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NVQ Level 2 Carpentry Course

Able Skills Ltd
Course summary
162.50 - 2,495.83 GBP excl. VAT
Next available date: - Dartford
Professional Training

Course description

This is a fantastic course which reflects what Carpenters really need to do once working on site. We have combined a C&G Carpentry qualification with NVQ reality training where larger projects are undertaken and completed giving you a real insight into the kind of work you can expect to be undertaking. NVQ registration will produce the right CSCS card (once you sit a CSCS test) to gain you access to any site as a Carpenter. Weekend training is also available to complete this course.

What Youll Learn

This course will provide you with the knowledge and skills to access the Carpentry industry and give you the opportunity to work towards achieving NVQ level 2. Once you have completed your 8 weeks of intensive, hands on carpentry training, you will then be industry ready which is where you need to be toachieve the Carpentry NVQ.

Throughout the entire 8 weeks, you will be trained and assessed to achieve a C&G qualification as well as receive training which reflects reality and also provides you with a comprehensive understanding of what you will need to do to eventually achieve the NVQ level 2.

You will be trained and assessed across the following areas:

  • Constructing studwork with opening
  • Constructing and installing doorlining
  • Hanging a door
  • Fitting floor joists and installing floor coverings
  • Installing and bracing trussed rafters
  • Setting out and cutting a pair of common rafters
  • Health and Safety in construction
  • Fixing architraves and skirtings
  • Constructing and fixing hatch linings
  • Fitting locks and latches

The training detailed above will ensure that once you are undertaking carpentry work, you will be able to meet the requirements of NVQ assessments as follows:

  • QCF 641- Conforming to General Health, Safety and Welfare in the Workplace
  • QCF 642- Conforming to Productive Working Practices in the Workplace
  • QCF 643- Moving, Handling and Storing Resources in the Workplace

Supported byTHREEoptional units from:

  • QCF 09Av2- Installing First Fixing Components in the Workplace
  • QCF10 Av2- Installing Second Fixing Components in the Workplace
  • QCF 11v2- Erecting Structural Carcassing Components in the Workplace
  • QCF 12v2- Maintaining Non-structural Carpentry Work in the Workplace
  • QCF 628- Setting Up and Using Transportable Cutting and Shaping Machines in the Workplace
How Youll Learn

This is afantastic access to work experienceas it prepares and qualifies you for the Carpentry industry. As well as practical training and assessment, we will also ensure you have a full understanding of NVQ portfolio building and evidence gathering.

Once you have completed the 8 weeks, we have no doubt that your skill level will enable you to find work within the Carpentry industry and immediately start to gather the evidence which will award you your NVQ.

Our training has been developed to help you fully understand how to gather work based evidence, how to enlist the help of an onsite recorder, how to record photographic evidence and so on.

The whole point of this 8 week carpentry course is to provide you with an underpinning City & Guilds certificate and a very in depth understanding of what is required to gain an NVQ. This combination of training gives you a great opportunity to secure work and achieve additional qualifications.

Courses Open To You After

The next step for you is to beassessed in the work-placeto have your progress monitored and recorded in order to be certificated for the NVQ level 2.

Additional Info

NVQs are Declarations of Competence and as such, cannot be achieved in a simulated environment like a training centre all we can do here is prepare you for the process and we do this very well.

At the end of the course, Able Skills will register you with CITB (NOCN) to show that you are working towards achieving NVQ level 2 in Carpentry and we will provide you with a start-up portfolio which will include all of the evidence and assessment sheets ready for you to use as and when you gather your work based evidence.

By registering you for NVQ, you can also gain access to a CSCS Experienced Worker or Trainee card (if you arrange independently to sit a CSCS test) this will further enhance your access to work.

Site visits will be charged separately - please call for details


All of our courses take place at our dedicated training centre in Dartford, Kent. The centre is easily accessible by road, being just 10 minutes from junction 1a on the M25. We are only a short walk from Dartford train station which is served by frequent trains taking 35 minutes from central London. For anyone travelling from further away, we have our own accommodation available at only £20 per night.

We are open 7 days a week (08.30 16.30) for visitors so if you would like to find out more about this course or about Able Skills, please feel free to pop in, no appointment necessary.

Duration & Cost

This is an8 week courseand the cost is£2995.00including vat. A deposit of £500.00 will secure a booking with the balance payable over the period of the training.

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Able Skills Construction Training

Able Skills are accredited  training providers delivering qualification training from City & Guilds, Construction Awards Alliance, EAL, CITB for gas training and assessment and NICEIC and BPEC for Renewable Technologies. Able Skills are amongst the few training providers who can offer...

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Riverside Way, Dartford,
DA1 5BS Kent

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