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Joinery City & Guilds Level 3 Technical Certificate at Wigan & Leigh College

Course description

This course suits people who have achieved Level 2 Diploma in Joinery. This course suits people who have achieved Level 2 Diploma in Joinery. This course will help to reach employment in a Carpentry, Joinery or Construction industry. You will learn the extensive skills within the joinery sector and understand the techniques that come with carpentry and woodwork.

Course content

The programme is offered as a continuation from the Level 2 Technical Certificate Diploma in Joinery and consists of practical and theoretical study. You will cover all aspects of Joinery including: health & safety within the construction industry, stacking and storing materials and equipment, producing scale drawings, erecting complex structural carcassing, maintaining non-structural and structural components, setting up and using fixed and transportable machinery.

Entry requirements


Successful completion of Level 2 in the subject plus maths or English at grade C/ 4


Assessment is on practical skills and theoretical knowledge.

Financial information

Courses are free for 16-19 year olds. For further information contact our Student Services team on 01942 761609.

Future opportunities

This can lead to higher education or a role within the construction industry. The course is also a large component of the higher apprenticeship in this field of study.

Further information

You will need a basic kit, overalls and safety boots.

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 23 October 2017

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    • The College's Pagefield Centre is a purpose built facility to educate students, apprentices and tradespeople of the future.

      This state-of-the-art facility offers a range of Courses in Construction Crafts and Mechanical, Electrical and Civil Engineering.

      Large workshops and training environments, together with the latest machinery, software and equipment allow our students to gain the skills and knowledge that employers are looking for.

      The Centre boasts an excellent reputation amongst a range of employers across the Wigan Borough which is exemplified by our students quickly progressing into the professional industry.

      Pagefield Centre is currently receiving a £1.4m development in top of the range facilities to add to its already impressive learning environment.

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      If you're considering a future in the trades, then this Centre could be your pathway to success.