As this is an advanced trade option you would ideal hold the level 2 Carpentry and Joinery qualification.
How Is It Assessed
Both theory and practical assessments are set by City & Guilds, delivered and marked by the tutor/assessor, and will be externally verified by City & Guilds to make sure they are properly carried out.
How Is It Taught
Theory lessons leading to multiple choice question paper, covering knowledge outcomes. Practical lessons leading to Practical assignment, covering performance outcomes.
What Could I do Next
It allows candidates to progress into employment or to the following City & Guilds qualifications: Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Wood Occupations Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard in Carpentry and Joinery
What Else Do I Need To Know
Centres will have well equipped workshops with a comprehensive range of hand and portable power tools that meet current industry standards. All powered equipment should be well maintained and PAT certified. A Bench vice will be available to each candidate. Facilities for grinding and sharpening hand tools will be available. Centres will have special designated areas within Carpentry and Joinery workshop (cubicles or project areas) allowing candidates to practice the requirements of the units and carry out the Practical Assignments. There must also be a fixed or transportable circular saws (rip and crosscut), surface planer and thicknesser (may be combined) morticer and narrow bandsaw. All of which shall have suitable tooling to carry out the unit and assignment tasks, be to industrial standards and comply with current regulations.