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Site Carpentry L2 Diploma at Bishop Auckland College

Course description

Construction is the UK’s biggest industry, with over two million people working in over 700 diverse careers. Once working in the industry, there are many opportunities to develop skills throughout your career. If you are looking for a course which gives you a hands on approach and real-life experience, then this is the course for you. This full-time course is taught over three days a week for one year and includes Maths and English, work experience and enterprise activities.

Course content

The new City & Guilds Construction Diplomas are highly regarded within the industry. You will gain knowledge and carry out many activities on this course relating to carpentry, joinery and construction. You will study the following: Health, Safety and Welfare in Construction – Principles of Building Construction, Information and Communication – First Fix Flooring and Roofing – First Fix Frames, Partitions and Stairs – Second Fixing Operations – Carpentry Maintenance – Set Up and Operate a Circular Saw

Future opportunities

The course will give you the essential skills and knowledge required to work as a Carpenter on a building site. It will also prepare you for further learning.


What can I do when I finish?

If you gain suitable grades you may want to progress to the Level 3 Site Carpentry or a paid Apprenticeship at Level 2 or 3.

Further information

You will require safety steel toe cap boots, a polo shirt and jumper which you can purchase from the College. You will also be required to wear a high visibility vest in practical sessions which is supplied by the College.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 09 February 2016
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