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Level 2 City & Guilds Diploma in Site Carpentry

Level 2 City & Guilds Diploma in Site Carpentry

Course Code: L2COCA Duration: 1 Years Attendance: Full Time Location: Aldershot Campus Start Date: 06/09/2021    
Aldershot College


About the course

This course is ideal for School Leavers who have completed a Level 1 Carpentry course, or have relevant experience, and wish to pursue a career in carpentry.

Who is this programme for?

This course is for school leavers who would like to expand upon their existing knowledge of carpentry and the construction industry.

Upon completion candidates will be awarded the City & Guilds Diploma in Site Carpentry.


Students must purchase protective workwear and safety footwear in order to comply with health & safety requirements.

Financial assistance may be available to help with the cost. Please refer to the "Support & Guidance" section of this website for further information.


Our carpentry students have enjoyed competition success at both regional and national level in recent years

Competition Position Name
SkillBuild 2019 Regional Heat - Carpentry New Entrant Merit Jack Hunt
SkillBuild 2017 Regional Heat - Carpentry New Entrant 1st place Lewis Henderson
Southern Colleges Championship 2017 - Level 1 Carpentry 1st place Tom Crocker
Berkley Homes - Carpentry Apprentice of the Year 2017 1st place Dan Traylen
YouthBuild UK Young Builder of the Year 2016 Finalist Jack Metcalfe

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If you have any questions about this course then please contact us by phone on 01252 40 55 55 or message us.

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Your course

How will I be taught?

Candidates will be taught using a mixture of theory and practical lessons. All practical lessons will take place in our purpose-built workshops under the instruction of staff with extensive industry experience.

What modules are covered?

The qualification comprises of the following units:

  • Health, safety and welfare in construction
  • Principles of building construction
  • First fix flooring and roofing
  • First fix frames, partitions and stairs
  • Second fixing operations
  • Carpentry maintenance
  • Set up and operation of a circular saw
  • Work experience (two weeks)


How will I be assessed?

  • Online tests
  • Multiple-choice papers
  • Practical assessment
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Your future

What Next?

Many of our Level 2 students progress to the Intermediate Apprenticeship in SIte Carpentry or to employment within the industry.

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Entry Requirements

What previous qualifications and experience will I need?

This course is for students progressing from the level 1 course. As well as a relevant level 1 qualification, you will need a level 1 qualification (or equivalent) in English and maths.

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