What opportunities will this course give me?

This programme is for those who have a genuine interest in carpentry or joinery and wish to gain employment in the industry. This advanced programme builds upon the knowledge gained on Level 1 and Level 2 Carpentry and Joinery, with additional machining units.

Successful completion of this programme can allow progression to a Higher Education course at university, or to study for the Advanced Construction Award. Alternatively, there is the opportunity for entry into employment at technical or supervisory level; or an Apprenticeship.

What will I be learning?

Level 3 Site Carpentry will reinforce and build upon your existing knowledge. You will complete the following six units:

• Carry out safe working practices
• Information, quantities and communication with others
• Building methods and construction technology
• Erect complex structural carcassing components
• Maintain non-structural and structural components
• Fixed and transportable machiner

Why is this course for me?

This is essentially a practical programme, although there are written assignments linked to the practical work and online unit exams.

What do I need to sign up?

Level 2 Carpentry and Joinery or equivalent, together with GCSEs at grade A*-C / 9-4 including maths, English or Functional Skills, as well as good attendance and attainment reports from your previous school or college and a successful college interview.

Is there anything else I need to know?

You will need to purchase steel toe-capped shoes and overalls for this programme.

Application Information

Please note that all courses are subject to minimum numbers and course descriptions may be subject to change. A place on your chosen course is not confirmed until all of the necessary enrolment paperwork is signed and any relevant fees are paid. The team will be in touch to discuss this with you, once your application has been processed.

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7/9/2020 - Apply Now


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24+: £1,715.00

Session Venue Starts Days Time Weeks Fees* 24+ Fees*
I3AF Eastleigh College 7/9/2020 Full-Time Full-Time Full-Time   £1,715.00 Apply now

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Need some further advice?

If you require further advice and guidance about any of our courses, the College has a dedicated Careers Advisor who can be contacted on telephone 023 8091 1014

The Equality Act

The College wishes to ensure that it complies with the requirements of the Equality Act 2010. If you are a disabled person, please ensure that we know what you need so that we can make all reasonable adjustments to help you succeed.

Please note all courses descriptions may be subject to change.