L2 Diploma in Site Carpentry PTD – September 2024

Funding information: Free for First Full Level 2 for 19-23 year olds. Free Adult funding available dependant on learner circumstances otherwise course costs apply.
Duration: 1 Year
Attendance: Part-time Day

Course Overview

This course provides a solid understanding of theory and develops the practical skills needed to work as a carpenter or joiner. Examples of carpentry and joinery include hanging doors, fixing architrave and skirting, constructing kitchen and bathroom units and setting out and fixing roofs.

Course Content

You will study the following mandatory units: 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

Entry Requirements

Level 1 Diploma in Carpentry and Joinery. Industry experience is also considered.

Assessment Methods

  • Practical assignments
  • written assignments
  • portfolio


You can now progress to the Level 3 Diploma in Site Carpentry. You can also seek employment, progress in your current role or apply for an apprenticeship to engage further study.