ProQual Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Wood Occupations (Construction)
Carpentry & Joinery
The Level 2 Carpentry NVQ in Wood Occupations is for those working within Carpentry and Joinery in various areas such as Site Carpentry, Heritage and Timber frames ( decks and cladding ) and want to prove their competence.
The qualification covers a range of topics related to wood occupations, such as health and safety, preparing and using woodworking machinery, installing first fixing components, installing second fixing components, and maintaining woodworking tools and equipment.
To achieve the qualification, candidates must complete a range of assessments, including practical assessments and written assignments. These assessments are designed to test the candidate's ability to apply their knowledge and skills to real-life situations in the workplace.
Overall, the ProQual Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Wood Occupations (Construction) demonstrates that the candidate has achieved a certain level of competence in their role as a woodworker in the construction industry. It is a valuable qualification for anyone looking to progress their career within the industry or for those who want to demonstrate their skills and knowledge to potential employers.
1. Site Carpentry 2. Architectural Joinery 3. Structural Post and Beam Carpentry 4. Light Structural Timber Framing 5. Timber Frame Erection 6. Timber Decks and Cladding
Candidates must achieve complete all of the required Mandatory/Optional units within one pathway. Unit Endorsements are indicated in the Pathway unit listings below.
Mandatory Units - Candidates must complete all units
Optional Units - Candidates must complete a minimum of 3 units
Optional Units - Candidates must complete one unit
Additional Unit - Candidates may choose to take this unit. It will not count towards the qualification
Additional Unit - Candidates must complete a minimum of one unit
What is Carpentry and Joinery Level 2 NVQ?
Carpentry and Joinery Level 2 NVQ (National Vocational Qualification) is a vocational qualification for individuals who are interested in pursuing a career in carpentry and joinery. It is designed to help individuals develop the necessary skills and knowledge required to carry out basic carpentry and joinery tasks.
Who is the Carpentry and Joinery Level 2 NVQ suitable for?
The Carpentry and Joinery Level 2 NVQ is suitable for individuals who are interested in pursuing a career in carpentry and joinery. It is ideal for those who are already working in the industry and wish to gain a recognised qualification or for those who are new to the industry.
What are the entry requirements for Carpentry and Joinery Level 2 NVQ?
There are no formal entry requirements for Carpentry and Joinery Level 2 NVQ. However, it is recommended that candidates have some basic knowledge and skills in carpentry and joinery.
What does Carpentry and Joinery Level 2 NVQ cover?
Carpentry and Joinery Level 2 NVQ covers a range of topics including health and safety, communication, teamwork, and the practical skills required to carry out basic carpentry and joinery tasks. These tasks may include installing doors and windows, fitting locks and hinges, and constructing basic structures.
How is this level 2 NVQ assessed?
Carpentry and Joinery Level 2 NVQ is assessed through a combination of practical assessments and written assignments. Candidates will be required to demonstrate their practical skills and knowledge in a real working environment.
What can I do after completing Carpentry and Joinery Level 2 NVQ?
After completing Carpentry and Joinery Level 2 NVQ, candidates can progress onto Carpentry and Joinery Level 3 NVQ or other related qualifications. They may also choose to seek employment in the industry as a carpenter or joiner.
Can I apply for a CSCS card on completion
Yes, You can be eligible for the CSCS Blue Skilled Workers card, as long as you have completed the relevant Operative Health and Safety Test within 2 years of applying for the card. Please contact Workforce Skills Support for further CSCS Experienced and Trainee card information.