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Develop a wide range of practical and technical insights into many facets of the Joinery and Carpentry Industries, gain experience through Immersive working practice in live working environments to Enhance and Advance your skills. 

The joinery industry, often referred to as the woodworking or carpentry industry, is a sector within the construction and manufacturing field that specialises in working with wood to create various structures, components, and products.


Joinery involves skilled craftsmanship and the use of various woodworking techniques, tools, and materials to produce items ranging from furniture and cabinetry to doors, windows, and architectural features. 


Carpentry and Joinery have slightly different interpretations: 

Carpentry: Carpentry is a skilled trade and craft that involves working with wood to construct, install, and repair various wooden structures and components. 

Joinery: Joinery is a skilled craft within the broader field of woodworking that focuses on creating precise and strong connections between pieces of wood to form various structures and components. 


The joinery industry combines craftsmanship, woodworking skills, and attention to detail to produce a wide range of wooden products that contribute to the construction and interior design of buildings. Whether it's creating intricate custom furniture or crafting durable wooden doors and windows, joinery plays a significant role in shaping the built environment.


  • Choosing joinery as a career path offers a unique blend of craftsmanship and creativity. It's a profession where skilled individuals can transform raw timber into functional and aesthetically pleasing structures and furnishings. Joinery allows for hands-on work and the satisfaction of creating tangible, lasting pieces. It's a field where precision, attention to detail, and problem-solving abilities are highly valued. Joiners often work on diverse projects, from crafting custom furniture to fitting out interior spaces, making it an exciting and varied profession. Additionally, joinery is an essential part of the construction industry, ensuring that buildings and interiors are not only structurally sound but also visually appealing. For those with a passion for woodworking and a desire to see their craftsmanship come to life, joinery can be a fulfilling and rewarding career choice.

  • The joinery industry encompasses a wide spectrum of opportunities and applications. It plays a vital role in construction, woodworking, and interior design sectors. Joiners are involved in crafting bespoke furniture pieces, fitting kitchens and bathrooms, installing flooring, and creating intricate woodwork details. From residential homes to commercial spaces, joinery is an essential component of the building and renovation process. The industry is continually evolving, with an increasing emphasis on sustainability and eco-friendly practices. Modern joinery incorporates advanced technologies like computer-aided design (CAD) and computer numerical control (CNC) machinery, enabling precision and efficiency. Collaboration with architects, builders, and interior designers is common, making joinery a dynamic and integrated part of the construction and design landscape.

  • In addition to woodworking and craftsmanship skills, the joinery industry demands a range of complementary abilities. Attention to detail is paramount, as joiners must ensure precision in measurements and assembly.


    Problem-solving skills come into play when tackling complex design challenges or adapting to unique project requirements. Effective communication and teamwork are essential for collaborating with clients, architects, and construction teams. Adaptability is crucial as joinery techniques and materials evolve.


    Safety awareness and compliance with industry regulations are non-negotiable to protect both workers and end-users. Additionally, an understanding of sustainability practices is becoming increasingly important as eco-friendly materials and methods gain prominence in the industry. Overall, the modern joinery professional must possess a diverse skill set to excel in this multifaceted field.

  • Impact Training are Community focused training provider, who are intrinsically invested in ensuring all of programme participants receive the best possible tutelage and experiences through interactions with our highly skilled and experienced staffing team, we will always push our programme participants to both achieve vocationally linked qualifications but also grow and flourish as an individual and highlight your skills and abilities to actively become the next generation of the workforce in Northern Ireland.


    We always aim to put the people at the centre of everything we do, and we strive to continuously improve our services, enhance our offer and grow as we see our participants grow alongside us. We just don’t see Impact as a training programme, is an extension of your family, we care, we motivate and encourage all participants to move beyond what they think they can possibly achieve. For More about Impact Training Click Here

  • Our Essential Skills offer is extensive at Impact Training, we offer Literacy, Numeracy and Information Technology up to including Level 2.


    Dependant on the course requirements all participants will be assessed for suitability of level of essential skills and we actively promote progression within the Essential Skills delivery model at Impact Training, our team of highly skilled tutors will always endeavour to support, challenge and develop a range of skills and attributes that will enhance the level of achievement of every participant, for more information on Essential Skills at Impact Training Click Here

  • Qualifications and work experience are essential components in our provision but there is much more to being a student at Impact Training.  We are committed to raising aspirations in young people and trying to bring the best out of them.  This will include introducing them to experiences outside of the curriculum and equipping them with the skills and values that will help to shape their future. 


    Through EVOLVE you will engage in a wide range of World of Work events that will introduce you to greater opportunities in your industry/sector.  It will also allow you to support your community, expand citizenship, develop your physical and mental health, apply your essential skills to real activities, gain new skills, gain additional qualifications to improve wider career prospects and improve your personal development.  All of this will be through events and activities arranged by our staff.  All you have to do is enrol on the events and get involved. 


    Broadbase offers short courses in 3 subjects and the chance to specialise in the one that best suits your ambitions.  Our Foundation Programme allows you to gain qualifications in year 1 and progress to higher qualifications in year 2.  We also offer a wide range of enhancements to complement your experiences and to improve your chances of securing employment at the end of the programme.  These include but are not limited to: CSR Cards, First Aid Courses, Food Hygiene, Customer Service Courses, Abrasive Wheels, Photography, Coding, VR Courses, Sign Language, additional Barbering & Hairdressing courses etc.  Through the Employment Academy we can focus your final term on securing employment and Apprenticeship positions so you can move to the next stage of your career. 


    At Impact Training there is no ceiling on what you can achieve and if you take ownership of your learning you can achieve much more than you thought possible. 

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