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Qualification Overview 

The Level 2 qualification provide learners with a range of carpentry and joinery skills and knowledge. Learners will also develop an understanding of the health and safety requirements for working in the construction industry. 


The qualification is vocationally based and as such, offer the opportunity for learners to demonstrate an achievement of practical skills, understanding and knowledge and will provide learners with a comprehensive carpentry and joinery skillset to enable them to progress to employment in the construction sector. These qualifications also support progression to further learning at Level 3 and beyond. The purpose of the qualification is to equip learners with the knowledge and understanding to progress into a job role in the construction industry. Learners also have the option to go on to undertake a Level 3 qualification in their chosen trade.

Units Covered in This Qualification

  • Construction Health and Safety

  • Prepare & Using Carpentry & Joinery Portable Power Tools

  • Setting Up & Operating Cutting & Shaping Machinery

  • Mark Out Routine Joinery Products from Setting out Details 

  • First & Second Fix Carpentry Operations

  • The Construction Industry


Achievement of this qualifications confirms the learner has gained the knowledge and skills required to:

  • Progress directly into employment

  • Progress into further learning at a higher level

  • NVQ Level 2 and 3

Level 2
Carpentry Tutor
Mark Bragg
Construction Teaching Assistant
Jordan Webb