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Carpentry Joinery
Level 2

Diploma in Site Carpentry


1 year


Rush Green Campus


Sept 2023


Adult 19+

This course will allow you to enter the construction industry as a site carpenter.

You will learn, develop and practice the skills required for employment and/or career progression in Site Carpentry.

On this course, you will learn:

  • How to store and handle materials
  • Basic working platforms (tower scaffolding)
  • Working effectively and safely as a team
  • Hanging doors
  • Fixing architrave and skirting
  • Fixing door frames and linings
  • Case in services
  • Laying joisting and floors
  • Erecting trussed rafter roofs

You will be assessed through exams and theory, as well as practical assessments.

You will need to have GCSE at Grade 3 or above in English and Maths. You will also need to have completed a Level 1 Carpentry course.

On completion of this course, you will be able to progress into different roles in the construction industry. You will also be able to move on to higher education.

Where it can lead to
Career progression

There are number of routes you can take following successful completion of a course. Further study can include Higher Education courses or a Higher Apprenticeship where you will expand your skills through study whilst earning a wage. Or you may choose to move directly into employment.

Contact our careers team for further guidance.