AIM Awards Level 1 and 2 in Carpentry and Joinery

Want to learn the skills and progress in the vocational areas of Carpentry and Joinery? Many learners have moved on from here to gain employment in the industry! 

Two Inspire College learners in safety goggles.

What will we cover?

You will gain the skills needed to be competent in the industry such as:

  • Health and Safety in the workplace
  • Knowledge of hand tools
  • Knowledge of basic joinery processes
  • Knowledge of fixings and materials 

Your skills will be assessed over the year rather than having an end test.

Our programmes also give you the chance to develop communication with others, work as part of a team, and improve your confidence before you take the next step towards becoming employed.

Inspire College learner sawing through a piece of wood in a wood workshop.

Progression and Careers

You may wish to progress to Level 2 or 3 Carpentry and Joinery or another vocational course. You could do a Traineeship, Apprenticeship, Supported Internship or gain employment in the sector. 


This course takes place in our purpose-built workshop in High Pavement House (Sutton-in-Ashfield).

Get in touch!

To enrol or to find out more, call 0115 804 3611, email just pop in to one of our bases! You can also pick up one of our brochures from a local library. 

You can also fill out our enrolment form - click here, or visit the Enrol Now page to complete it online.