Site Carpentry Level 3 Technical Diploma

30115W0 | Pagefield Centre, Wigan
Start Date | 13/09/2021
Time/Day | FULL TIME

Is this course for me?

This qualification is aimed at you if you are looking to work in the construction industry specifically as an advanced craft site carpenter. It will provide you with a range of specialist technical practical skills and knowledge, which will equip you to seek employment or further training in site carpentry.

What will I study?

You will take six compulsory units in: Principles of organising, planning and pricing of construction work, Constructing cut roofing, Fitting doors, windows and their finishings, Fixing stairs with turns, Principles of maintenance and repair and Set up and use fixed and transportable machinery.

How long is the course?

Part time for one academic year

How will I be assessed?

To gain this qualification, candidates must successfully achieve the following assessments: one externally set, externally moderated assignment, one externally set, externally marked exam, sat under examination conditions.

What qualifications do I need?

A Level 2 Diploma in Site Carpentry, or equivalent industry experience is recommended.

What can I progress onto?

This qualification prepares you with the knowledge and practical skills required to become an advanced craftsperson in site carpentry. This means you will be able to complete specialist, complex tasks and also work in a supervisory capacity in your chosen trade. If you complete this qualification you will have an advantage when seeking employment, either on a construction site or commercial or domestic premises. You may also become self-employed working as a site carpenter on domestic repair and refurbishment projects

Course Fees

16-18 Year Olds 19+ year olds Free for eligible learners? Is Loan Available?
£3215.00 Yes Yes

Exam Fee


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