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Site Carpentry Diploma Level 3 (Sept '09) This course information relates to courses starting in September 2009. Course code: B06543CD Course category: Part-time End Qualification: Site Carpentry Diploma Level 3 Starting and ending month: September to July Starting year: 2009 Days of the week: TBC Course duration: 2 years Time of day: All day Formal assessment: Formal assessment required Course location: Pelham Campus Course aims: The aim of the course is to provide you with the skills, underpinning knowledge and a broad understanding of the diversity and complexity that is the Construction Industry. Explore the roles and responsibilities of the people who work in the industry and the possible career progression routes. You will complete this course and feel that you have the skills and confidence required to apply for a wide range of jobs within the Carpentry industry. This course is designed to develop your practical skills, knowledge and understanding of Site Carpentry and Joinery and the Construction Industry in general. It explores the built environment and the wider issues of sustainability and the impact the Construction Industry has on the environment. The course comprises of general core units which relate to; Communication, Organisation, Developing Supervisory/Management Skills, Planning and Programming Work Activities, Workplace safety, Sustainability, Construction Industry Regulations, Safe working practices and the opportunity to achieve the Construction Skills Certificate Scheme. Occupational Specific units cover the range of Site Carpentry disciplines, including complex roofing. In addition, there are theoretical and practical assignments and an online Knowledge exam. Course content: On this course you will: Know how to carry out safe working practices in construction Carry out safe working practices in construction Knowledge of information, quantities and communicating with others Information, quantities and communicating with others Knowledge of building methods and construction technology Building methods and construction technology Know how to carry out first fixing operations Carry out first fixing operations Know how to carry out second fixing Carry out second fixing Know how to erect complex structural carcassing components Erect complex structural carcassing components Know how to maintain non-structural and structural components Maintain non-structural and structural components Know how to set up and use fixed and transportable machinery Set up and use fixed and transportable machinery Facilities for students: The workshops are designed to provide the students with a learning environment which simulates the work place. This enables students to experience working from platforms on complex roofing exercises, hang doors, etc there is also the opportunity to gain skills in bench joinery as part of the workshop programme. The workshops are fully equipped with up to date power tools and equipment. Classrooms have smart boards and projectors enabling learner to take advantage of all the latest resources available relating to the Level 3 Diploma qualification and the Construction Industry. Assessment: 1. Achievement of each practical unit will be by internal assessment as part of the workshop programme. Each knowledge unit has mandatory series of questions; these are externally set and are assessed internally. 2. A practical assignment set by CAA and controlled by the internal assessor will need to be successfully completed before accreditation of the qualification. 3. In addition an online Knowledge exam covering the core units and occupational units in which a passed must be accredited to achieve the qualification. Awarding Body: CAA Entry Requirements: A minimum of 3 GCSEs grade A-C or equivalent in English, Maths and one other. You will also be required to have the NVQ Level 2 Site Carpentry. If you are currently employed within the construction industry then you might wish to apply for NVQ accreditation (B

Site Carpentry Diploma Level 3 (Sept '09) This course information relates to courses starting in September 2009. Course code: B06543CD Course category: Part-time End Qualification: Site Carpentry Diploma Level 3 Starting and ending month: September to July Starting year: 2009 Days of the week: TBC Course duration: 2 years Time of day: All day Formal assessment: Formal assessment required Course...

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