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Site Carpentry Diploma - Level 2 at Sheppey College

Course description

This course will provide you with the basic knowledge andunderstanding of what it takes to be a carpenter.You will get hands-on experience including timed buildingtasks, and will be taught carpentry theory in the classroom.

Course content

Course will include health and safety inconstruction, basic tool skills and maintenance,setting out joist and stud partitioning, fi xingskirting and architrave, door hanging, fi xinglocks, manufacturing of basic joinery andfunctional skills.

Entry requirements

You must have either Level1 Carpentry & Joinery or aFoundation Construction Award,with GCSE passes at grade C toE. Entry is subject to interview,assignment set by tutors andparticipation in a taster day.


Criteria-based course with eight units,knowledge test after each unit and a fi nalmultiple choice test. Practical skills are assessedthrough 25 projects plus one 18-hour timedtask.

Financial information

You will be required to wear overalls and strongfootwear.

Future opportunities

You can progress onto Level3 courses at out Swale andCanterbury Campuses or intoemployment.

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 26 October 2016
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      Canterbury College Sheppey Campus is located within easy walking distance from the train and bus stations. It can be found opposite Tesco and McDonalds. The salon entrance is opposite The Foyer.

      Travelling by Train

      Travel by train to Sheerness on Sea from the Sittingbourne main line station. For more information using the train services, visit the South Eastern website. The train station is a 2 minute walk away from the College.

      Travelling by Bus

      The College is beside the Tesco bus stop. For information regarding bus times and routes visit

      Travelling by Car

      At Sheerness Docks roundabout, bear right and follow road over bridge, College in front of you. At next roundabout, keep in left-hand lane (Superstore) and at mini roundabout, bear right (bus stop on your left, McDonalds facing you). Turn right, College entrance and parking on your right, in front of public car park) For Sat Nav, please input ME12 1HL.