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Site Carpentry T Level Foundation Level 2 (Technical Certificate) Full-time

In Brief

Start Date

This course will commence in September 2024 for a 36 week duration. It holds 3 days a week between Monday and Friday.

Entry requirements

GCSE grade 3 in English and Maths

You will achieve

Level 2 Technical Certificate in Site Carpentry

Course overview

This course will equip you with the skills and knowledge required to perform site joinery activities in relation to structural joinery work, 1st and 2nd fix joinery including staircases, partition walls, floors and roofs and learn about timber technology to support your practical skills development. The course is designed to support your practical skills development in line with industry practice while providing you with the knowledge element that is key to the understanding of Site Carpentry. You will also develop the attributes required for employment and the workplace to expand your career options throughout the course.

 

Course content

The duration of the course covers the following units in technical knowledge understanding and practical training and development in the following areas:

Introduction to health and safety 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 operation

There will be assessment windows throughout the study programme where your knowledge and understanding will be assessed for a Pass, Merit or Distinction grade. You will be provided with a Synoptic practical skills test on the practical skills you have developed throughout your training. The knowledge exam will assess your understanding of the knowledge you have developed and will either be a paper-based or computer-based test. Achieving this Technical Certificate means that you have reached the standards expected by the industry.

Basic stationery for the classroom activities.

There are 5 points of PPE required in the workshop at all times. Each student is expected to provide their own boots and the department will provide the other 4 pieces:
Hi-Viz vest
Hard hat
Eye safety
Gloves

Construction Centre
Honeywell Lane
Barnsley
S75 1BP

T Level in Site Carpentry.
Apprenticeship in Site Carpentry (successful employer support required to take this option).

How much does the course cost?

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

Site Carpentry T Level Foundation Level 2 (Technical Certificate) Full-time

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