Site Carpentry Level 2 For Adults - January Start





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About the course

The Site Carpentry Diploma Level 2 course develops your knowledge and skills in the field of site carpentry. 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:

• A good grasp of basic Maths and English

Desirable Requirements:

• Achieved a level 1 qualification in Carpentry and Joinery

• Achieved 3 GCSEs grade D and above including Maths and English

• 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?

Unit 201/601 Health, safety and welfare in construction

You will learn all about Health safety and welfare in construction ranging from legislation to fire safety to accident reporting

Unit 202/602 Principles of building construction, information and communication

You will learn the basis of construction including the roles and responsibilities of various other trades and construction professionals. You will also learn about the documentation and methods of communication that are used within the construction industry

Unit 207 Carry out first fix flooring and roofing

You will learn about and gain practical experience of structural carcassing including roofing and flooring

Unit 208 Carry out first fix frames, partitions and stairs

You will learn about and gain practical experience of first fix carpentry including frames, linings, stud partitions and installing staircases

Unit 209 Carry out second fixing operations

You will learn about and gain practical experience of second fix carpentry including door hanging, fitting ironmongery, mouldings, service encasements and kitchen units

Unit 210 Carry out carpentry maintenance

You will learn about and gain practical experience of carpentry maintenance including repairing mouldings, doors and windows including sash windows and repairing rainwater pipes,

Unit 211 Set up and operate a circular saw

You will learn about and gain practical experience of setting up and operating a circular saw.

Who is it for?

This course is suitable for mature learners who have a keen interest to learn knowledge and skills to start a career in Site Carpentry

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 Site Carpentry. You could also apply for an apprenticeship in the Site Carpentry industry.

Additional cost

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





How old will you be when the course starts?

16-18 19+
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