Carpentry (Site) Diploma Level 2

Construction, Planning and the Built Environment

Construction, Planning and the Built Environment
Construction, Planning and the Built Environment

What will you be working towards?

Alternative Title Carpentry (Site) Diploma Level 2
Code 1047
Qualification Type National Diploma (BTEC)
Qualification Level Level 2
Course type Full Time


This College-based qualification is a hands-on, practical course, which is studied by people who want to be employed as site joiners. The course consists of eight units, which are broken into underpinning knowledge and practical units. If you work in the industry, you can build this course up into a full NVQ qualification by obtaining evidence of your abilities. For more information about this, ask to speak to a tutor.


How to carry out safe working practices in construction Information, quantities and communicating with others Building methods and construction technology First fixing operations Second fixing operations Erecting structural carcasing Building maintenance Circular saws and their uses

How will it be delivered?

Each unit has an end test. You will also do a practical assignment and an online test based on the eight units.

Entry requirements

Four GCSEs grade D/3 or above and Level One Carpentry and Joinery.

Your next steps...

This course is specifically related to site carpentry. However, the skills learned would help to prepare for employment or study in one of the other related wood occupations such as, roofing, bench joinery and shop-fitting or as a labourer. Level two is the minimum standard for entering the construction industry and this qualification will demonstrate that this has been met in a college environment. You could progress onto courses such as: Level Three Diploma in Site Carpentry Level Two Intermediate Apprenticeship in Joinery