Carpentry and Joinery Diploma Level 2 at The Manchester College
Are you considering a career as a carpenter or joiner? If you’d like to learn the essential skills required by the construction industry, and earn a widely recognised qualification, then this is the course for you. On this Level 2 Diploma in Carpentry and Joinery, you’ll cover a range of essential skills and knowledge to prepare you for work, including how to carry out first fix flooring, roofing, frames, partitions and stairs. You’ll also explore carpentry maintenance and second fixing operations, as well as learning how to set up and operate a circular saw. As part of the course, you’ll be able to develop your functional skills in English and maths alongside your construction skills. This will help fully prepare you for a successful career in the carpentry and joinery sector.
To enrol on this course, you’ll need to have relevant GCSE qualifications at grades A-C, but we will take into account any previous experience too. You’ll also be asked to take an initial assessment in English and maths, along with an interview, before we offer you a place on this diploma. Due to Government changes to grading systems for GCSES in 16/17, please follow the below link to see specific entry criteria for school leavers School Leaver Entry Requirements
Throughout this course, you’ll complete a range of practical, hands-on assessments in the workshop to build up your individual portfolio. You’ll also take some exams covering health and safety, the principles of building, and questions relating to the trade area.
All full-time courses are free to 16-18 year olds who meet funding regulations. For further details please call the Course Enquiry Team on 03333 222 444.
With this City & Guilds Level 2 Diploma in Site Carpentry, you’ll have a solid understanding and experience in carpentry and joinery work, and be able to start your career in the construction industry. Link to Careers or Link to Careers 2If you want to advance your skills and abilities further, you could continue onto a Level 3 Diploma with us here at The Manchester College.
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.