City & Guilds Site Carpentry Apprenticeship Level 2

Key Information

Subject Area

Subject Area



Mode of Study

Mode of Study
Workbased Learning


Blaenau Gwent Learning Zone

Start Date

Start Date
01 August 2018


2 years

In a nutshell

The best start to a career working with wood in construction. This course will give you the skills and knowledge you need to get your carpentry career off the ground, earning a Level 2 NVQ Diploma to take you to the next level.

This course is for...

…anyone interested in construction using wood

…improving your career prospects and earning potential

…being able to earn while you learn

Course content


Apprenticeships involve a mix of learning in the workplace and college training, giving you the opportunity to practice and embed new skills in a real work environment.



You'll be assessed through coursework, tests, assignments, work-based observations and work-based evidence, and as you progress through the course you’ll achieve a number of qualifications as part of the Level 2 Apprenticeship Framework:


  • Level 2 NVQ Diploma
  • Level 2 Diploma
  • Essential Skills Qualification Communication
  • Essential Skills Qualification Application of Number
  • Essential Skills Qualification in Digital Literacy
  • Employment Rights and Responsibilities



On completion, we expect you to be able to carry out your carpentry role confidently and competently to the standard set by the Industry.


Entry Requirements

To qualify for this course, you’ll need to be under 25, with a minimum of 5 GCSE grades D or above, to include English and Maths, and must be employed in the construction industry, be paid at least the national minimum apprenticeship wage and have a Contract of Employment. Your employer must also pass the necessary Health and Safety vetting.

Additional information

Completing this course will enable you to move on to a Level 3 Apprenticeship programme. Our Site Carpentry Apprenticeship is part-financed by the European Social Fund through the Welsh Government.

Where can I study City & Guilds Site Carpentry Apprenticeship Level 2?

Blaenau Gwent Learning Zone
(Workbased Learning)
Start Date: 01 August 2018

This course may be available at other dates, times or campuses, please click to view your options.

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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