Site Carpentry City & Guilds Technical Certificate 7906-20 Level 2
Start Date: 11/09/2023
This Level 2 Technical Certificate in Site Carpentry is aimed at you if you are looking to work in the construction
industry specifically as a site carpenter. A site carpenter has the skills and knowledge to cut, fasten, carve and
design objects made out of wood or other materials, and plays an important part of any construction team.
This qualification covers all the main skills and knowledge you will need to progress to further learning and training, or
to enter the world of work as a site carpenter.
You will study the following mandatory content:
- Principles of construction
- Structural carpentry
- Non-structural carpentry prior to plastering
- Non-structural carpentry following plastering
- Timber technology and the use of a circular saw
To gain this qualification, candidates must successfully achieve the following assessments:
One externally set, externally moderated
One externally set, externally marked exam, sat
under examination conditions
This qualification is supported by the Federation of Master Builders (FMB) The FMB is the UK’s largest trade association in the building industry and was established to protect the interests of small and medium-sized building firms. The FMB supports the above qualification as being important for employment within the industry.
Protective clothing, footwear and writing materials are required.
This qualification will allow you to progress into employment or onto the Level 3 Advanced Technical Diploma in Site
Carpentry.This will allow you to enhance the skills and knowledge that you have gained at level two, to progress into higher job roles such as an advanced craft site carpenter. This qualification could also lead you to an apprenticeship in construction. There are a number of new and exciting apprenticeships currently being developed in construction, including carpentry and joinery, so you could progress to be an apprentice working as a site carpenter.
Maths and English grade must be a Minimum of GCSE 4/C or Functional skills at L2 in both subjects. and a Level 1 in Carpentry