Architectural Joinery

This course will equip you with the necessary theory and practical skills to achieve a construction industry recognised qualification. 

  • Course Type School Leaver
  • Subject Area Construction and the Built Environment
  • Qualification Technical Certificate
  • Study Mode: Full Time Only
  • Course Level Level 2
  • Location Construction Centre
  • Course Length 1 year

This course will equip you with the necessary theory and practical skills to achieve a construction industry recognised qualification. 

On this course you will cover: 

  • Principles of construction  
  • Planning and preparation for architectural joinery production  
  • Use of woodworking machinery  
  • Architectural joinery component production  
  • Assembly and finishing of architectural joinery products 
  • Focus on transferable skills such as English and Maths 

Assessment is by written, online and practical tests. There is a requirement to undertake some work experience and employer engagement as part of the course. 

Choose this course if… you enjoy working with wood, working as part of a team and are self-motivated. Also, this course is a great choice if you want to develop your skills and to progress into the carpentry and joinery trade.  

Future Steps: On completion, you could progress to the Level 2 Standard Apprenticeship in Architectural Joinery or the Level 2 Standard in Site Carpentry which will require you to pass both English and Maths either before enrolling or during your Apprenticeship via Functional Skills English and Maths qualifications. You could also progress to a T Level. You will be required to demonstrate that you are enthusiastic and committed to succeeding.

Entry Requirements

You will need one grade 4 or above in either GCSE English or Maths and a grade 2 in either GCSE English or Maths. You will be required to study GCSE English or Maths alongside your course if you don’t yet have a grade 4 or above in one of those subjects.

  • Fully equipped joinery workshop and assessment bays
  • Trade specific classroom
  • Learning Centre
  • Café
  • IT suite
Additional Costs

You will need to be equipped with basic stationery for all your sessions. You will need to have your own work trousers and safety boots- advice will be given at interview. If you are required to purchase a subject specific course book you will be advised either at interview or at the start of the course. There is a non-refundable Workshop Fee of £35 per full time student per year. This will contribute towards the cost of tools for use in the workshop so that you do not need to provide your own. It will also cover the cost of one Hi-Viz jacket, one pair of safety glasses and one pair of gloves. If you require a CSCS card, the cost will be an additional £58.50.


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