Bench Joinery - Advanced Apprenticeship
Faculty of Construction and the Built Environment
Faculty Level Location Length Ask Apply
Construction and the Built Environment Level 3 Devon and Exeter Construction Centre minimum of 12 months

What is it like to study this course and how will I be assessed?

A Level 3 Bench Joinery Apprentice will further develop their skills as a joiner. You will be offered a more practical approach and a solid platform to allow you to increase your skills with a variety of different materials and techniques.

What topics will I study?

Topics will include:

  • Manufacturing complex shaped products
  • Learning how to produce and set out details for routine products
  • Developing skills in marking out cutting details for routine products and then manufacturing these products
  • Correctly setup and use fixed or transportable machinery
  • Producing CAD setting out details
  • Develop and maintain good working relationships
  • Ensure safe working practices
  • Learn about BIM modelling

What experiences will I get?

You will benefit from links with companies across Devon and gain invaluable skills within industry. 

What are the entry requirements?

Maths and English GCSE, grade C/4 (or equivalent). If you do not have these qualifications our team will support you to gain these skills alongside your apprenticeship. You must have a Level 2 qualification in Bench Joinery

What facilities are there?

  • Our dedicated Construction Training Centre has undergone a £1 million refurbishment and offers industry-standard facilities for all elements of construction training.
  • This facility includes; a carpentry workshop, cafe, social space and ICT suite.

What can the course lead on to?

Some apprentices go straight into employment, working in a construction company, for a subcontractor, or as a self-employed trader.

Are there any additional costs?

You will need safety boots, overalls and recommended text books.

What support can I get?

You will have a dedicated Skills Officer who you can contact at any time. They will visit you in the workplace every 10 weeks to carry out a progress review with you and your employer.

What will this training cost me?

This can vary depending on the age of the Apprentice and the size of an organisation. There will be no cost to the Apprentice.


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