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Site Carpentry Level 3 Diploma at Eastleigh College

Course description

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.

Course content

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

Entry requirements

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.

Assessment

This is essentially a practical programme, although there are written assignments linked to the practical work and online unit exams.

Financial information

You will need to purchase steel toe-capped shoes and overalls for this programme.

Future opportunities

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.

Last updated date: 02 March 2016

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