Course search

Level 2 Diploma in Site Carpentry

This course is ideal for individuals looking to start a career in carpentry. This qualification enables you to demonstrate and recognise your skills, knowledge and understanding so you can work as a Carpenter/Joiner within the construction industry.
25 weeks
Greater Manchester SkillCentre, Trafford Park

On this course you will learn a variety of skills such as joinery manufacturing and site carpentry. The work is varied and you could progress to work for a joinery company, site carpentry firm or a small building company.

When does the course start?

You can start this course at any time. Click here to apply.

What does the course cover?

This qualification comprises of the following 8 modules:

  • Health, safety and welfare in construction and associated industries
  • Understanding information, quantities and communication with others
  • Carry out first fixing operations
  • Carry out second fixing operations
  • Carry out structural carcassing operations
  • Prepare and use carpentry and joinery portable power tools
  • Understanding construction technology

The assessment requirements set for this qualification are multiple choice knowledge tests and practical assignments.
All units in this qualification are mandatory and you must attain at least a pass in each unit in order to achieve the overall qualification. Achievement of this qualification will be assessed via a combination of knowledge testing and practical assessments that can be combined for synoptic delivery.

When will I attend?

Attendance is required on the following days:

  • Monday 8am - 3pm
  • Tuesday 8am - 3pm
  • Wednesday 8am - 3pm


  • Wednesday 8am - 3pm
  • Thursday 8am - 3pm
  • Friday 8am - 3pm
What will I achieve?

On successful completion you will achieve Level 2 Diploma in Site Carpentry (Construction).

What are the entry requirements?

There are no formal entry grade requirements however, you must complete an initial assessment and interview.

What does the course cost?

This course is FREE if you are in receipt of eligible benefits or on a low income. To find out more, email or call 0161 233 2656.


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