Site Carpentry Level 2 Diploma

Level 1 Diploma
Course Location


Stockport College


Stockport College

Course Overview

Upon successful completion of Level 1, you will be given more responsibility as you are taught how to properly and safely use the tools of the trade. You will install a variety of joinery products including doors, windows and straight flight stairs. We have simulated rigs in our onsite workshops which replicate site work in industry. Our facilities provide you with the opportunity to practice current building techniques before attempting formal assessments including ground/upper floors, pitched/flat roofs and kitchen installation.

Further Details


College 16-18

Course Start Date


Course Duration

Full-Time - 1 Year


Carpentry & Joinery

To have successfully completed Level 1 Carpentry & Joinery.

This course is for anyone that wants to work as a site carpenter in the construction sector. It will allow you to learn, develop and practice the skills required for employment and / or career progression in Site Carpentry.

Health, Safety & Welfare in construction
Principles of building construction
Information and communication
Carry out first fix flooring and roofing
Carry out first fix frames
Partitions and stairs
Carry out second fix operations
Carry out carpentry maintenance
Set up and operate a circular saw
There are no optional units on this qualification.

Successful completion of this qualification allows you to progress into employment or on to the following qualifications:
Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Wood Occupations.
Level 3 Diploma in Site Carpentry.

The Level 2 Diploma in Site Carpentry course has seven mandatory units that you must complete successfully to achieve the qualification. You will be assessed through practical assignments and online multiple choice tests for each unit.

This further education course is free for all 16-18 year olds who are a resident in the UK and the European Economic Area or have been for the last 3 years. You must be under 19 years old on 31st August in the calendar year you start your course.

19+ learners, please contact the Customer Services team on 0161 886 7070 for course and fee information.

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