About the course:

This course will enable you to specialise in site carpentry. You will experience various elements of site-based practical and theory work - preparing you for the industry and employment or onto higher education.

What you will study:

  • Health and safety in the workplace
  • Construction and the environment
  • Mathematics in construction
  • Installing shop-fitting frames and finishings on-site
  • Setting up and using fixed machinery on-site
  • Science and materials in construction
  • Technical information, quantities and communication skills
  • Construction technology and design
  • Planning, organising and control of resources in construction


  • Practical assessments and online unit tests

Entry requirements:

  • GCSE Grade A* - C / 9 - 4 in English and Maths
  • Carpentry Level 2 Diploma

Costs and loans:

  • The Advanced Learner Loan is available for this course

Moving forward:

  • Employment or promotion in your current job
  • Construction and the Built Environment - Higher National Certificate
  • Construction Management - Higher National Diploma

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