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Wood Occupations

Course Code: OSW2

Level: 2
Subject area: Construction & the Building Trades
Awarding body: City & Guilds
Qualification: Diploma, NVQ
Course type: Part-time
Time of Day: Daytime
Duration: One year
When you'll study: Mondays, 9.00am - 6.30pm

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About the course

There are two pathways available in this Wood Occupations Diploma. You can choose from Bench Joinery or Site Carpentry. An onsite assessment pathway in your chosen trade is the best way of gaining the highly valued NVQ in your skilled area. Trade NVQs are the benchmark for all employers and can help increase your employment and financial development opportunities considerably. An NVQ also enables you to apply for skilled status CSCS cards which are essential to your eligibility and authorisation to work on large construction sites.You will learn about complex building and trade procedures specific to your chosen trade, and prove your competence with regards to knowledge and practical demonstrations across the trade. You’ll also learn and evidence health and safety practices and site/project management at level 2.Our trainers and assessors are all experienced in delivering effective NVQ and construction training. They will support and guide you through your qualification with competence and concise guidance.

What's next?

Upon successful completion of this course, you may wish to progress to the level 3 diploma in Wood Occupations at the College. You could also benefit from enhanced employment opportunities in site management.

Important information

Fees quoted apply to courses starting in the academic year 2017/18 (August 2017 – July 2018). There may be a slight increase in fees for courses starting 2018/19.


Course Code: OSW2

Course Fees

A Full Course Fee: £2000

B Reduced Course Fee (for those in receipt of qualifying benefits): Not applicable to this course

C Ancillary course costs (ie books and equipment): Not applicable to this course

D Advanced Learner Loan Fee: Not applicable to this course

How old are you? How much will you pay?
16 - 18 This course is free for this age group
19 - 23 A(Note: If you do not have a level 2 qualification, this course may be free).
24+ A

Please note fees are quoted for one year only.