Wood Occupations

Level 2
Up to 5 Months

Carpentry is a skilled trade in which the primary work performed is the cutting, shaping and installation of building materials during the construction of buildings, ships, timber bridges, concrete formwork, etc.

This programme  allows candidates to learn, develop and practise the skills required for employment and/or career progression in carpentry and joinery.

Who is this suitable for?

This qualification is for candidates who work or want to work as a site carpenter, bench joiner or a shopfitter bench joiner in the construction sector.

Course Contents

  • Induction to the programme
  • Safe working practices
  • Installing second fixing components in the workplace
  • Installing fire resisting timber door assemblies and doorsets in the workplace
  • Site carpentry
  • Architectural joinery
  • Structural post and beam carpentry
  • Light structural timber framing
  • Timber frame erection
  • Timber decks and cladding


  • Practical assessment in a work setting
  • Opportunities to access group training
  • Individualised study

Awarding Body

This qualification allows the operative to gain their NVQ Level 2 City and Guilds certificate which will enable them to apply for and obtain their blue skilled workers card (CSCS card) – either online or by post.


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year established2005year established
number of clients314number of clients
apprentices on programmes274apprentices on programmes
NVQ learners on programmes369NVQ learners on programmes

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