ALERT : Change to May Half-Term dates: Half-term for students will start on Thursday 21st May 2020, online teaching will start again on Monday 1st June 2020. This is because your teachers are working on calculated grades
Note: You will have seen in the news that some schools/colleges are preparing for students to return on 1st June. This is not the case for us. Please continue with your learning at home until you hear otherwise.
Ardleigh Green Campus is open – only for those students that have been identified as needing to attend. All other Havering Campuses remain closed.
This is a one-year full time course and it is designed for students who have
achieved the Level 1 Carpentry qualification and who therefore already have some
basic knowledge of carpentry. The aim of the course is to develop and widen the
practical skills and knowledge required in order to become an employable
You can expect to study the following units:
Principles of building (examination)
Health and Safety Information (examination)
First fix floor and roofs
First fix frames, partitions and stairs
Second Fix Operations
Carrying out maintenance
Set up and operate a circular saw
If you have not achieved GCSE grade 4 or above in English, you will study an
additional English course. If you have not achieved GCSE grade 4 or above in
Maths, you will study an additional Maths course.
There are two online examinations that must be completed by students with
practical assessments completed within a portfolio.
Students must usually have completed the Level 1 Diploma. All places are subject to a satisfactory interview and Skillsbuilder assessment.
Where will it take me?
On successful completion of the Level 2 course you will progress onto the
Level 3 Carpentry course. Or you may wish to undertake an Apprenticeship
programme or consider transferring to the Level 3 Built Environment course
Alternatively you could also find work within the industry, for example,
working for a construction company, local authority or shop-fitting firm.
On completion of the level 1 course you will be guided and advised onto
either a Level 2 Site Carpentry, Level 2 Bench Joinery course or Level 2
Maintenance Operations. Alternatively you may wish to undertake an
Course Assessment Method
All online examination based units are externally assessed whilst practical
units are internally assessed. You will build up a portfolio of evidence which
will be internally assessed and verified by the centre and then externally
verified by City & Guilds.