Apprenticeships - Apprenticeship Site Carpentry Level two

The course consists of block & day release over a two year period taught by qualified experienced carpentry tutors.

What are the Course Requirements?

You need to be contracted in a carpentry position and cover a range of carpentry tasks, have an aptitude for practical skills and a willingness to learn. GCSE grade C or above in English, Maths and ICT or equivalent is required. If you do not have the relevant grades a BKSB initial assessment of working towards level one may also be considered.

Am I right for the course?

Designed for craft operatives working on-site under supervision, undertaking work on a range of basic Carpentry to include 1st fix, 2nd fix and structural carcassing.

Course Content - What will I learn?

Health & safety & welfare Productive working practices Handling & storing resources Installing first fix Installing second fix Installing structural components Setting up & using cutting & shaping machines

How will I be assessed?

Assessed at regular intervals on-site and by a portfolio of evidence cross-referenced to carpentry practical tasks.

What Next

On successful completion of this qualification you may be able to progress to an Advanced Apprenticeship in Carpentry Level Three at Oaklands College.

TypePart Time
Start Date24/11/2016
CampusOut Of College

* 16-18 years old, no tuition fees apply to Full Time courses and fees subject to confirmation. Additional costs applicable to BHS courses.

* For all two year courses fees shown above are per year.

* Aged 19+ and planning to take a level 3 or above a different fee may apply. You may be eligible for an Advanced Learning Loan.

Most of your training is carried out at your place of work through an Individual Learning Plan. This is designed to provide you with the support, supervision and work-based mentoring you will need.

An assessor will work alongside you and your employer to monitor your progress against nationally recognised qualifications within your vocational area. This ensures that while your needs – and those of your employer – are being met at a local level, the qualifications you gain meet the highest national standards.

Assessors also visit you at your workplace to see how you are putting your developing skills into practice on the job.

Classes will be taught by experienced professionals who will ensure you develop your technical knowledge and key skills.

Career progression is excellent for apprentices, and over the course of their careers, those with an Apprenticeship earn on average, £100,000 more than those without. (A Cost-Benefit Analysis of Apprenticeships and Other Vocational Qualifications, University of Sheffield, 2007)