At Level 2 you will choose to specialise in either Site Carpentry or Bench Joinery.
Studying Site Carpentry at Brighton MET is fun, exciting and will give you the skills, confidence and underpinning knowledge to progress on to one of our Level 3 courses.
This vocational course is the perfect starting point for a career in carpentry. You will gain an understanding of construction in a wider context and learn the vital skills needed to become a site carpenter.
Our newly built construction centre provides industry-standard facilities where you can learn the vital skills that employers are looking for in the construction industry. Our expert teachers aim to provide a fun and exciting course that will give you the confidence and knowledge to succeed as a carpenter or joiner, as well as an understanding of the construction sector.
You must complete the Level 1 course to start the Level 2 qualification.
Site carpentry topics include:
- First fix flooring and roofing
- Second fixing operations
- First fix frames, partitions and stairs
- Carpentry maintenance
- Principles of building construction, information and communication
- Health, safety and welfare in construction
To study at Level 2 you must have completed the Level 1 Carpentry and Joinery course.
For Level 1 you are required to have at least two GCSEs at grade 2 or above, preferably including English and maths.
Level 1 and Level 2 are both 1 year courses.