What will I learn?

This is an ideal course if you have worked as a carpenter in the construction industry and have plenty of experience or a relevant Level 2 qualification.

A wide range of practical skills for specialist carpentry plus health and safety and welfare in construction

Formal assessment is by way of a number of practical tasks and multiple choice tests for each unit studies.

What could I progress on to?

Your course will enable you to develop your skills further and move into a senior role or a position with more responsibility.

Many people go on to satisfying and rewarding careers in carpentry and site supervision.

Materials and specialist equipment are covered in the cost, however students will need to provide their own personal protective equipment, basic marking and measuring tools and stationery. Tutors can give advice on any tools you may wish to purchase during this course of study.

Additional Course Details for 18/19

If you have any questions please contact Student Services on (01424) 458475 or if available use the Enquiry button.

  • Study Year Year 1
    Course code 11498
    Course name Level 3 Diploma in Site Carpentry
    Study mode Part-Time
    Days Tbc
    Times 09:00 to 16:30
    16-18 fee £0.00
    Entitlement Waiver £0.00
    Full Cost Fees £3000.00
    Start date 10/09/18
    Duration 64 week (s)

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