Site Carpentry Level 2 Diploma
This programme is designed to develop your skills and knowledge to enable you to work in your chosen field within the carpentry industry. The course content includes building materials and construction technology, first fix operations, second fixing, roofs and joist work and operating a circular saw.
What topics are covered?
- Health, safety and welfare in the construction and associated industries
- Understanding information, quantities and communications with others
- Understanding construction technology
- Preparation and use of portable power tools
- How to carry out first fixing operations
- How to carry out second fixing operations
- How to carry out structural carcassing operations
- How to carry out maintenance to non-structural carpentry work
As a full-time student at Bath College, you will follow a study programme consisting of a vocational diploma, maths and English, employability skills, volunteering and tutorial. Please visit our Study Programmes page for details.
Who is the course aimed at?
This course is most suited for people aged 16-18 and may also meet the needs of mature students up to 25 years.
What are the entry requirements?
You must have successfully completed Level 1 Diploma in Carpentry and Joinery.
What qualifications will I gain?
Level 2 Diploma in Site Carpentry
Who is the awarding body?City and Guilds
How will I learn?
This programme is run in a realistic training environment, where you will be able to show what you can do as an individual, through the completion of all the requirements of the qualification. There will be a mixture of classroom theory and practical coursework.
What hours will I be in college?
2 or 2.5 days a week
How will I be assessed?
You will be assessed through workshop-based practical assessments and multiple choice end-of-unit knowledge tests.
What can I do after this course?
On successful completion of this course you can progress onto the Site Carpentry Level 3 course or further courses in construction design and management.
Are there any additional costs?
What funding is available?For funding information, please refer to our Funding page.
What facilities are available?
Bath College’s Construction Skills Centre is a dedicated facility for construction craft in wood occupations, with workshops that are well-equipped with a range of carpentry tools. Well-appointed classrooms and computer facilities enhance the workshops and provide a link between the practical and the knowledge-based aspects of the course.
Which department is this course in?Technology
Where will I need to go on my first day?
On your first day, please report to the Reception in Wellow Building at Somer Valley Campus or the Construction Skills Centre, depending upon where you have chosen to do this course.
What do I need to bring?
Safety boots, tape measure, 2h pencils, pens and a folder
Where can I find out more information?For advice or more details please telephone 01225 312191 or email email@example.com. You may also visit our Student Advice Centre.
If you have a learning difficulty or disability, please contact Additional Learning Support to arrange additional help.
How do I apply?Online: Click the "Apply" button and fill out an online application form.
By post: download the Full-Time Application Form and send to Student Advice Centre, Bath College, Avon Street, Bath BA1 1UP.
In person: Visit the Student Advice Centre in either of our campuses
To find out more about the application process, please go to the How to Apply page.