Carpentry Diploma – Level 3

Level 3 Carpentry at #TeamKC will see you tackle geometry, the fitting of kitchens, roofs, skirting, double doors, flooring and ironmongery set-up, as well as more complicated repairs and fixes. Alongside this, you'll develop your organisational and people skills, preparing you for supervisory and managerial positions.

This Diploma has been designed to develop, enhance and perfect the skills required to enable you to work at a more advanced level with the construction industry. You'll be honing your craft throughout this qualification, ensuring you're ready to take your next step onto the career ladder.

  • What will be studied

    Over the course of this qualification, you will study:-

    • Fitting of Mouldings, flooring and ironmongery
    • The set up and use of wood working machinery
    • Geometry
    • Practicing traditional roofcuts
    • Tackling more complicated first fix roofing and stairs
  • What are the entry requirements?

    In order to be considered for this programme, you will need to:

    • Have 4 GCSES at grade D/3 or above including Maths and English
    • Or completion of Level 1 Diploma in Carpentry and Joinery
    • Provide a suitable reference
    • Have a strong work ethic
    • Have excellent people skills
  • Where does this course lead to?

    There are so many career possiblities once you have this qualification under your belt!

    Joiner, Cabinetmaker, Roofer, Repair Worker, Woodworker, Project Manager, Stage Set Builder, Contractor, Self-Employment, Teacher.

  • What qualifications will be gained?

    At the end of this course programme you will gain a Level 3 City & Guilds Diploma in Site Carpentry

  • How will this course be delivered?

    This programme will be delivered via

    • Practical assignments
    • Course work
    • Presentations
    • Demonstrations
    • Class work

    As per Level 2, part of this course will include two weeks of work placement which Kidderminster College will arrange for you. This will allow you to expand on your new skillset, theoretical knowledge and growing confidence and can be added to bolster your CV.

  • How will I be assessed?

    As part of your assessment for this course you will

    • Complete both online and paper based exams.
    • Practical work and examinations
    • Practical assessments will include the fitting of stairs, kitchens, roofs, skirting etc.

    You will be awarded a Pass, Merit or Distinction on successful completion of each unit

  • How to get a place?

    Fill out our quick and easy application form HERE 

  • Other Information:

    Students aged 19+ will be subject to fees. Student finance offers help with Advanced Learner Loans and support to students, please contact Student Services on 01562 512003 or for more information.

    While on the course we would expect you to bring equipment to classes to assist with completing lesson tasks, such as;

    • Pens
    • Pencils
    • Memory stick
    • Notepad

    You also will require the following:-

    • Safety footwear
    • College Polo shirt
  • Exam Board:
    City & Guilds

    After you've completed KC's Carpentry Level 3 Diploma ypu'll be ready to start looking for work!


Start Date : September 2020 End Date : June 2021 Fee : N/A
Day : N/A Time : N/A Fee Description : N/A Duration : 1 Year
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