Course overviewSite Carpentry Level 3 Apprenticeship City of Bristol College
This is a day-release Site Carpentry Level 3 Apprenticeship programme for people who are already working in the site carpentry trade.
This apprenticeship lasts between 18 to 24 months.
During that time, you will gain knowledge, practical skills and confidence, becoming a trained site carpenter. Looking to further your career in the site carpentry? This course will provide you with industry-standard skills that employers look for.
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?
This course is designed for learners who are progressing from the Level 2 course in Site Carpentry and who have a keen interest to start a career within the field of carpentry.
What you'll learn
This apprenticeship will allow you to advance your skills and prepare you for the workplace. When undertaking an apprenticeship, you will study a mixture of both work-based learning and training at College.
You will also undertake an endpoint assessment (EPA) to complete your competency in Site Carpentry. Your employer will pay the minimum apprenticeship wage while you are learning your trade.
Course entry requirements
To join this course you must have achieved a Level 2 qualification in Site Carpentry 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.
You must also 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 will receive regular feedback to help you grow and develop.
Some of the ways in which we will measure your success and competence will be: attendance and punctuality, professional knowledge, skills and behaviours, academic and workplace reviews, online and practical assessments.
Future career and study opportunities
On successful completion of the course you could obtain employment in the carpentry industry. You could also progress onto a site management course.
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.
For guidance on which career path to take, to explore career options related to our courses, find out which careers are in demand, and then get the training you need.
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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.