Who are the qualifications for?
This qualification is for candidates who work or want to work as a site carpenter, Architectural joiner or a shopfitter Architectural joiner in the construction sector.
What do the qualifications cover?
It allows candidates to learn, develop and practise the skills required for employment and/or career progression in carpentry and joinery. It covers the following specialist areas:
Shopfitting bench work
Are the qualifications part of a framework or initiative?
This qualification forms the competence based element of the Advanced Apprenticeship in Construction Building (Level 3), pathway 2: Wood Occupations.
What opportunities for progression are there?
Apprentices who follow the Site Carpentry/Shopfitting pathway can have a varied career working on new builds, refurbishments or in specialist areas. Architectural Joinery apprentices will see a variety of wood products in production, depending upon the company. This apprenticeship will enable progression to:
NVQ Level 6 Diploma in Construction Contracting Operations
NVQ Level 6 Diploma in Construction Site Management
After gaining work experience in the chosen occupational area there are also opportunities to progress into occupational work supervision, management or technical support areas or a higher level qualification in construction.
To achieve the Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Wood Occupations (Construction) – Site Carpentry (6571-27), learners must achieve 146 credits in total; 100 credits must be achieved from the mandatory units and a minimum of 46 credits from the optional units available.
Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Wood Occupations (Construction) – Site Carpentry
Unit no. 101, credits: 2
Conforming to General Health, Safety and Welfare in the Workplace
Unit no. 301, credits: 11
Confirming the Occupational Method of Work in the Workplace
Unit no. 302, credits: 10
Confirming Work Activities and Resources for an Occupational Work Area in the Workplace
Unit no. 346, credits: 20
Installing Bespoke First Fixing Components in the Workplace
Unit no. 347, credits: 25
Installing Bespoke Second Fixing Components in the Workplace
Unit no. 501, credits: 8
Developing and Maintaining Good Occupational Working Relationships in the Workplace
Unit no. 714, credits: 24
Setting Up and Using Transportable Cutting and Shaping Machines in the Workplace
Unit no. 235, credits: 20
Erecting Structural Carcassing Components in the Workplace
Unit no. 313, credits: 26
Erecting Complex Roof Structure Carcassing Components in the Workplace
Unit no. 343, credits: 29
Maintaining Non-structural or Structural Components in the Workplace
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