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Construction & the Built Environment

Site Carpentry Diploma - R080

Wirral Waters Campus Full Time Level 2 Duration 36 weeks

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The Carpentry and Joinery Level 2 Diploma is designed to develop the skills and knowledge of people, enabling them to work in the industry in their chosen craft. It has been specifically developed for delivery in a training environment using simulated conditions, and the test(s) are based on the student showing what they can do as an individual through the completion of all the requirement of the qualification.

Course Details

Level 2 Diploma units

Unit 201/601 - Health, safety and welfare in construction.

Unit 202/602 - Principle of building construction, information and communication

Unit 207 - Carry out first fix flooring and roofing

Unit 208 - Carry out first fix frames, partitions and stairs

Unit 209 - Carry out second fixing operations

Unit 210 - Carry out maintenance

Unit 211 - Set up and operate a circular saw

Entry Guidelines

This is a Study Programme for those aged 16-18 years of age.

Relevant level 1 qualification or minimum of 3 GCSEs at Grade 3/D or above and relevant practical experience.

Satisfactory interview, school report and / or satisfactory reference.

If English is not your first language, you may need an assessment before enrolling on this course. To discuss further, please contact the ESOL department on 0151 551 7144.

Equipment Required

To learn effectively on your course you will need to use certain items of equipment and undertake particular activities as part of your studies. To further enhance your learning experience the following will be required: Personal Protective Equipment - £40 Educational Visits - £35 If you need support with these costs, don't worry, click on the link below and complete a bursary application form. https://www.wmc.ac.uk/student-support/financial-support/bursaries-loans Equipment purchased will be yours to keep and you will be able to use them for practice at home and in your future career. N.B. prices correct as of 23/06/2021

Assessment Method

Assessment will be completed by practical and online tests.

Additional Information

The course requires manual dexterity and physical stamina. You will need to lift and handle tools and materials.
Are you aged 16-18?
Study programmes are full-time courses for 16-18 year olds which include:

  • A qualification such as BTEC Extended Diploma
  • Meaningful work experience or preparation for work
  • English and maths, if you don't already have GCSE grade A* - C (Grade 4 or above) in English and maths
  • Non-study activities such as tutorials, voluntary work, fund-raising/charity work, sport or trips

Where can I progress to?
Successful completion of this course may mean you can progress to Carpentry & Joinery Level 3 Diploma or NVQ level 2/3 Carpentry & Joinery (if you gain an apprenticeship).

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Starting 5th September 2022 - Ending - 28th June 2023REF R080O003

Planned Timetable

Day Times Campus
Monday 09:00 — 15:00 Wirral Waters
Tuesday 09:00 — 12:00 Wirral Waters
Wednesday 13:00 — 16:00 Wirral Waters

If you are aged 16-18:

Free

This study programme is free for students, who are aged 16-18 on 31 August, and students aged 19-24 with an Education, Health & Care Plan.

If you are aged 19 or over:

If you are aged 19+ and living in the Liverpool City Region (inc Wirral), many courses will be free. If you are aged 19+ and live outside the Liverpool City Region, this course may be free. Terms & conditions apply

Did you know that many of our courses are free for students aged 19 and above?

Find out if you are eligible for free funding here, or contact our student service team on 0151 551 7777.

If you are required to pay a fee you may be entitled to an Adult Learner Loan or other financial support. For more information on support available visit Bursaries and Loans. We also allow payment by instalments for some courses.

Fee : £1275.00

This is a full level 2 course

The fee quoted is for the academic year 22/23.

Starting 7th September 2022 - Ending - 29th June 2023REF R080O001

Planned Timetable

Day Times Campus
Wednesday 09:00 — 12:00 Wirral Waters
Thursday 09:00 — 15:00 Wirral Waters
Friday 13:00 — 16:00 Wirral Waters

If you are aged 16-18:

Free

This study programme is free for students, who are aged 16-18 on 31 August, and students aged 19-24 with an Education, Health & Care Plan.

If you are aged 19 or over:

If you are aged 19+ and living in the Liverpool City Region (inc Wirral), many courses will be free. If you are aged 19+ and live outside the Liverpool City Region, this course may be free. Terms & conditions apply

Did you know that many of our courses are free for students aged 19 and above?

Find out if you are eligible for free funding here, or contact our student service team on 0151 551 7777.

If you are required to pay a fee you may be entitled to an Adult Learner Loan or other financial support. For more information on support available visit Bursaries and Loans. We also allow payment by instalments for some courses.

Fee : £1275.00

This is a full level 2 course

The fee quoted is for the academic year 22/23.

Starting 7th September 2022 - Ending - 28th June 2023REF R080O002

Planned Timetable

Day Times Campus
Wednesday 09:00 — 14:00 Wirral Waters
Thursday 09:00 — 15:00 Wirral Waters
Friday 09:00 — 16:00 Wirral Waters

If you are aged 16-18:

Free

This study programme is free for students, who are aged 16-18 on 31 August, and students aged 19-24 with an Education, Health & Care Plan.

If you are aged 19 or over:

If you are aged 19+ and living in the Liverpool City Region (inc Wirral), many courses will be free. If you are aged 19+ and live outside the Liverpool City Region, this course may be free. Terms & conditions apply

Did you know that many of our courses are free for students aged 19 and above?

Find out if you are eligible for free funding here, or contact our student service team on 0151 551 7777.

If you are required to pay a fee you may be entitled to an Adult Learner Loan or other financial support. For more information on support available visit Bursaries and Loans. We also allow payment by instalments for some courses.

Fee : £1275.00

This is a full level 2 course

The fee quoted is for the academic year 22/23.


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