Course overviewSite Carpentry Level 2 Apprenticeship City of Bristol College
This Site Carpentry Level 2 Apprenticeship Standards lasts for a minimum of two years. During that time, you will gain the practical skills you need to become a trained site carpenter and joiner.
Alongside your hands-on, work-based learning you will develop your carpentry knowledge at College sessions. Your employer will pay the minimum apprenticeship wage while you are learning your trade.
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?
If you have a keen interest in site carpentry and joinery and would like to learn a highly skilled trade, then this apprenticeship may be the right course for you. You should be employed or have a current offer of employment in the site carpentry and joinery sector.
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 work-based NVQ.
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?
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 and punctuality, professional knowledge, skills and behaviours, evidence including workplace observations, professional discussions and academic and professional workplace reviews. You will also undertake an endpoint assessment (EPA) to complete your competency in Site Carpentry and Joinery.
You will complete a work-based NVQ through your apprenticeship.
Future career and study opportunities
On successful completion of the course you may be able to progress to the Level 3 Apprenticeship in Site Carpentry and Joinery. You could also obtain employment in the carpentry industry.
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.
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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.