Diploma in Site Carpentry L2

Full Time · Carpentry & Joinery · Bishop Auckland Campus

Start Date:
03 September 2024
Cost or fee remission information
Level 2
Taught at:
Bishop Auckland Campus

Course overview

If you are looking for a course which gives you a hands on approach and real-life experience, then the Diploma in Site Carpentry Level 2 is the course for you.
This course will give you the skills and knowledge required to work as a carpenter on a building site. You will carry out many activities relating to Carpentry, Joinery and Construction.
You will learn about building methods and construction technology, first and second fix operations, structural carcassing, maintenance operations and how to operate a circular saw.

For more information please visit: Construction - Bishop Auckland College (bacoll.ac.uk)

Course requirements

Minimum 4 GCSE’s at grades 3 - 2 (D - E) or equivalent, including a D in Maths and English, or a Level 1 qualification in a relevant subject area.

What will I do?

The new City & Guilds Construction Diplomas are highly regarded within the industry. You will gain knowledge and carry out many activities on this course relating to carpentry, joinery and construction.

You will study the following whilst studying the Diploma in Site Carpentry Level 2:

  • Health, Safety and Welfare in Construction
  • Principles of Building Construction, Information and Communication
  • First Fix Flooring and Roofing
  • First Fix Frames, Partitions and Stairs
  • Second Fixing Operations
  • Carpentry Maintenance
  • Set Up and Operate a Circular Saw

What will it give me?

The course will give you the essential skills and knowledge required to work as a Carpenter on a building site. It will also prepare you for further learning.

Materials needed

You will require steel toe cap safety boots and a polo shirt and jumper which you can purchase from the College. You will also be required to wear a high visibility vest in practical sessions which is supplied by the College.

What can I do when I finish?

If you gain suitable grades you may want to progress to the Level 3 Site Carpentry or a paid Apprenticeship at Level 2 or 3.

What next?

If you would like to apply, please click the "Apply Now" section below and follow the steps. Thank you!

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