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Wood Occupations (Bench Joinery or Site Carpentry) CSkills Awards NVQ Level 3 Diploma

  • FULL L3
  • ALL
  • L3

On-Site Assessment & Training helps experienced workers get the qualifications to prove that they can do the job, by turning existing skills and experience into a recognised construction qualification. It takes into account the skills you already have so you only need to train toward the things you don’t know how to do, and the whole qualification can be assessed on-site so no work time is lost by attending College.

Entry requirements

You need to be working in the carpentry trade.

Course content

You will need to complete three mandatory units and three optional units for your chosen pathway:

Mandatory units

  • Workplace safety
  • Efficient working practices
  • Moving and handling resources.

Site Carpentry optional units

  • Installing first fixing components
  • Installing second fixing components
  • Erecting structural carcassing components
  • Maintaining non-structural carpentry work
  • Setting up and using circular saws.

Bench Joinery optional units

  • Setting up and using circular saws
  • Producing setting out details for routine products
  • Marking out from setting out details for routine products
  • Manufacturing routine products.

Funding information

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. Alternatively, you can pay by instalments to help make the cost of this course more affordable. Find out more about your payment options and how your loan could be written off at www.bedford.ac.uk/loans

Course information & how to book

To book onto this course please contact our Sales team on 01234 291747 or email training@bedford.ac.uk

LengthStart DateDay(s)FeesLocationCourse Code
Up to 12 months Flexible Various Ring our Sales team on 01234 291747Ring our Sales team on 01234 291747 Offsite C1462

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.  Find out more.

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At Bedford College, we are committed to developing the provision for students on the autistic spectrum, including Asperger’s Syndrome.  Find out more.

Accessibility
We have access arrangements in place to help students with disabilities or any other particular needs. Call us on 01234 291000 for more information.

Additional formats
Course information sheets are also available in large print and audio formats. Call us on
01234 291000 to order your copy.

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