Level 3 Site Carpentry

This programme is the first step to gaining a qualification in the Construction Industry, specifically in the role of Site Carpenter

The course covers the following units:

The course covers the following units:

Health, safety and welfare in construction and associated industries

Analysing technical information, quantities and communication with others

Analysing the construction industry and built environment

Set up and operate cutting and shaping machinery

Carry out first fixing operations

Carry out second fixing operations

Erect complex structural carcassing components

Install and maintain non-structural and structural components
An Individual Learning Plan will be designed for your needs

You will be assigned a Personal Tutor and a Progress Tutor who specifically look after your pastoral and course requirements

You will work with the latest industry tooling as used by Site Carpentry specialists including Festool, Hitachi, Maple, Stanley & Felder.

On your course you will experience Industry talks, Industry visits and compete in various Skills Competitions

You will be encouraged to complete a C.V. and apply for Tameside College Apprenticeships within your chosen specialism and gain valuable work skills from work-experience placements.
Learners must have;

Progression from CSkills Awards Diploma Level 2 Site Carpentry

5 GCSE’s grade C or 4 -9 (Must include English or Maths)

Successful interview with a Carpentry & Joinery tutor

A genuine interest in the subject

Good communication skills

A hardworking approach towards the industry
NVQ Diploma Level 2 in Wood Occupations Site Carpentry (Apprenticeship)

HNC in Construction and the Built Environment


Please Note: While every effort is made to maintain the accuracy of these details, changes can and do occur. Government policy changes rapidly (particularly from one academic year to the next) which often has an effect on availability, eligibility for funding and the fee contribution required. Please confirm the course details when enrolling.

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