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Site Joinery Apprenticeship Level 3 at CDC

Course description

The aim of this qualification is to recognise the knowledge, skills and competence demonstrated by an individual in the workplace. This Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Wood Occupations - Site Carpentry provides the opportunity for individuals who specialise in site carpentry to demonstrate their competence.  

Designed for people who are employed as apprentice joiners and multi-skilled
Level 3 is suitable for individuals who have site experience and are at a stage
to undertake more complex and advanced skills. This will include erecting stud
partitioning, manufacturing, assembling and erecting a staircase and the manufacture and installation of a dormer light.

Course content

Level 3 units:

Confirming the Occupational Method of Work in the Workplace

Confirming Work Activities and Resources for an Occupational Work Area in the Workplace

Conforming to General Safety in the Workplace

Developing and Maintaining Good Occupational Working Relationships in the Workplace

Erecting Complex Structural Carcassing Components in the Workplace

Erecting Structural Carcassing Components in the Workplace

Installing First Fixing Components in the Workplace

Installing Second Fixing Components in the Workplace

Maintaining Non-structural and Structural Components in the Workplace

Setting Up and Using Fixed or Transportable Metalworking Machinery in the Workplace

Setting Up and Using Fixed or Transportable Woodworking Machinery in the Workplace  

Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification. However, you must ensure that individuals have the potential and opportunity to successfully gain the qualification.

Candidates ideally should have achieved the level 2 qualification and have site experience.

Secured direct employment


  • Ongoing assessment of practical and written work
  • Portfolio of evidence to show your competency

Future opportunities

The Level 3 course is designed to make the Apprentice more independent and get them to organise work and deal with problems that occur.

After completing the apprenticeship and working in the industry for a number of years, job prospects can be excellent.

As part of lifelong learning we encourage learner progression.This qualification offers employment opportunities as individuals are demonstrating occupational competence by qualification achievement

Further information

For further information please contact;

Gareth Urwin

Programme Manager

Sheffield City Council

01142 296183

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: 18 January 2018
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