Bench Joinery – Advanced Apprenticeship

This Advanced Apprenticeship in Bench Joinery offers a practical approach and a solid platform for anyone wishing to further develop their career as a joiner.

Course Information

  • Course Type Apprenticeship
  • Subject Area Construction and Trades
  • Qualification Apprenticeship
  • Study Mode: Full Time Only
  • Course Level Level 3
  • Location Construction Centre
  • Course Length Up to 12 months

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.

Topics 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

You will achieve:

  • NVQ Diploma Level 3 in Bench Joinery – Architectural Joinery
  • End Point Assessment
  • If required: Functional Skills (English, Maths) Level 2

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

Entry Requirements

You must have completed a Level 2 Apprenticeship in Bench Joinery.

Every employer is different and therefore the entry requirements can vary. As a guide you ideally need GCSE grade 4 or above in English and Maths. However, we will work with you and provide additional support in order to help you achieve the functional skills element or GCSE requirements of the Apprenticeship. Support can be delivered either prior to your Apprenticeship via a traineeship or during the delivery of your programme.

  • Trade specific classroom
  • Fully equipped wood machine shop
  • Practical bench and site workshops
  • Learning resource centre
  • Refectory
Additional Costs

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

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