Carpentry & Joinery Level 2

Start Date
Course Course
Construction & Building Trades
City Campus

About this Course

The Level 2 progression study programme is designed to give you the industry recognised skills as either a site carpenter or bench joiner. This course will further develop your skills in the practical aspects of carpentry and joinery, enabling you to progress into employment upon successful completion of the course.

Key Units

This study programme is available to progressing students and will give you the skills required at Level 2 by completing either the City & Guilds Diploma (6706-23) in Site Carpentry.

The units delivered on this diploma are:
  • Health and Safety Awareness
  • Principles of Building
  • First and Second Fix Operations
  • Safe Operating Use of Power Tools

Entry Requirements

  • A Level 1 qualification in Carpentry & Joinery
  • 4 GCSEs grades A*- E / grade 2 or above (or acceptable alternatives), including English Language


This programme is assessed through:

  • practical synoptic assessments
  • online exams
  • completion of a practical handbook

Where does this Lead

Successful completion of all the elements of this study programme may lead to progression into employment, or onto an Apprenticeship.

Tell Me More

This course is designed for people wishing to expand their career within the building industry as a joiner. 

Extra Costs

You will need to bring your own overalls and safety boots for workshop sessions as a minimum requirement. All other safety equipment will be provided on an as and when needed basis.

Students in financial hardship can apply to the Student Support Fund for help with course related expenses. 

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