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Carpentry & Joinery Level 3
Study Mode
Full Time 
Practical Assessment and Exams 
Construction & Building Services 
Course Code:
Entry Requirements
Level 2 Carpentry and Joinery Diploma and a minimum of level 1 Functional Skills

Carpentry & Joinery Level 3

At level 3 you will develop the joinery skills you have already learnt allowing you to manufacture complex joinery products.

About the Course

You will need to bring your own safety boots, wood working tools for workshop sessions and classroom equipment for theory sessions. All other equipment will be provided.

Key Units

The course is designed for people who wish to extend their occupational skills and trade knowledge to a high level of competence. The practical activities are challenging and stimulating, involving work of a highly specialist nature.

You will study first and second fix components as well as general workplace safety and how to develop and maintain good working relationships. Approximately 40% of the course is theory and 60% is practical.

Functional Skills lessons also form an important part of your course. They include maths and English to help improve your skills in these areas.

Your progress will be reviewed regularly in tutorial sessions. You need to attend regularly and be on time for every lesson.

Entry Requirements

Level 2 Carpentry and Joinery Diploma and a minimum of level 1 Functional Skills


Your theoretical knowledge will be assessed by an online exam and unit tests. Your practical skills will be assessed by practical tests and a practical exam.

Where does this Lead

Career opportunities include working in the construction industry.

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Will this course suit me?

Applicants should have a willingness and a desire to study on a carpentry and joinery course, be able to take in technical information and demonstrate practical ability in a workshop setting.