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Carpentry & Joinery
Want to be a carpenter? Learn the trade at Barking & Dagenham College

Carpentry & Joinery

If you would like to become a carpenter in the world of construction but don’t yet have the skills, our carpentry & joinery courses will show you the way. 

The practical elements of all our carpentry & joinery courses take place in state of the art workshops so you’ll have the perfect environment to practice your trade.

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Your job opportunities

From building houses to building film sets, from restoring furniture to fitting out a brand new shop, carpenters and joiners are skilled workers who are an essential part of any construction project.

Your job opportunities include:

  • Construction sites
  • Specialist joinery companies
  • Shop fitting
  • Furniture workshops

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Your personal qualities

Carpenters and joiners build and install structures made of wood or wood substitute.  This career would suit you if:

  • You have good practical skills
  • You are methodical
  • You have good attention to detail so you can follow plans and diagrams
  • You have good number skills for measuring
  • You are a  team player
  • You understand the need for health and safety