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Level 2 Intermediate Apprenticeship in Site Carpentry

Level 2 Intermediate Apprenticeship in Site Carpentry

Level 2 Intermediate Apprenticeship in Site Carpentry


You’ll learn how to carry out carpentry maintenance, set-up and operate a circular saw, carry out first fix flooring and roofing, frames, partitions and stairs and second fixing operations.

This course supports the following job roles:

  • Carpenter

You will gain the following qualification:

  • NVQ Level 2 Site Carpentry

This qualification comprises of a total of 62 credits. 10 credits must be achieved from the mandatory units and a minimum of 52 credits from the optional units available.

You must complete these units:

  • Conforming to general health, safety and welfare in the workplace
  • Conforming to productive working practices in the workplace
  • Moving, handling and storing resources in the workplace

You may also complete:

  • Erecting structural carcassing components in the workplace
  • Installing first fixing components in the workplace
  • Installing second fixing components in the workplace
  • Maintaining non-structural carpentry work in the workplace
  • Setting up and using transportable cutting and shaping machines in the workplace

In addition to completing and achieving the knowledge based qualifications you will prepare a portfolio of evidence attend the College one day per week and receive regular workplace visits in order to assess competency and a final end point assessments, you will sit a number of exams including Functional Level 1 English and maths if you do not have grades 4 (C in the old grade structure).

Individual employers will set the selection criteria but typically, you will need grades 3 or above (D or above in the old grade structure) in English and maths.

Course Summary

Length of study:
2 years


Study campus:
Henley & City

Course level:
Level 2

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