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Carpentry and Joinery (Intermediate Apprenticeship Level 2)

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Apprenticeship outline

On this course you’ll learn the skills needed for a career in bench joinery while earning a wage.

This course is for those employed in the construction industry as a carpenter/joiner. You will come into College one day a week, to complete the underpinning knowledge and portfolio in order to compile the evidence you need for your qualifications.

The apprenticeship is made up of the following elements:

  • NVQ 2 in Wood Occupations
  • Level 2 Diploma in Wood Occupations
  • Employment rights and responsibilities
  • Personal learning and thinking skills

You will also study English and maths.*

English and maths - skills for your future
Employers and universities really value skills in English and maths. So, building on your existing knowledge of these subjects will help you prepare for your future career or further study. *If you are aged 16-18 and have not yet achieved GCSE English Language and Maths at grade C or above/grade 4 or above don’t worry - we’ll support you with the right lessons to increase your confidence in these essential employability skills.

Enterprise skills
Our courses are designed to help you achieve your ambitions, whether you plan to go on to a higher level of study or start a career. Employability and study skills will be included to help you develop the broad skills required by industry. They will vary from course to course and are designed to meet local and national employer needs.

How to apply for this apprenticeship

You can register your interest in an Apprenticeship below.

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Location Attendance Start date

Location:

664 Nuthall Road
Basford
Nottingham
NG8 6AQ

Attendance:

No attendance information is currently available.

Start date:

Qualification

Apprenticeship in Wood Occupations

Duration

18 - 24 months

Level Level 2
Entry requirements
  • You will need to be employed for a minimum of 30 hours per week as a carpenter/joiner.
  • You will also need GCSEs at grades A* to D/9 to 3 or equivalent in English Language and Maths. Some employers may require additional qualifications depending on the role.

Adults who are aged 19+ with appropriate industry experience but without the necessary qualifications are welcome to apply.

All applicants will be required to undertake an assessment in English and maths prior to enrolling.

Teaching & assessment

Each unit is continually assessed. You will present evidence of competence via practical assessments and the production of a personal portfolio.

Progression
  • Advanced Apprenticeship in Wood Occupations
Additional information

You will be required to wear Personal Protective Equipment at all times during your placement and at College when using any tools/machinery.

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