Course Content

  • Construction Health and Safety
  • Skills for Carpentry and Joinery
  • Further Skills for Carpentry and Joinery Preparing and Using Carpentry and Joinery Portable Power Tools
  • The Construction Industry
  • Environment Awareness and Sustainability in Construction
  • Employment in the Construction Industry
  • Erect and Dismantle Access Equipment or Working Platforms
  • Personal Skills in the Construction Industry

If a Learner doesn't already hold a A-C/4-9 IN GCSE Maths and/or English, they will also undergo functional skills up to a level 2 (equivalent to A-C/4-9 GCSE).

Progression Routes

Progression on to our Level 2 in Carpentry and Joinery or other trade options


16+ and have lived in UK or EU for the last 3 years, dependant on status. 

Bursary offered to all eligible 16-19 year olds.

Successful candidates will be invited to attend an interview at our Academy.

Academy locations


Unit 1 Westerby Road Skippers Lane Ind Est, Middlesbrough, TS3 8TD  

01642 242247


Unit 34A, Pallion Industrial Estate, Sunderland, SR4 6SN

0191 586 3355