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City & Guilds Level 2 Diploma In Site Carpentry (MF)

Course Code: C2379
Campus: Millfield
Week Commencing: 04 Sep 17
End Date: 22 Jun 18
Time: 09:00-16:30

You can choose to study this course at either Millfield or Castlereagh.  You should apply to code C2379 101T and when you attend the pre-entry guidance session you can choose which site you prefer.

This is a course designed for those who wish to pursue a career in joinery. The Level 2 Diploma in Site Carpentry is designed to develop your practical skills and knowledge enabling you to work in the construction industry. It has been specifically developed for delivery in a training environment using simulated conditions. Assessment is by internal testing, practical assignments and online examination covering core and occupational units such as
• Safe working practices
• Building methods and construction technology
• First fixing
• Second fixing
• Erect structural carcassing
• Maintenance
• Set up and operate a circular saw
• Construct a timber frame entrance

The course consists of theory and practical lessons. Once you have completed the practical training, you will undertake a range of practical assessments and online examinations. In addition the course will cover Essential Skills in Numeracy, Literacy and ICT (if required) plus you will complete an Employability and Personal & Social Development qualification.
Industry placement is a compulsory element of the programme and you will be expected to attend placement. On completion of the course, you can progress to the Level 3 programme provided you have secured employment or alternatively to other further education options.

This course session is currently closed for enrolment/applications – it may be offered at a later date – please continue to check our website for updates.

Career Opportunities / Progression

On successful completion of this course, you may progress to Level 3 Diploma in Site Carpentry

Entry Requirements

ApprenticeshipsNI (APPNI) students or Training for Success: The applicant should be at least 16 years of age. Applicants must have achieved a minimum of 5 GCSEs (A-F) including English and Maths (or the equivalent qualification).


Tuition Fee


All fees are set in accordance with DfE regulations.

Other Information

One of the most important features of the course is the opportunity it provides for work based learning, since every student undertakes an extended work placement with a local company, as an integral part of the course. During the placement, students become acquainted with all aspects of the operations of the construction industry.

Contact Information

Kieron Flannery (Millfield course) 028 9026 5419

David Magowan (Castlereagh course) 028 9026 5000 ext 3499