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Mode of study Part-time
Duration Please ring for details
Campus London Road Campus
Start date Please ring Course Advice on 01743 342333 to find out when this course next runs
Tuition Fee £550
Exam/Reg Fee £138
Material Fee £100
Course code PLR3CJS001 (2021)
Runs on Monday
  • Who is it for?

    Having successfully developed specific Site Carpentry skills through completing the Level 2 Diploma in Site Carpentry this programme is designed to give you an understanding of advanced knowledge and techniques of the trade. These specialist skills will improve your employability prospects with a specialist site carpentry company and you will be working on the same course subjects as those on an Advanced Apprenticeship programme. Progress to HNC in Construction and the Built Environment or an Advanced Apprenticeship in Site Carpentry.

  • Entry Requirements

    Successful completion of the Level 2 Diploma in Site Carpentry. You will also need to have a successful interview with the tutor.

  • What does the course involve?

    Learners will learn to develop and practise the skills required for employment and/or career progression in advanced site carpentry. The course covers the following knowledge and skills:

    • Principles of organising, planning and pricing construction work
    • Set up and use fixed and transportable machinery
    • Carry out first fix roofing and stairs
    • Carry out second fixing double doors and mouldings.

    Skills and knowledge will cover advanced site carpentry and will include raking moulds, cut roofs, roofs with hipped rafters and fitting stairs with turns.

  • How is the course assessed?

    The qualification is unit based with each unit having a theoretical multiple choice end test. Vocational units have additional practical assessments.

  • How much does it cost?

    All materials are provided as well as tools, equipment and PPE. We recommend that each student provided their own steel capped footwear for use in the workshop.

  • Additional Notes

    All students must attend maths and English and depending on prior achievements and initial assessments will either take GCSE or Functional Skills.

  • Other details

    You will have the opportunity to add additional elements and develop your Maths and English skills through either Functional Skills, GCSEs or A Levels.

  • What do I do next?

    If you meet the entry requirements for this course, please use the Register my Interest or Apply Now buttons or contact Course Advice on 01743 342333 to organise enrolment. If you are still undecided about the course most suitable for you, please drop in to one of our Advice Events, ring Course Advice on 01743 342 333, use our Live Chat facility or email:

    Fees stated are for enrolment for the current academic year only. Courses which run for 2 or 3 years will be subject to further fees and possible price increases each year.