Carpentry & Joinery - Site Carpentry City & Guilds Technical Certificate/Diploma Level 2
This course is a practical, hands-on course that teaches a variety of carpentry and joinery skills and allows you to learn, develop and practise these skills required for employment. To be successful on this course, you need to have outstanding commitment and enthusiasm, a willingness to work as part of a team, and outstanding attendance and punctuality.
A minimum of 3 GCSE subjects at grade 4 or above including English and Maths, or you can progress from the Carpentry & Joinery Diploma Level 1.
What will I study?
- Principles of Construction
- Structural Carpentry
- Non-structural Carpentry First Fix Prior to Plastering
- Non-structural Carpentry Second Fixing Following Plastering
- Timber Technology and the Use of the Circular Saw
You will require the necessary Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) of safety boots, trousers and College logo polo shirt. For further information please ask our tutors at our open events and guidance discussions.
Method of delivery
This programme will be delivered in our modern workshops and classrooms, focusing on developing your practical skills, knowledge and professional behaviours ready for assessment. All assessments will be carried out in accordance with awarding body guidelines. To prepare you prior to your assessments, we will build up your skills, knowledge and behaviours to give you the best chance of achieving your potential. We will sequence the curriculum delivery to meet industry needs and work with you through each step to build your confidence.
How will I be assessed?
Practical and theory work will be assessed in line with awarding body requirements. This will be a mixture of online externally set and marked examinations and practical synoptic assessments.
Good course combinations
This is a full-time course. It is not possible to combine this course with other Vocational, T Level, Apprenticeship or A Level programmes.
Your next steps
This qualification will allow you to progress into employment or on to an apprenticeship in Carpentry & Joinery. Some of our students then go on to higher-level courses in construction.
“Joinery is a great trade to get into and studying at York College will really help me to get a career in the construction industry. My overall experience at College has been great, the facilities and workshops are very good and allow students to gain a full education.”