Joinery: Site Carpentry Level 3 (FJOI)

Construction, Planning and the Built Environment

Construction, Planning and the Built Environment
Construction, Planning and the Built Environment
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What will you be working towards?

Code BC255
Qualification Type Not Set
Qualification Level Level 3
Course type Full Time


This level 3 carpentry qualification is relatively new for City and Guilds and is aimed at those individuals who work or want to work as a Site Carpenter in the construction sector. At this level, you will learn advanced skills in site carpentry. The qualification has been devised to provide learners with a fantastic understanding of all aspects of carpentry; a very in depth course to have you industry ready and competent across a range of skills.


The Level 3 Site Carpentry Diploma allows you to learn, develop and practise the skills required for employment and/or career progression in Site Carpentry.

You will learn a variety of carpentry skills; the full qualification consists of the following units:

1. Health, safety and welfare in construction

2. Carry out first fix flooring and roofing

•construct roofing structures

• fix verge and eave components

• lay floor joists

• fit and fix joist coverings

3. Carry out second fixing operations:

•install doors and ironmongery

•fix mouldings

•install service encasements and cladding

•install kitchen units, worktops and fitments

4. Principles of organising, planning and pricing construction work:

•Understand different types of drawn information in construction

•Understand energy efficiency and sustainable materials for construction

•Understand how to estimate quantities and price work for construction

•Understand how to plan work activities for construction

•Understand how to communicate effectively in the workplace

5. Carry out first fix roofing and stairs:

•Understand how to construct a traditional cut roof

•Understand how to fix a flight of stairs with a quarter turn

6. Carry out second fixing double doors and mouldings:

•Understand how to install double doors and ironmongery

•Understand how to install curved and raking mouldings

7. Set up and use fixed and transportable machinery:

•Understand how to inspect and maintain fixed and transportable machinery

•Understand how to use fixed and transportable machinery efficiently and safely

Course specification are available via the link below

How will it be delivered?

Throughout the study programme your work will be assessed for a Pass, Merit or Distinction grade. Achieving this Diploma means that you have reached the standards expected by the industry.

Entry requirements

Level 2 Site Carpentry

Your next steps...

After successful completion, you can progress to a NVQ Level 3 in Site Carpentry. Alternatively, entry to an apprenticeship can be gained if suitable employment is found.