NVQ Level 2 Wood Occupations - Carpentry

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At a glance:


£600+vat– Flexible payment options available


4-6 months (Time taken, on average for experienced workers)

The Process:

Evidence is gathered by means of; videos, photographs, On-site assessments, observations, written questions, workplace documents, professional discussions, witness testimonies.  
Your assessor will support you throughout the process. Evidence is uploaded and assessed via an E Portfolio whereby you can track your progress throughout.

The Result:

On completion of the NVQ, you will be able to apply for a blue 'skilled worker' cscs card. The CSCS will ask for proof of your NVQ certificate along with proof of a HS&E operatives test pass within the last 2 years.

Carpentry NVQ: Level 2

This NVQ Diploma in Wood Occupations - Carpentry aims to recognise the knowledge, skills, and competence of individuals who specialise in a wood-based occupation within the construction industry. From there, developing into an experienced worker in the carpentry industry.

Who is the NVQ Level 2 Carpentry qualification for?

This carpentry diploma is designed for those who work in a wood occupation role in the construction sector. The qualification allows learners to demonstrate their competence in order to apply for the CSCS blue skilled worker card. A blue CSCS card is a card used as proof and evidence of competency in their role as a worker in any form of construction.

Course Price:

Our NVQ level course costs £600 +vat.

Flexible Payment Options:

  • Payment in full
  • 50% up front - 50% on completion
  • 4 equal monthly payments 

Entry Requirements:

This qualification will assess a learner’s competence in their current job role. Learners must be aged 16+ and be working in a role that actively allows them to show their abilities as a skilled worker in the following units.

NVQ Level 2 Carpentry -Wood Occupations - Course content and delivery:

The learner will be assessed using a range of methods tailored to the learner's needs. These vary from on-site assessments, observations, written questions, evidence generated from the workplace, professional discussion, and witness testimonials.

Course Content - Mandatory Units for all Pathways:

  • Conforming to general health, safety and welfare in the workplace
  • Conforming to productive working practices in the workplace
  • Moving, handling and storing resources in the workplace

Candidates must complete a minimum of three optional units within their chosen pathway: 

Pathway 1: Site Carpentry 

Pathway 2: Architectural Joinery 

Pathway 3: Structural Post and Beam Carpentry 

Pathway 4: Light Structural Timber Framing 

Pathway 5: Timber Frame Erection 

Pathway 6: Timber Decks and Cladding 

Other Level 2 Qualifications we offer:

Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Construction Operations and Civil Engineering (Groundworks)

Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Interior Systems (Drylining)

Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Plastering

Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Decorative Finishing and Industrial Painting Occupations

Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Steel Erecting 

Level 2 NVQ in Plant Operations

Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Trowel Occupations (Bricklaying)

We are continuously adding more qualifications of this level to our portfolio. If you don’t see the qualification you’re looking for, contact us and check if we can provide it.

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