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Carpentry and Joinery Level 2 at Grŵp Llandrillo Menai

Course description

Would you like a career as a carpenter/joiner?

This programme allows you to develop a range of skills, adding to your knowledge of the trade. On top of your existing knowledge you will learn about more advanced wood occupations techniques, applicable to a number of practical contexts.

The programme is suitable for students progressing from Carpentry and Joinery Level 1, and will build on the knowledge gained at that level. It is also suitable for people with practical experience at a suitable level, who may not need to undertake the Level 1 programme. Students can choose to study one of two routes at this level: site carpentry or bench joinery.

Course content

This programme is delivered through a blend of the following:

  • Group work
  • Classroom-based learning
  • Tutorial support
  • Educational visits
  • MOODLE (virtual learning environment)
  • Practical sessions in a realistic working environment (RWE)

Entry requirements

  • Carpentry and Joinery Level 1, or equivalent
  • Sound knowledge of basic mathematics
  • Good standard of written and oral communication
  • GCSEs in Maths and English at grade C are desirable
  • An interview is required and you will be asked to declare any unspent criminal convictions

All places are subject to satisfactory interview.

Assessment

This programme is assessed through a blend of the following:

  • Practical and written assessments/assignments
  • Presentations and demonstrations
  • Portfolios of work
  • Performance and observation
  • Demonstration of practical skills
  • Online examination

Future opportunities

Most students will progress onto Carpentry and Joinery Level 3. This will allow you to develop your skills further and take another step towards your new career.

In the industry, the programme will give you the skills and qualification to progress into self-employment or employment with a firm or contractor.

You could proceed onto a number of programmes at Grŵp Llandrillo Menai, including:

Carpentry and Joinery Level 3 available at:

  • Rhos-on-Sea
  • Rhyl
  • Dolgellau
  • Llangefni

Career opportunities

  • Architect
  • Bricklayer
  • Carpenter & Joiner
  • Civil & Structural Engineer
  • Electrician
  • Environmental Consultant
  • Gas Installation & Maintenance Engineer
  • Painter & Decorator
  • Plasterer
  • Plumber
  • Surveyor
  • Town & Country Planner

 

Further information

Programme code: 0502C02B

Bilingual:
This programme is available bilingually at the following campus(es):

  • Dolgellau

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Grŵp Llandrillo Menai directly.

Last updated date: 06 October 2016

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