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Site Carpentry Level 2 Diploma at Tyne Metropolitan College

Course description

The course for you ...

You wish to progress in the carpeting industry and have the basic skills.

Course content

This Level 2 Diploma in Site Carpentry is ideal for you if you wish to progress into a career in carpentry and joinery or go on to an advanced apprenticeship.

This multi-skilled programme has been designed around the needs of local employers and has a mix of both practical and theory-based units, including: Health and safety in construction; Principles of building construction, information and communications; Carry out first fix floors and roofing; Carry out first fix frames, partitions and stairs; Carry out second fix operations; Carry out carpentry maintenance; and Set up and operate a circular saw.

Entry requirements

Level 1 Diploma in Site Carpentry or equivalent, or relevant experience. An interview is required.


You will be assessed across a number of core units.

Future opportunities

You could continue your education by progressing to the next level of study, or to an apprenticeship, or employment in the carpentry and joinery sector.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 10 March 2016

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    • Studying at TMC, you'll have access to our dedicated construction campus connected by excellent transport links - this is a purpose built environment and provides students with a taste of life in the construction industry.

      Recently refurbished you will have access to industry standard equipment including the latest tools and equipment and gain hands on experience while being taught by industry experts. Our purpose-built centre offers some of the best training facilities in the region, with dedicated workshops and classrooms for Basic Construction skills and a wide range of trades including: brickwork, carpentry and joinery, painting and decorating, plumbing and more.