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Construction (Site Carpentry) Level 2 Block B at Homewood School and Sixth Form Centre

Course description

This qualification is graded using a Pass, Merit and Distinction.

The Level 2 Diploma in Site Carpentry qualification has been developed for delivery in a training environment; this means that you do not need to be employed to study this qualification. It has been designed to develop your skills, knowledge and understanding so you can work in Site Carpentry in the construction industry or progress to further training.

This qualification supports the Learner to attain enabling, fundamental and transferable practical skills with associated underpinning knowledge. Although part of an apprenticeship, this qualification is available outside of an apprenticeship where either the learner’s circumstances prevent them undertaking a full apprenticeship or where their prior skills and knowledge mean they do not require all components of the apprenticeship. In addition, industry will accept the qualification on its own as entry to a job role.

The learner will cover knowledge in three core subject areas:
- Health, safety and welfare
- Information, quantities and communication
- Construction technology

The Learner will also learn key practical skills and knowledge in:
- Prepare and use carpentry and joinery portable power tools
- First fixing operations
- Second fixing operations
- Structural carcassing operations
- Maintenance to non-structural carpentry work

This course has been designed to develop your skills, knowledge and understanding so you can work in a particular area in the construction industry or progress to further training.
 

Entry requirements

No formal entry requirements.

Future opportunities

This course is ideal for students with an interest in the construction industry wishing to progress either as an apprentice or at college and into the conctruction industry.

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 11 November 2018
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 year

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