Level 3 Diploma


Want to continue to craft your skills as a joiner? Through this professional level course you’ll learn about the finer details of the trade along with project management and site supervisory training, supported by industry experienced tutors.

You’ll work on projects on and off campus, exploring how to liaise with suppliers, maintain and repair materials, produce doors, windows and stairwells, design moulds and use wood-work machinery.

We’re excited to be involved in the Advanced Construction Training (ACT) project, which aims to develop digital skills in construction across Cheshire.

What will I study?

  • Safe working practices in construction
  • Project management and site supervision
  • Building methods and construction technology
  • Quantity surveying and communications
  • First and second fixing operations
  • Complex structural carcassing components
  • Maintaining non-structural and structural components
  • Setting up and using fixed and transportable machinery
  • Work experience
  • Community and campus-based project
  • Functional Skills or GCSE in Maths and English depending on previous qualifications

How long will it take?

  • 1 year, full-time

What qualifications do I need to start?

What qualifications will I gain?

Course options after this programme

  • Progress onto higher level study, or
  • Seek employment as a highly qualified joiner

Career options

  • Site carpenter
  • Site supervisor
  • Technical assistant
  • Building supplier – sales