This is a Level 1 qualification that enables you to progress into further learning in the construction sector. You will learn practical skills that enable you to complete common tasks in carpentry and joinery. You will take this qualification if you wish to improve your manual dexterity to enable you to progress to further learning in carpentry and joinery.

This qualification enables you to develop hand skills in carpentry and joinery before progressing to study carpentry and joinery in more detail. All of the units develop your practical skills and enable you to demonstrate your ability to complete common tasks within the construction industry.

You will learn tasks such as constructing common joints and fixings hatching and fitting locks and latches.

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School Leavers under the age of 19 do not have to pay fees on any full time courses, though may have to pay for their second year if turning 19 during their studies.

If you’re aged 19 or over you might qualify for an Advanced Learner Loan. It’s easy to apply for and you won’t have to pay anything back until you’re earning over £25,000. Find more information on Advanced Learner Loans on our website.

If you are studying a part-time course and you receive one of the following benefits, or you depend financially on someone who does, you may be entitled to have your tuition fees waived:

  • Universal Credit
  • Income Support

You will, however, have to pay any awarding body/assessment fees (unless you are on a first full level 2 course).

* If you are in receipt of Working Tax Credit or receive other allowances, you may be eligible to claim concessionary rates. If you are entitled to a fee concession you will be asked to provide proof of your entitlement.

It is essential that you inform us if your entitlement changes at any time during your course.

For any questions about fees, remissions and entitlements, please contact our helpful Careers Team on 01329 815 200.