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Site Carpentry Level 3 Diploma at Carlisle College

Course description

The course is suitable for students who have ideally completed the Diploma L2 in Carpentry & Joinery or for suitably qualified students who are capable of completing this level of course.

Course content

The course includes the following units:

  • Safe working practices
  • Communicating with others
  • Construction technology
  • First fixing operations

You will also work towards qualifications in Maths and English.

Entry requirements

L2 skills/craft qualification e.g. NVQ 2 or relevant work experience. Aptitude test and interview. English Language GCSE grade C or equivalent e.g. Functional Skills English L2 Maths GCSE at grade D or above Functional Skills Maths at L1 as appropriate.


Practical assessment is by a series of practical tasks and a final Synoptic Practical Assignment. The theory assessment takes place at the end of each unit with a multi choice question paper. An on-line theory test has to be passed to achieve the qualification.

Future opportunities

Success in the course could lead to full time employment as a site joiner or a HE course at HNC/HND level.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Carlisle College directly.

Last updated date: 14 September 2016
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