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Level 2

Carpentry and Joinery – Site Carpentry – Level 2 Diploma


You will learn how to fit frames, stairs and doors in this exciting site carpentry course. This practical-led and intensive course focusses on woodwork activities essential to working as a site carpenter.

You will learn how to cut and fasten objects made of wood, maintain and operate a circular saw and complete practical first-fix and second-fix tasks.

We also cover the key topics of health and safety, communication and working in the construction industry.

Five highlights

  1. A practically-focused course with the majority of learning being practical
  2. Experienced lecturers with understanding and knowledge of the trade
  3. Practical projects have been completed for the College and the local community
  4. Spacious and equipped workshop designed for carpentry work
  5. Potential entry into the CITB SkillBuild competition.

The structure of our programmes follows clear educational aims that are expected from the awarding bodies. These are all outlined in the programme specifications which include further details such as the learning outcomes.


You need to have an interest in carpentry.

GCSEs – If you have not already studied a level one course, you should have achieved GCSE (or equivalent) Maths and English with at least a grade 4 in either; and grade 3 in the other to be able to join this course.

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