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Site Carpentry L3 Diploma at Bishop Auckland College

Course description

Construction is the UK`s biggest industry, with two million people working in over 700 diverse careers. Once working in the industry, there are many opportunities to develop skills throughout your career. If you are looking for a course which gives you a hand on approach and the real life feel a Carpenter and Joiner experiences every day, then this is the course for you. This full time course is taught over 3 days a week for 1 year and includes Maths and English, Work experience and Enterprise.

Course content

The new City & Guilds construction Diploma are highly regarded within the Industry. You will gain knowledge and carry out many activities on this course relating to Site Carpentry & Joinery and Construction. You will study the following: – 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.

Future opportunities

The course allows candidates to learn, develop and practice the skills required for employment and/or career progression in Site Carpentry. It will give you the essential skills and knowledge required to work on a Building Site. It will also prepare you for further learning, such as Higher National Certificates (HNC) and Higher National Diplomas (HND).


What can I do when I finish?

On the successful completion of the course, you may want to progress to an apprenticeship at level 3 Site Carpentry or progress onto professional qualifications HNC / HND.

Further information

You will require safety steel toe cap boots, a polo shirt and jumper, which you can purchase from the College. You will also wear a high visibility vest in practical sessions, supplied for by the college.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 09 February 2016
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