Site Carpentry (Intermediate Level 2)

Site Carpentry (Intermediate Level 2)

Subject Area: Construction


Course Information

  • Start Date: Sep, 2022
  • Attendance: Full-time
  • Duration: 1 Year
  • Course Code: 152657
  • Entry Requirements

    Level 1 Multi-Skills Construction/Carpentry & Joinery including level 1 English and/or maths,


    relevant industrial experience including English and or maths at level 1.

    Course Overview

    This course is based at our Ipswich campus.

    Learn the techniques used in modern building methods that will prepare you for working as a skilled carpenter, including learning how to make a set of stairs and hang a variety of doors through the techniques used in roof work. All teaching will take place in our fully-equipped workshops and classrooms, under guidance from highly qualified and experienced staff. You must pass all practical and theory elements of the programme to achieve this nationally recognised qualification.

    All students who have not achieved a grade 4 (C) or above in GCSE English or maths will need to study these subjects alongside their chosen qualification.

    Take a 360° virtual tour of your learning environment - Carpentry & Joinery Workshop

    Course Highlights

    This study programme is aimed at providing you with a range of skills necessary to build a career in the carpentry industry, teaching you skills in our modern workshops.

    You will have the opportunity to show off your skills by participating in national and local competitions, such as Skill Build and World Skills. To help prepare you for the world of work, you will visit relevant exhibitions and construction sites, as well as spend some time working on community projects outside the College.

    The study programme will also develop your personal, social, and employability skills. You will learn about the trade and find out what you need to get a job by attending a range of talks by local and national employers.

    Core Skills Covered: Hands-on | Patience | Budgeting | Financial | Creativity | Estimating

    Next Steps

    Students who completed this programme have progressed onto the next level of study or have gone into employment.

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    Tuition Costs

    No tuition fees are payable for students aged 16 – 18 on 31 August 2022.

    For all students aged 19+ please contact Student Support.

    For details regarding fee remission, please visit our Tuition Fees page.

    Additional Costs

    Trips and visits, safety boots, polo shirt, work trousers, carpenters pencil, tape measure, and textbook Site Carpentry Level 2 Diploma (ISBN 9781408521267)

    Toby Ward - CSkills Awards Level 2 Diploma in Site Carpentry

    I really learnt a lot from the practical work and feel that I have built on what I had learnt in the first year.