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Shop Fitting Diploma Level 2 at New College Stamford

Course description

Gain practical skills and experience in Shop Fitting within the Bench Joinery industry. Develop the practical skills in manufacturing and shop fitting products; producing and marking out from shop fitting products; and, using cutting and shaping machinery.You will have the opportunity to visit the Construction Trade Fair at the NEC in Birmingham, as well as other trade based events. You can also take part in regional and national competitions such as World Skills Build which has seen the very best in Construction compete for 45 years.This course is approximately 30% theory and 70% practical.

Course content

You will complete work books and assignments using online resources. You will also take part in a Construction work placement which will give you on-site experience alongside opportunities to complete relevant community projects with New College Stamford.

Entry requirements

4 GCSEs at grades D or above, or a Level 1 Diploma in Carpentry and Joinery.


Each unit has a multiple choice core test, as well a practical synoptic test in the workshop. You will receive regular feedback on your performance and help and advice to enable you to be successful in the actual assessments.

Future opportunities

On successful completion of this course you can progress to the Site Carpentry or Bench Joinery Diploma Level 3 or in to job roles such as an Apprentice Site Carpenter

Further information

You will be required to supply your own full length work trousers and safety footwear for the workshop, along with a change of footwear when leaving the workshop.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact New College Stamford directly.

Last updated date: 03 November 2016
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