Carpentry and Joinery

Why Choose Carpentry and Joinery?

Boston College's Carpentry and Joinery courses allow you to master the essential practical skills you will need to become a qualified carpenter or joiner.

You will learn about building methods, installation, fitting, maintenance, and how to work safely in our large on-site Carpentry and Joinery workshop. We have the latest power tools and fixed machinery, including rip saws, cross cut saws, panel saws and band saws. Learn from lecturers with extensive industry knowledge who have worked in the trade.

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Build Your Knowledge

   Meet our Carpentry and Joinery Learners

Ben Milne

The course allows me to be creative with my work and the possibilities are endless – there really are no limits!

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Katie Edge

As well as developing my technical skills, the course has also provided me with a better understanding of the industry.

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Hear from our Programme Area Manager for Carpentry and Joinery

Tour Our Facilities

Find out more about our amazing Carpentry and Joinery facilities

Life as a Student

Find out what life is like as a Carpentry and Joinery Student at Boston College!


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