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Qualifications for Skills: NVQ Diploma Wood Occupations (Construction)

Course Name 
CSkills NVQ Diploma Wood Occupations (Construction) L1Available for Enquiries
Course Details
Location Castleford College
Level Level 1
Start Date

Flexible start dates


12 months

Mode of Study Part-time
Awarding Body


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 Skills 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 six mandatory units

  • Confirming to General Health, Safety and Welfare in the workplace
  • 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
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 2024/25:


Further Study

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

Course Groups (W) Vocational Course
Course Groups (W) Work-based Learning
Subject Area (W) Construction & Civil Engineering
Client Group (W) 19+
Search Ref (W) 59580
Website Ref (W) DJGGXRY64B
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Information last amended: 25 April 2024 10:32

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