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Level 2 Diploma in Site Carpentry

This course develops your craft skills to work at recognised industrial standards within this trade area. 

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  • Subject Area: Construction
  • Mode: Full Time
  • Campus: Weybridge
  • About this course

    You will learn new site carpentry skills as well as develop those learnt at level 1.  You will gain the underpinning knowledge and skills to prepare for a career in the industry.  The college has close links to construction companies and has a work placement programme where students can get the opportunity to experience commercial construction work conditions.

    Trips to a building exhibition and building sites are planned as part of your studies.  You will also take a health and safety test.


    Where will I be studying?

    Course Details

    What modules are covered?

    At level 2 you will study and be assessed in the subjects below:

    •  Health, safety and welfare in construction and associated industries
    •  Prepare and use carpentry and joinery portable power tools
    •  Understanding information, quantities and communication with others
    •  Understanding construction technology
    •  Carry out first fixing operations
    •  Carry out second fixing operations
    •  Carry out structural carcassing operations
    •  Carry out maintenance to non-structural carpentry work

    Who is the course suitable for?

    The course is for 16-19 year olds who have completed the Level 1 Diploma in Carpentry and Joinery or an equivalent qualification, or a keen interest in carpentry and joinery with evidence of studying at GCSE level.

    How is the course assessed?

    You will be assessed through in-course assessments, end of unit tests and practical tests.

    Are there any extra costs?

    Conditions at this training centre reflect those on site.  All students must have their own protective overalls, toe-protective footwear, a recommended basic tool kit, a text book and basic stationery.  Students are allocated a certain amount of free printing, after which a small fee will be incurred.

    Entry Requirements

    What qualifications will I need?

    5 GCSE passes including 1 GCSE at grade C/grade 4 and above or for progressing student’s successful achievement of a level 1 vocational qualification.


    Next Steps

    Students generally progress onto the Level 3 Diploma in Site Carpentry, however direct entry to full-time employment or a construction apprenticeship is also possible career paths. 

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    Brooklands College Weybridge Campus

    Heath Road, Weybridge, Surrey KT13 8TT

    Brooklands College Ashford Campus

    Stanwell Road, Ashford TW15 3DU



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