Site Carpentry Pre-Apprenticeship

The site carpentry diploma allows you to learn, develop and practice the skills required for employment and/or career progression in site carpentry.

30 weeks


Greater Manchester SkillCentre Unit B, Ashburton Point Wheelforge Way Trafford Park Manchester M17 1EH

Course Overview

You will receive comprehensive training in a variety of skills such as manufacturing joinery and site carpentry.

The work is varied and you could work for a joinery company, site carpentry firm or a small building company.

Units include:

  • Health, safety and welfare in construction
  • Principles of building construction, information and communication
  • Carry out first fix flooring and roofing
  • Carry out first fix frames, partitions and stairs
  • Carry out second fixing operations
  • Carry out carpentry maintenance
  • Set up and operate a circular saw

Course details:

: The course is based in Trafford Park and you will achieve a level 1 diploma in site carpentry

Start date: August (3 days per week)

Eligibility: Complete initial assessment and interview

You will receive an allowance of up to £10 per week. There may be additional bursaries that you can apply for.