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Bench Joinery Level 3 City & Guilds Diploma at Weymouth College

Course description

This course is available to those who have achieved Level 2. The course will:
- Extend your competences gained at Level 2
- Undertake more complex work, woodworking machines and supervisory skills
- Improve your qualifications in this specialism

Course content

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- Information and Quantities; project planning, supervisory skills and communication
- Building Methods: sustainable construction and materials, energy efficiency
- Complex Structural Fix, hand-cut roofs, trussed roofs, hips, valleys and dormer windows
- Maintenance, structural repairs
- Practical test
- Knowledge tests
- Core test exam
- Completion of evidence portfolio BENCH
- Information and Quantities; project planning and communication
- Building Methods: sustainable construction and materials, energy efficiency
- Setting-out, marking-out, and manufacturing curved headed doors and frames, tapered tread stairs
- Practical test, bow window
- Knowledge tests
- Core test exam
- Completion of evidence portfolio.

Entry requirements

You will need to have a Diploma Level 2 in Carpentry & Joinery. There are no age restrictions on this course. An interview is required for this course, with the course tutor, prior to enrolment.

Assessment

The assessments are flexible and ‘on-going’, covering practical and knowledge elements of the course. These are undertaken throughout the year. There are:
- Externally set practical assignment/test
- Externally set multi-choice knowledge question papers & externally set exam

Future opportunities

On successful completion of this programme of study, you can progress on to an NVQ 3 if you have an NVQ 2 in Carpentry & Joinery and have a work placement and can gain work based evidence. You can also progress onto a BTEC Extended Diploma in Construction, leading to supervisory and managerial roles in the construction industry.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 21 June 2016
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