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Wood Occupations (Bench Joinery or Site Carpentry) CSkills Awards NVQ Level 2 Diploma

  • L2

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    For more information or to enrol onto this course, please contact our Business Development team on 01234 291747 or email

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On-Site Assessment & Training helps experienced workers get the qualifications to prove that they can do the job, by turning existing skills and experience into a recognised construction qualification. It takes into account the skills you already have so you only need to train toward the things you don’t know how to do, and the whole qualification can be assessed on-site so no work time is lost by attending College.

Entry requirements

You must be working in construction and have a minimum of two years work experience in Bench Joinery or Site Carpentry.

Course content

You will need to complete three mandatory units and three optional units for your chosen pathway.

Mandatory units:

  • Workplace safety
  • Efficient working practices
  • Moving and handling resources
  • Site Carpentry optional units
  • Install first fixing components
  • Install second fixing components
  • Erect structural carcassing components
  • Maintain non-structural carpentry work
  • Set up and use circular saws
  • Bench Joinery optional units
  • Set up and use circular saws
  • Produce setting out details for routine products
  • Mark out from setting out details for routine products
  • Manufacture routine products.

Further study and career options

Wood Occupations NVQ Level 3

Funding information

This course could be FREE! You could be eligible for free study if you are unemployed and on a qualifying benefit. Find out more at

Course Information & How to Apply

To book onto this course please contact our Business Development team on 01234 291747 or email

LengthStart DateFeesLocationCourse Code
Up to 12 months Flexible £822 Offsite BBC125

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