Carpentry Level 2

Duration: ten (10) months

Location: Caribbean Military Technical Training Institute


This specialized course is designed to produce certified skilled artisans for the residential and commercial construction industry. The programme combines theory and practical activities.


  • Carpentry related Occupational and Health and Safety (OHS)
  • Fix linings and panelings
  • Draw and interpret diagrams
  • Erect and dismantle formwork
  • Carry out excavation
  • Carry out general demolition
  • Use hand and power tools
  • Finishing eaves
  • Erect timber roof
  • Carry out basic setting out
  • Install sub-floor framing

Matriculation Requirement

NVQ-J Level 1 – Carpentry or General Construction or successful completion of the HEART NSTA Trust Diagnostic Test or at least one (1) CSEC or GCE subject

Qualification Gained

  • NVQ-J Level 2 Certificate. The NVQ-J Certification is recognized in all CARICOM and Commonwealth countries.