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Carpentry & Joinery Intermediate Apprenticeship Level 2 at Craven College

Course description

If you enjoy practical work and have an eye for detail, an Apprenticeship in carpentry and joinery might be the perfect pathway for you. The Carpentry and Joinery Intermediate Level 2 Apprenticeship will enable you to start putting into practice basic techniques when working with wood and give you the ability to follow technical plans.

Carpenters and Joiners are skilled crafts persons who make and install a wide range of wooden products and structures. You will learn a variety of skills in either Site Carpentry; which deals with the installation of floorboards, doors, window frames and roof trusses on both domestic and commercial buildings or Bench Joinery; which is the production of specialist items such as retail counters, bespoke kitchens, specialist windows and staircases. You will learn how to use both hand and power tools to create and finish products to a high standard.

Course content

• Carrying Out Maintenance on Timber Components 
• Erecting Structural Carcassing 
• First & Second Fix  
• Functional Skills in Maths & English 
• Personal Learning & Thinking Skills (PLTS) 
• Employee Rights & Responsibilities 
• You may also complete units such as; Safety and Use of Abrasive Wheels 

Entry requirements

  • Employment within the industry Clear (DBS) Disclosure & Barring Service check


You will attend College one day per week, plus in some cases occasional periods of block release. Periodically an assessor will visit you in the workplace to carry out on-site assessments. You will prepare work based evidence and be assessed across a range of activities to demonstrate the development of your skills and knowledge.

Financial information

For information about Financial Support that Craven College can offer visit: Fees & Funding

Future opportunities


  • Level 2 to Level 3. From there you can go in to Higher Education or undertake other industry qualifications. 


  • Site/Workshop Supervisor
  • Foreman, Project Manager
  • Cabinet Maker
  • Bespoke Designer
  • Heritage worker
  • Restoration worker

Further information

At Craven College we want you to be successful both during your time here at College and anything you decide to do after College.

The support services within College exist to help support you to get the most out of your course: Craven College Support

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 15 September 2017
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