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City & Guilds Carpentry Course

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City & Guilds 6217-02 Certificate


Able Skills can offer you the opportunity to obtain a City & Guilds 6217-02 qualification in carpentry. This accredited 6 week site based carpentry qualification is an excellent start for anyone looking to train as a Carpenter. The units covered within this course reflect reality and will cover the most important aspects of the job so that you can take that step to a change in career. Weekend training is also available to complete this course.

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What You’ll Learn

The course will provide you with in depth training during which time you will be assessed by our qualified carpentry assessors. The entire City & Guilds process is completed here on site at Able Skills which ensures this course is delivered using the correct procedures and without delay.

There are 6 mandatory Units and you must complete any 2 Units from the 3 optional units to be awarded a certificate in full.

The 6 Mandatory Units are:

  • Unit 001: Fixing Skirting to a timber background
  • Unit 002: Fixing floor joists and laying flooring
  • Unit 003: Fixing door lining in stud partition or blockwork opening
  • Unit 004: Hanging an internal door
  • Unit 005: Making a casement window
  • Unit 058: Fixing and stabilising trussed rafters

The 3 Optional Units are:

  • Unit 059: Accessing for carpentry and joinery
  • Unit 060: Setting out and cutting one pair of common rafters
  • Unit 061: Operating basic wood machines

How You’ll Learn

This is an intensive 6 weeks of hands on training, during which time you will build a portfolio of your work. You will be assessed on a variety of units and will cover a range of work from fixing skirtings, door linings and floor joists to making casement windows and fixing trussed rafters. The wide variety of work covered reflects reality well as this is the kind of work that is done every day in homes and on sites across the Country. These skills will enable you to undertake a variety of tasks in most carpentry working environments.

Courses Open To You After

At Able Skills we pride ourselves in the diversity of the skills that are available within our carpentry training centre. If you would like to learn more then there is the option to train for an additional 2 weeks to work towards achieving an NVQ or alternatively, we also offer the C&G 6217-05 which concentrates on aspects of bench joinery if this is an avenue that you would like to go down.

Additional Info

If you are still unsure if Carpentry is the career of your choice, why not try our 5 day Introductory Carpentry course first. This will help you decide if you want to progress to a qualification and a career in Carpentry.

This is a hands-on, practical carpentry course and you will be involved at every stage and will be participating throughout. It is therefore recommended you bring suitable clothing and for your own safety, steel capped footwear is essential.

Duration & Cost

This is a 6 week course and the cost is £2295.00 including vat. A deposit of £500.00 will secure a booking with the balance payable over the period of the training.

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Hi, can you do this course ('City & Guilds 6217-02 Certificate and Training to NVQ Level 2') from scratch, or are there other courses that need to be taken first?
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