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Site Carpentry Level 2 Diploma at Isle of Wight College

Course description

  • For those wishing to raise their basic skill level in literacy and numeracy to progress onto trade level construction courses.
  • For those who wish to test their aspirations for working within the construction industry. This course will introduce you to a range of construction trades.

Course content

English and Maths, based upon the principles needed in the construction industry.

Site carpentry including:

  • Door hanging
  • Kitchen fitting
  • Basic roofing
  • Straight flight of stairs

Entry requirements

The qualification is accessible to everyone who wishes to continue their personal development in English and Maths and has a record of continual self achievement. We are looking for a positive attitude and a willingness to work hard towards self improvement in these areas. (Employers in the construction industry are expressing the need for higher levels of literacy and numeracy skills).


You will learn in a friendly supportive environment to build your confidence and ability in basic number, communication and hand skills.

Future opportunities

This course on completion can lead to other Foundation courses in Construction in to a sole trade area at Level 1 or onto a Level 2 Maintenance Operations qualification.

dependent on a successful interview. (in the longer term you may become one of the 370,000 new entrants to the industry who will be needed to replace those who will retire or leave in the next few years)

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Isle of Wight College directly.

Last updated date: 18 January 2016
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