City & Guilds Diploma in Site Carpentry Level 2

Key Information

Subject Area

Subject Area



Mode of Study
Mode of Study
Full Time

City of Newport Campus

Start Date

Start Date
06 September 2021

*Enrolment open until
30 September 2021


1 year

Entry Requirements

Entry Requirements

Level 1 (Foundation) Diploma in Carpentry and Joinery and either GCSE Maths/Numeracy or English/Welsh First Language grade C or above.

In a nutshell

During this course, you’ll learn and develop skills for progression into carpentry employment.

This course is for you if... want a career as a carpenter’ve already achieved the Level 1 Diploma in Carpentry and Joinery want practical and theoretical knowledge.

What will I be doing?

This course is ideal for anyone who is interested in a career as a carpenter and has already achieved the Level 1 Diploma in Carpentry and Joinery.

The Level 2 Site Carpentry Diploma allows you to learn, develop and practise the skills required for employment and/or career progression in site carpentry.

It covers the following skills:

  • First fix flooring and roofing
  • First fix frames
  • Second fixing operations
  • Carpentry maintenance
  • Operate a circular saw

You'll be assessed through practical projects and written and online tests. Upon completion of the course, you’ll have:

What is expected of me?

To enrol on the course, you’ll need a Level 1 (Foundation) Diploma in Carpentry and Joinery and, either GCSE Maths/Maths Numeracy or English/Welsh First Language Grade C or above.

You need to have a desire to work in the construction industry. Full commitment to attendance is required, as is respect for others, enthusiasm for the subject and self-motivation. You’ll be continually assessed and there is an expectation that you’ll continue your studies and coursework during your own time.

What comes next?

Following this course, you can go on to do an apprenticeship or into employment.

Additional information

You’ll need to purchase appropriate Personal Protective Equipment at an approximate cost of £40.00, as well as your own stationery equipment.

City of Newport Campus
(Full Time)
Start Date: 06 September 2021

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