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Vocational

Carpentry & Joinery City & Guilds Diploma Level 3

Subject Area
Construction
Start Date
September 2022
Study Mode
Full-time
Duration
1 year
Level
Level 3

York College is delighted to announce that it has been selected to participate in the T Level Industry Placement Pilot (Capacity Delivery Fund). This course has been selected to take part in the pilot for this academic year allowing us to offer Industry Placements to any student enrolling onto this course.

The Work Placement Team will be in touch in due course with further details. In the meantime, you can access further work placement information by visiting our web page: Work Placements Advice.

If you have any questions you can contact the Work Placement Team on 01904 770830 or placements@yorkcollege.ac.uk.

This course is a practical, hands-on course that will further enhance your carpentry and joinery skills and knowledge and allow you to learn, develop and practise these skills required for employment. You will choose to follow either the Site Joinery or Bench Joinery route. To be successful on this course, you need to have outstanding commitment and enthusiasm, a willingness to work as part of a team, and outstanding attendance and punctuality.

Entry requirements

You must have completed Level 2 before progressing to Level 3.

What will I study?

You will follow either the Site Joinery or Bench Joinery route.

Site Joinery

  • Health, Safety and Welfare in Construction
  • Carry Out First Fix Flooring and Roofing
  • Carry Out Second Fixing Operations or Organising, Planning and Pricing Construction Work
  • Carry Out First Fix Roofing and Stairs
  • Carry Out Second Fixing Double Doors and Mouldings
  • Set Up and Use Fixed and Transportable Machinery

Bench Joinery

  • Health, Safety and Welfare in Construction
  • Principles of Organising, Planning and Pricing Construction Work
  • Set Up and Use Fixed Transportable Machinery
  • Manufacture Shaped Doors and Frames
  • Manufacture Stairs with Turns

Method of delivery

This programme will be delivered in our modern workshops and classrooms, focusing on developing your practical skills, knowledge and professional behaviours ready for assessment. All assessments will be carried out in accordance with awarding body guidelines. To prepare you prior to your assessments, we will build up your skills, knowledge and behaviours to give you the best chance of achieving your potential. We will sequence the curriculum deliver to meet industry needs and work with you through each step to build your confidence.

How will I be assessed?

Practical and theory work will be assessed in line with awarding body requirements. This will be a mixture of online externally set and marked examinations and practical synoptic assessments.

Good course combinations

This is a full-time course. It is not possible to combine this course with other Vocational, Apprenticeship or A Level programmes.


Your next steps

On completion of the Diploma, you can progress on to the next level where appropriate or go on to find employment in order to transfer to an apprenticeship, then higher-level courses in construction.

Rowan Carpentry and Joinery Level 3

“I chose this course because I like to build different structures and it’s very creative. My tutors are fantastic and I’ve had a great experience at the College. I’ve also made lots of new friends.”

Rowan
Carpentry & Joinery City & Guilds Diploma Level 3
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