Progression in Site Carpentry (Level 2)

Start (w/c): 13/09/2021 Day/time and duration: To Be Confirmed Ystrad Mynach

Course Information

This is a one year course for learners who have successfully completed the Level 1 Diploma in Carpentry and Joinery.

What Will I Learn?

The Diploma Level 2 is part of the Foundation Modern Apprenticeship framework (Technical Certificate). For the Diploma Level 2 learners will carry out: • Carcassing for floors and roofing, • Erecting and dismantling basic working platforms (scaffolding), • First and second fixing, • Storing materials and equipment, • Using portable hand tools and working efficiently.

Learners are also required to undertake the Construction Site Safety test, an on-line exam which will enable you to gain the Site Safety (CSCS) card.

Entry Requirements

You will require to have successfully completed the Level 1 Diploma. You will be invited to attend an interview, and will undertake an assessment in literacy and numeracy, to establish any support required.


You will be assessed by completion of a range of practical tasks, projects and written assignments and produce a portfolio of evidence. External on-line examinations will be completed as well as the CSCS Health and Safety exam.


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Please note: Fees are payable for each year of study.


Purchase of steel toe capped boots, overalls and a course text book is required for this course. Please discuss this at interview stage with a tutor after you have applied.

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Career Progression

  • Successful completion of this course will allow you to progress onto the Modern apprenticeship which involves the Level 3 Diploma and NVQ Level 2 if you are employed.


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