Level Two Carpentry and Joinery Apprenticeship

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This apprenticeship has two pathways depending on the job overview.

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.

What will I study?

Site Carpentry
Level 2 Diploma Units:

  • Health and safety
  • Construction documentation
  • Construction technology
  • First fix
  • Second fix
  • Structural carcassing
  • Maintenance
  • Portable power tools

Level 2 NVQ Diploma Units:

  • Health and Safety
  • Productive working practices
  • Moving, handling and storage
  • Optional units:
  • First fix
  • Second fix
  • Structural carcassing
  • Maintenance
  • Cutting machines

How will I be assessed?

  • Knowledge test
  • Work presentations
  • Work projects
  • Gateway and end point assessment

How will the course be delivered?

  • Taught sessions with practicals
  • Work based assessments and visits

Entry requirements

A - C/7-4 in Maths and English, however previous experience could be considered.

What next?

Level 3 Carpentry and Joinery Apprenticeship.

Additional information

Additional training included:

  • IOSH
  • First Aid

For start dates and fees, consult the relevant course guides below or you can request a prospectus by post.

Higher Education Apprenticeship Guide Full-time Course Guide 2021 Part-Time Autumn Course Guide