Carpentry and Joinery (Bench Joinery) Level 2

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Gain the knowledge and skills you need to set out, machine and assemble joinery items with this Carpentry and Joinery (Bench Joinery) Level 2 study programme.

With the Carpentry and Joinery (Bench Joinery) Level 2 study programme you can extend the skills you acquired at Level 1 so you can progress towards becoming a joiner in the construction industry.

What I'll learn

The main areas covered are:

  • health, safety and welfare in construction
  • principles of building construction
  • information and communication
  • first fix flooring and roofing
  • first fix frames, partitions and stairs
  • second fixing operations
  • carpentry maintenance
  • setting up and operating a circular saw

For those students who are not exempt there is a requirement to complete Functional Skills qualifications alongside mainstream study.


How I'll learn

This is a practical and theoretically based course using a variety of teaching methods including demonstrations, lectures and presentations. You will work on your own, in pairs and small groups practicing skills and techniques within a realistic working environment.


How I'll be assessed

Site carpentry practical coursework will be marked through set practical tasks. Underpinning knowledge is assessed via internally-set test papers and on line exams.


Entry Requirements

Applicants for this Level 2 programme will normally have:

  • a strong interest in the chosen area of study
  • a commitment to working towards improving English and maths
  • the ability to discuss past experiences of education and future ambitions in an interview
  • achieved the Level 1 Diploma in Carpentry and Joinery

Applicants will be invited to attend an interview and complete an initial assessment. All students will have their literacy and numeracy needs supported within the programme.


How to Apply

You can apply for this programme online. Click on APPLY NOW and follow the steps below:

  • Register for our online service and verify your account
  • Log in to our website and click APPLY NOW on your chosen programme’s page to complete your application

As part of your application, you will be asked to provide us with your contact details, how your chosen programme fits with your future plans and if you require any extra support (for example, because of a disability, medical condition, learning or language support needs). 

Please include full details of your qualifications from your own country, as well as details of any English Language tests you have taken.

Printed application forms are also available.

Please contact our Careers team if you need advice and guidance to help you choose the right programme for you.