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Diploma in Carpentry & Joinery

This course is designed to prepare you for working in the carpentry and joinery industry.

Units covered in this programme include:
– Principles of constructing buildings
– Types of information used in building design and construction
– Health and safety
– Environmental issues
– Using carpentry and joinery hand tools
– Preparing and using carpentry and joinery portable power tools
– Producing woodworking joints.
– How to communicate with others on the job

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13/09/2021 : Mid Devon : Part-time
Course Code : PTT120
Level : Level 1
Duration : 1 Year

Cost : Total Fee £1100

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Course details


You will undertake practical and theory assessments throughout the year.

Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements, however a good understanding of maths and English will be beneficial.


Following this course you will have the option to further your skills and knowledge in your chosen area by undertaking a Level 2 qualification in either Bench Joinery, Site Carpentry or Furniture Making.


Q: Is there any funding available to help pay for my course?

A: Many of our courses are free to attend (subject to eligibility). We will carry out a fee assessment when you enrolment to establish if you meet this criteria.

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Staring Date : 13/09/2021
Course Code : PTT120 Mid Devon campus Apply

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Petroc offers high quality education and training across North and Mid Devon. We provide outstanding learning, excellent facilities, strong connections to employers and a supportive environment to help you fulfil your education goals and set you on your path to the career of your dreams.

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We offer a supportive and inclusive environment where you can flourish and feel a valued member of the college and wider community. 


Our teaching spaces and facilities are some of the best in the region, providing stimulating and true-to-life learning environments. 


We’ll provide you with the experiences you need to be ready for employment or the next step on your educational journey.