Level 2 Technical Certificate in Site Carpentry (Part Time)
The Level 2 in Site Carpentry is aimed at learners that are looking to start a career in the construction industry as a site carpenter. Learners could progress into employment as a site carpenter or onto an apprenticeship, or further their studies by taking other qualifications at Level 3.
GCSE Grade 4 or grade C in maths and English.
Compulsory topics for the Level 2 in Site Carpentry include:
• 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
How will I be assessed?
A number of assessment methods are used including direct observation, multiple choice tests and discussions.
What can I do next
The Level 2 in Site Carpentry could lead to a job as a site carpenter, working for a house building company, a property development company, or as part of a small business repairing and refurbishing buildings. It could also lead to an apprenticeship in site carpentry or progression to Level 3.