Level 3 NVQ in Wood Occupations - Site Carpentry

This NVQ is eligible for a CITB qualification grant.

The NVQ Level 3 Site Carpentry Qualification structure below specifies the combination of units that need to be achieved for the individual to be awarded the qualification to work as a competent Site Carpenter.


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On completion of your NVQ qualification, along with passing the relevant CITB HS&E test you will be able to apply for the CSCS Advanced Craft Gold Card.

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L3 NVQ Diploma in Wood Occupations (Construction) -Site Carpentry

Minimum Credit Value: 144

Reference: 603/5470/7 

To achieve this qualification a minimum of 144 credits need to be attained. This comprises the 7 mandatory units plus 2 units from the optional unit group.

Mandatory Units

Credit Value: 98 | Units Required: 7

Title Credits Level  
Unit Description
Confirming the Occupational Method of Work in the Workplace
Credits: 11 Level: 3 More info about this unit
Unit Description
Confirming Work Activities and Resources for an Occupational Work Area in the Workplace
Credits: 10 Level: 3 More info about this unit
Unit Description
Conforming to General Health, Safety and Welfare in the Workplace
Credits: 2 Level: 1 More info about this unit
Unit Description
Developing and Maintaining Good Occupational Working Relationships in the Workplace
Credits: 8 Level: 3 More info about this unit
Unit Description
Installing bespoke first fixing components in the workplace
Credits: 18 Level: 3 More info about this unit
Unit Description
Installing bespoke second fixing components in the workplace
Credits: 23 Level: 3 More info about this unit
Unit Description
Setting up and using transportable cutting and shaping machines in the workplace
Credits: 26 Level: 2 More info about this unit

Optional Units

Credit Value: 46 | Units Required: 2

Title Credits Level More info
Maintaining non-structural or structural components in the workplace 29 3 More info
Erecting Structural Carcassing Components in the Workplace 20 2 More info
Erecting roof structure carcassing components in the workplace 26 3 More info