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Become a Carpenter with TMC

Become a carpenter or joiner with TMC! You will learn the tricks of the trade and carve a career in the construction industry.

Why choose carpentry at TMC?

With a huge amount of trade experience, all the tutors are knowledgeable carpenters meaning you will learn skills that employers look for. With brand new, purpose built facilities, TMC construction courses are employer focused and practical, supported by theory to learn the carpentry techniques needed for a career in the construction industry.

Work activities

  • Make structures and fittings such as windows, doors, stairs, furniture and shop fittings from wood.
  • Cut, shape and join wood using a wide range of tools, including hammers, planes and chisels.
  • Have to study drawings, make calculations and select suitable materials to meet design requirements.

Income levels

  • Carpentry - £13,000 - £35,000
  • Joinery - £14,000 - £31,000

Skills, interests and qualities

  • Good practical skills
  • An organised approach to work
  • An eye for detail
  • The ability to follow technical drawings and plans
  • Good maths skills for measuring and working out quantities and angles
  • A reasonable level of fitness
  • The ability to work as part of a team and unsupervised
  • An awareness of health and safety

Full-time Carpentry and joinery courses

Title Level Attendance Type
Construction - Carpentry & Joinery Level 2 Full-time Apprenticeship
Diploma in Site Carpentry Level 1 Full-time Vocational
Diploma in Site Carpentry Level 2 Full-time Vocational

Carpentry and joinery Apprenticeships

Title Level 2 Level 3 Level 4 Level 5
Construction - Carpentry & Joinery

Don't take our word for it

I'm learning a lot of new techniques on the course at TMC and really enjoying it. I’d definitely recommend TMC to my friends; the teachers are really friendly and provide you with all the help and guidance you could need throughout your course.

Craig Newton | Diploma in Site Carpentry

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