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Site Carpentry Level 2 Diploma at Truro and Penwith College

Course description

This qualification has been designed around the needs of Carpentry and Joinery employers within the construction industry and provides a mix of both practical and theory-based teaching and learning in a realistic workshop and classroom environment.

 During the course you will develop and practice the skills required for employment and career progression as a Site Carpenter at intermediate level through the study of units such as: principles of building construction information and communication, set up and operate a circular saw, Carry out first fix flooring and roofing, carry out first fix frames, partitions and stairs, carry out second fixing operations and carry out carpentry maintenance.

On this full time 1 year full time programme of study you will learn the  processes associated with the fitting of doors, door linings and frames, windows, mouldings, roofs and many other tasks associated with the role of site carpenter. You will also learn to use the hand tools, power tools and other equipment associated with the trade to enable you to install joinery products in a site carpentry environment.

Truro and Penwith College have extremely realistic simulated work environments where you will learn and develop your practical skills as well as the most up to date professional tools and equipment to make your study here as close  to a real working environment as possible.

During the course you will further develop skills learnt at level 1 in Carpentry and Joinery and develop as a Site Carpenter at level 2. Passing this course could also enable progression to advanced studies at level 3. If you are not exempt, there is a requirement to complete Functional Skills or GCSE qualifications alongside mainstream studies.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Truro and Penwith College directly.

Last updated date: 15 June 2016

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