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The Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Wood Occupations -Site Carpentry qualification has been developed for achievement in a real workplace environment which means you need to be employed to undertake this qualification.
This qualification enables you, the learner, to demonstrate and recognise your skills, knowledge and understanding and to demonstrate your competence in a real workplace environment so you can work as a Site Carpenter within the construction industry.
You will be assessed against a set of performance and knowledge statements which have been derived from National Occupational Standards for your occupational area. You will be assessed by an occupationally competent and qualified assessor whose job is to work with you and help you complete your qualification.
This qualification supports the learner to attain enabling, fundamental and transferable practical skills with associated underpinning knowledge.
The learner will learn key practical skills and knowledge in these mandatory units:
-Conforming to General Health, Safety and Welfare in the Workplace
-Conforming to Productive Working Practices in the Workplace
-Moving, Handling and Storing Resources in the Workplace.
The learner will also learn key practical skills and knowledge in three of the following optional units:
-Installing First Fixing Components in the Workplace
-Installing Second Fixing Components in the Workplace
-Erecting Structural Carcassing Components in the Workplace
-Maintaining Non-structural Carpentry Work in the Workplace
-Setting Up and Using Transportable Cutting and Shaping Machines in the Workplace
-Installing Fire Resisting Timber Door Assemblies and Door-sets in the Workplace.
This qualification can be taken as part of an apprenticeship framework, if desired. This qualification sits within the Construction Apprenticeship Framework in England and Wales. For further information about the Construction Apprenticeship Frameworks, please see website: www.afo.sscalliance.org.
This qualification is supported by federation British Woodworking Federation (BWF).