Wood Occupations Site Carpentry Apprenticeship Level 2
This apprenticeship will provide you with the introductory knowledge and ability you will need to undertake work in the carpentry industry. During this apprenticeship you will learn how to carry out site carpentry, including door frames, hanging doors, boxing pipes, window frames and floor joists. Our courses have an excellent reputation with employers and help you to develop construction skills that will put you at the forefront of the job market. In College, you will be taught by staff who, have not only had successful careers in industry themselves, but who also lead in shaping the UK’s construction and building services training sector.
Some evidence of studying at GCSE level would be an advantage.
Other requirements: To begin this apprenticeship you must have a keen interest in carpentry and/or joinery.
During this apprenticeship you will study a range of topics, including:
- Health, safety and welfare in construction and associated industries
- Prepare and use carpentry and joinery portable power tools
- Understanding information, quantities and communication with others
- Understanding construction technology
- Carry out first fixing operations
- Carry out second fixing operations
- Carry out structural carcassing operations
- Carry out maintenance to non-structural carpentry work
The practical elements of this course will consist of on-going training and assessment, with an end-of-course synoptic test. The theory elements will be assessed through progress tests, assignments, unit tests and an end of course final exam.
You will gain the following qualifications:
Wood Occupations (Site Carpentry) Cskills Level 2 Diploma plus…
- Wood Occupations (Site Carpentry) Cskills Level 2 NVQ Diploma
- Employment Rights and Responsibilities
- Personal, Learning and Thinking Skills
- Functional Skills in English and maths
Further study and career options
Further study: On successful completion you could progress on to the Site Carpentry Level 3 Advanced apprenticeship.
Career progression: You could also move into full-time work as a site carpenter.
You will need steel toe capped boots, a high viz vest and usual study stationary.
The College part of this apprenticeship will start in September, however you will be able to start the work based learning element at any time throughout the year.