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What is the NVQ Level 2 Wood Occupations – Site Carpentry Course?

This NVQ Level 2 Wood Occupations – Site Carpentry course is built to provide carpenters with the practical skills and professionalism they need to progress in the construction industry. The NVQ Level 2 is a qualification that everyone in the industry recognises – it’s a sure sign that a would-be employee is able to do the job to the standard required.

The NVQ Site Carpentry course will provide a means of achieving the qualification through work in the construction industry.

Learners should be carpenters who are already employed in the industry, since the site carpentry course requires a workplace environment. They should also be over the age of sixteen. This course will offer learners with a pathway toward the Blue CSCS Card or Skilled Worker Card, and so if this is your ambition, you’re likely to make an excellent student!

NVQ 2 Site Carpentry Course Content

All NVQ courses are structured in broadly the same way. There are core components, which provide a broad base of competencies common to all good construction workers, and there are specialised ones particular to a given skillset, in this case carpentry.

This NVQ Level 2 in Wood Occupations course covers the following mandatory topics:

  • Conforming to Productive Working Practices in the Workplace
  • Storing, Moving and Handling Resources in the Workplace
  • Conforming to General Safety, Health and Welfare

There are also five optional modules, from which learners must obtain the required number of credits in order to successfully complete the course:

  • Installing First Fixing Components in the Workplace
  • Erecting Structural Carcassing Components in the Workplace
  • Using and Setting Up Shaping and Transportable Cutting Machines in the Workplace
  • Installing Second Fixing Components in the Workplace
  • Maintaining Non-structural Carpentry Work in the Workplace