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Site Carpentry Level 2 Diploma at Ealing, Hammersmith & West London College

Course description

It allows candidates to learn, develop and practise the skills required for employment and/or career progression in Site Carpentry.

It covers the following skills:

  • Carry out first fix flooring and roofing

  • Carry out first fix frames, partitions and stairs

  • Carry out second fixing operations

  • Carry out carpentry maintenance

  • Set up and operate a circular saw

If you are16 to 19 years old on a full-time course you will be offered a balanced, high quality study programme to open up your options and give you the best chance of progression into further training opportunities or lasting employment. We will also endeavour create opportunities for students to take part in work experience.

A study programme is to consists of a substantial core programme of study (site carpentry), combined with maths, English and any additional learning or work experience.

Students who haven’t yet achieved GCSE Grade ‘C’ in English and maths at 16 will be required to continue to studying these subjects, by taking Functional Skills.

For the non-qualification hours, students are also required to undertake an employability programme and/or where appropriate work experience, which is relevant to their course of study.

Entry requirements

You will need to have passed Carpentry & Joinery Level 1 and have achieved Functional Skills level 1 in both English and maths (or GCSE at grade D or above)


Your course will be assessed through observation of your practical work by a qualified assessor/trainer.

Job knowledge will be assessed by a series of short answer examinations which will take place throughout your course.

You will study 16 hours per week.

Future opportunities

Provided they fulfil all of the course criteria this course allows candidates to progress into employment or to the following qualifications:

  • Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Wood Occupations
  • Level 3 Diploma in Site Carpentry
  • Employment in the construction industry

Further information

Practical sessions will take place in a dedicated Plastering Workshop and theory in a mixture of classroom/workshop and home study environments

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Ealing, Hammersmith & West London College directly.

Last updated date: 06 January 2017