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Carpentry and Joinery (Bench Joinery) Level 3 Diploma at South Essex College

Course description

This course is for those who want to work in construction, specifically in carpentry and joinery. It covers: the theory and practice of carpentry and joinery, establishing the operating area, progressing operations, organising resources, coordinating and installing first and second fittings, erecting carcassing, producing timber products and health and safety.


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Course content

  • the theory and practice of carpentry and joinery
  • establishing the operating area
  • progressing operations
  • organising resources
  • coordinating and installing first and second fittings
  • erecting carcassing
  • producing timber products and health and safety
  • maths and English

Entry requirements

  • Carpentry and Joinery Level 2 Diploma plus maths and English at grade four/grade C or above, or equivalent
  • successful attendance at interview event


  • coursework
  • exams
  • practical assessments

Financial information

FREE to UK/EU under 19s not in employment

Future opportunities

  • further training including Chartered Institute of Building leadership qualications

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact South Essex College directly.

Last updated date: 23 November 2018
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