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City & Guilds Joinery Course

Awarding Body City & Guilds

City & Guilds Joinery 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 Joinery qualification, you will undertake training and assessment.

You will be trained on the following:

  • Constructing through mortice and tenon
  • Constructing stub mortice and tenon
  • Constructing haunched mortice and tenon
  • Constructing centre bridle joint
  • Constructing dovetail halving joint
  • Constructing through dovetail
  • Constructing double mortice and tenon
  • Constructing shouldered housing
  • Constructing slot dovetail
  • Constructing a garden gate

The assessments you will undertake are:

  • Unit 001 – Constructing halving joints
  • Unit 002 – Constructing housing joints
  • Unit 103 – Constructing through mortice and tenon joints
  • Unit 104 – Constructing angled halving joints
  • Unit 105 – Constructing bridle joints
  • Unit 106 – Constructing haunched mortice and tenon joints
  • Unit 107 – Constructing stub mortice and tenon joints

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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