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Carpentry Level 2 Diploma at Newbury College

Course description

This course provides students wishing to join the construction industry as carpenters with the broad knowledge, understanding and skills to become qualified within Site Carpentry. Course units range from Know how to carry out safe working practices in construction to knowledge of information, quantities and Communicating with others.

Entry requirements

Students will need to have five GCSE passes at grade D or above, preferably including Maths and English. Alternatively, students will be accepted onto the course if they have an equivalent vocational qualification at merit grade, and Functional Skills Maths and English, preferably at Level1. All students must have achieved, or show the ability to achieve, Maths and English to GCSE grade D or equivalent. Where a student has not yet fulfilled this requirement, a functional skills qualification is a mandatory part of this course.


Assessment includes coursework, oral examination, practical and written examinations.

Future opportunities

Level 3 Carpentry or an Apprenticeship programme.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 03 May 2016

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