Diploma in Carpentry & Joinery // Level 2

The course for you if ...

You are considering a career in carpentry or joinery and want to learn the key skills to set you up for employment in the construction industry.

This Level 2 Diploma in Site Carpentry is ideal for you if you wish to progress into a career in carpentry and joinery or go on to an advanced apprenticeship.

This multi-skilled programme has been designed around the needs of local employers and has a mix of both practical and theory-based units.

Units covered include:

  • Health, safety and welfare in construction 
  • Principles of building construction, information and communication 
  • Carry out first fix flooring and roofing
  • Carry out first fix frames, partitions and stairs 
  • Carry out second fixing operations
  • Carry out carpentry maintenance
  • Set up and operate a circular saw

Entry requirements

Level 1 Diploma in Site Carpentry or equivalent, or relevant experience.

You will also need to attend an informal interview with the course tutor.


You will be assessed across a number of core units and job knowledge.

Progression & Careers

You could continue your education by progressing to the next level of study, or to an apprenticeship, or employment in the carpentry and joinery sector.

Course detail
Start September
Level Level 2
Attendance Full-time
Duration One year
Campus TMC Campus