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Carpentry & Joinery Level 3 Apprenticeship at Swindon College

Course description

This course is suitable for people employed in the Carpentry/Joinery industry. The course includes practical skills, theory, assignments and project work. Your work-based experience will play a major part in the successful completion of the Apprenticeship. 

Areas covered include mandatory units: 
• Conforming work activities and resources for an occupational work area in the workplace.  
• Developing and maintaining good occupational working relationships in the workplace. 
• Conforming the occupational method of work in the workplace. 

Bench Joinery Options: 
• Setting up and using fixed or transportable woodworking machinery in the workplace. 
• Manufacturing complex shaped bespoke bench joinery products in the workplace. 
• Producing setting out details for routine bench joinery products in the workplace (if not completed at Level 2). 
• Marking out from setting out details for routine bench joinery products in the workplace (if not completed at Level 2). 

Site Carpentry Options: 
• Erecting complex structural carcassing components in the workplace. 
• Installing first fixing components in the workplace (if not completed at Level 2). 
• Installing first fixing components in the workplace (if not completed at Level 2). 
• Erecting structural carcassing components in the workplace (if not completed at Level 2).

Entry requirements

The Apprenticeship is open to those aged 16+ who are employed in a suitable role and hold GCSEs (or equivalent) at grade D in English and Maths. 

You will also need to have the interest, enthusiasm and willingness to work hard. 
Please note that funding restrictions may apply to apprentices aged 19+. 

Also, Apprenticeship funding is currently not available for those who have a degree, HNC, HND or equivalent Level 4 or above qualification. This means you as the Apprentice would be liable for the full fees of the course. 

For more information contact the Apprenticeship Team 01793 498208. 

Assessment

All assessment is continuous and in accordance with NVQs, your ability to do the job will be confirmed by: 
• Observation of your work. 
• Material you collect. 
• Accreditation of prior learning. 
• Questions asked of you regarding your particular work situation.

Future opportunities

On completion of this course students can progress to Site Management and various other industry related qualifications.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Swindon College directly.

Last updated date: 29 April 2016

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