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C&G Level 3 Diploma in Site Carpentry

This qualification covers a wide range of knowledge and skills required for working as an advanced craft site carpenter. You will learn about the industry, including the principles of constructing buildings, and the types of information used in building design and construction.

WHY CHOOSE THIS COURSE?

This qualification prepares you with the knowledge and practical skills required to become an advanced site carpenter.  You will learn about health, safety and environmental issues faced on construction sites, and how to communicate with others on the job, including supervisory skills such as planning, organising and pricing work. You will also learn practical skills specific to advanced site carpentry techniques. Truro and Penwith College have excellent working environments where you will learn and develop your practical skills, as well as have access to the most up-to-date professional tools and equipment, to make your study here as close to a real working environment as possible.

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Start date: 09/09/2024

Course code
V3SCARP24T
Level
Level 3
Location
Truro College
Duration
1 year
Qualification
Other

TOP COURSE HIGHLIGHTS

Advanced Craft

Bespoke Carpentry

Supervisory Skills

Outstanding Learning Environment

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Learn from sector experts

You will be taught by staff with extensive experience who will advance your knowledge and skills to meet the expectations of the construction industry.

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Enjoy professional environments

Our new Construction areas are kitted out with the latest industry-standard equipment and resources. We enjoy partnerships with some of the UK’s largest industry suppliers, meaning students get to experience trades as they would in the workplace.

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Develop work-related skills

During your tutorial programme, you will also develop personal and work-related skills which will help prepare you for full-time work after you have completed your full-time training in College.

WHAT WILL I LEARN?

You will learn all about the different elements of Site Carpentry, enabling you to perform to the expected level within industry. The units are designed so that you learn the practical skills involved as well as getting an overview of how a construction site is run, including the rules and regulations. Building sites are very strictly controlled, so it’s important that you learn about building regulations. You will take six compulsory units including:

  • Constructing cut roofing
  • Fitting doors, windows and fittings
  • Fixing stairs with turns
  • Principles of maintenance and repairs
  • Principles of organising, planning and pricing construction work.

The College works with local employers who contribute to the knowledge and delivery of this training. Employers will provide demonstrations and talks on the industry and where possible work placements will also be provided.

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WHERE WILL IT TAKE ME?

Completion of the Level 3 Diploma in Site Carpentry can be the doorway to many other routes within the construction profession. Options to study further would include routes to a higher level qualification such as a Higher National Certificate, Higher National Diploma or a Higher Apprenticeship.

You will be able to complete specialist, complex tasks, either on a construction site, commercial or domestic premises. You may also become self-employed working as a sub-contractor, as this is a popular route within industry.

Entry Requirements

You need to have achieved a Level 2 Diploma in Site Carpentry and have a GCSE Grade 3 in English and Maths. You must have a keen interest in construction and a good work ethic. You must be able to work alone and as part of a team and demonstrate commitment to the course.

Additional INFORMATION

We provide all of the tools and materials for the course. However, you will be responsible for your own PPE and will be required to come equipped with a pair of steel toe capped boots and a pair of safety glasses.

Awarding Body: City and Guilds

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What you could earn

  • Quantity Surveyors
  • Chartered Surveyors
  • Architects
  • Chartered Architectural Technologists
  • Production Managers and Directors in Construction
  • Construction and Building Trades Supervisors
  • Elementary Construction Occupations
  • Construction Operatives
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Truro College
College Road
Truro
Cornwall
TR1 3XX

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