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Level 1

Carpentry and Joinery | City & Guilds Certificate in Construction Skills Level 1


This course is ideal for those looking to enter the construction industry but need a bit longer to improve their Maths and english ability. There are no formal exams but there is written project work based around Health and safety. You will learn a wide range of skills on this course that can lead you to further study or take you into the industry.

Our £9m Construction and Trades Centre provides excellent industry-standard facilities where you will learn the vital skills that employers are looking for. Our expert teaching staff will give you the confidence and knowledge to succeed in carpentry and joinery careers, as well as an overall understanding of the construction industry.


To join this Level 1 Certificate course, you must have completed secondary school education and have a satisfactory six week review. Please contact us if you are unsure which Level to apply for.

*FREE* Online short courses

Make the most of these extraordinary times and gain a nationally-recognised qualification. A short online course is a significant first step to improving your skills and achieving your career goals.

Financial support

The applicable fees for this course, including any available discounts, will be listed in the information above.

How to apply

Once you have created an account, you can easily apply to your chosen course and track the status of your application at any time.


Step 1

Set Up Your Account

You’ll be prompted to create an account which will allow you to log in to our Application Tracker website whenever you wish. This will provide you with important information and you can also track the progress of your application.

Step 2


Complete each step of the application form and then submit your completed form. We’ll let you know when we’ve safely received it with an acknowledgement email.

Step 3

Application Review Meeting

Before offering you a place at college, we’ll meet with you (either in person, by telephone or online). We’ll send you a link to our booking page where you can select a time that’s convenient for you.

Step 4

Accept Your Place

Offers will be sent to you via the email address you have provided. The offer will be conditional, based on predicted GCSE grades. You’ll need to accept your offer within 14 days to secure your place.

Step 5

What next?

Once you receive your GCSE results, you’ll need to get in touch with the college to inform us of them and start your enrolment process.


If you want to find out more about what Brigton MET has to offer why not join us at our next open day.
Visit our one of our specialist campuses to see our industry-standard facilities and meet our expert tutors.