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Carpentry Level 2 Diploma at Aylesbury College

Course description

This site carpentry course is for you if you are preparing to work in the industry or already employed and need a recognised industry qualification. This course will help you to develop your existing skills and knowledge and introduce you to more advanced techniques.

Course content

This course will help to develop the skills employers in industry are looking for such as technical and practical skills, problem solving, numeracy, literacy, team working and communication.


Example modules Produce Setting Out Details for Routine Joinery Products Mark Out from Setting Out Details for Routine Joinery Products Manufacture Routine Joinery Products


Entry requirements

3 GCSEs at D or above one of which must be English or Maths, or a full Level 1 qualification at Merit grade or above. Entry is also subject to an interview, basic skills screening and initial assessment.


Progress and achievement is recorded throughout the year via practical assessments, theory assessments, external tests and a practical synoptic assignment.

Financial information

A course contribution fee of £50.00 will apply, this contributes towards an external trade trade-related trip, course textbook and course administration. You will also be required to supply your own safety boots and overalls.

Future opportunities

Upon successful completion, you may proceed onto the Level 3 Diploma in Site Carpentry.

You will be able to find full employment in the Carpentry and Joinery Industry as, for example, a site carpenter.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Aylesbury College directly.

Last updated date: 21 January 2016

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