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Level 2 NVQ in Wood Occupations – Site Joinery at City Training Services

Course description


This involves 8 Mandatory Units.  The Apprentice will attend College for 1 day each week.  Apprentices will be observed and assessed by fully qualified and experienced tutors at college and Work Based recorders in the workplace.  The Apprentice will receive full support whilst training and will have a dedicated training co-ordinator who will give pastoral support, maintain regular contact and conduct a progress review every 10 weeks.  Prior to completing the Apprenticeship the Apprentice will have completed a comprehensive portfolio of evidence showing competency in all areas of Site Joinery.

Knowledge Based Evidence

There is a Diploma to complete for the Apprenticeship, comprising 6 Mandatory Units and a series of End Tests including Practical Assessments.  This part of the qualification is the underpinning knowledge the Apprentice will need to do the job effectively, covering Workplace Health & Safety, Developing and Maintaining Good Working Relationships and Methods of Work.


Functional Skills

Functional Skills in Application of Number and Communications at Level 1 are part of the framework but GCSE Grade C’s in English and Maths will exempt the Apprentice from doing these.

Course content


QCF 641:- Conform to general health, Safety and Welfare in the Workplace.

QCF 642:- Conform to Productive Working Practices in the Workplace.

QCF 643:- Moving, Handling and Storing Resources in the Workplace.

QCF 09:-  Installing 1st Fixing Components in the Workplace.

QCF 10:-  Installing 2nd Fixing Components in the Workplace.

QCF 12:-  Maintain Non-Structural Carpentry Work.

QCF 13:-  Setting Up and Using Circular Saws in the Workplace.

QCF 11:-  Erecting Structural Carcassing Components in the Workplace.


CC1001k:- Know how to Carry Out Safe Working Practices in the Workplace.

CC1002k:- Knowledge of Information, Quantities and Communicating with Others.

CC1003k:- Knowledge of Building Methods and Construction Technology.

CC1005k:- Know how to Maintain and Use Carpentry and Joinery Hand Tools.

CC1006k:- Know how to Prepare and Use Carpentry & Joinery Portable Power Tools.

Entry requirements

GCSE English and Maths at Grade D are preferred but there is a requirement that the Apprentice will achieve at least L1 on the BKSB Assessment Tests.


On Site Assessment by College Assessor, End Tests in College, Classroom/Workshop Assessment by Tutor and Portfolio Evidence.

Future opportunities

Upon successful completion of the Level 2 Course the Apprentice has the opportunity to progress to Level 3.

Further information

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How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact City Training Services directly.

Last updated date: 20 May 2014
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