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Qualifications for Skills: Part-time Level 1 NVQ Diploma in Wood Occupations (Construction)

Course Name 
Qualifications for Skills: Part-time Level 1 NVQ Diploma in Wood Occupations (Construction) Available for Enquiries
Course Details
Location Castleford College
Location Workplace
Level Level 1
Start Date Various points throughout the year.
Duration 12 months
Time of Day Day
Time of Day Evening
Mode of Study Part time
Awarding Body NOCN
Offering Code DQL1WOO1D000
Course Overview

This Level 1 NVQ Diploma in Wood Occupations (Construction) qualification is suitable for those who are starting employment working as a site carpenter.

This qualification enables you, to recognise your skills, knowledge and understanding as well as demonstrate your competence in the workplace whilst developing in the role of a site carpenter.

What you will Study

The NOCN_Cskills Awards Level 1 NVQ Diploma in Wood Occupations (Construction) qualification structure below specifies the combination of units that need to be achieved for the individual to be awarded the qualification.

On this level 1 programme you will study 6 mandatory units

• Confirming to General Health, Safety and Welfare in the
• Installing door ironmongery in the workplace.
• Installing frames and linings in the workplace
• Installing internal mouldings in the workplace
• Installing side hung doors in the workplace
• Moving, Handling and Storing Resources in the Workplace

This NVQ diploma programme includes learning that relates to the following UN Sustainable Development Goals
Goal 4: Quality Education
Goal 8: decent work and economic growth

Course Structure Classroom based: 5%
Practical work: 15%
Work based: 80%
How you will be Assessed

You will be assessed against a set of performance and knowledge statements which have been derived from National Occupational Standards for your occupational area (Recommended Qualification Structure (RQS) for Wood Occupations (Construction) Level 1).

You will be assessed by an occupationally competent and qualified lecturer/assessor who will work with you and help you complete the qualification.

You will be required to produce a Portfolio of Evidence showing how you have met the performance and knowledge criteria for each unit required within the qualification, as directed by your lecturer/assessor.

Entry Requirements There are no formal entry requirements to take this qualification. This qualification can be undertaken without any previous training or qualifications in this subject area.
Attendance Expectations

This qualification can be attended on a day release basis, attending one day per week expected to be a Friday, for a period of 30 weeks.

Alternatively, attendance can be one evening per week expected to be a Monday evening, with a block week in December and a further block week in January.

Fee Information

These fees relate to 2023/24


For more detailed information on financial support please contact the Financial Support Team on 01924 789283.

Further Study Further training and/or experience will enable entry into supervisory and management positions within the workplace.
How to Apply

Please contact the Course Information Team on 01924 789111 or email and they will send an application form out to you.

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For Further Details

For further details, please contact John Evans by email or Suzanne Black by email or call 01924 789437.

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Course Groups (W) Vocational Course
Course Groups (W) Work-based Learning
Subject Area (W) Construction & Civil Engineering
Client Group (W) 19+
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Information last amended: 09 June 2023 10:32

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