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Level 1 in Carpentry

51P175/AP-2122
  1. CampusMaidstone
  2. Course Length1 Year
  3. Type of CourseFull Time
  4. Week Commencing06-09-2021
  5. Annual Fee£823

Course Full

Applications for this programme are now closed for 21/22. If you would like any advice or guidance, please contact our Careers team on 01634 383636. Course information and applications for 22/23 will open shortly.

The Details

Build a strong foundation for working life by enrolling on one of our Construction Crafts courses. Ideal for school-leavers or mature students who wish to learn a trade!

Whether your prefer painting and decorating, carpentry/bench joinery or brickwork/masonry, you will learn the skills required to get your career off the ground and onto the building site.

Units including health and safety, employment rights and responsibilities and more will also be covered.

Other Important Info

  • The College is home to well-equipped workshops and classrooms to accommodate both practical and theory lessons
  • You will be continually assessed throughout the course to ensure you are coping
  • You will be encouraged to seek work experience so you can practice the skills learned on the course
  • This is a study programme which includes English, maths and work experience in addition to your main programme

    Future Prospects

    Students who complete this course may have the opportunity to progress onto qualifications at level 2 and 3 subject to suitability, attendance record, attitude etc. Alternatively, they may be able to secure an apprenticeship or employment (with training) in their trade of choice.

    Entry Requirements

    A minimum of four GCSEs at grade 2/F or above, including English or maths.

    Why Choose MidKent College?

  • We provide some of the finest teaching and learning environments you’ll find in a further education college in the country, having built a brand-new campus in Gillingham in 2009 and refurbished our Maidstone Campus in a redevelopment programme completed in 2016.
  • Both of our campuses are fully-equipped with workshops that simulate real working environments, equipment that replicates the latest technology students will find in the workplace, and commercial facilities that are open to the public.
  • The University Centre Maidstone (UCM) building at our Oakwood Park campus is a dedicated campus for university-level courses and professional training.
  • Our career advisers booked 1024 careers interviews in 2019-2020! They'll be able to give you impartial guidance as to the range of education, training and employment opportunities available to you.

    • What our students say...

      Shawn West - Level 2 in Site Carpentry

      My dad is a carpenter, I really enjoy it and I like coming to College and doing carpentry. I learnt Level 1 Carpentry and Joinery so I came onto the Level 2 in Site Carpentry. I found the step up from Level 1 to 2 a lot better as we’re now using the power tools. We learnt the basics. I’ve learnt how to make a roof, how to pitch ...