Site Carpentry Level 2 Diploma
This course is designed for adult learners who wish to achieve their full level 2 qualification in site carpentry. The Site Carpentry Diploma allows you to learn, develop and practice the skills required for employment and/or career progression in Site Carpentry. Successful completion of the level 1 Carpentry & Joinery Diploma is usually required. It covers the following skills: first fix flooring and roofing; first fix frames, partitions and stairs; second fixing operations; carpentry maintenance; setting up and operating a circular saw.
What topics are covered?
Topics covered include
- 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.
Who is the course aimed at?
This course is aimed at mature students who are looking for a condensed version of the Level 2 Carpentry course. It runs for one day a week at the Construction Centre, Somer Valley Campus and requires considerable commitment and a high level of motivation from applicants.
What are the entry requirements?
Completion of the Level 1 Diploma in Carpentry and Joinery.
What qualifications will I gain?
You will gain a Level 2 Diploma in Site Carpentry.
Who is the awarding body?City and Guilds
Who will be my tutor?
How will I learn?
There will be practical workshop sessions and classroom theory sessions.
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 completion of this course, you can progress onto the Level 3 Diploma in Site Carpentry.
Are there any additional costs?
Exam fees are included in course cost as well as the workbook which will be a valuable reference after the course.
What funding is available?For funding information, please refer to our Funding page.
Which department is this course in?DECC (Department of Engineering, Construction & Computing)
Where will I need to go on my first day?On your first day, please report to the Reception in the Cam Building at Somer Valley Campus.
What do I need to bring?
Safety boots, tape measure and stationary kit for classroom based sessions.
What else do I need to know?To avoid disappointment, please make sure you apply for your chosen course early. Decisions regarding running or cancelling a course are made one week prior to the start of the course. If a course is cancelled, you will be informed and your course fees refunded in full. Please see Terms and Conditions of Enrolment.
The course will not run on bank holidays or during half term. Please check here for term dates.
Where can I find out more information?If you need help or answers to specific questions, please contact the Student Advice Centre on 01225 312191 ext. 720 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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