Carpentry (Site)


Carpentry (Site)

Level 2

Course Description

You will learn all aspects of site Carpentry, including building methods, first fixing, second fixing, structural carcassing and maintenance. You will also cover aspects of Health and Safety issues and how to maintain good working relationships, both with colleagues and customers. You will be trained by an experienced tradesperson in our purpose-designed Construction Centre.

You will be taught in a well-equipped workshop with all the up-to-date resources associated with this type of course. You will have the opportunity to use this equipment to develop your skills in Carpentry and Joinery. You will be closely tutored in all aspects of the course.

Safety is a prime objective and you will be expected to provide suitable safety footwear.

The course is in unit form and you will be expected to complete all eight units for the full qualification. 

  • Safe Working Practices 
  • Information, Quantities and Communication 
  • Power Tools 
  • Construction Technology 
  • First Fixing 
  • Second Fixing 
  • Structural Carcassing 
  • Maintenance 

An integral part of all of the units will be Health and Safety. 

What qualification will you obtain? 

On successful completion of the course you will obtain a certificate issued by NOCN 

Throughout the course you will be able to use your work as evidence for all areas and levels of your Functional Skills. 

If you are the kind of person who enjoys using your hands and would like to develop these skills, this is the ideal course for you! 

One year

This is a full-time course in its own right.

  • Purposeful Work Experience & Community projects. 
  • Outside speakers from the Carpentry and Joinery world

Level 3 Carpentry, apprenticeships or employment.

5 GCSEs grade 4-9 or completion of Level 1 Construction.

• Assessment portfolio • Externally assessed examination • Practical assessment
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