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Site Carpentry (Intermediate) - Level 2

Overview

This course is specifically designed to provide you with comprehensive training in advanced carpentry skills, knowledge, and behaviors, with a focus on site-specific applications. Its primary objective is to equip you with the expertise required to excel in site carpentry. By completing this course, you will gain valuable skills and knowledge that will prepare you for progression into an apprenticeship or secure full-time employment in the construction trade of your choice. This course will empower you to pursue a successful career in site carpentry, where you can contribute your skills to various construction projects.

Located within our dedicated Carpentry and Joinery Academy, housed in our state-of-the-art Construction Centre in Kirkby-in-Ashfield, you'll have access to exceptional facilities that rank among the best in the sector. With practical areas and classrooms in close proximity, you'll have the ideal environment to refine the specialist skills and techniques required for your chosen trade, ensuring you're well-prepared for future employment opportunities.


Start dates and fees

  • Uniform and PPE must be purchased in advance.
Start DateCodeAnnual Fee (Age)Actions
16-18over 19
Sep 20241573A1060FREE£500.00** EApply

E You may be eligible for fee exemption depending on your circumstances. Please see our fees for adult learners page for more information.


What will I study?

  • The principles of construction
  • Structural carpentry
  • Non-structural carpentry prior to plastering
  • Non-structural carpentry following plastering
  • Timber technology and the use of circular saw

Entry requirements

  • A minimum of two GCSEs at grade 3 in English and maths
  • Or Functional Skills at grade 2 in English and maths
  • Or successful completion of the Carpentry and Joinery (Beginner) - Level 1 course

Study programmes - essential skills for employment

If you're a student between the ages of 16 and 18 (or 19 to 25 with an EHC Plan) we want to make sure you have the best possible chances of landing an awesome job once you finish college.

Students who haven't achieved a grade 4/C in GCSE maths or English to continue studying these subjects while you're here with us. By doing so, you'll be building a strong foundation of skills that will significantly boost your employability in the future.

Think of it as a chance to supercharge your knowledge and abilities. You'll be equipped with the tools necessary to tackle the world beyond college with confidence. Plus, we'll be right here to support you every step of the way.

In addition, to help you gain essential skills for employment, all students aged 19 and under and studying a full-time course with us will take part in our study programmes.


How long is the course?

One year.


What can I progress onto?


Career opportunities

There isn't currently career information listed for this course.


How do I apply?

Apply online

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