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Start Dates

April 2023

About the course

This course is for anyone who is looking to work in the construction sector as a site carpenter.  The course will equip you with the basic skills needed to become a carpenter and will aid your progression at work or onto a higher level course.

How much does it cost?

The fee for this course is: £1285

Extra costs:

Safety boots – approx. £20

This course is free if you meet any one of the criteria below:

Unemployed and in receipt of benefits

Earns less than £18,525

First full level 2 qualification (Aged 19-23 only)

Contact Us or call 01279 868100 to get the most up-to-date info on fees and the financial support that may be available.

Awarding Body

City & Guilds

Why study?

You will learn how to use and maintain a range of Carpentry hand tools safely. You will gain an understanding of the properties of the wood and how to work with it to get the best results. You will also learn safe use of Carpentry power tools and how to use them to perform different tasks.

Core modules

  • Health, Safety and Welfare in Construction
  • Principles of Building

Optional modules

  • Carry out first fix flooring and roofing 
  • Carry out first fix frames, partitions and stairs
  • Carry out second fix operations
  • Carry out carpentry operations 
  • Set up and use a circular saw

How will I be assessed?

  • Practical assessments 
  • Multiple choice knowledge assessments 

I'm interested. What should I do now?

Call 01279 868100 and talk to an Admissions Adviser
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