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Wood Occupations
Level 3

Apprenticeship:

Wood Occupations

Qualification: Level 3

Duration: 12 months

This qualification enables you to work as a specialist carpenter in the construction industry. As a specialist carpenter, you will cut, shape and install complex fixtures and fittings such as walls, roofs and staircases.

You will also learn how to work safely in a supervisory capacity as part of a team; building and refurbishing homes or non-domestic properties.

Type of job roles the programme is for

  • Joiner
  • Carpenter
  • Framing Carpenter 

Qualifications

  • Level 3 Diploma in Wood Occupations
  • Functional Skills in Maths
  • Functional Skills in English 

Progression opportunities

  • Level 4 Diploma in Construction Site Supervision (Construction)
  • Level 6 Diploma in Construction Site Management (Construction)

Apprenticeship:

Wood Occupations

Qualification: Level 3

Duration: 12 months

  • New learners and employers are assessed by a Skills Coach or Business Advisor to ensure their suitability for the programme.
  • After this, they will complete an initial assessment and scoping to identify areas of improvement, and development goals for the apprenticeship.
  • An apprenticeship induction is then held for new learners, where they will be introduced to the schedule of study

Skills

  • Working safely and proactively
  • Understanding of the programme of work
  • Maintenance of effective working relationships
  • Select correct type and quantity of materials for complex tasks
  • Advanced trade skills used to measure, mark, fit, cut, splice, finish and secure
  • Measure/mark out/cut/splice/finish/position and secure complex timber jobs
  • Installing either non-standard door and window frames/floor joist coverings/partitions and staircases
  • Erect inclined roofs with gables, roof verges and eaves, including finishing’s, joists and roof coverings

Knowledge

  • Uerstand the environment al considerations of site carpentry installation work
  • Understand the technical principles of advanced site carpentry work
  • Understand how to calculate quantity, length, area and wastage of resources
  • Understand how to for complex joints

Behaviours 

  • Effective communication
  • Effective team work
  • Logical thinking
  • Working effectively
  • Time management
  • Adaptability
  • Independent working

Apprenticeship:

Wood Occupations

Qualification: Level 3

Duration: 12 months

There is a clear GC Education & Skills career pathway for the apprentice once they've completed the Level 3 Wood Occupations course