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City & Guilds Carpentry & Joinery Combined Course

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City & Guilds 6217-02/05 Certificate


Carpenters are frequently considered to be amongst the most important trade within the construction industry and working in this industry can be very rewarding which is why we have combined the 2 C&Gs Carpentry & Joinery qualifications to enable you to achieve both skill sets in a dedicated period of time. With both of these training courses under your belt we feel sure that any carpentry job you complete will be to a fantastic standard with the right finish.

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What You’ll Learn

During this 10 weeks of training you will achieve 2 separate City & Guilds qualifications, one dedicated to Carpentry and one to Joinery giving you those extra skills to enable you to refine your overall carpentry skills.

Course One - City & Guilds 6217 - 02 - Carpentry

There are 6 mandatory Units and you must complete any 2 Units from the 3 optional units to be awarded this certificate in full.

The 6 Mandatory Units are:

  • Unit 001: Fixing Skirting to a timber background
  • Unit 002: Fixing floor joists and laying flooring
  • Unit 003: Fixing door lining in stud partition or blockwork opening
  • Unit 004: Hanging an internal door
  • Unit 005: Making a casement window
  • Unit 058: Fixing and stabilising trussed rafters

The 3 Optional Units are:

  • Unit 059: Accessing for carpentry and joinery
  • Unit 060: Setting out and cutting one pair of common rafters
  • Unit 061: Operating basic wood machines

Course Two - City & Guilds 6217 - 05/06 - Joinery/Woodworking

There are 9 mandatory Units and you must complete any 1 Unit from the 4 optional units to be awarded this certificate 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

To fully achieve both of these carpentry and joinery awards will require 10 weeks of hands on training, during which time you will build a portfolio of your work, recording all of your practical carpentry assessments along with written statements to confirm your knowledge and understanding of all aspects of the carpentry awards. This complete and detailed portfolio, along with final certification, can be used as evidence of experience when you are applying for work within the carpentry industry.

Courses Open To You After

You will really have a range of incredibly useful skills if you opt to complete this combined Carpentry and Joinery course however if at some stage you would like to achieve NVQ, you should consider an additional 2 weeks of training at Able Skills to help you work towards this.

Additional Info

This course can be completed in 10 consecutive weeks or the time can be broken down in to 10 separate weekly intervals. Equally, weekend training can be undertaken in order to achieve these 2 qualifications.

Areas to consider as a Carpenter and Joiner are:

  • Loft Conversions
  • Traditional Cut & Pitch Roofing
  • Truss Roofing Supply & Fitting
  • Windows - Renew or Repair
  • Staircases - Renew or Repair
  • Doors, Skirting & Dados
  • Kitchen Supply & Fitting
  • Replacement Worktops & Doors
  • Office Fitting
  • Bedroom Fitting
  • Made to Measure Units
  • Book Shelves

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 10 week course and the cost is £3995.00 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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Product Questions

Hi, can you do this course ('City & Guilds 6217-02 Certificate and Training to NVQ Level 2') from scratch, or are there other courses that need to be taken first?
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