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Title: Carpentry Diploma Level 2
Weekly hours: 5 hours
Fee: Free*
Duration: 12 weeks

Carpentry Diploma Level 2

This course is a progression route from the L1 Certificate and will provide you with the necessary skills to achieve a recognised qualification for working as a site carpenter in the construction industry. 

What will I learn?

This course will include modules such as:

  • Health and safety in construction
  • Basic tools skills and maintenance
  • Setting out joists and trusses
  • Stud partitioning
  • Fixing skirting and architrave
  • Door hanging
  • Fixing locks
  • Manufacturing of basic joinery items
  • Functional Skills

How will I be assessed? 

Students are assessed by completing a portfolio, undertaking timed online tests and carrying out observed practical tasks. 

What may it lead to? 

This course will provide you with the knowledge and skills needed to lead to a site carpenter role.

You could also progress into higher education (degree-level) studies.

Additional information & other costs

*This course may be free to those who are 19+ and are unemployed or on a low income. To discuss requirements, please contact our Student Information Centre on 01227 811188 or email

This course will run on Thursdays between 9am and 4pm.

Contact us

We'd love to hear from you

New Dover Road
Canterbury, Kent

01227 811111