Carpentry and Joinery (6706)

Last Updated: 16 Nov 2016
This qualification is aimed at learners aged 16 and above who work or want to work in the construction industry and specialise in working with wood. There are four trade areas available: site carpentry, bench joinery, shopfitting joinery, and wood machining.

UCAS tariff

Level 3 Diploma in Site Carpentry

Grade

New Tariff points

P

48

 

Level 3 Diploma in Bench Joinery 

Grade

New Tariff points

P

32



Our qualifications are aimed at people wishing to learn some skills in carpentry and joinery, to progress on to becoming skilled in their chosen trade, or to progress through an apprenticeship and work towards becoming a master craftsman.

We have produced sample tests to enable tutors and learners to experience the look and feel of e-volve prior to sitting the test, and also experience the type and style of question that will be asked in the test.

You can access the sample tests by clicking on the links below.

The sample tests cover the following units:

Available to deliver in the following:
  • England
  • Wales
  • Northern Ireland
  • International

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Level 1

Level 1 introduces the learner to carpentry and joinery skills. It allows candidates to learn, develop and practise the skills required for employment and/or career progression in carpentry or joinery.

It covers the following skills:
Producing basic woodworking joints, and safely using various hand and power tools.

What Careers Can This Lead To?

Studying these courses can open up opportunities to work within the construction sector.

Level 1 Diploma in Carpentry and Joinery (6706-13)

Last Registration Date: 31 Jul 2018

Level 1 Diploma in Carpentry and Joinery

  • Accreditation No: 600/8046/2 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Credit based qualification This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 39 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 368 - 368 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/07/2019 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 2

At this level, you can begin to specialise in either site carpentry, bench joinery or shopfitting joinery.

The Level 2 Site Carpentry Diploma allows you to learn, develop and practise the skills required for employment and/or career progression in Site Carpentry.

It covers the following skills:

  • Carry out first fix flooring and roofing
  • Carry out first fix frames, partitions and stairs
  • Carry out second fixing operations
  • Carry out carpentry maintenance
  • Set up and operate a circular saw

The Level 2 Bench Joinery Diploma allows you to learn, develop and practise the skills required for employment and/or career progression in Bench Joinery.

It covers the following skills:

  • Set up and operate a circular saw
  • Produce setting out details for bench joinery products
  • Mark out from setting out details for bench joinery products
  • Manufacture bench joinery products

The Level 2 Shopfitting Joinery Diploma allows you to learn, develop and practise the skills required for employment and/or career progression in Site Carpentry.

It covers the following skills:

  • Set up and operate a circular saw
  • Manufacture internal shopfitting  joinery products
  • Manufacture external  shopfitting  joinery products
The Level 2 Wood Machining for Joinery Manufacture Diploma allows you to learn, develop and practise the skills required for employment and/or career progression in Site Carpentry.
 
It covers the following skills:
  • Principles of machine manufactured joinery 
  • Setting and operating fixed sawing machines
  • Setting and operating fixed planing machines
  • Setting and operating fixed jointing machines
  • Setting and operating fixed profiling machines 
  • Setting and operating fixed sanding machines 
  • Setting and operating NC/CNC machines
Our Extended Diplomas are intended for use as part of apprenticeships for learners just starting out in construction trades, typically aged 16. Centres are advised to use both the Level 1 and Level 2 handbooks, which contain all the units for the extended diplomas.

What Careers Can This Lead To?

Studying these courses can open up opportunities to work within the construction sector.

Level 2 Diploma in Site Carpentry (6706-23)

Last Registration Date: 31 Jul 2018 Supportive services: SmartScreen

Level 2 Diploma in Site Carpentry

  • Accreditation No: 600/8047/4 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Technical This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 52 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 452 - 452 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • UCAS Points - Distinction*: 0 - Distinction: 0 - Merit: 0 - Pass: 0 This is how many UCAS points this qualification is equivalent to
  • Last Certification: 31/07/2020 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued
  • Performance table: Data unavailable This is the year in which this qualification will count towards English performance tables

Level 2 Diploma in Bench Joinery (6706-26)

Last Registration Date: 31 Jul 2018

Level 2 Diploma in Bench Joinery

  • Accreditation No: 600/8048/6 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Technical This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 50 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 435 - 435 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • UCAS Points - Distinction*: 0 - Distinction: 0 - Merit: 0 - Pass: 0 This is how many UCAS points this qualification is equivalent to
  • Last Certification: 31/07/2020 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued
  • Performance table: Data unavailable This is the year in which this qualification will count towards English performance tables

Level 2 Diploma in Shopfitting Joinery (6706-27)

Last Registration Date: 31 Oct 2017

Level 2 Diploma in Shopfitting Joinery

  • Accreditation No: 601/1285/2 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Credit based qualification This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 42 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 380 - 380 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/10/2019 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 2 Diploma in Wood Machining for Joinery Manufacture (6706-28)

Last Registration Date: 31 Oct 2017
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Level 2 Diploma in Wood Machining for Joinery Manufacture

  • Accreditation No: 601/3190/1 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Credit based qualification This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 42 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 365 - 365 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/10/2019 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 2 Extended Diploma in Site Carpentry (6706-50)

Last Registration Date: 31 Jul 2018

Level 2 Extended Diploma in Site Carpentry

  • Accreditation No: 600/9067/4 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Technical This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 84 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 750 - 750 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • UCAS Points - Distinction*: 0 - Distinction: 0 - Merit: 0 - Pass: 0 This is how many UCAS points this qualification is equivalent to
  • Last Certification: 31/07/2020 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued
  • Performance table: Data unavailable This is the year in which this qualification will count towards English performance tables

Level 2 Extended Diploma in Bench Joinery (6706-51)

Last Registration Date: 31 Jul 2018

Level 2 Extended Diploma in Bench Joinery

  • Accreditation No: 600/9068/6 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Technical This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 82 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 733 - 733 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • UCAS Points - Distinction*: 0 - Distinction: 0 - Merit: 0 - Pass: 0 This is how many UCAS points this qualification is equivalent to
  • Last Certification: 31/07/2020 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued
  • Performance table: Data unavailable This is the year in which this qualification will count towards English performance tables

Level 3

One or more pathways within this qualification has been approved by the DfE to appear in the 2016 Performance Tables. To review the qualifications approved please click here.

At this level, you will learn advanced skills in either site carpentry, bench joinery or shopfitting joinery.

The Level 3 Site Carpentry Diploma allows you to learn, develop and practise the skills required for employment and/or career progression in Site Carpentry.

It covers the following skills:

  • Carry out first fix flooring and roofing
  • Carry out second fixing operations
  • Carry out first fix roofing and stairs
  • Carry out second fixing double doors and mouldings
  • Set up and use fixed and transportable machinery

The Level 3 Bench Joinery Diploma allows you to learn, develop and practise the skills required for employment and/or career progression in Bench Joinery.

It covers the following skills:

  • Set up and use fixed and transportable machinery
  • Manufacture shaped doors and frames
  • Manufacture stairs with turns

The Level 3 Shopfitting Joinery Diploma allows you to learn, develop and practise the skills required for employment and/or career progression in Bench Joinery.

It covers the following skills at Level 3:

  • Set up and use fixed and transportable machinery
  • Manufacture internal shopfitting joinery products
  • Manufacture external shopfitting joinery products

What Careers Can This Lead To?

Studying these courses can open up opportunities to work within the construction sector.

Level 3 Diploma in Site Carpentry (6706-33)

Last Registration Date: 31 Jul 2018

Level 3 Diploma in Site Carpentry

  • Accreditation No: 600/7995/2 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Credit based qualification This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: Data unavailable Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 583 - 583 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/07/2021 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 3 Diploma in Bench Joinery (6706-36)

Last Registration Date: 31 Jul 2018

Level 3 Diploma in Bench Joinery

  • Accreditation No: 600/8050/4 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Credit based qualification This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: Data unavailable Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 457 - 457 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/07/2021 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 3 Diploma in Shopfitting Joinery (6706-37)

Last Registration Date: 31 Oct 2017

Level 3 Diploma in Shopfitting Joinery

  • Accreditation No: 601/1284/0 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Credit based qualification This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 51 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 470 - 470 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/10/2020 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

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