Wood Occupations - Site Carpentry

Type Level 2 NVQ Diploma Entry Requirements Candidates must be over the age of 19, and already hold a position as a Formworker in the construction industry. Duration No fixed duration.

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This course is ideal for those looking to build on their carpentry skills. Created for those with some knowledge and basic skills working with woodworking, this qualification provides a gateway to a number of exciting opportunities for progression, including supervisory and management qualifications.

Who is the course for?

This course is ideal for those with some knowledge and basic skills working with wood,

How is it assessed?

All evidence and assessments will be managed by the e-portfolio system - Learning Assistant.

Candidates will be assessed through a number of assessment methods. Evidence will be collated by both the assessor and the candidate through observations, professional discussions, witness testimonies and supporting documentary evidence.

Competence is proved by the assessor observing the candidate demonstrating that they carry out their normal work activities competently to the industry standard whilst complying with current legislation.

The assessor will work with the candidate to confirm that they have met the requirements of the units of the qualification.

The candidate must be assessed in a work environment - workplace evidence of skills can not be simulated.

Assessment methods used:

  • Observations
  • Witness Testimonies
  • Professional discussions
  • Site evidence
  • Photographic evidence
  • Evidence of previous learning
  • Knowledge Questions

Entry Requirements

Candidates must also be over the age of 19 as of August 2020

Industry Recognition and Benefits

The Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Wood Occupations (Site Carpentry)will enable the candidate to apply for the Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS) card (https://www.cscs.uk.com/card-type/skilled-worker/).

Progression Routes

Achievement of this qualification provides opportunities to progress to further qualifications and training such as: such technical, supervisory and management qualifications. For more information on progression routes don't hesitate to contact us.