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Site Carpentry

Level 2

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Key Info

Learning Area   Construction
Delivery Mode   Full-time
Duration   1 Year

Dates & Locations

Course Type   16-19, Adult
Location   Cornwall College Camborne
Start Date   07/09/2021
Fees   Tuition Fees: £1672.50

Course Type   16-19
Location   Cornwall College St Austell
Start Date   07/09/2021
Fees   Tuition Fees: £1672.50

This course could change your life it’s an active well paid job your after and you want to travel the world. The course will enable you to take your carpentry skills far beyond the usual DIY level and give you an understanding of general building construction along with the part a carpenter plays in the construction of al sorts of buildings.

The course will enable you to work confidently in a construction related work place. All of our training takes place in a construction related environment and with carpentry you’ll be working on your own timber frame house either in our large workshops or outside to add a bit more site realism to the course.

We have a large range to tools and equipment for you to practice with, you’ll also have access during the course to our wood machine shop to experience the machines we have. Your teaching will be delivered by highly experienced qualified trades people who have many years’ experience of working in the construction industry.

  What You Will Learn

You will learn all the above as well as sharpening techniques, care of your tools and how to use then safely. You will learn to work as part of a team, You will learn how to plan and undertake techniques to complete your project. You will be involved in discussion about technique and methods.

You will be taught all aspects of carpentry activities from laying floors to fitting kitchen and fitting roofs. By the end of the course you will achieve a qualification Yes! But you will also have the experience of the carpentry staff passed onto you and complete backup of that team which means that you will be able to work in any construction site in the world with confidence.

  Entry Requirements

Entry requirements will be at discussed at interview

  Work Experience

None needed but experience will help you put into practice what you are being taught.


You will be assessed variously, by exam, both online and written. You will also be assessed by your tutor through practical tasks.


Site Carpentry Diploma Level 3 or the Site Carpentry Advanced Apprenticeship Level 3. You may also be able to enter the workplace in a junior role if you have gained your Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS) accreditation.

Careers in this industry:

- Site carpenter
- Bench joiner
- Wood machinist
- Project manager
- Shop fitter
- Kitchen installer


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# Construction # Carpentry # wood2021

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