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Level 2 Apprenticeship in Bench Joinery at MidKent College

Course description

Earn while you learn on an apprenticeship with the College! This nationally recognised standard will provide you with the skills, experience and knowledge you need to progress in your chosen career. Your apprenticeship framework will include a combination of on-the-job training, studying for your qualification at College and maths, English and possibly ICT depending on the framework and any prior GCSEs.Build on your creative and practical skills on a level 2 apprenticeship in Bench Joinery. Your units will focus on workplace efficiency, safe working and also working with materials. Units will include:> Efficiency in the workplace> Health and Safety> Loading and unloading materials> Preparing materials > Calculations of materials> Carrying out Bench Joinery practical work

Entry requirements

Students need to have the following:> Employment within the sector with a contract of employment for at least 30 hours per week> A good standard of education with 5 GCSE's at A-D including maths and English (or equivalent)> Satisfactory completion of the college initial assessment

Future opportunities

The apprenticeship will allow you to become a fully qualified tradesperson, with the ability to carry out Bench Joinery on workplace building projects. You'll have the opportunity to progress to a level 3 course at the College if you successfully complete level 2.

Further information

> Some of the training you receive will happen in College, based in a well-equipped workshop, where you can build and develop your practical skills> You will also undertake theory sessions, expanding you knowledge and practical skills> All students must provide their own personal protective equipment at College in order to study Bench Joinery

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 15 December 2016
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    • Set in the Oakwood Park complex, MidKent College's Maidstone Campus provides a pleasant learning environment for students. The site houses a range of quality workshops – including those for Bricklaying, Carpentry, Motor Vehicle and Welding – as well as a large learning resource centre, refectory and welcoming social zone.

      In 2012 major redevelopment work costing a total of £25 million started at the Maidstone Campus, with new state-of-the-art facilities expected to be open by December 2013.

      As part of the rebuild MidKent College has purchased the University for the Creative Arts' Maidstone campus, which is also based at Oakwood Park and now houses the majority of the College's higher education courses.