This Apprenticeship involves carrying out skilled work, primarily using timber products, either on a construction site, or in a workshop, creating and installing building components. This is a core and options apprenticeship, with two pathways:
Pathway 1: A Site Carpenter 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.
Pathway 2: An Architectual Joiner will normally work in a Joinery workshop creating timber products such as windows, doors and staircases in preparation to be installed on site. A joiner will be required to use a variety of tools and machinery in the manufacturing of these timber products.
The course is split in to 4 specific areas –
Core occupation duties – duty 1 – 10 to include – joinery requirements, material handling and location, preparation, use and maintenance of tools, install components, install doors and mouldings, erection of inclined roofs and quality checks.
Knowledge – K1-14 to include – health and safety, legislation, principles of building, how to estimate, communication, hand tool, power tools, first fixing and second fixing.
Skills – S1-11 to include – safe working practices, planning, safe usage and storage of tools and materials, fundamental skills, first and second fixing and floor coverings and joists.
Behaviours – B1-7 to include – communication, team working, independent working, logical thinking, working effectively, time management and adaptability.
The delivery during the programme will cover all aspects of these duties and KSB’s the tasks performed throughout will cross over between them to cover the full range required.
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The End Point Assessment consists of 3 discrete assessment methods.
The individual assessment methods will have the following grades:
Assessment method 1: Knowledge test
Assessment method 2: Practical test
Assessment method 3: Interview underpinned by a portfolio of evidence
A fully qualified and well-rounded, versatile and highly skilled member of staff that will contribute to the organisation needs and progression of the business.
PPE will be required-
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There will be a requirement to have equipment necessary for the classrom based activities such as: Scientific calculator, pencils, Black ink pens, ruler, maths set, rubber, coloured highlighters, A4 project book, A4 leaver arch folder.
Upon successful completion the candidate will achieve an industry recognised Level 2 qualification.
Learners can progress onto the Advanced Carpentry & Joinery Standard Level 3
The minimum entry requirement is GCSE English and Maths Grade 1