Course Information

Level 3 Site Carpentry

Cskills Awards
Sessions

Below are the sessions that are available for this course.

Part-Time
Campus: Dungannon
Week Starting: 07 September 2020
Day: Subject to Timetable
Duration: 2 Year(s)
Number of Weeks: 34
Hours per Week: 7
Total Hours: 230
Fee: N/A
Places Available: 20
Course Coordinator: John.Curran@swc.ac.uk

Part-Time
Campus: Dungannon
Week Starting: 07 September 2020
Day: Subject to Timetable
Duration: 2 Year(s)
Number of Weeks: 34
Hours per Week: 7
Total Hours: 230
Fee: N/A
Places Available: 20
Course Coordinator: John.Curran@swc.ac.uk

Part-Time
Campus: Omagh
Week Starting: 07 September 2020
Day: Subject to Timetable
Duration: 2 Year(s)
Number of Weeks: 34
Hours per Week: 7
Total Hours: 230
Fee: N/A
Places Available: 20
Course Coordinator: Tony.McGartland@swc.ac.uk

Part-Time
Campus: Omagh
Week Starting: 07 September 2020
Day: Subject to Timetable
Duration: 2 Year(s)
Number of Weeks: 34
Hours per Week: 7
Total Hours: 230
Fee: N/A
Places Available: 20
Course Coordinator: Michael.McCullagh@swc.ac.uk

Part-Time
Campus: Technology And Skills Centre
Week Starting: 07 September 2020
Day: Subject to Timetable
Duration: 2 Year(s)
Number of Weeks: 34
Hours per Week: 7
Total Hours: 230
Fee: N/A
Places Available: 20
Course Coordinator: Jimmy.Martin@swc.ac.uk

Part-Time
Campus: Technology And Skills Centre
Week Starting: 07 September 2020
Day: Subject to Timetable
Duration: 2 Year(s)
Number of Weeks: 34
Hours per Week: 7
Total Hours: 230
Fee: N/A
Places Available: 20
Course Coordinator: Jimmy.Martin@swc.ac.uk

Description

The Carpentry qualification is designed to equip learners with the knowledge and skills to pursue a career within the Construction industry. Site Carpentry is site based, working on domestic and commercial buildings. You need to be employed to study this qualification. The course supports the knowledge and Skills development requirements for access to all levels into the Carpentry and Joinery working environment.

Additional Information

You will be required to complete Essential Skills in Literacy, Numeracy and ICT if you do not have a GCSE grade C or Level 2 Essential Skills in English, Maths and Information Technology.

Course Content

You will gain the knowledge and skills to interpret drawings, organise work, measure, mark out, cut and erect traditional roofs and prefabricated roof trusses, fit fascia and soffit boards and apply felt membranes and batons for roof tiles and slates, carry out 1st fix operations (before Plastering) i.e. fitting floor Joists, laying flooring, erecting stud walls, fitting drylining and plasterboard, fitting doorframes etc. You will also learn how to carry out 2nd fix Operations (after Plastering) i.e. hang doors & fit locks, fit architraves and skirting boards.

Assessment Method

The course is assessed through a series of competence based assessments within College and the work place and end of unit tests

Progression Opportunities

Achievement of this qualification will enable the learner to follow a career in their chosen field in Carpentry or Joinery. It also provides the opportunity to progress to the Level 4 NVQ Diploma in Construction Site Supervision or a suitable Foundation Degree.

Entry Requirements

It is expected that learners have successfully gained the Level 2 qualification before progressing to Level 3 or have substantial industry experience in this field.