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Site Carpentry Advanced Apprenticeship Level 3



Weekly hours:

The weekly hours will depend on the Apprenticeship qualification and employer.



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What does this course involve?

This Programme will be offered at times throughout the academic year which runs from September to July. To register your interest please contact Support Services:

Broadstairs - 01843605062 (or email

Folkestone - 01303 858300 (or email

Candidates gain the Site Carpentry Advanced Apprenticeship Level 3 framework qualification by completing and achieving:

NVQ 3: Site based evidence portfolio

Technical Certificate: College-based course covering trade knowledge: exam and practical assessments.

Literacy/ Numeracy/ICT: Fulfilled by completion of Maths and English at an appropriate level

ERR: Employment Rights & Responsibilities

PLTS: Personal Learning and Thinking Skills

All qualification elements must be achieved to complete the Apprenticeship Framework.

There are a number of mandatory units concentrating on health and safety in the workplace to be completed. Apprentices will be required to study a number of optional units linked to specific trade requirements.

There is an expectation that candidates will undertake personal study in order to demonstrate knowledge of the subject area, and compile a portfolio of evidence to demonstrate their competence.


What qualifications do I need?

Apprentices should be employed within an appropriate Construction environment. You will be invited to attend a short informal interview prior to the course commencing and to undertake initial assessment to demonstrate the minimum levels of literacy and numeracy required. Apprentices will be allocated a personal tutor for guidance throughout the duration of the course.


The process of assessment requires the demonstration of skills together with appropriate knowledge and understanding to a specified standard. Assessment of the NVQ is based on a combination of observation, questioning and collection of evidence from the workplace.

Fees & Costs

This course is fully funded if the Apprentice is aged under 19. If the Apprentice is 19+ then a £750 employer contribution is required. If the Apprentice is aged 24+ the please contact us for more information about 24+ learner loans.

To register your interest please contact Support Services:

Broadstairs Campus - 01843 605062 (or e-mail )

Folkestone Campus – 01303 858300 (or email


On successful completion, you could progress onto our HNC in Construction and the Built Environment.

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