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Carpentry & Joinery Level 2 Intermediate Apprenticeship at East Surrey College

Course description

This Apprenticeship is designed for those who prefer vocational training and want to gain a qualification whilst working. It is intended for candidates wishing to start employment and learn the technical skills and knowledge required in the workplace.

Course content

Units/topics covered in the NVQ in Wood Occupations Level 2
Mandatory Units (Both Routes)
• Conforming to General Health, Safety and Welfare in the workplace
• Conforming to Productive Working Practices in the workplace
• Moving, Handling and Storing Resources in the workplace.
 
Bench Joinery
Mandatory Unit
• Manufacturing Routine Architectural Joinery Products in the workplace
Optional Units (Must achieve 1 only)
• Producing Setting out Details for Routine Architectural Joinery Products in the workplace
• Marking Out from Setting Out Details for Routine Architectural Joinery Products in the workplace
• Setting Up and Using Transportable Cutting and Shaping Machines in the workplace.
Site Carpentry
Optional Units (Must achieve at least 52 Credits)
• Erecting Structural Carcassing Components in the workplace (20 Credits)
• Installing First Fixing Components in the workplace (18 Credits)
• Installing Second Fixing Components in the workplace (23 Credits)
• Maintaining Non-structural Carpentry Work in the workplace (14 Credits)
• Setting up and Using Transportable Cutting and Shaping Machines in the workplace (24 Credits).
 

Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for an Apprenticeship but you must be in paid work for a minimum of 30 hours per week. It is essential you have the right mind-set for working full time and studying at the same time. Having a can-do attitude, being flexible and reliable are also important. You must also be able to communicate effectively with others.
 

Assessment

A portfolio of evidence is gathered at work, while carrying out operations and tasks. The technical certificate is assessed through practical tasks carried out at college. There is also an end of year multiple choice exam. The Functional Skills qualification is assessed through a written, spoken or on-line test.

Financial information

If you are under 19 when you start your apprenticeship then tuition is free. If you are 19 or over please call our Employer Services team for advice and guidance on funding and eligibility.

Future opportunities

This Apprenticeship has been designed to allow progression to a Level 3 qualification or Advanced Apprenticeship.

Further information

Equipment needed:
 
Boots are required when at college and basic stationary equipment is also needed.
 
If you have an employer, please contact our Employer Services team on 01737 788316.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 14 April 2016
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Key information

  • Start date: Throughout the year

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