter of minutes from both the train and bus stations, eligible students can also benefit from free travel.