Site Carpentry Level 3 Diploma

Sixth Form

Date (from)


Awarding body


Full Time - September 2017

City & Guilds


Course introduction

To provide a specialist work-related qualification in Site Carpentry.

To prepare you for employment and/or to provide career development opportunities for those already in work

The course is made up of units covering:      
Safe Working Practices; Information, Quantities and Communication; Building Methods and Construction Technology; First fix operations;
Second fix operations; Erecting structural complex Carcassing; Maintain non structural and structural components, Setting up and operating fixed and transportable machinery.

The content of the course is very diverse and challenging to prepare you for work in the industry.  A highly skilled operative is always in demand and the benefit of skills and knowledge will help you become more employable or quite simply able to do tasks you never thought you would have the opportunity of accomplishing.

Minimum entry requirements

You'll need:

  • Level 2 in Site Carpentry
  • Literacy and Numeracy at the appropriate level

How will I be assessed?

Assessment will be carried out as you progress through the course. This will be in the form of externally set exams and practical assessments.

Information & support

Compulsory £115 for corporate clothing, safety shoes, text book, classroom equipment.

What can I do with this qualification?

With further training or study, students may progress into careers in the Construction industry including:

  • Employment
  • HNC in Construction and the built environment
  • Site managers course
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