Carpentry Diploma – Level 2

Our Level 2 Carpentry Diploma is designed to push your knowledge and skill set one step further, ensuring that by the end of the course you have unlocked your potential as a carpenter and have a clear career goal in sight!

Not only will you study practical elements like floor and stair fitting, door framing and mouldings, but you'll also concentrate on the importance of communication on the work site, learn the significance of paying attention to detail and the theoretical and mathematical elements behind plans and work specifications.

  • What will be studied

    During this course you will cover the following modules through practical, group, tutorial and theoretical work:

    • Advanced health & safety procedures
    • Essential principals of building
    • Fitting of flooring, stairs and mouldings
    • Gathering and implementing second fix operations
    • Fitting of door frames and doors
    • Setting up and utilising fixed and transportable machinery
  • What are the entry requirements?

    In order to be considered for this programme, you will need to:

    • GCSE in Maths and English at grade D/3 or above
    • Or completion of KC Level 1 Carpentry Diploma
  • Where does this course lead to?

    There are so many career possiblities once you have this qualification under your belt!

    • Carpentry Assistant
    • Furniture Finisher
    • Woodworking Machine Operator
    • Project Manager
    • Team Leader
  • What qualifications will be gained?

    At the end of this study programme you will gain a Level 2 City & Guilds Diploma in Carpentry and Joinery.

  • How will this course be delivered?

    This programme will be delivered via

    • Practical assignments
    • Course work
    • Presentations
    • Demonstrations
    • Class work

    Part of this course will include two weeks of work placement which Kidderminster College will arrange for you. This will allow you to witness firsthand how your new skills and theoretical knowledge can be applied in a real-life setting and give you valuable work experience.

  • How will I be assessed?

    As part of your assessment for this course you will

    • Complete both online and paper based exams.
    • Practical work and examinations

    You will be awarded a Pass, Merit or Distinction on successful completion of each unit.

  • How to get a place?

    Fill out our quick and easy application form HERE 

  • Other Information:

    Students aged 19+ will be subject to fees. Student finance offers help with Advanced Learner Loans and support to students, please contact Student Services on 01562 512003 or for more information.

    While on the course we would expect you to bring equipment to classes to assist with completing lesson tasks, such as;

    • Pens
    • Pencils
    • Memory stick
    • Notepad

    You also will require the following:-

    • Safety footwear
    • College Polo shirt
  • Exam Board:
    City & Guilds

    After you've completed KC's Carpentry Level 3 Diploma and attained a merit or above, you can move on to:

    • KC Carpentry Diploma Level 3
    • Apprenticeship


Start Date : September 2023 End Date : June 2024 Fee : N/A
Day : N/A Time : N/A Fee Description : N/A Duration : 1 Year
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