Wood Machining Level 3





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About the course

The Wood Machining Diploma Level 3 course develops your knowledge and skills. If you are looking for a career as a Wood Machinist in the construction industry, then this course will provide you with the industry-standard skills that potential employer’s desire.

Entry Requirements

Essential Requirements:  

  • Successful completion of level 2 Wood Machining course
  • Achieved GCSE or Functional Skills targets
  • Excellent record of attendance and commitment at school/college
  • Demonstrate a high degree of enthusiasm and a commitment to succeed and prepare effectively for employment

Desirable Requirements:

  • An attendance record at college in excess of 90%
  • A strong commitment to adopt a 'work ready' approach, taking responsibility for your own development and behaviour
  • Completed 30 hours or more of work experience within the construction industry
What will I do on this course?

You will study and develop your skills using Woodworking Machinery and by the end of the course will be able to demonstrate competence in machining timber components from a plank of wood through to a finished item.

This qualification consists of study units and will help you to further develop technical and practical skills associated with wood machining. You may also be required to study maths and English as part of your course.

Who is it for?

This course is suitable for learners who are progressing from the level 2 diploma course in Wood Machining.


How Is this course assessed?

You will be assessed in a number of different ways and receive regular feedback in reviews to guide your progress. Some of the ways in which your success will be measured are:

  • Attendance
  • Exams
  • Online assessments
  • Practical assessments
  • Portfolio work
What could I do next?

On successful completion of the course you may be able to apply for an apprenticeship in the Carpentry industry or obtain employment.


Additional cost

You will need protective footwear and a high vis vest for practical sessions


You will need an interview for this course



How old will you be when the course starts?

16-18 19+
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