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Carpentry & Joinery Site Diploma Level 2 at City Skills Centre - Salford City College

Course description

This course is designed to help you develop the practical skills and knowledge required for a career in the construction industry.

Course content


  • Basic woodworking joints
  • Carpentry and joinery hand tools
  • Carpentry and joinery power tool safety
  • Constructing an external inspection hatch

You could then go on to learn how to:

  • Carry out first fixing operations
  • Door frames and linings
  • Carry out second fixing operations
  • Skirtings and architraves
  • Erect structural carcassing
  • Carry out maintenance
  • Use a circular saw
  • Construct a timber frame entrance

You will also learn employability skills


The course is assessed through practical projects, plus a portfolio of evidence and online examinations

Financial information

All full-time courses are free to 16-18 year olds who are an EU citizen.

Future opportunities

On completion of your course you can progress on to a further training such as an Apprenticeship, NVQs or higher level construction qualifications in supervision and management

Further information

You will have a mentor who ensures that your training fits your requirements and offers the skills needed for the job

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 September 2018

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 year
  • Course code: A19C-CAJ-DL2
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