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Wood Occupations (Site Carpentry)

Course Code: OSW2

Level: 2
Subject area: Construction & the Building Trades
Awarding body: City & Guilds
Qualification: Diploma, NVQ
Course type: FREE (Eligibility Applies), Part-time
Time of Day: Daytime
Duration: One year

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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 2020/21 (August 2020 – July 2021). There may be a slight increase in fees for courses starting 2021/22.

If you are aged 16-18, due to Government funding, tuition fees may not be applicable for your course. (Please note: this does not apply to Foundation Degrees or Access to Higher Education courses, and other courses not eligible for public funding.)


Course Code: OSW2

Course Fees

A Full Course Fee: Not applicable to this course

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?
This course is not usually available to this age group. Please contact or phone reception on 01752 305 300 for advice.

Please note fees are quoted for one year only.