NVQ Diploma in Site Carpentry (OSAT)

Qualification: Diploma
Level 3

There are start dates for this course throughout the year. Please apply and at your interview we can place you on a course that meets your requirements.

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About this course

This course is suitable for people who have 3 to 5 years site experience in Site Carpentry and have already achieved the NVQ Level 2 Diploma in Wood Occupations. You must currently be working in the industry.

The NVQ Level 3 Diploma has been developed so that you can achieve your qualifications in your work environment, alongside working.  It enables you to demonstrate your skills, knowledge, understanding and to demonstrate your competence in the real work environment.

You will be working with a team of carpentry and joinery assessors who have a vast amount of up-to-date industrial, teaching and assessing experience.

What you will learn

This qualification comprises the following 8 mandatory units:

  • Health, safety and welfare in construction and associated industries
  • Carry out first fix operations
  • Carry out second fixing operations
  • Set up and operate cutting and shaping machinery
  • Analysing technical information, quantities and communication with others
  • Analysing the construction industry and built environment
  • Erect complex structural carcassing components
  • Install and maintain non-structural and structural components
Learning style

You will be working with a team of carpentry and joinery assessors who have a vast amount of up to date industry, teaching and assessing experience.

Assessment

Training and assessment will be carried out on the site where you are working.

Various assessment methods are used by the Assessor to check your site-based practical and job knowledge. You will need to generate relevant evidence from the site to meet the performance criteria.

Your employer is required to provide support to you to help you create a range of work in order to generate site based evidence for the portfolio.

Entry requirements

This course is suitable for those currently working in the building industry with 3 to 5 years site experience in Site Carpentry, and have already achieved NVQ Level 2 Diploma in Wood Occupations.

Course length & fees
  • Fees: £1,600
  • Course Length: 1 year
  • Campus: In the workplace
What next?

After successfully completing this course you will have an opportunity to progress on to supervisory courses where you can further develop your skills and knowledge in construction management.