• Who is the course suitable for? This courses is suited to candidates who would like to learn the skills and knowledge needed in order to work as a site carpenter in the construction sector.

    What’s involved in the course? Candidates will need to carry out practical and theory training as well as complete a range of practical and written assessments and multiple choice tests. The units include:

    • Health, safety and welfare in construction
    • Principles of building construction, information and communication
    • Carry out first fix flooring and roofing
    • Carry out first fix frames, partitions and stairs
    • Carry out second fixing operations
    • Carry out carpentry maintenance
    • Set up and operate a circular saw

    Where can this course lead me? This course allows candidates to progress into employment, or into the Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Wood Occupations.

    Course Details

    The duration of this course takes around 12-18 months. It involves classroom and workshop based training with centre based practical assessments, written assessments and online multiple choice exams. You must be 16 years old or over. This course costs £2400 + VAT.

    The duration of this course depends on the individual, though we would estimate a minimum of six months. It is a work based assessment where an assessor will attend the place of work on numerous occasions to undertake assessments. The learner will need to create a portfolio of which documents all their evidence towards units. Candidates must be working within the industry and have previous experience or a Level 2 Diploma in Carpentry. You must be aged 16 or over.

    This course costs £1000 + VAT.