Course Type / Attendance

Part Time

Subject Area


Start Date

Call 0191 511 6000

Course Length

1 Year


City Campus





Course Level


Home / Course / Wood Occupations NVQ Level 2

Who is this course for?

NVQ in Wood Occupations is aimed at those individuals currently employed within the construction industry. This qualification enables skilled operatives who are involved in the installation and maintenance of light timber framing in the construction and wood occupations sector to gain a nationally recognised qualification.

What do you need to apply for the course?

In order to enrol on this qualification, candidates must be employed in the construction industry, with a minimum of 12 months experience.

What are the key things you'll learn?

Mandatory Units • Conform to general workplace safety • Conform to efficient work practices • Move and handle resources Site Carpentry (students must complete the following units) • Install first fixing components • Install second fixing components • Erect structural carcassing components • Maintain non-structural carpentry work • Set up and use circular saws • Set up and use circular saws • Produce setting out details for routine products • Mark out from setting out details for routine products • Manufacture routine products

How you will learn

The course is assessed within the workplace, by a qualified NVQ Assessor who will observe performance. Some additional written work may be required in order to confirm underpinning knowledge within the units. NVQ assessors will visit on a regular basis, and will provide on-going support and guidance throughout this qualification. Candidates will complete a number of mandatory and optional units for their chosen area/ pathway.

Where could this course take you?

Completion of this qualification provides learners with progression opportunities to the NVQ Level 3 in Wood Occupations, NVQ Level 3 in Site Supervision or other related qualification.