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Construction Courses at Lancaster & Morecambe College

Carpentry & Joinery Apprenticeship Level 2

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An Apprenticeship is a perfect choice if you want to continue your studies and develop your skills, knowledge and behaviours in a specific industry, while also earning a salary in full-time employment; kickstarting your long-term career path.

Ever thought about becoming your own boss? Have you given thought to having a qualification in a specific trade? Do you like working with your hands? Do you like the thought of earning a great wage? If so, Joinery could be just the thing for you!

Course Overview

This Level 2 Apprenticeship gives you the scope to develop a broader understanding of how companies operate and how work is prepared within the Joinery field. The Apprenticeship will provide you with subject-specific skills and knowledge such as how to understand and communicate your findings and how to achieve First Fix within your industry including: stud partitioning, floors, staircases and roofing. Practical assignments set in a real-life workplace scenarios will help you learn, build skills and develop behaviours which you’ll use in your future career and in personal domestic projects.

This is a qualification that requires you to have employment of a minimum of 30 hours per week and you will be required to attend College regularly, usually once per week. You will be assessed through projects, assignments, case studies and exams.

During the course, you will absorb all of the information that you need with regard to forging ahead with your chosen career in Joinery. We provide a lifelike representation of the workplace on our College campus, allowing you to become confident and proficient, whilst developing your skills.

By the time you complete this course, you will feel confident in the Construction workplace and be ready to produce some outstanding pieces of workmanship.

At the end of the course you will be a fully qualified apprentice in Level 2 Standards: Carpentry & Joinery (including Bench Joinery) and you will receive NVQ Level 2 Certification in this field.

For more detail on the Apprenticeship standard for this qualification visit the Institute of Apprenticeships and Technical Education.

Industry Links

All students gain work experience throughout their course with supportive and inspiring employers to enhance their employability skills and further their knowledge in the Construction industry. This Apprenticeship could lead to a long-term job opportunity or give you a great foundation for progressing onto starting your own business at locally or abroad.

You will be provided with your own Training Coordinator who will be there from day one of your Apprenticeship right through to the end. They are there to answer any questions you may have and to provide you with support throughout your training with us. The coordinator will make regular site visits, usually with the tutor, which allows us to see you in a relaxed environment, doing what you enjoy.

Progression Routes

Upon completion of this course, some of our previous learners have gone on to run successful businesses, others have gone abroad and combined work and travel, and some have relocated abroad permanently.

Once you have completed your course you will also be able to discuss the possibility of moving on to the Carpentry & Joinery Level 3 Apprenticeship with your employer.

You can discover all the opportunities available to you by exploring the full list of careers in the industry.

Entry Requirements

Students must have5 GCSEs at grade C/4 or higher including English and Maths, OR the ability to achieve alternative Functional skills at this level (for EHCP learners, entry requirement is Entry Level 3)

How to Apply

If you would like to enquire for this Apprenticeship, please click 'Enquire' in the top right, follow the steps, and our Apprenticeship Team will be in touch with you. Alternatively, you can explore our current vacancies on the 'Apprenticeship Vacancies' page and apply now.

If you are already employed then please contact our Apprenticeship Team on 01524 521483.

Course code: A30035-A2A