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Home / Course / Carpentry and Joinery Diploma Level 3

Who is this course for?

This course is designed for people who want to improve their site carpentry skills to enhance their employment prospects in the construction industry.

What do you need to apply for the course?

You’ll need to have a level 2 diploma or similar relevant qualification to apply for this course.

What are the key things you'll learn?

This course covers more advance concepts of site carpentry including:

  • Safe working practices
  • Information, quantities and communications,
  • Knowledge of building methods
  • First fix and second fix
  • Structural carcassing
  • Wood machines

How you will learn

Throughout the length of the course you will learn about the painting and decorating industry through practical workshop sessions and classroom theory sessions.

Where could this course take you?

Successfully completing this course would allow you to advance on to the Higher National Certificate in Construction and the Build Environment or seek employment in the industry.

What costs will you incur?

If you are aged between 19 and 23 years old (on the first day of your course) and do not already have a full Level 3 of higher qualification, you will not have to pay course fees. This may be different for learners studying on a course in the workplace.

If you are aged 19 or over, on the first day of your course, studying at Level 3 or above, you are able to apply for an Advanced Learner Loan to cover the costs of your course, similar to arrangements for higher education students.