Construction NVQ Levels 2 - 3

NVQ Level 2 in Wood Occupations – Site Carpentry

The NVQ Level 2 qualification in Site Carpentry is a competency-lead course for those who work in wood occupations role in the construction sector. The qualification shows that the learner has the relevant knowledge to be able to conduct their role.

How long does it take to complete the NVQ?
The duration of the course is dependant on how quickly the learner can gather the relevant evidence.

Who should enrol on to the Wood Occupations NVQ?
Carpenters or operatives in a similar role who are looking to obtain the Blue CSCS Card or Skilled Worker Card.

Is the course accredited?
Yes, the course is accredited by either ProQual or Pearson Edexcel accredited.

Site Carpentry

Delivery Options

Companies across the country can book their learners onto NVQs online via our website or over the phone. Individuals can also book themselves on directly in the same way.

Once the learner has been enrolled, 3B will assign them with an assessor who will guide them throughout the process. The assessor will organise an initial induction meeting to help the delegate plan out how they will build their portfolio. The induction will be followed up by several review meetings in which the assessor will check up on the learner’s progress.

Entry Requirements

The qualification will assess a learner’s competence in their current job role. Learners must 16 or above. The learner must be working as a Joiner or Site Carpenter.

Learner suitability can be assessed by 3B Training if you require, simply get in touch via the enquiry form on this page. If the qualification isn’t suitable for the learner, we will find one more suitable.

Course Content

What does the NVQ Level 2 in Wood Occupations course cover?

The assessor assesses the learner through a range of methods provided by the learner, including; written questions, evidence generated from the workplace, observations, professional discussions and witness testimonials. The Site Carpentry pathway of the Wood Occupations qualification covers the following units.

  • Moving, Handling and Storing Resources
  • Conforming to General Health, Safety and Welfare
  • Conforming to Productive Working Practices
  • Setting Up and Using Transportable Cutting and Shaping Machines
  • Marking Out from Setting Out Details for Routine Wheelwrighting Products
  • Manufacturing Routine Wheelwrighting Products
  • Producing Setting Out Details for Routine Wheelwrighting Products

The learner must also gain enough credits from a choice of optional units that cover different aspects of Wood Occupations.

Course Objectives

On achievement of the qualification, the learner will be able to show that they are knowledgable and qualified in their occupation.

What is Required to Pass the NVQ Level 2 in Site Carpentry course?

To pass the NVQ, learners must provide the required evidence for each unit of the qualification. Once this has been done, the assessor will review the portfolio and relay and feedback. The learner will then respond to the feedback and the portfolio will be sent to the IQA. The IQA will have the concluding decision on whether any additional evidence is needed or if the qualification is complete.

Is this course CITB Grant claimable?

Yes, CITB registered companies can claim £600 worth of grant per leaner. To claim, they will need to make a manual claim themselves. Find out how to claim here.

Further Development

Upon achievement of the NVQ, the learner will be able to apply for their Blue Skilled Worker. This card will show that the individual has the relevant knowledge to be conducting their role.

Construction workers should have a primary level of safety training. To assure they are safe on site they should improve their understanding by attending the First Aid at WorkUKATA Asbestos Awareness and Face Fit Testing.


Next Available Courses

  • NVQ - Approx 3 - 18 months

    £950.00 + VAT

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