Construction

Joinery: Site Carpentry Level 2 Full-time

In Brief

Start Date /

This one year study programme starts in September

Entry requirements

Completion of Level 1 Diploma in Carpentry and Joinery

You will achieve
  • City & Guilds Level 2 Diploma in Site Carpentry
  • GCSE/Functional Skills in maths and English

Last updated: 10th October 2018

Course overview

Site carpentry and joinery focus on the installation of the joinery components, and on the setting out and fabrication of timber elements used in construction

This course provides a general understanding of theory and develops the practical skills needed to work as a carpenter or joiner. This includes hanging doors, fixing architrave and skirting, constructing kitchen and bathroom units and setting out and fixing roofs

Course content

You will study the following mandatory units:

  • Health, safety and welfare in construction
  • Principles of building construction, information and communication
  • Carry out first fix flooring and roofing
  • Carry out first fix frames, partitions and stairs
  • Carry out second fixing operations
  • Carry out carpentry maintenance
  • Set up and operate a circular saw
  • You will complete 60 hours of work placement which will give you valuable work place experience.
  • A full tutorial programme to improve your employability skills and support you through your course.

You can see the course specifications  by clicking on the link below;

http://www.cityandguilds.com/qualifications-and-apprenticeships/construction/construction/6706-carpentry-and-joinery#tab=information&acc=level2

 

How will I be assessed?

Throughout the study programme your work will be assessed for a Pass, Merit or Distinction grade. Achieving this Diploma means that you have reached the standards expected by the industry.

What equipment will I need?

Work boots, gloves and eye protection will need to be purchased prior to starting your course, financial assistance may be available.

Where will I study?

Construction Centre
Honeywell Lane
Barnsley
S75 1BP

What can I do next?

Successful completion of this Level 2 study programme could lead to progressing to the Level 3 apprenticeship.

 

How much does the course cost?

16 – 18 year olds

Full-time Barnsley College students aged 16-18 years old do not have to pay tuition fees.

19+ Students

Aged 19 or over and thinking about further education?

You may be eligible for free or reduced course fees . Please refer to our page ‘paying for your course.’

Financial support

You may be eligible for assistance with expenses such as travel, books, equipment and childcare. For further information please contact the Student Services Team on +44 (0)1226 216 114.

Extra information

Contact the Information Unit

For further information please contact our friendly Information Team on +44 (0)1226 216 123 or email info@barnsley.ac.uk

Want to join Barnsley Sports Academy and the Sports Village?

Barnsley College has a range of sports opportunities for all students to take part in, gain professional training and compete nationally and internationally. We also have a state-of-the-art fitness village, Honeywell Sports Village where students can make use of our fitness suite, spinning studio and classes for competitive rates. You don’t have to be studying sport to get involved in the Sports Academy.

Additional Learning Support

Our Additional Learning Support team can provide you with the support you need. Please contact them on +44 (0)1226 216 769.

English and Maths

Having good English and maths qualifications are important for most careers and we want to give you the help you need to succeed.

If you are aged 16 – 19 and don’t already have a grade C/4 or above in GCSE English and maths they will automatically be included in your study programme. If you want to work towards higher grades in English and maths or a higher level maths qualification we can help you do that too.

If you need any further information, please contact the Info Team.

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Disclaimer

Please note we reserve the right to change details without notice. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

Joinery: Site Carpentry Level 2 Full-time