|Carpentry and Joinery|
|Qualification:||Available from Levels 2 to 4*|
|Type:||Delivered at our Accrington campus|
This Apprenticeship involves carrying out skilled work primarily using timber products, either on a construction site or in a workshop, creating and installing building components. This Apprenticeship has two pathways:
Pathway 1: A Site Carpenter will normally work on a building site, or in domestic and commercial premises, preparing and fixing building components, from the initial erection of a new building, through to the installation of all necessary fixtures and fittings, as well as a range of repair and maintenance activities.
Pathway 2: An Architectural Joiner will normally be employed in a workshop producing timber based building components and other architectural products, such as doors, windows, units and staircases, which are then transported to construction sites to be installed by site carpenters.
- Excellent communication skills
- Good problem solving skills
- A creative approach for new ideas
- Excellent technical knowledge
- Good teamworking skills
- The ability to manage projects
- High level of IT ability
- Good commercial awareness
- The ability to adapt to work under pressure and to deadlines
Intermediate Apprenticeship – 4 GCSEs at grade 3 (D) or above (one in English or Maths) or equivalent.
Advanced Apprenticeship – 5 GCSEs at grade 4 (C) or above (one in English or Maths) or successful completion of an Intermediate Apprenticeship, or equivalent. These requirements are subject to change and may also differ to meet the needs of the employer.
As well as a College interview, progression onto an Apprenticeship is subject to an employer interview.
Don’t worry if you didn’t get the required grades, we can work with you to find a suitable route on to your Apprenticeship.
- Building Surveyor
- Site Carpenter
- Painting External Finisher
- Dry Liner
- Quantity Surveyor
- Ground Worker
- Site Supervisor
- Structural Concreter
- Specialist Renderer
- Interior Designer
- Project Manager
- Kitchen Fitter
And many more!
Assessment is through practical observation and theoretical tests.