• construction 02
  • construction 03
  • construction 04
  • construction 05
  • construction 06

Overview

The qualification has been devised to provide students with a fantastic understanding of all aspects of carpentry; a very in depth course to have you industry-ready and competent across a range of skills.

You will develop your skills in our purpose built construction workshops, loaded with all the equipment you will need to become a fully skilled carpenter. The course will be taught by tutors that have years of industry experience and knowledge; perfect for helping you to become a skilled trade person.

Course description

This Level 3 carpentry qualification is aimed at those individuals who work or want to work as a site carpenter in the construction sector. At this level, you will learn advanced skills in site carpentry. The qualification has been devised to provide students with a fantastic understanding of all aspects of carpentry; a very in depth course to have you industry ready and competent across a range of skills but not ideally suited to those without any carpentry knowledge/background.

You will develop the specialist knowledge and skills needed to become an advanced-level carpenter, and will become confident in a range of complex carpentry tasks such as erecting structural carcassing components and using fixed and transportable machinery.

Due to the current COVID-19 situation and with health and safety of our students as a priority, we have redesigned this course to include a mixture of classroom-based and online learning.

What areas will I study?

  • Health, safety and welfare in construction
  • Carry out first fix flooring and roofing
  • Carry out second fixing operations
  • Principles of organising, planning and pricing construction work
  • Carry out first fix roofing and stairs
  • Carry out second fixing double doors and mouldings
  • Set up and use fixed and transportable machinery

Course options

Age range Start Fees Duration Further Information
16-18 7 September 2020 Duration: 1 Academic year - 1 Academic year Any course under level 4 for 16-18 year olds is likely to be free.
19-23 (no level 3 qualification) 7 September 2020 Duration: 1 Academic year - 1 Academic year Any course under level 4 for 19-23 year olds without a full level 3 qualification is likely to be free, please contact the college for further information
19-23 (with 1 or more level 3 qualifications) 7 September 2020 Duration: 1 Academic year £2,500 1 Academic year You may be eligible for an advanced learning loan; please visit our advanced learning loan information page to find out more.
24+ 7 September 2020 Duration: 1 Academic year £2,500 1 Academic year You may be eligible for an advanced learning loan; please visit our advanced learning loan information page to find out more.
Age range Start Fees Duration Further Information
16-18 7 September 2020 Duration: 1 Academic year - 1 Academic year Any course under level 4 for 16-18 year olds is likely to be free.
19-23 (no level 3 qualification) 7 September 2020 Duration: 1 Academic year - 1 Academic year Any course under level 4 for 19-23 year olds without a full level 3 qualification is likely to be free, please contact the college for further information
19-23 (with 1 or more level 3 qualifications) 7 September 2020 Duration: 1 Academic year £2,500 1 Academic year You may be eligible for an advanced learning loan; please visit our advanced learning loan information page to find out more.
24+ 7 September 2020 Duration: 1 Academic year £2,500 1 Academic year You may be eligible for an advanced learning loan; please visit our advanced learning loan information page to find out more.