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Advanced Apprenticeship in Site Joinery at Rotherham College

Course description

Build your career in construction and learn a skilled trade with our hands-on practical learning that will prepare you for the construction industry.

Rated ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted, our Construction department hosts first-class facilities, providing you with the perfect foundations to construct a successful career. Whether it’s brickwork, carpentry and joinery, painting and decorating, plastering or plumbing, our industry experienced tutors will support you in moving up the career ladder, no matter what level you start at.

The College has strong links with employers such as Willmott Dixon, and our tools are state of the art, thanks to generous donations from Stanley Black and Decker. Previous students have taken part in the HOPE Strategy project; where Rotherham College teamed up with Rotherham Borough Council and charity Action Housing to help renovate derelict houses into fully functioning, modern homes for vulnerable people. There are fantastic opportunities to showcase your skills at competitions such as SkillBuild, as well as the possibility for your work to be entered for the City and Guilds Gold Awards.

Course content

As a site joiner, you’ll work on-site fitting timber roofs, floors and doors, windows and stairs. Good carpenters and joiners are always in demand.

What will I study?

•Learn how to do on-site installation of complex frames such as floors, walls and roofs

•Learn how to plan and evaluate construction projects

•Develop knowledge in organising people, plant and resources

•Learn how to supervise jobs, projects and how to calculate costs and resources

What added value will I receive? 

•We will help you gain a positive work ethic

•Our staff have vast experience of delivering these programmes

•The Construction department has just received an ‘Outstanding’ from Ofsted for its teaching and learning

Entry requirements

•You must have completed the Intermediate Apprenticeship

•We can help you find the employment you need to start this Apprenticeship


•Ongoing assessment of practical and written work

•Portfolio of evidence to show your competency

Financial information

16-18 year olds do not need to pay course fees. Depending on your circumstances you may not need to pay fees. Contact the Enquiries on the details below for advice and guidance on:

T: 01709 722777


Future opportunities

This Apprenticeship is a good start towards becoming self-employed or working for a construction firm. You could progress on to Higher Education at university to advance your career.

Further information

For more details please contact the Enquiry Team on:

T: 01709 722777 



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: 20 November 2017
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    • The Enquiry Team
    • Contact telephone number:
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