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 Carpentry and Joinery

Develop the essential practical skills you will need to become a carpenter or joiner and learn from tutors who have been in the trade themselves.

You will learn about building methods, installation, fitting, maintenance and how to work safely in our large on-site workshop, with the latest fixed machinery including rip saws, cross cut saws, panel saws and band saws.

You can progress from Level 1 to Level 2, or take the Apprenticeship route. Students have previously secured Apprenticeships roles at the following local businesses:

> MG Dales
> Beal and Fairchild
> Aaron Services
> Princebuild
Simple EARN whilst you LEARN!

Get out into the world of work and gain qualifications relevant to the job and to your future by training through a Carpentry and Joinery Apprenticeship.

Click here to find out more and view our current vacancies!

Alternatively click on ‘Apprenticeships’ on the right hand side to read all about the Apprenticeship courses that we have available within Carpentry and Joinery.

If you are aged between 16-24 years old, with qualifications lower than Level 3, a Traineeships is a great stepping stone that can lead to an Apprenticeship or employment. Click here for more information.

If you're thinking of starting your own business or becoming self employed there is now a free online service from the HMRC that includes useful tips and everything you need to know to get started.

Click here to find information on tax, case studies from people who have been exactly where you are now, and ways to build your confidence.

Case studies

Jack Wilson

I think that the main benefit of doing an Apprenticeship at Boston College is that I am learning at college one day a week and then using those skills during the other four days in my placement at a local timber yard. Read more...

Reece Cridland

Studying Carpentry and Joinery at Boston College is a lot more relatable to industry. Read more...

Department news

Carpentry and Joinery Learners create bird boxes for Boston in Bloom

Level one Carpentry and Joinery Learners have been working in collaboration with Boston in Bloom to create Bird Boxes, Hedgehog Hotels and Bug Hotels to be displayed within the local community.


Career Corner

  • Carpenter
  • Joiner
  • Cabinet Maker
  • Builder
  • Architect
  • Shopfitter
  • Fixer
  • Formworker