Course overviewBench Joinery Level 2 Apprenticeship City of Bristol College
This Bench Joinery Level 2 Apprenticeships Standards course will give you the qualifications and practical skills you need to be successful in the trade.
You will learn job-specific skills working for an employer and also obtain training at the College. This course lasts for a minimum of two years.
You need to find your own employer as part of your application for an apprenticeship, but we will help you with this.
Who is this course for?
You will need to be employed in a bench joinery role.
The candidate will need to have to ability to work accurately and have an eye for detail, have good practical and creative skills, and be able to carry out physical work and work well both as a team and independently.
What you'll learn
You will learn everyday skills in bench joinery.
Your apprenticeship will consists of: work-based NVQ, College-based technical certificate, and Functional Skills (if required).
Course entry requirements
Prospective applicants should:
- have at least 3 GCSEs at Grade 3 (D) or above, including English Language and Maths.
- achieve a Level 1 or above in an initial assessment, provided by the College.
- be able to demonstrate a high degree of enthusiasm and a guarantee to succeed and prepare effectively for employment.
How is the course delivered and assessed?
The course will be assessed in a number of different ways and will receive regular feedback to guide their progress. Some of the ways in which we will measure their success will be: attendance, portfolio work, exams and online and practical assessments.
Future career and study opportunities
On successful completion of the course you may be able to progress to the Level 3 Apprenticeship in Bench Joinery.
You will also have an industry-recognised qualification so can be employed as a bench joiner.
As a City of Bristol College student, you may incur additional costs to attend your course. For example, it is likely you may need to pay for travel and stationery.
You will need your own protective footwear for practical sessions. You may also need a high visibility vest, protective goggles and gloves for some tasks. We offer some equipment which is free for you to use in College.
If you are on a limited income, you may be able to receive help from our Learner Support Funding Bursary.
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Fees and applications
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Apprenticeship fees will be agreed between your employer and the College. You will get paid, alongside gaining a qualification. Find out more about apprenticeships.