West Thames College London

Carpentry & Joinery - CSkills Level 1 Award (Evening)

This part-time evening course for adults is held in our workshops at the Skills + Logistics Centre in Feltham. It covers all aspects of carpentry and joinery alongside technical underpinning knowledge and health and safety requirements associated with the construction trade. The course provides a good basis for further study.

It is held Monday and Wednesdays evenings from 6 to 9.15pm for 1 year.

Key course features


CSkills Level 1 Diploma in Carpentry and Joinery

Level: Level 1

Mode: Part-time

Start Date: 06 September 2017

Who is this course for?

For adults (19+ years) who want to learn basic carpentry and joinery skills and achieve a recognised qualification with a view to future employment in this field.

About the course

You will study:

  • Timber framing
  • Flooring
  • Roofing
  • Door hanging
  • Staircases
  • All first and second fittings.

The units are combined with technical underpinning knowledge related to the needs of the industry. You will also take a mandatory online health and safety test.

How will I be assessed?

The course is assessed through a combination of practical assessments and the completion of learner workbooks.

Where next?

Progress to the CSkills Level 1 Certificate in Carpentry and Joinery, also offered at the Feltham Skills Centre.

Entry requirements
You will need to have at least Entry Level 3 in both English and maths. You will also have an interview. If you need advice before you apply, please call 020 8326 2020 or email info@west-thames.ac.uk.
Fees are subject to change.

The course may be free if you are:

  • 19+ and in receipt of an active benefit (eg JSA or ESA)
  • 19+, unemployed and in receipt of a means-tested benefit, and you are doing this course to improve your employment prospects
  • 19-23 and don't already have a Level 2 qualification, and intend to progress to a Level 2 course after this course.

Please see our Fees and Concessions page or call 020 8326 2015 for further details.

How to apply?
Please click the apply now button and fill out the online application form. An adviser will be in touch regarding interview dates.


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