Site Carpentry – Intermediate Apprenticeship

A Site Carpentry Apprentice will use timber products to create and install building components.

Course Information

  • Course Type Apprenticeship
  • Subject Area Construction and Trades
  • Qualification Apprenticeship
  • Study Mode: Full Time Only
  • Course Level Level 2
  • Location Construction Centre
  • Course Length Up to 24 Months.

A Site Carpentry Apprentice will use timber products to create and install building components. You will normally work on a building site, or in domestic and commercial premises, preparing and fixing building components; from the initial erection of a new building, through to the installation of all necessary fixtures and fittings, as well as a range of repair and maintenance activities.

A Carpenter will study:

  • Carry out first fix
  • Carry out second fix
  • Structural carcassing and maintenance
  • How to use power tools

It will also include:

  • Use, maintain and store hand tools and associated equipment
  • Understand why, when and how Health and Safety control equipment should be used when undertaking site carpentry work (e.g. personal protective equipment (PPE) and respiratory protective equipment (RPE)
  • Both learn how to use a range of construction information

To achieve a Level 2 you must complete:

  • End Point Assessment
  • If required: Functional Skills (English, Maths)
  • Portfolio of evidence
Entry Requirements

Every employer is different and therefore the entry requirements can vary. As a guide, you ideally need GCSE grade 4 in English and Maths. However, we will work with you and provide additional support to help you achieve their requirements, either prior to your Apprenticeship via a pre-Apprenticeship or during the delivery of your programme. An interest in the industry is essential. You will need to complete the Level 2 Architectural Joinery Apprenticeship before progressing to the Level 3 Advanced Architectural Joinery Apprenticeship.

  • 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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