NVQ Diploma in Wood Occupations (Construction)

Level 2

Wooden House

Start Date: Anytime

Key Points:

Level: 2

Criteria:

Age - 16-18 or 19+

Must not have completed the same course with another provider or have achieved a level 3 in Wood Occupations.

Duration: There is no formal duration for this course.

Entry Requirements: N/A

Overview

This qualification is aimed at those who have responsibility for carrying out work in construction related wood occupations in the workplace and onsite. 

About this qualification

Because of the wide range of wood occupations it is not expected that all candidates will carry out the same activities; the qualification is structured to ensure that there is a high degree of flexibility within the units available, there are 4 pathways to cover a range of tasks that come under the following broad headings: site carpentry, shopfitting site work, shopfitting bench work and pre-assembled roof structures. This qualification is at Level 2, although some units may be at different levels and should be taken by those who are fully trained to deal with a range of tasks and situations.

Why take this qualification?

The qualification is structured to ensure that there is a high degree of flexibility within the units available and will allow employees from companies of all sizes and specialisms equal opportunity to complete. 

What could this qualification lead to?

This qualification prepares you for work in the construction industry, with a specific focus on wood occupations. Upon completion you can apply to CSCS, or other industry card schemes, to gain a recognised skills card. If you wish to progress further in construction, you may wish to study any of the following qualifications:

  • Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Wood Occupations.