Technical Certificate in Site Carpentry
Construction, Planning and the Built Environment
What will you be working towards?
||Certificate of Attendance
This Level 2 Technical Certificate is aimed at you if you are looking to work in the construction industry specifically as a site carpenter. A site carpenter has the skills and knowledge to cut, fasten, carve and design objects made out of wood or other materials, and plays an important part of any construction team.
You will gain an understanding of the skills and knowledge that are important when you are working as a site carpenter or progressing to further learning and training in this area.
Employer involvement is mandatory on this course and the College will help secure you a placement.
Units you may study include:
Principles of construction
Non-structural carpentry prior to plastering
Non-structural carpentry following plastering
Timber technology and the use of a circular saw
How will it be delivered?
60% Assessment - Coursework
40% Assessment - Exam
Ideally at least 4 GCSEs at grade 9-4 or grade A*-D or a Level 1 qualification, but this is subject to discussion at your interview. If you haven't already achieved a GCSE grade 5 or grade C in English or Maths, then you will study either GCSE or Functional Skills English or Maths alongside your other qualifications.