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City & Guilds Joinery Course

Awarding Body City & Guilds
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City & Guilds 6217-05 Certificate


If you would like to master the finer points within carpentry, this course will exceed your expectations. All manner of joints are covered and you will learn to construct and assemble these joints, using precision measuring and cutting to create a finished product. Weekend training is also available to complete this course.

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What You’ll Learn

This Joinery qualification will provide you with an understanding of how to construct and assemble various joints and qualify as a Joiner.The range of work you can expect to undertake will include the setting out, marking out and assembly of doors, windows, door frames/linings, stairs and carcass units.

To achieve this Carpentry and Joinery qualification, there are 9 mandatory units to undertake and 1 optional unit. All 10 units are required in order to achieve this award in full.

The 9 Mandatory Units are:

  • Unit 037: Constructing through mortice and tenon
  • Unit 038: Constructing stub mortice and tenon
  • Unit 039: Constructing haunched mortice and tenon
  • Unit 040: Constructing centre bridle joint
  • Unit 041: Constructing dovetail halving joint
  • Unit 042: Constructing through dovetail
  • Unit 077: Constructing double mortice and tenon
  • Unit 078: Constructing shouldered housing
  • Unit 079: Constructing slot dovetail

Plus one optional unit from

  • Unit 080: Constructing a nail box
  • Unit 081: Constructing a pair of gallows brackets
  • Unit 082: Constructing a garden gate
  • Unit 083: Constructing a built in cupboard

How You’ll Learn

This City & Guilds training option will require 6 weeks of intensive hands on training in our purpose built Carpentry Training Centre where we can cater for all areas of Carpentry and Joinery. During your period of study with us, you will build a portfolio of your work to ensure that you have fully understood the theory behind the award as well as all of the practical tasks.

The course will provide you with in depth joinery training during which time you will be assessed by our qualified carpentry assessors. The entire City & Guilds process is completed here on site at Able Skills which ensures this Carpentry & Joinery course is delivered using the correct procedures and without delay.

Courses Open To You After

If you have the opportunity to access ‘site carpentry’ related work then you may want to consider undertaking a Carpentry qualification. As you will have completed this course and have relevant skills already, it is likely that you could complete the C&G carpentry award in around 4 weeks.

Additional Info

This Joinery award can be completed at training intervals which suit you as we have the staff and facilities within our Carpentry Training Centre which give us the luxury of being flexible with both the training plan and the payment plan. We are confident in the training we provide and we are confident that the training offered at Able Skills will enable you to obtain work within the Carpentry & Joinery industry.

There is so much scope for qualified and skilled Carpenters, there will always be work for you to do. This could take the shape of site work, commercial work or domestic work. Either way, you will always be busy.

This is a hands-on, practical carpentry course and you will be involved at every stage and will be participating throughout. It is therefore recommended you bring suitable clothing and for your own safety, steel capped footwear is essential.

Duration & Cost

This is a 6 week course and the cost is £2295.00 including vat. A deposit of £500.00 will secure a booking with the balance payable over the period of the training.

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