Carpentry & Joinery, Diploma Level 2
This course is divided into two routes from which a student will choose to specialise in one. The two options are Site Carpentry or Bench Joinery. The course is delivered in units. You will take three core units and then other units that are trade specific. The core units are: Safe working practices Information, quantities and communication with others Construction technology The specialist Site Carpentry units are: First fixing operations Second fixing Erecting structural carcassing Carrying out maintenance Setting up and operating a circular saw The specialist Bench Joinery units are: Setting up and operating a circular saw Produce setting out details for routine joinery products Mark out from setting out details for routine joinery products Manufacture routine joinery products By the end of the course, students will have gained up to three of the four elements needed to complete a basic Level 2 Apprenticeship Framework, which include a technical certificate, a health and safety test and functional skills.
Why Our College?
All construction and building services students learn in our specialist workshops using the latest tech and equipment.
Expert teaching staff
Our teaching staff are industry experts with real life experience working within their sector
Real work experience
You'll gain hands-on experience working with local and national employers
Successful completion of the Carpentry and Joinery Diploma Level 1 with a good attendance and behaviour record and reference from the course leader
This extremely popular course will develop the skills and knowledge you need to enable students to pursue a career as a carpenter.
On successful completion of this course with a good attendance and behaviour record and reference from the course leader students can progress onto the level 3 diploma in Carpentry & Joinery or if successful move on to an apprenticeship programme working in partnership with their employer.
Many of our students move into employment and gain a level 2 qualification on an apprenticeship scheme.
If you are a UK or home fee status student and aged 16-18 on the 31st August before the start of your course, tuition fees are free. If you are aged 19 and over please contact the Advice Shop. You will need to provide their own overalls, protective footwear and stationary. Please check our Finance pages for information on loans, bursaries, fee information and student travel offers that are available. . Alternatively please contact the Advice Shop .