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Carpentry and Joinery Level 2 Diploma at Goldwyn 6th Form College

Course description

This Level 2 Diploma is ideal for those learners who have successfully completed Level 1 Diploma in Carpentry and Joinery and wish to continue with their studies. In year 2 you will continue to learn the skills to become a good carpenter. As a trained carpenter you could work on housing sites, city developments, domestic extensions and conservatories, new builds, conversions or repairs. You might want the security of site work or possibly branch out on your own, become self-employed and start your own business.

Course content

On the second year of the Diploma course, along with further developing your practical skills, we will expand on many of the subjects from the first year.

The following areas are covered in the qualification:
- carry out first fix flooring and roofing
- job planning
- carry out first fix frames, partitions and stairs
- geometry
- carry out second fix operations
- materials and components
- carry out carpentry maintenance
- time technology
- set up and operate circular saw

Entry requirements

Successfully completed Level 1 Diploma in Carpentry and Joinery. Three GCSEs grades 9-4 or above plus a positive record of achievement/progress files.


There are continuous practical assessments, and a number of unit assessments and an end of year online exam.

Future opportunities

On successful completion of this course, you can progress onto Level 3 Diploma in Carpentry and Joinery. Work on site as a carpenter and complete on-site assessments. Advice on opportunities for further studies will be provided during your course.

On successful completion of this course, you could go on to work within the construction industry. You could continue with on-site training or an Apprenticeship programme with a company. Information on opportunities will be available from our advice team during your course.

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: 20 September 2017

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