Level 3 Bench Joinery

City & Guilds NVQ Level 3 Diploma in Bench Joinery

This course is designed to further your skills and knowledge of the joinery industry. If you have already completed Level 2 Bench Joinery, this course could be the next important step towards your future career.

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Key facts

  • Start date: September
  • Duration: A full time, 1 year course
  • Location: Brooksby
  • Fees: This course is fully funded for school leavers.

Your future

Learners may wish to progress onto an apprenticeship or into employment.

Entry requirements

2 GCSEs at grade D/3 or above in English and Maths and Level 2 Bench Joinery


  • Health, Safety and Welfare in Construction
  • Principles of organising, planning and pricing construction work
  • Setting up and using fixed and transportable machinery
  • Manufacturing shaped doors and frames
  • Manufacturing stairs with turns

English and Maths

English and Maths are very important for you during your studies and beyond. The Government has introduced new standards which mean that employers will looking for these skills when you enter the workplace. BMC is committed to ensuring that our students leave us with everything they need to reach their goals and meet the expectations of the industry.

If you are under 19 and narrowly miss the English and/or Maths requirements of your course (by one grade), don’t worry – BMC can offer you a suitable course at another level and you can take GCSE English or Maths alongside it (daytime and evening options available). Learners will not be expected to take both GCSE English and GCSE Maths in the same year.

If you are under 19 and miss the English and/or Maths entry requirements of your course by more than one grade, BMC offers Functional Skills, an effective method to improve literacy and numeracy, for up to two hours per week.

Visit Us

If you like what you’ve seen so far, why not come along to our next Brooksby Campus Open Event?

This is a fantastic way for you to get a feel for what it’s like to be a student at BMC. You will get to meet our industry-expert teaching staff, tour our fantastic facilities and find out everything you need to know about courses at BMC.

For a list of our upcoming events, click here.

Example of work completed by BMC Joinery students:


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