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Construction & the Built Environment

Site Carpentry Diploma - R080

Wirral Waters Campus Full Time Level 2 Duration 36 weeks

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The Carpentry and Joinery Level 2 Diploma is designed to develop the skills and knowledge of people, enabling them to work in the industry in their chosen craft. It has been specifically developed for delivery in a training environment using simulated conditions, and the test(s) are based on the student showing what they can do as an individual through the completion of all the requirement of the qualification.

Course Details

Level 2 Diploma units

Unit 201/601 - Health, safety and welfare in construction.

Unit 202/602 - Principle of building construction, information and communication

Unit 207 - Carry out first fix flooring and roofing

Unit 208 - Carry out first fix frames, partitions and stairs

Unit 209 - Carry out second fixing operations

Unit 210 - Carry out maintenance

Unit 211 - Set up and operate a circular saw

Entry Guidelines

This is a Study Programme and priority will be given to those aged 16-18 years of age.

Relevant level 1 qualification or minimum of 3 GCSEs at Grade 3/D or above and successful completion of a skills test.

Satisfactory interview, school report and / or satisfactory reference.

If English is not your first language, you may need an assessment before enrolling on this course. To discuss further, please contact the ESOL department on 0151 551 7144.

Equipment Required

Students will be expected to supply their own steel toe cap safety boots and drawing equipment.

Assessment Method

Assessment will be completed by practical and online tests.

Additional Information

The course requires manual dexterity and physical stamina. You will need to lift and handle tools and materials.
Are you aged 16-18?
Study programmes are full-time courses for 16-18 year olds which include:

  • A qualification such as BTEC Extended Diploma
  • Meaningful work experience or preparation for work
  • English and maths, if you don't already have GCSE grade A* - C (Grade 4 or above) in English and maths
  • Non-study activities such as tutorials, voluntary work, fund-raising/charity work, sport or trips

Where can I progress to?

Successful completion of this course may mean you can progress to Carpentry & Joinery Level 3 Diploma or NVQ level 2/3 Carpentry & Joinery (if you gain an apprenticeship).

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Starting 1st September 2020 - Ending - 24th June 2021REF R080M001

Planned Timetable

Day Times Campus
Monday 08:30 — 14:00 Wirral Waters
Wednesday 08:45 — 12:00 Wirral Waters

If you are aged 16-18:

This study programme will be FREE for most students who are aged 16-18 on 31 August, or students aged 19-24 with an Education, Health & Care Plan.

If you are aged 19 or over:

Fee : £1275.00

Please see our fees & discounts leaflet.

This course is FREE if you are aged 19+ and are unemployed/in receipt of eligible benefits, or in work earning less than £18,525 annual gross salary. If you are aged 19-23 and have not already achieved a full level 2 qualification this course is FREE. Please see our Fees and Discounts leaflet for details, or call 0151 551 7777.

This is a full level 2 course

The fee quoted is for the academic year 2020-21.

Starting 31st August 2021 - Ending - 23rd June 2022REF R080N001

If you are aged 16-18:

This study programme will be FREE for most students who are aged 16-18 on 31 August, or students aged 19-24 with an Education, Health & Care Plan.

If you are aged 19 or over:

Fee : £1275.00

Please see our fees & discounts leaflet.

This course is FREE if you are aged 19+ and are unemployed/in receipt of eligible benefits, or in work earning less than £18,525 annual gross salary. If you are aged 19-23 and have not already achieved a full level 2 qualification this course is FREE. Please see our Fees and Discounts leaflet for details, or call 0151 551 7777.

This is a full level 2 course

The fee quoted is for the academic year 2020-21.


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