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    About the course

    This level 2 programme will enable you to develop and hone your skills in site carpentry and will enable you to experience all aspects of the craft both on and off the job. Upon successful completion of your course you will hold all qualifications to the expected industrial standard. You will also gain the opportunity to progress onto an advanced apprenticeship in site carpentry.

    Entry requirements

    Successful completion of Level 1 Diploma in Carpentry and Joinery and successful completion of Maths and English.

    How much does it cost?

    Free to 16-18 year olds. Reduced fees may be available for 19+ learners.

    Who is it suitable for?

    Students who have completed a Level 1 course in carpentry and those keen to embark on a career within the construction industry.

    Awarding Body

    City & Guilds

    Why study?

    There are excellent progression routes to apprenticeships with a large number of our full-time students moving onto apprenticeships during their course, based on our recommendations. Skilled trades people are currently in high demand across the country. There are approximately 3 million people working in construction making it one of the biggest industries in the country and covers 10% of the total job market. The qualification we offer is globally recognised and sought after in the industry.

    Where will this course take me?

    • An Apprenticeship
    • Work
    • Level 2 in other trades 1.

    We have strong links with local employers such as Wilmott Dixon and Kier.

    Core modules

    • Health and Safety
    • Principles of Building Construction
    • Information and Communication

    How will I be assessed?

    Multiple choice exams
    Practical assessments

    Will I have to provide anything?

    You will need to provide safety boots, measuring tape, stationery, textbook, basic drawing equipment.

    I'm interested. What should I do now?

    Call 01279 868100 and talk to an Admissions Adviser
    Ask Us a question about this course

    Applications for courses starting in September must be completed by Friday 30th June. Applications received after this date will go through our late interview and enrolment process. This may delay your course start date.

    Funding Your Course

    If you're aged 19 or over and you want to study A Levels, an Access to Higher Education Diploma, or a Level 3 to 6 Vocational Qualification, you could be eligible for an Advanced Learner Loan.