Site Carpentry Diploma

Site Carpentry Diploma

Study Mode: Full Time
Course Level: Level 2

Where will this course lead?

Our Level 2 Diploma is ideal for those who have completed a L1 Diploma in Carpentry & Joinery and wish to progress to a sector level qualification to perfect their craft. You will build on your knowledge and develop your practical skills to an industry recognised level, learning from experts in carpentry about repairing, maintaining, finishing and fitting specialist structures and pieces.

What will I study?

On the course you will learn the following:

- Health & Safety,
- Structural carpentry,
- Domestic repairs & maintenance,
- Decorative finishes,
- Kitchen Fitting,
- Underpinning Knowledge & Good Practice.

How will this course be delivered?

Half of this course involves practical assignments in the Carpentry workshop and the other half in the classroom. The Carpentry facilities consist of dedicated, industry standard training workshops and classrooms.

What qualifications will I get?

Diploma in Site Carpentry (QCF)

How will I be assessed?

To pass this course you will have to successfully complete all practical and theory assessments and pass an on line end test. All assessments are carried out by qualified assessors to the required qualification standard.

How do I get a place on the course?

Apply online and, If successful, places are offered after interview and an assessment in maths & English.

What are the entry requirements?

Level 1 Diploma in Carpentry & Joinery and Maths, English & IT studies at Level 1 or above.

What else do I need to know?

You will be required to provide safety boots and appropriate clothes to wear in the workshop.

Course reference Book: 'Carpentry & Joinery NVQ and CAA Diploma Level 2'
ISBN 13: 9780435027049

Good levels of English and Maths are important for your success in your course, your chosen vocation and life. Throughout your course you will continue to develop your English and Maths skills in your vocational classes.

If you haven't achieved an A*/9 - C/4 grade in English or Maths at GCSE, or a Level 2 Functional Skill, you will also be working towards a qualification in English or Maths at a level that will enable you to progress towards these grades.

If you have a Learning Difficulty or Disability please let us know when you apply. You will be offered support in your interview. If you need help completing your application we can help with this too.

Solihull College and University Centre offers full time and part time courses for businesses and residents in Birmingham, Walsall, Wolverhampton, Coventry, Warwickshire and the whole of the West Midlands.

What can I do after this course?

If you successfully pass this course you can apply to progress on to the NVQ 2 in wood Occupations. Learners who have a high standard of attendance and have demonstrated a positive attitude can be recommended for any available apprenticeships.

Have a question about the course?
Please contact Admissions on 0121 678 7000 with any queries.
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Woodlands Campus




N/A For 16 to 18 Year Olds


Full Time