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Carpentry & Joinery / Wood Occupations (Level 3) at CITB-ConstructionSkills

Course description

If you enjoy using your hands, have good hand and eye co-ordination and enjoy being part of a team then a carpenter or joiner could be the ideal role for you. Youll need to be good at maths as youll be calculating angles and measurements.

Course content

A building isnt all about bricks and mortar. Timber is an essential part of just about every structure, and its the carpenter and joiners job to prepare it and put it into place. Its a skilled job that utilises special tools, and often involves many different kinds of wood.

Entry requirements

There are no set entry requirements to train as a carpenter, although GCSEs/Standard Grades in Maths, English and Technology will be helpful for the calculations, measurements and theory.

Apprenticeships are the usual route in and enable you to earn while you learn!


A combination of classroom work, observation and accumulation of a portfolio of evidence

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How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact CITB-ConstructionSkills directly.

Last updated date: 26 October 2015
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