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Level 3 NVQ in Wood Occupations - Site Joinery at City Training Services

Course description


This involves 7 Mandatory Units.  The Apprentice will attend College for 1 day each week.  Apprentices will be observed and assessed by fully qualified and experienced tutors at college and Work Based recorders in the workplace.  The Apprentice will receive full support whilst training and will have a dedicated training co-ordinator who will give pastoral support, maintain regular contact and conduct a progress review every 10 weeks.  Prior to completing the Apprenticeship the Apprentice will have completed a comprehensive portfolio of evidence showing competency in all areas of Site Joinery.

Knowledge Based Evidence

There is a Diploma to complete for the Apprenticeship, comprising 8 Mandatory Units, and a series of End Tests including Practical Assessments.  This part of the qualification is the underpinning knowledge the Apprentice will need to do the job effectively, covering Workplace Health & Safety, Developing and Maintaining Good Working Relationships and Methods of Work.

Functional Skills

Functional Skills in Application of Number and Communications at Level 2 are part of the framework but GCSE Grade C’s in English and Maths will exempt the Apprentice from doing these.

Course content


QCF211:- Confirming the Occupational Method of Work

QCF209:- Confirming Work Activities and Resources for an Occupational Work Area

QCF641:- Conforming to General Health,  Safety and Welfare

QCF210:- Developing and maintaining Good Occupational Working Relationships

QCF15:- Marking Out from Setting Out Details

QCF14:- Producing Setting Out Details

QCF633:- Setting Up and using Transportable Machinery



H501/7439:- Knowledge of Information, Quantities and Communicating with Others

Y501/7440:- Information, Quantities & Communicating with Others

H501/7442:- Knowledge of Building Methods and Construction Technology

M501/7444:- Building Methods and Construction Technology

K501/7636:- Know how to Set Up Transportable Machinery

M501/7637:- Set Up Transportable Machinery

Y501/7454:- Know how to Carry Out Safe Working Practices in Construction

D501/7455:- Carry Out Safe Working Practices in Construction

Entry requirements

There is no Requirement for GCSE’s at Specific Levels but there is a requirement that the Apprentice will have completed his/her Level 2 NVQ Course.


On Site Assessment by College Assessor, End Tests in College, Classroom/Workshop Assessment by Tutor and Portfolio Evidence.

Future opportunities

Upon Completion of this Course the Apprentice will be a Fully Skilled Level 3 NVQ Site Joiner.

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How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact City Training Services directly.

Last updated date: 20 May 2014
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