Level 2 Diploma in Site Carpentry

Course: Diploma in Site Carpentry Level 2
Code: QSDPL2CAJ1/F010H
Location: Hartford Campus
Dates: 04/09/2017 to 29/06/2018
Times: 09.10 to 16.30
Fee: £1287.00
Hours/week: 12.00
Weeks: 34



01606 74444

What is the programme structure?

You will cover 16 units comprising 8 practical units, 8 theory units (which will include 8 unit end tests and 1 synoptic test) followed by an online exam.

Who is the programme for?

The course is for anyone with a lively and enquiring mind, an interest in construction with some basic carpentry and joinery skills, and a willingness to explore new ideas. It will appeal to students who: want the opportunity to carry out practical work covering both craft and technician skills, enjoy studying a subject that is relevant to their own lives and experiences
enjoy finding out their own answers – not just being taught, wish to build up a qualification by studying separate units
and seek a broad experience of this vocational area.

How long does it take to complete?
1 year.

What qualifications do I need?

Level 2 Diploma in Site Carpentry

What does it include?

You will: develop your understanding of the construction and building industry, learn how craft activities are carried out safely and how they contribute to the construction process, namely bench joinery and 1st and 2nd fix joinery
have an opportunity to apply learning in a practical and realistic way, follow a programme of study that enables progression to employment in construction and gain confidence by developing independent learning skills.

Are there any special facilities for the programme?
The college has specialist workshops.

Will there be any extra costs involved?

At the start of the course students will be required to pay £75 towards the cost of materials and equipment. Students will need to provide steel toecap footwear and overalls.

How is the programme assessed?
You will learn through a variety of activities but the emphasis will be on the practical application of skills and knowledge. Assessment is based on assignments with specific practical and job knowledge tasks where necessary.

What award will I achieve?
Level 2 Diploma in Site Carpentry

Examining/Validating Body:
Construction Awards Alliance / City & Guilds

What can I do next?

Diploma in Site Carpentry Level 3 in a chosen craft occupation, or you could move into employment and study for an NVQ Level 2 in a chosen craft occupation.

Equal Opportunities:

Mid-Cheshire College is committed to the implementation of a policy to achieve equality of opportunity for all staff, students and members of the community it serves. In doing so the College will actively work to achieve equality regardless of age, race, skin colour, disability, gender, marital status, sexuality and faith.

The College supports the government initiative ‘Every Child Matters’ and ‘Youth Matters’ and all courses include elements which contribute to students achieving the five outcomes, namely, being healthy, staying safe, enjoying and achieving, making a positive contribution and achieving economic well-being.

How do I get further information?

Contact the college on 01606 74444 alternatively visit the website www.midchesh.ac.uk or email info@midchesh.ac.uk For students aged 19 years and over at the start of the course please contact the college for further information on the course fee.

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