Carpentry and Joinery Diploma Level 2 - Bridgwater & Taunton College

Course Overview

This course will appeal to you if you wish to follow a career in wood occupations. You will be taught in dedicated wood occupations workshops that are well-equipped with a range of carpentry tools. Classrooms and computer facilities enhance the workshops and provide a link between practical and knowledge aspects of the course.

Units studied may include:

  • Timber technology
  • Advanced hand tool skills
  • Power tool skills
  • Advanced woodworking joints
  • Timber ironmongery
  • Understanding access equipment
  • Knowledge of information, quantities and communication
  • Understanding the construction industry

Assessment Methods

Assessment via internally set test papers and an online exam. There will also be a need to complete a multiple choice test that is externally set by the awarding body.

Progression Options

You could progress on to an Apprenticeship in either bench joinery or carpentry and joinery if suitable employment is secured, or enrol on a full-time Level 3 Diploma.

Course Summary

Course Title Carpentry and Joinery Diploma Level 2
Entry Requirements

You need five GCSEs in the A* to E or 9 to 2 range including English, or an
appropriate Level 1 qualification such at the Level 1 Diploma in Carpentry &
Joinery. Course entry is subject to an initial assessment in order to determine
the appropriate level of study and a successful interview.

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I really enjoy studying at Bridgwater & Taunton College. All of my lessons have a friendly atmosphere and my tutors push me to be the best I can be. Studying here has allowed me to gain the qualifications I need to go on to degree level.

Myles Fisher

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