OverviewSite Carpentry Advanced (Level 3)
This Advanced study programme will provide you with the skills and experience you need to carry out a wide range of carpentry work to the standards agreed by the leading industry bodies. The course will help widen your understanding of the industry in which you work, ensuring that you complete the course with a good grounding for future career development.
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Whilst every effort is made to ensure the information on the Website is correct, some details may be subject to change. The Bedford College Group reserves the right to make amendments to the courses, dates, fees or other details, and to make cancellations or changes if numbers are insufficient. In the unfortunate situation that we have to cancel a course we will refund your fees in full, but we regret we are not able to offer any refund if you withdraw from your course or fail to start, and you will be liable to pay any outstanding fees that may be due.
All full-time Level 1 and Level 2 courses are now FREE for everyone, whatever their age. If you are looking to study a Level 3 qualification, courses are still free if you’re under 19 or 19 years and above, and studying your first full Level 3 qualification. If you’re over 19 or studying a second Level 3 qualification, you will need to pay a fee. Find out more on our financial support page at: www.bedfordcollegegroup.co.uk/finance or view the Full-time Fee Flow Chart below.
If you are unsure whether you need to pay or not then please contact our Customer Contact team on 0345 658 8990.Full-time Fee Flow Chart
If you are aged 19 or over and want to achieve your first full Level 3 qualification (equivalent to an advanced technical certificate, diploma or A-Levels) then this course is free.
If you are aged 19 or over you may qualify for an Advanced Learner Loan to help you pay the tuition fees for this course. You can also pay by instalments to help make the cost of this course more affordable.Find out more
If you live in any of the following areas and wish to apply for or enrol onto one of our courses, please contact our Customer Contact team on 0345 658 8990 to check if your course is funded or not (Please note that if your course is not funded then you will pay a higher fee than what is listed, please contact our Customer Contact team for more information):
- Cambridgeshire and Peterborough
- Greater Manchester
- Greater London
- Liverpool City Region
- Tees Valley
- West of England
- West Midlands
- Newcastle Upon Tyne
- Barnsley and Doncaster
- West Yorkshire
To begin this study programme you will need…
Site Carpentry OR Bench Joinery at Level 2
- Health & Safety
- Analysing Technical Information
- Analysing Construction Technology
- You will also cover a range of topics including:
- Carrying out first fixing operations
- Carrying out second fixing operations
- Carrying out structural carcassing operations
- Setting up and operating cutting and shaping machinery
- Erecting complex structural carcassing components
- Installing and maintaining non-structural and structural components
English and maths:
If you don’t already have GCSE English and maths grade A*-C, we will work with you to help you develop your maths and English skills.
Personal development skills, study skills and employability skills
You will be continuously assessed as the study programme progresses, with your skills and knowledge being measured against set standards as the units of training are completed. There will also be a practical exam and a series of unit tests.
You will gain:
- Site Carpentry OR Bench Joinery NOCN- CSkills Level 3 Diploma Plus:
- Health, Safety and Environment (CSCS) Card
- English and maths qualifications if required
On successful completion of this study programme you could progress onto the Construction BTEC National Diploma. Alternatively, you could gain employment as a site carpentry apprentice in a wide range of organisations, such as construction companies, local authorities, public organisations or shop fitting companies. You could also convert your qualification into an NVQ Level 3 with Bedford College by collecting work-based evidence.
Students who are motivated and committed can advance at a faster rate. To take part in this study programme you will be required to pay for:
- Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), approximately £30
- Textbooks, approximately £20
- You will also be required to pay approximately £40 to take a CSCS test. This will allow you to complete the mandatory 30 hours’ work experience required as part of this study programme
Additional Learning Support
If you have a specific learning difficulty or disability, are deaf or hearing impaired, our Additional Learning Support team are on hand to give you assistance whenever you need it.
Autism & Asperger’s Syndrome Support
We are committed to developing the provision for students on the autistic spectrum, including Asperger’s Syndrome.
We have access arrangements in place to help students with disabilities or any other particular needs. Call us on 01234 291000 or 01536 413123 for more information.
Course information sheets are also available in large print and audio formats. Call us on 01234 291000 to order your copy.