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Entry Requirements

You will need 4 GCSE Grade C/4 including English Language and Maths and the completion of a Level 2 Carpentry and Joinery course

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Full time

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Duration

1 academic year

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Timetable

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Key features and Benefits

  • Master your craft in our dedicated Construction Centre, featuring fully equipped workshop facilities
  • Benefit from long standing partnerships with some of the industry’s biggest names including Howdens, Jewson and Seddon
  • Learn from tutors who have a wealth of industry and experience
  • Take part in exciting work placements within the Construction industry.

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Overview

The Level 3 Diploma in Carpentry & Joinery is designed to develop the skills and knowledge of of those who wish to work in the industry in their chosen craft. It has been specifically developed for delivery in a training environment using simulated conditions, and the tests are based on the learner showing what they can do as an individual through the completion of all the requirement of the qualification.

What will I study?

  • The qualification comprises:

    • General core units
    • Occupational specific units
    • Practical assignment
    • Online testing of knowledge

Entry Requirements

You will need: 4 GCSE Grade C/4 including English Language and Maths and the completion of a Level 2 Carpentry and Joinery course.

How will I be assessed?

These will consist of individual unit multi-choice tests and a summative end exam which again will be multi-choice. The practical skills will be assessed on a continual basis with a final test piece set by CCA.

What can I do next?

Employment in the industry should be the natural progression. In conjunction with a BTEC Subsidiary Diploma in Construction and the Built Environment, this course could lead to a professional career in Construction.

Your Study Programme

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Career Options

Carpenter Or Joiner

Carpenters and joiners make and install wooden fixtures and fittings. They can work in many areas, for instance on construction sites, fitting out shops and bars, and building sets for film and TV.

If you enjoy working with wood and want to put your practical skills to good use, this could be an ideal career for you.

You'll need an eye for detail, good maths skills for working out measurements and the ability to follow technical plans.

Employers usually want people with some construction experience and relevant qualifications. You could start as a joiner's mate or labourer to get some site experience then take further training to qualify. Another common way into this career is through an Apprenticeship scheme.

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Blackburn College August 2021 Results
  • Lancaster University.
  • University of South Wales.
  • University of Central Lancashire.
  • Advance HE.
  • University of the Arts London.
  • Disability Confident Employer.