Farnborough College of Technology
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About this course

How is the training delivered?
The NVQ Diploma is achieved by the creation of a site diary including workplace evidence and supported by on site assessments. Apprentices also attend Aldershot College once a week to learn the underpinning knowledge required and to develop their skills. In addition, there are regular progress monitoring and support visits to the workplace.

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Studies include

What modules are covered?

What does the Apprenticeship cover?
The programme covers a range of practical skills and underpinning knowledge and includes the following five components:

1. NVQ Diploma in Wood Occupations (Level 3 Site Carpentry) Optional units to meet business needs

Mandatory Units

  • Confirm work activities and resources
  • Develop & maintain good working relationships
  • Confirm workplace method of work
  • Set up & use cutting & shaping machines
  • Install bespoke first fixing components
  • Install bespoke second fixing components

Optional Units (choose 2)

  • Erect structural carcassing components
  • Maintain non-structural & structural components
  • Erect complex roof structural carcassing components

2. Technical Certificate: Diploma in Site Carpentry (Level 3)

3. Functional Skills: English & Maths Level 2

4. Employment Rights & Responsibilities Workbook

5. Personal Thinking & Learning Skills

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What Next?

What are the benefits?
Apprenticeships are a proven way of increasing staff retention and productivity. 92% of employers who employ apprentices believe that Apprenticeships lead to a more motivated and satisfied workforce. Apprenticeships enable employers to recruit and train the employees to meet the specific needs of their business.

Further information or to recruit an Apprentice, please contact our
Employer Hotline on 01252 407299.


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Entry Requirements

What previous qualifications and experience will I need?

Who is the Apprenticeship for?
The training programme is intended for new or existing staff working in a site carpentry business. The entry criteria are staff aged 16 and over who have completed the Intermediate Apprenticeship in Carpentry. GCSE results will be considered along with the results of an initial assessment.

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