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Site Carpentry Level 3 Diploma at Heart of Worcestershire College

Course description

Do you dream of becoming a highly skilled carpenter or setting up your own business? If the answer is yes, then this is the course for you. Our Diploma in Site Carpentry will introduce you to a range of advanced carpentry techniques that allow you to carry out exciting new projects that will prepare you for a great career in the industry.

Our course will develop your practical skills and widen your knowledge of construction theory. You will learn about curved stud work, complex roofing such as hips and valleys and learn how to use woodworking machines such as a spindle moulder and cross cut saw. You will also be involved in using drawings, job sheets, plans and geometric techniques to complete your work. Other modules include; Workplace Safety, Cost Efficiency, Environmental Issues, Construction Industry Regulations and Safe Working Practices.

Entry requirements

You will need 5 GCSEs at a level C or above, or a relevant Level 2 qualification.

Future opportunities

Once you have successfully completed this course you can continue onto an HNC in Construction. You will also have the opportunity to progress into employment or, through combining this qualification with a Level 3 NVQ, an advanced apprenticeship.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Heart of Worcestershire College directly.

Last updated date: 29 September 2016

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