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Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Wood Occupations - Site Carpentry NVQ

The Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Wood Occupations - Site Carpentry qualification has been developed for delivery in a working environment; this means you need to be employed to study this qualification. It has been designed to develop and recognise your skills, knowledge and competence so that you can work in Site Carpentry within the construction industry or progress onto further learning. 

This qualification supports the Learner to attain enabling, fundamental and transferable practical skills with associated underpinning knowledge. Although part of an apprenticeship, this qualification is available outside of an apprenticeship where either the learner’s circumstances prevent them undertaking a full apprenticeship or where their prior skills and knowledge mean they do not require all components of the apprenticeship. In addition, industry will accept the qualification on its own as entry to a job role.

The Rule of Combination (RoC) below specifies the combination of units that need to be achieved for the individual to be awarded the qualification.

To achieve this qualification a minimum of 146 credits need to be attained. This comprises the 7 mandatory units plus 2 units from the following optional unit group.

Mandatory Units

  • Installing bespoke first fixing components in the workplace

    Unit Code: QCF09Bv2

    Interpret the given information relating to the work and resources when installing bespoke first fixing components., Know how to comply with relevant legislation and official guidance when installing bespoke first fixing components., Maintain safe working practices when installing bespoke first fixing components., Select the required quantity and quality of resources for the methods of work to install bespoke first fixing components., Minimise the risk of damage to the work and surrounding area when installing bespoke first fixing components., Complete the work within the allocated time when installing bespoke first fixing components., Comply with the given contract information to install bespoke first fixing components to the required specification.

  • Installing bespoke second fixing components in the workplace

    Unit Code: QCF10Bv2

    Interpret the given information relating to the work and resources when installing bespoke second fixing components., Know how to comply with relevant legislation and official guidance when installing bespoke second fixing components., Maintain safe working practices when installing bespoke second fixing components., Select the required quantity and quality of resources for the methods of work to install bespoke second fixing components., Minimise the risk of damage to the work and surrounding area when installing bespoke second fixing components., Complete the work within the allocated time when installing bespoke second fixing components., Comply with the given contract information and the required specification to install bespoke second fixing components.

  • Confirming Work Activities and Resources for an Occupational Work Area in the Workplace

    Unit Code: QCF209v2

    Identify work activities, assess required resources and plan the sequence of work., Obtain clarification and advice where the resources required are not available., Evaluate the work activities and the requirements of any significant external factors against the project requirements., Identify work activities which influence each other and make the best use of theresources available., Identify changed circumstances that require alterations to the work programme and justify them to decision makers.

  • Developing and Maintaining Good Occupational Working Relationships in the Workplace

    Unit Code: QCF210v2

    Develop, maintain and encourage working relationships to promote good will and trust., Inform relevant people about work activities in an appropriate level of detail, with the appropriate level of urgency., Offer advice and help to relevant people about work activities and encourage questions/requests for clarification and comments., Clarify proposals with relevant people and discuss alternative suggestions., Resolve differences of opinion in ways that minimise offence and maintain goodwill, trust and respect.

  • Confirming the Occupational Method of Work in the Workplace

    Unit Code: QCF211v2

    Assess available project data accurately to determine the occupational method of work., Obtain additional information from alternative sources in cases where the available project data is insufficient., Identify work methods that will make best use of resources and meet project, statutory and contractual requirements., Confirm and communicate the selected work method to relevant personnel.

  • Setting up and using transportable cutting and shaping machines in the workplace

    Unit Code: QCF628v2

    Interpret the given information relating to the work and resources when setting up and using transportable cutting and shaping machines., Know how to comply with relevant legislation and official guidance when setting up and using transportable cutting and shaping machines., Maintain safe working practices when setting up and using transportable cutting and shaping machines., Select the required quantity and quality of resources for the methods of work to set up and use transportable cutting and shaping machines., Minimise the risk of damage to the work and surrounding area when setting up and using transportable cutting and shaping machines., Complete the work within the allocated time when setting up and using transportable cutting and shaping machines., Comply with the given contract information to set up and use transportable cutting and shapingmachines to the required specification.

  • Conforming to General Health, Safety and Welfare in the Workplace.

    Unit Code: QCF641

    Comply with all workplace health, safety and welfare legislation requirements., Recognise hazards associated with the workplace that have not been previously controlled and report them in accordance with organisational procedures., Comply with organisational policies and procedures to contribute to health, safety and welfare., Work responsibly to contribute to workplace health, safety and welfare whilst carrying out work in the relevant occupational area., Comply with and support all organisational security arrangements and approved procedures.

Optional Units

  • Erecting Structural Carcassing Components in the Workplace

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    Interpret the given information relating to the work and resources when erecting structural carcassing components., Know how to comply with relevant legislation and official guidance when erecting structural carcassing components., Maintain safe working practices when erecting structural carcassing components., Select the required quantity and quality of resources for the methods of work to erect structural carcassing components., Minimise the risk of damage to the work and surrounding area when erecting structural carcassing components., Complete the work within the allocated time when erecting structural carcassing components., Comply with the given contract information to erect structural carcassing components to the required specification.

  • Maintaining non-structural or structural components in the workplace

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    Interpret the given information relating to the work and resources when maintaining non-structural or structural components., Know how to comply with relevant legislation and official guidance when maintaining non-structural or structural components., Maintain safe working practices when maintaining non-structural or structural components., Select the required quantity and quality of resources for the methods of work to maintain non-structural or structural components., Minimise the risk of damage to the work and surrounding area when maintaining non-structural or structural components., Complete the work within the allocated time when maintaining non-structural or structural components., Comply with the given contract information to maintain non-structural or structural components to the required specification.

  • Erecting Complex Roof Structure Carcassing Components in the Workplace

    Unit Code:

    The aim of this unit is to illustrate the skills, knowledge and understanding required to confirm competence in Maintaining non-structural or structural components in the workplace within the relevant sector of industry.


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