Level 2 Diploma in Site Carpentry


This site carpentry course is for you if you are preparing to work in the industry or already employed and need a recognised industry qualification. This course will help you to develop your existing skills and knowledge and introduce you to more advanced techniques.

Where can I study?

What will I learn?

This course will help to develop the skills employers in industry are looking for such as technical and practical skills, problem solving, numeracy, literacy, team working and communication.

Example modules
Produce Setting Out Details for Routine Joinery Products
Mark Out from Setting Out Details for Routine Joinery Products
Manufacture Routine Joinery Products

How will I be assessed?

Progress and achievement is recorded throughout the year via practical assessments, theory assessments, external tests and a practical synoptic assignment.

Entry requirements

3 GCSEs at D or above one of which must be English or Maths, or a full Level 1 qualification at Merit grade or above. Entry is also subject to an interview, basic skills screening and initial assessment.

Additional information

A course contribution fee of £50.00 will apply, this contributes towards an external trade trade-related trip, course textbook and course administration. You will also be required to supply your own safety boots and overalls.


Upon successful completion, you may proceed onto the Level 3 Diploma in Site Carpentry.

Career opportunities

You will be able to find full employment in the Carpentry and Joinery Industry as, for example, a site carpenter.

Course Specification

Qualification type: Level 2
Mode of study: Classroom Based
Start date: September
Course code: FSITEL2DP
Duration (weeks): 36

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Help with fees may be available depending on your personal circumstances. More information

Fees for 2018/19 are yet to be confirmed. Please contact Admissions for further information 

01296 588 595

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