Carpentry and Joinery Level 2

Course Information

  • Course Code: TCC210
  • Duration: 1 year
  • Validated by: City and Guilds
  • Study Mode: Full time

The Level 2 Diploma in Carpentry & Joinery is designed to develop the skills and knowledge of people, enabling them to work in the industry in their chosen craft. It has been specifically developed for delivery in a training environment using simulated conditions, and the test/s are based on the learner showing what they can do as an individual through the completion of all the requirement of the qualification.

Students on the programme have recently taken part in a range of activities which have included working in conjunction with the 'Habitat for Humanity' project; a project founded to enable local people with housing needs to build and own their own homes. Students have travelled to Liverpool to work on real-life building projects and gain real world skills to help in their future employment.

What will I study?

The qualification comprises:

  • General core units
  • Occupation specific units
  • Practical assignment
  • Online testing of knowledge
Entry Requirements

You will need GCSE Grade D in Maths, English and the successful completion of Diploma Level 1 Carpentry and Joinery or equivalent.

How will I be assessed?

These will consist of individual unit multi-choice tests and a summative end exam which again will be multi-choice. The practical skills will be assessed on a continual basis with a final test piece set by CCA.

What can I do next?

The Level 3 Diploma in Carpentry & Joinery is the logical choice, but you may wish to choose employment first before progressing onto Level 3.

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If you study construction or engineering you will be based in the construction centre or the brand new £7 million Futures Centre. Our facilities are some of the best in the area. With environmental technology workshops, mechanical workshop, electrical laboratories, a mock bungalow, CAD facilities and a real life plant room, you will be able to practice your skills in a real life working environment.

Enrichment & Employability

 Whether you want to become a builder, plumber, site manager or civil engineer, our courses will prepare you for the next steps. Alongside your course you will regularly visit construction sites to gain a better understanding of what it will be like once you become qualified to work.

Many students seek part time or voluntary work with architects, surveyors and building companies to gain some real life experience alongside their studies and enhance their CV.

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