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Our Level 3 (Advanced) Site Carpentry Apprenticeship is a nationally recognised course involving the use of advanced carpentry techniques and training, offering you the opportunity to gain hands on industry experience.
This site carpentry qualification allows you to develop your knowledge gained upon completion of a Level 2 (Intermediate) Apprenticeship. The course includes a college based diploma study programme of practical training, assessment and theory based study of underpinning knowledge alongside work based NVQ evidence.
The framework deals with complex elements of the trade such a cut roof structures, bespoke door and window frames, partitions, stairs and mouldings, as well as the principles of organising, planning and pricing construction work which will support your progression into both vocational and professional careers within the construction industry.
During your Level 3 (Advanced) Site Carpentry Apprenticeship you will study the following qualifications -
Site Carpentry Diploma Level 3, units include:
Site Carpentry NVQ Level 3, units include:
This qualification is a requirement if you are wanting to go into site management. You will also need to complete English and Maths Level 2.
The Apprenticeship consists of several elements, which have been identified by employers as an appropriate set of skills to operate in their chosen job role.
The Site Carpentry Apprenticeship will take you 18 months to complete. You will study at College for one day a week, and four days with your employer.
You will also be expected to carry out 140 hours of independent study.
As an Apprentice, you will pay no course fees. However, your employer may have to pay towards your training as well as providing you with a wage (please see below).
For information regarding employer contributions and any further costs related to the Apprenticeship programme, please call our dedicated Apprenticeship team on 01205 365701 ext 3248.
All Apprentices will receive a minimum wage of £3.90 per hour within their first year of training from their employer, although they can, and often do, pay more.
In the second and subsequent years of an Apprenticeship programme, the following applies:
Under 18s – the required national minimum wage of £4.35 per hour.
18–20 year olds - the required national minimum wage of £6.15 per hour.
21-24 year olds - the required national minimum wage of £7.70 per hour.
25 year olds and over – the required national minimum wage of £8.21 per hour.
If you are an employer and want to find out more information regarding employer contributions and any further costs related to the Apprenticeship programme, please call our dedicated Apprenticeship team on 01205 365701 ext. 3248.
Yourself or your employer will be required to purchase a copy of the course related book, they are available from Amazon for approximately £35.
The City & Guilds Textbook: Site Carpentry & Architectural Joinery for the Level 3 Apprenticeship (6571), Level 3 Advanced Technical Diploma (7906) & Level 3 Diploma (6706) ISBN 9781510458154.
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