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What opportunities will this course give me?

On completion of the course you can progress on to Diploma Level 3, preferably with relevant site employment and experience.

What will I be learning?

The course has 3 mandatory units and a further 5 craft skill units.

Level 2 Diploma in Site Carpentry

• Health, Safety & Welfare in construction
• Understanding information, quantities and communication with others
• Understanding construction technology

• Prepare and use portable power tools
• Carry out first fixing operations
• Carry out second fixing operations
• Carry out structural carcassing operations
• Carry out maintenance to non-structural carpentry work

Students are required to attend College over 2 years.

On completion you should be able to use hand and powered hand tools to produce and install items such as doors, frames and linings, windows, roofs, fitments and units, partitions and cladding.

Why is this course for me?

There will be practical training and assessment in the workshop. Underpinning knowledge is delivered through classwork, assignments, tutorials and lectures. Students will also take part in portfolio building sessions and end of unit exams.

What do I need to sign up?

There are no formal qualifications to enrol on this course, however an online entry assessment will be used to determine your suitability, including an initial assessment in Maths.

Is there anything else I need to know?

Students ideally need to be employed in carpentry, joinery, shop-fitting or a similar occupation. However this course would be suitable for learners Looking to work within the industry.

Safety shoes/boots, 3m metal tape measure, pen, pencil, A4 folder and lined paper.

Application Information

Please note that all courses are subject to minimum numbers and course descriptions may be subject to change. A place on your chosen course is not confirmed until all of the necessary enrolment paperwork is signed and any relevant fees are paid. The team will be in touch to discuss this with you, once your application has been processed.

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7/9/2020 - Apply Now


Eastleigh College

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09:00 – 18:30



Session Venue Starts Days Time Weeks Fees* 24+ Fees*
IN1P Eastleigh College 7/9/2020 Mon 09:00 – 18:30 34

* Please note that although this tool looks to give customers the best indication of course costs, a final cost can only be confirmed once all submitted information is verified by our information, advice and guidance team.

Need some further advice?

If you require further advice and guidance about any course costs and/or the funding options available to you, the College has a dedicated Information, Advice and Guidance team who can be contacted on telephone 023 8091 1299.

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The College wishes to ensure that it complies with the requirements of the Equality Act 2010. If you are a disabled person, please ensure that we know what you need so that we can make all reasonable adjustments to help you succeed.

Please note all courses descriptions may be subject to change.