Site Carpentry Level 3 Diploma at Eastleigh College
This programme is for those who have a genuine interest in carpentry or joinery and wish to gain employment in the industry. This advanced programme builds upon the knowledge gained on Level 1 and Level 2 Carpentry and Joinery, with additional machining units.
Level 3 Site Carpentry will reinforce and build upon your existing knowledge. You will complete the following six units:
- Carry out safe working practices
- Information, quantities and communication with others
- Building methods and construction technology
- Erect complex structural carcassing components
- Maintain non-structural and structural components
- Fixed and transportable machinery
Level 2 Carpentry and Joinery or equivalent, together with GCSEs at grade A*-C including Maths, English or Functional Skills, as well as good attendance and attainment reports from your previous school or college and a successful college interview.
This is essentially a practical programme, although there are written assignments linked to the practical work and online unit exams.
You will need to purchase steel toe-capped shoes and overalls for this programme.
This advanced programme builds upon the knowledge gained on Level 1 and Level 2 Carpentry and Joinery, with additional machining units.
Successful completion of this programme can allow progression to a Higher Education course at university, or to study for the Advanced Construction Award. Alternatively, there is the opportunity for entry into employment at technical or supervisory level; or an Apprenticeship.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Eastleigh College directly.