Site Carpentry Level 2





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About the course

The Site Carpentry Diploma Level 2 course develops your knowledge and skills. If you are looking for a career as a Carpenter in the construction industry, then this course will provide you with the industry-standard skills that potential employers desire.

Entry Requirements

Essential Requirements

  • Successful completion of level 1 Carpentry and Joinery
  • Achieved GCSE or Functional Skills targets
  • Excellent record of attendance and commitment at school/college
  • Demonstrate a high degree of enthusiasm and a commitment to succeed and prepare effectively for employment

Desirable Requirements

  • An attendance record at college in excess of 90%
  • A strong commitment to adopt a 'work ready' approach, taking responsibility for your own development and behaviour
  • Completed 30 hours or more of work experience within the construction industry
What will I do on this course?

This qualification consists of 6 study units to help you to develop technical skills beyond basic woodworking:

  • understanding information, quantities and communicating with others
  • understanding construction technology
  • carry out first fixing operations
  • carry out second fixing operations
  • carry out structural carcassing operations
  • carry out maintenance to non-structural carcassing work
  • You may also be required to study Maths and English as part of your course
Who is it for?

This course is suitable for 16-18 year olds who are progressing from the level 1 diploma in Carpentry and Joinery.

How to apply

Please click on the 'Apply' button below

How Is this course assessed?

You will be assessed in a number of different ways and receive regular feedback in reviews to guide your progress. Some of the ways in which your success will be measured are:

  • Attendance
  • Exams
  • Online assessments
  • Practical assessments
  • Portfolio work
What could I do next?

On successful completion of the course you may be able to progress to the level 3 Diploma in Site Carpentry. You could also apply for an apprenticeship in the Carpentry industry.

Additional cost

You will need protective footwear and a high vis vest for practical sessions.


You will need an interview for this course



How old will you be when the course starts?

16-18 19+
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