NVQ Level 2 Diploma in Wood Occupations – Site Carpentry

• Instalment payment plans available
• Leading to Blue CSCS Card

About this NVQ assessment

The aim of this qualification is to recognise the knowledge, skills and competence of individuals who specialise in a wood-based occupation in the construction industry. You must have previous experience in a carpentry role and have sufficiently and suitable knowledge before you undertake this NVQ.
Entry Requirements

An initial assessment plan will be carried out to identify your skills, experience and discuss the assessment plan.
How long will my NVQ take to complete?

An assessment plan will be agreed during your Initial assessment/Induction and a planned end date agreed. However, we would expect your qualification to be complete with 8 weeks depending on the learner’s time availability.

Assessment contents & units

Mandatory Units:
1. Conforming to general health, safety and welfare in the workplace Develop procedures to safely control work operations
2. Conforming to productive working practices in the workplace
3. Moving, handling and storing resources in the workplace
Optional units – 3 units are required
1. Installing first fixing components in the workplace

Unit Endorsements: Three of the following:
• Frames (door and/or window)
• Linings (door and/or hatch)
• Floor joist coverings (or flat roof decking)
• Partitions Staircases Roof verge and eaves finishings

2. Installing second fixing components in the workplace

Unit Endorsements: Five of the following:
• Side hung doors
• Mouldings (architrave, skirting)
• Ironmongery
• Service encasement
• Prefabricated units
• Cladding or panelling
• Stair components (balustrades, handrails, spindles)

3. Erecting structural carcassing components in the workplace

Unit Endorsements: One of the following:
• Inclined roofs with gables
• Load bearing partitions
• Joists (ground, upper or flat roof) including coverings (flat roofs, decks or floors)

4. Maintaining non-structural carpentry work in the workplace

Unit Endorsements: Four of the following:
• Frames Mouldings
• Doors Windows (including replacement glazing)
• Door and/or window ironmongery
• Verge and/or eaves
• Sash cords

5. Installing fire resisting timber door assemblies and doorsets in the workplace

6. Setting up and using transportable cutting and shaping machines in the workplace

Unit Endorsements: Three of the following endorsements required for cutting machines:
• Drill Planer
• Biscuit jointer
• Disc cutter
• Morticer
• Saw – three of the following endorsements required: circular, chop, mitre, bench or table, jig, reciprocating, oscillating
PLUS Two of the following endorsements required for shaping machines:
• Thicknesser
• Planer
• Sander (orbital, belt, disc)
• Router
• Laminate trimmer

Achieving of this NVQ L2 will lead to CSCS Blue card for Carpentry.