Course overview

Bench Joinery Level 3 Apprenticeship City of Bristol College

This day-release apprenticeship programme is for people who are already working in the joinery trade. The course will give you the knowledge and industry-standard skills you need to become a work-ready joiner.

When undertaking an apprenticeship, you will study a mixture of both work-based learning and training at College. At the end of the course, you will undertake an endpoint assessment (EPA) to complete your competency in bench joinery.

Your employer will pay the minimum apprenticeship wage while you are learning your trade.

Additional information

Who is this course for?

This course is suitable for learners who are progressing from the Level 2 apprenticeship in joinery. You should have a keen interest to advance your bench joinery career.

What you'll learn

The apprenticeship is made up of; college-based technical Diploma, routine reviews of learning including evidence of knowledge, skills and behaviours, coaching and training to prepare you for EPA, Functional Skills in English and Maths, recording of 20% off the job and a work-based NVQ.

Course entry requirements

To join this course you must have achieved a Level 2 qualification in Bench Joinery and to be employed or to have an offer of employment with an appropriate employer, covering a full range of activities. It is essential that you have a strong commitment to working with your employer and College assessor in addition to an excellent record of attendance College.

How is the course delivered and assessed?

You will be assessed in a number of different ways and receive regular feedback in reviews to guide your progress. Some of the ways in which your success will be measured are: attendance, exams, portfolio work and online and practical assessments.

Future career and study opportunities

On successful completion, you will be a qualified joiner able to continue your career within the industry.

Additional costs

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.

To keep everyone safe, we’ve reduced the number of people in our buildings at one time. Most of our courses include sessions taught at the college supported by online learning. 

Fees and applications

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Bench Joinery Level 3 Apprenticeship Offsite
Bristol
Course Code
APRAPCARPE
Dates
01/01/1970 - 01/01/1970
Duration
Flexible, contact College
Days
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Hours per week
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Location
Offsite
Fee
Apprenticeship fees will be agreed between your employer and the College. You will get paid, alongside gaining a qualification. Find out more about apprenticeships.
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