The industry itself is diverse and embraces all kinds of projects such as office buildings, plants, schools, colleges, highways, hospitals, churches and houses. It also includes major maintenance and alteration projects.
Carpenters and joiners will carry out the following: understand drawings, which they use to create a project; planning tasks/projects to the most effective and efficient way; laying out, measuring, cutting and joining various timbers and materials; using a variety of different hand and power tools to the industry and safety standards. As a carpenter or joiner, you will carry cut and shape timber for floorboards, skirting boards and window frames; make and assemble doors, window frames, staircases and fitted furniture; fit wooden structures, like floor and roof joists, roof timbers, staircases, partition walls, and door and window frames, and much more.
Where will it take me?
On successful completion of the Carpentry & Joinery Level 1 programme you will be able to progress to the next level. The following options are Level 2 Site Carpentry or Level 2 Bench Joinery.
Level 1 Diploma in Carpentry & Joinery