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NOCN Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Wood Occupations - Architectural Joinery or Site Carpentry

Course Type: Adult qualifications and professional Campus: East Brighton Campus Entry requirements: To be working in industry as a carpenter or joiner to enable the assessment in the workplace. Assessment: • Onsite assessment in the workplace • Portfolio of supporting evidence • Underpinning knowledge Qualification: Level 2 Architectural Joinery(QUB900) NVQ Awarding Body: Cskills

Why this course?

This NVQ is delivered in your workplace and can start at any point.

Onsite assessment for candidates working in industry either as a site carpenter or bench joiner. Our assessors will assess your competency in the workplace and this qualification will allow you to apply for a tradesperson’s CSC card. There are underpinning knowledge units that you will be required to complete independently and submit to your assessor.

You can start this course at any time. No attendance to college as this is an on-site assessment. Example dates are given below.

Start dates

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Code Start Campus Times Duration Fees ?
CM0184-1C 08 Feb 2020 East Brighton You can start this course at anytime. 18 Months £1,300.00 Apply

Discounts may be available depending on your circumstances, please see our finance information.


Potential Careers

Carpenter or joiner

Typical Tasks:

  • Examines drawings and specifications to determine job requirements.
  • Selects and measures appropriate wood and cuts, shapes and drills to specification using saws, planes, chisels and other power or hand tools.
  • Aligns and fixes prepared wood pieces by screwing, nailing, gluing and dowelling to form frames, shop fronts, counter units, decking, theatrical sets, furniture, small wooden craft, scale models and wooden templates.
  • Checks accuracy of work with square, rule and spirit level.
  • Maintains and repairs woodwork and fittings.
This data is from EMSI and applies to London and the South East, and it does not account for self-employment.

Industry Insights

Available opportunities 4.5% Rise in employment is expected by 2020 in the South East.

ENTRY £16,049

AVERAGE £23,303


Desired Skills:
  • Speaking
  • Mathematics
  • Critical Thinking
  • Active Learning
  • Learning Strategies
  • Monitoring
  • Active Listening
  • Science
  • Writing
  • Reading Comprehension
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