Carpentry & Joinery Advanced Apprenticeship

MOA
egg-timerDay Release & Block Release
Level
arrowLevel 3
Type
hatApprentice
Duration
calendar18 Months
Location
pinLancaster & Morecambe College
Start date: 07/09/2020

An apprenticeship in a genuine job, with training, meaning apprentices learn and gain skills and professional competencies in their chosen career, whilst receiving a wage.

Apprenticeships are suitable for well-motivated people who are focussed and know which career path they want to follow. They offer high quality work-based training as an alternative to full time study.

This programme is aimed at people who are employed, or are seeking employment. You will need to be 16 years of age or over. Apprenticeships are available at level 2 and level 3.

Who is this Course for?

An apprenticeship is a genuine job, with training. Apprentices will learn and gain professional competencies in their chosen career, whilst receiving a wage. Apprenticeships are suitable for well-motivated people who are focused and know which career they want to follow. All apprenticeships offer high quality work-based training as an alternative to full time education. From April 2020, the apprenticeship minimum wage is £4.15 per hour. For further information on salaries, visit gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates.

What are the entry requirements for the course?

5 GCSEs at grade C/4 or higher including Maths and English OR a Level 2 related qualification PLUS grade C/4 or higher in BOTH Maths and English.

Relevant work experience will also be considered

Entry criteria will be applied at the discretion of the course manager.

What does the Apprenticeship involve?

• Employment should be for a minimum of 30 hours per week, with training in both the workplace and at College

• Attendance at College on a regular basis, block or day release

• You will work towards a National Vocational Qualification (NVQ), Functional Skills, Employment Rights and Responsibilities and Technical Certificate

NVQ Level 3 in Wood Occupations (Joinery), Technical Certificate (Level 3 Diploma) plus Functional Skills at Level 2 in English, Maths and ICT

• You will receive tuition to support the underpinning knowledge required for your NVQ

• You may also have the opportunity to work towards additional qualifications relevant to your employment

• You will receive regular monitoring and assessment in both the workplace and at College

• There are no formal examinations within the NVQ, your work is assessed on an ongoing basis

• The Technical Certificate is assessed by formal examination

• Assessment of Functional Skills in Maths and English will consist of a formal examination and gathering a portfolio of evidence

• A computer based multiple choice test for health and safety

How will I be Assessed?

This course is continuously assessed in the workplace using a range of methods including portfolio building, on the job assessment, presentations and some qualifications have exams.

What qualification will I get?

On completion of this course you will receive the NVQ Level 3 in Wood Occupations (Joinery), Technical Certificate and Functional Skills qualifications, if taken.

What do I do Next?

• Complete an Apprenticeship Application Form and return to: The Admissions Officer, Lancaster & Morecambe College, Morecambe Road, Lancaster, LA1 2TY

• If you are already employed then contact David Dean at the College who will be happy to arrange a visit to you and your employer to discuss the Apprenticeship in more detail. They can be contacted on 01524 66215, Ext. 232.

• If you are unemployed you can view our current Apprenticeships vacancies here www.lmc.ac.uk/schoolleavers/apprenticeships/apprenticeship-vacancies

• You can also visit your local Young People’s Service or Jobcentre Plus to see if there are any vacancies and look in the local papers.

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