City & Guilds Foundation in Carpentry and Joinery Level 2

Key Information

Subject Area

Subject Area
Construction

Level

Level
2

Mode of Study
Mode of Study
Full Time
Location

Location
City of Newport Campus

Start Date

Start Date
05 September 2022

Duration

Duration
1 year

Entry Requirements

Entry Requirements

A minimum of 4 GCSEs grade D or above to include Maths/Numeracy and English/Welsh First Language.

In a nutshell

The Foundation in Carpentry and Joinery will introduce you to carpentry and joinery skills, preparing you for a career as a carpenter in the construction industry. You'll learn, develop and practise the skills required for employment and/or career progression in carpentry or joinery.

This course is for you if...

... You’d like a career in carpentry
... You have a keen interest in construction
... You enjoy practical work and appreciate theoretical study

What will I be doing?

This course is ideal for anyone looking for an introduction to the carpenty/joinery industry who wishes to undertake a course which will act as a pathway to further studies in this area. It will give you the opportunity to pick up some core skills and knowledge, along with the opportunity to progress onto our Progression Level carpentry/joinery qualification.

The course is delivered by both practical sessions with excellent workshop facilities and theory lessons to underpin the knowledge learnt in the practical sessions. It will also include a module in a second trade.

You'll be assessed through practical projects, written and online tests. Once complete, you’ll achieve:

  • Diploma in Foundation Level Carpentry/Joinery Studies
  • Appropriate supporting qualifications to broaden your skill set and meet the needs of industry
  • Skills Activities
  • Maths and English

What is expected of me?

To enter the course, you’ll need a minimum of 4 GCSEs, Grade D or above, to include Maths/Maths Numeracy and English/Welsh First Language or an appropriate Entry Level qualification.

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?

After completing the Foundation in Carpentry and Joinery course, you can progress to the next level to boost your skills further or go straight into employment using the skills you've developed.

Additional information

You’ll need to undertake a construction industry assessment to help determine the most appropriate course.

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City of Newport Campus
(Full Time)
Start Date: 05 September 2022

Have any questions or are not sure if this is the right course for you?

Contact our Student Recruitment team

All courses may be subject to change and cancelled if deemed not viable to run.

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