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L3 Carpentry Diploma - Site Level 3 | Diploma in Site Carpentry

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Due to the uncertainty around how long the Covid-19 outbreak will last, it has been agreed for the immediate future that we will be offering unconditional places to full-time (not University Level) applicants who apply to SGS College.

Once you apply for your course, you will receive a communication offering you a place.

You just need to accept the offer, if you wish to.

We will then be in touch to discuss the offer once the Covid-19 risk reduces.

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Summary

This qualification is a 1-year course aimed at those looking to work in the construction industry, specifically as an advanced craft site carpenter. It will provide you with a range of specialist technical, practical skills and knowledge, which will equip you to seek employment or further training in site carpentry. You will study the following mandatory content: • Principles of organising, planning and pricing of construction work • Constructing cut roofing • Fitting doors, windows and their finishings • Fixing stairs with turns • Principles of maintenance and repair • Setting up and using fixed and transportable machinery In addition, you will complete practical-based training in the form of work experience and employer-led projects. To gain this qualification, learners must successfully complete all the mandatory assessments: • Theory exam • Synoptic assignment • Employer involvement requirement

What do I need to join?

You will have 4 GCSEs at grade 3 or above, which must include at least a 3 and a 4 in Maths and English. Ideally, candidates will have completed Level 2 or can demonstrate knowledge of the trade and complete a skills assessment.

How will I know how I am doing?

At the end of the year, your practical skills will be assessed through a synoptic end test. You will also take a multiple-choice theory exam. Targets will be set and agreed with your tutor throughout the year, and you will receive regular feedback and one-to-one progress reviews with your tutor to ensure that you are on track to achieve your goals.

Maths & English

Learners with a grade 3 in Maths and English are required to retake the qualification, and this will be taught alongside their vocational qualification. Learners with a grade 2 or below in Maths or English will study functional skills alongside their vocational qualification.

Employability

In addition to obtaining a trade qualification and practical experience, learners will also develop other skills, such as interview techniques, CV preparation and digital skills, to prepare them for the world of work. Learners will participate in trade competitions judged by local employers and participate in cross-college employability events.

Work Experience

All learners are required to complete work experience in a construction environment. This could be with local construction companies or as part of a community project. This gives learners the opportunity to develop their employability and practical skills in their chosen trade and will assist with their progression choices.

What can I do next?

After successful completion, you can progress onto a NVQ Level 3 in Wood Occupations. Alternatively, entry to an apprenticeship can be gained if suitable employment is found.

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Course information last updated: Tuesday 31st March 2020 @ 11.11am (1 day ago)

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AvailabilityAll Full-time Further Education courses commence in September each year. If you can't find what you're looking for or require further assistance, please contact our Admission team 01453 761165 or email [email protected]

When
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7th Sep 2020
Filton Campus
7th Sep 2020
Filton Campus

Enquire about L3 Carpentry Diploma - Site 0800 0567 253 | [email protected]

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