Technical Certificate in Site Carpentry

Construction, Planning and the Built Environment

Construction, Planning and the Built Environment
Construction, Planning and the Built Environment

What will you be working towards?

Code NFC00146
Qualification Type Certificate of Attendance
Qualification Level Level 2


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 Structural carpentry Non-structural carpentry prior to plastering Non-structural carpentry following plastering Timber technology and the use of a circular saw Employability skills

How will it be delivered?

60% Assessment - Coursework 40% Assessment - Exam Apprenticeship Option

Entry requirements

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.