Level 2 Diploma in Site Carpentry

Level 1 Diploma

Course Location


Stockport College


Stockport College

Further Details


College 16-18


Carpentry & Joinery

Course Start Date

Monday 2nd September 2024

Course Duration

Full-time, 1 Year

Course Time

Course Fee

£ 1286.00
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Course Code


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.

Course Requirements

To have successfully completed Level 1 Carpentry & Joinery.

What you will Learn

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.


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.


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.

Career Options

Joiner, carpenter, other opportunities within the construction sector

Mandatory Units

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

Contact Details

For further information please contact T: 0161 886 7070 or E: info@trafford.ac.uk

Extra Costs Involved

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Although every care has been taken to ensure that the information contained within this document is accurate, there may be changes to this programme and provision. We will endeavour to keep prospective and current students updated where appropriate and when the information becomes available.
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