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Course Info

  • carpentry
  • construction

Useful Information

  • Mode of study:

    Full Time

  • Level:


  • Duration:

    1 Year

  • Awarding/validation body:


Course Overview

This qualification enables you, the learner, to demonstrate and recognise your skills, knowledge and understanding so you can work as a Site Carpenter within the construction industry.

You will be assessed against a set of performance and knowledge statements which have been derived from National Occupational Standards for your occupational area. You will be trained and assessed by an occupationally competent and qualified trainer whose job is to help you complete your qualification.

This qualification supports the learner to attain enabling, fundamental and transferable practical skills with associated underpinning knowledge.

Course Highlights

You will work within the RWE within our carpentry workshop.  You will be required to purchase PPE steal cap boots.  You will work closely with the professional carpentry staff.

Work experience – a minimum of 40 hours over the academic year. (organised by yourselves)

Career Opportunities & Further Study

The qualifications help you get your first job within the sector. You’ll learn about many aspects of the industry and gain valuable practical and teamwork skills.  The opportunities for progression are personal to you.

You may well decide that a level 3 apprenticeship will be your next step.

This qualification comprises the following 8 mandatory units;

-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.



Classroom-based learning supervised by a teacher

Practical learning supervised by a teacher

All forms of assessment which take place under the immediate guidance or supervision of an appropriate provider of training

Exam time

Entry Requirements

L1 English and maths.

How To Apply

Use the below link to apply for the above course.