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What career opportunities can this lead to?

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 are the entry requirements?

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.

What does this programme involve?

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

How is the programme taught and assessed?

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

What else do I need to know?

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

Course Code


Session Venue Starts Days Time Weeks Fees* 24+ Fees*
I3AF Eastleigh College 9/9/2019 Full-Time Full-Time Full-Time   £1,665.00 Apply now

* Please note that although this tool looks to give customers the best indication of course costs, a final cost can only be confirmed once all submitted information is verified by our information, advice and guidance team.

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Dan, Built Environment

Dan started a Level 3 Built Environment and Construction Apprenticeship at Eastleigh College and has progressed onto a Higher Apprenticeship in Construction Management, which has broadened his experience and opportunities available to him.


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