Canterbury College - Level 2 Carpentry (Weekend Course)
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Essential information
Qualification: Diploma in Site Carpentry Level 2
Start date: 02/10/2023
Weekly hours: Saturdays 9am - 3pm
Location: Canterbury College
Fee: Multiple Funding Options*
Duration: 5 months

Level 2 Carpentry (Weekend Course)

This course 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


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 can lead to progression on to the Level 3 Diploma in Site Carpentry, an apprenticeship or employment.


What qualifications do I need?

Learners do not need any prior qualifications or experience for this course, and all applicants will be interviewed and assessed on an individual basis.

Part-time courses are only for students that are 19 years of age and over at the start of their study programme.


Fees and costs 

EKC Group are utilising Adult Education Budget (AEB) funding, through the Government, to make learning more accessible for our communities, therefore:

*Dependant on your income, this course may be available to you full or partially funded.

Please contact our team to discuss funding options, email us at or calling 01227 811197 or 811175. 



Those eligible for funding may also receive bursary to help with other associated course costs, such as kit. To discuss eligibility for this, please contact us by emailing or calling 01227 811197 or 811175. 


Entry Requirements

Please see our Group entry requirements

Contact us

We'd love to hear from you

New Dover Road
Canterbury, Kent

01227 811111