Site Carpentry Diploma L2 16-18 September 2024

L2 and L3 Diplomas in Site Carpentry for those leaving school                                                                                                                                                                                                            

Applications now open for September 2024!

  • Workshop and study based course
  • Development of good standard carpentry skills
  • Building construction – basic
  • Site first fixing (joists, stud walls, etc.)
  • Site second fixing (architraves, skirtings, doors)
  • Structural carcassing
  • Maintenance works
  • Introduction to woodworking machines and portable power tools
  • Completion of study packs, practical pieces, module tests and end test
  • Site Carpentry Diploma Level 2 and 3
  • Ideally Grade 4 in Maths and English. If you do not have these then we can help you achieve with training whilst at College. 
  • Completion of Maths and English basic skills assessment
  • Commitment to and interest in carpentry
  • Entry requirement for Level 3 is completion of Level 2 Site Carpentry

Level 2

16-18 year olds

1 year for those with Grade 4 in Maths and English 

2 years if you do not have Grade 4 in Maths and English

Level 3

1 year

  • 16-18 year old = NIL
  • Level 2 and 3 
  • Site Supervision programme (CIOB)
  • Heritage NVQ Level 3
  • Construction Level 4
  • Higher Level Carpentry and Joinery Course

This course does not entitle you to a CSCS card or make you eligible to apply for one. The CSCS card requires a work based qualification eg. NVQ, which can only be gained by completing an apprenticeship standard, or on site assessment in the workplace which requires a minimum of 5 years site experience.

For further information please contact the college at or why not come to one of our Open Days!


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