Course Details

This course is designed to follow and build upon skills learned from the level one diploma as a progression route to employment in the industry or further study at a professional level. It provides an opportunity to learn and to improve the practical and theoretical skills and techniques required by employers. Units towards the qualification include specialist areas such as First and Second fixing and Maintenance work.

Entry Requirements

You will need to have achieved a level 1 Carpentry and Joinery qualification and/or have some relevant practical experience. Learners will need to have GCSE/Functional skills to the appropriate level and have a positive attitude and learning aptitude to progress on to this course.

Career options

The course is designed to give a good base in both practical and theoretical skills which could then lead to work in the Construction Industry within a variety of disciplines such as general carpentry, roofing, new build work or refurbishments.

Site Carpentry Level 2 Diploma

Five highlights

  • 1 Excellent learning facilities in our new Construction building 'G' Block
  • 2 Skilled and passionate staff with many years trade experience.
  • 3 Great learning support staff and experienced pastoral care tutors.
  • 4 Outstanding success rates and progression possibilities.
  • 5 Access to enrichment and sports facilities.

Key Points

  • Chichester Campus
  • 16.09.2019
  • City & Guilds Diploma in Site Carpentry Level 2

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Course code Location Course length Start date
CON350CE1A Chichester Campus 1 Year 16.09.2019
CON350CF1A Chichester Campus 1 Year 02.09.2019

What you need to know

What will I study?

The course is run over two days each week and covers individual units of competence in specific areas of Carpentry & Joinery. Both practical and theoretical aspects of the craft are covered. The units are taught by way of practical training projects and formally assessed using practical and job knowledge tests. The units of competence include: • Health & Safety in the workplace • Communications with fellow workers and customers • Organise work, selection of tools and equipment • Handling and safe storage of materials • Unit knowledge tests. • Practical training tasks. • End Knowledge Exam If you are a full time student aged 16-18 you will follow a study programme which will consist of your main Site Carpentry course, enterprise and enrichment activities, English and maths as well work experience

How will I be taught?

The course is holistically taught with both Practical and Theory Training tailored to individual need and taking place in the workshop with live projects forming the main body of Practical training and theoretical concepts also forming part of these projects. GCSE / Functional skills may require that you attend other classes in addition during your normal programme of study.

How will I be assessed?

The qualification is tested both using formally assessed practical and job knowledge tests. Criteria for testing is determined by City & Guilds. Practical skills are assessed by way of a practical skill tasks for each unit. Theory Knowledge is assessed by way of a multiple choice question paper.

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