Explore advanced skills and techniques, and prepare for a career in the building industry.
The Level 3 Diploma in Site Carpentry (Construction) qualification has been developed for delivery in a training environment; this means that you do not need to be employed to study this qualification. It has been designed to develop your skills, knowledge and understanding so you can work in Site Carpentry in the construction industry or progress to further training.
- Health, safety and welfare
- Technical information, quantities and communication
- Construction industry and built environment
- First fixing operations
- Second fixing operations
- Set up and operate cutting and shaping machinery
- Erect complex structural carcassing components
- Maintain non-structural and structural components
Level 3 Diploma in Carpentry & Joinery. Five GCSE passes at grade 4 or above, preferably including Maths and English, or an equivalent vocational qualification at merit grade, and Functional Skills Maths and English, preferably at Level 2.
Students who have not yet achieved grade 4 in GCSE Maths and English, will study Functional Skills or GCSE Maths and English as part of their course.
Students benefit from having completed the Level 2 Carpentry course. a natural ability to work with their hands and the ability to use their own initiative.
Diploma in Site Carpentry (Construction) Level 3
The assessment requirements set for this qualification are multiple choice knowledge tests and practical assignments. All units in this qualification are mandatory and learners must attain at least a pass in each unit in order to achieve the overall qualification. Achievement of this qualification will be assessed via a combination of knowledge testing and practical assessments that can be combined for synoptic delivery.
You will be required to undertake some self-study in your own time of around 2-3 hours per week.
A work placement will be organised and undertaken as part of the Level 3 Diploma in Carpentry.
Apprenticeship, higher education or employment in a related trade.