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Site Carpentry Level 3 Diploma at Stoke on Trent College

Course description

This course is for candidates who work or want to work as a Site Carpenter in the construction sector. It allows candidates to learn, develop and practise the skills required for employment and/or career progression in Site Carpentry.

Course content

This course is for candidates who work or want to work as a Site Carpenter in the construction sector. It allows candidates to learn, develop and practise the skills required for employment and/or career progression in Site Carpentry. It covers the following skills: • Carry out first fix flooring and roofing • Carry out second fixing operations • Carry out first fix roofing and stairs • Carry out second fixing double doors and mouldings • Set up and use fixed and transportable machinery

Entry requirements

Whilst there are no formal entry requirements for this qualification, learners are advised to take the Level 1 and Level 2 Diplomas in order to ensure they have the right skills and knowledge for Level 3. Alternatively, the learner should provide evidence of significant industry experience, at the centres discretion.City & Guilds cannot accept any registrations for learners under 16 as these qualifications are not approved for under 16s.

Assessment

Both theory and practical assessments are set by City & Guilds, delivered and marked by the tutor/assessor, and will be externally verified by City & Guilds to make sure they are properly carried out.

Future opportunities

It allows candidates to progress into employment or to the following City & Guilds qualifications: • Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Wood Occupations

Further information

Centres will have well equipped workshops with a comprehensive range of hand and portable power tools that meet current industry standards. All powered equipment should be well maintained and PAT certified. A Bench vice will be available to each candidate. Facilities for grinding and sharpening hand tools will be available. Centres will have special designated areas within Carpentry and Joinery workshop (cubicles or project areas) allowing candidates to practice the requirements of the units and carry out the Practical Assignments. There must also be a fixed or transportable circular saws (rip and crosscut), surface planer and thicknesser (may be combined) morticer and narrow bandsaw. All of which shall have suitable tooling to carry out the unit and assignment tasks, be to industrial standards and comply with current regulations.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Stoke on Trent College directly.

Last updated date: 09 February 2016
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