Course Information

Level 2 Site Carpentry

Cskills Awards
Sessions

Below are the sessions that are available for this course.

Full-Time
Campus: Dungannon
Week Starting: 07 September 2020
Day: Subject to Timetable
Duration: 2 Year(s)
Number of Weeks: 36
Hours per Week: 15
Total Hours: 540
Fee: N/A
Places Available: 20
Course Coordinator: John.Curran@swc.ac.uk

Full-Time
Campus: Omagh
Week Starting: 07 September 2020
Day: Subject to Timetable
Duration: 2 Year(s)
Number of Weeks: 36
Hours per Week: 15
Total Hours: 540
Fee: N/A
Places Available: 20
Course Coordinator: Tony.McGartland@swc.ac.uk

Full-Time
Campus: Technology And Skills Centre
Week Starting: 07 September 2020
Day: Subject to Timetable
Duration: 2 Year(s)
Number of Weeks: 36
Hours per Week: 15
Total Hours: 540
Fee: N/A
Places Available: 20
Course Coordinator: Alan.Bailie@swc.ac.uk

Description

This qualification is designed to equip learners with the knowledge and skills to pursue a career within the Construction industry. Thus it is necessary for applicants to be in appropriate employment or work placement. The course supports the knowledge and Skills development requirements for access to all levels into the Carpentry and Joinery working environment.

Additional Information

You will be required to complete Essential Skills in Literacy, Numeracy and ICT at an appropriate level if you do not have a GCSE grade C or Level 2 Essential Skills in English, Maths and Information Technology. You will also study broader transferable skills in Employability and Personal and Social Development where appropriate.

Course Content

You will learn the essential practical skills and knowledge necessary to enable you to gain employment in this field. These are covered in a range of practical and theory modules covering: measure, mark out, cut and erect traditional roofs and prefabricated roof trusses, fit fascia and soffit boards and apply felt membranes and batons for roof tiles and slates, carry out 1st fix operations (before Plastering) i.e. fitting floor joists, laying flooring, erecting stud walls, fitting dry lining, plasterboard, and doorframes etc. You will also learn how to carry out 2nd fix Operations (after Plastering) i.e. hang doors & fit locks, fit architraves and skirting boards.

Assessment Method

There are no formal examinations for this qualification. The course is assessed through a series of competence based assessments within College and the work place.

Progression Opportunities

Achievement of this qualification will enable the learner to follow a career in their chosen field in Carpentry with progression to Level 3.

Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification, however learners must have the potential to successfully gain the qualification.