Carpentry & Joinery / Wood Occupations (Level 2) at CITB-ConstructionSkills
If you enjoy using your hands, have good hand and eye co-ordination and enjoy being part of a team then a carpenter or joiner could be the ideal role for you. Youll need to be good at maths as youll be calculating angles and measurements.
A building isnt all about bricks and mortar. Timber is an essential part of just about every structure, and its the carpenter and joiners job to prepare it and put it into place. Its a skilled job that utilises special tools, and often involves many different kinds of wood.
There are no set entry requirements to train as a carpenter, although GCSEs/Standard Grades in Maths, English and Technology will be helpful for the calculations, measurements and theory.
Apprenticeships are the usual route in and enable you to earn while you learn!
Entry to an apprenticeship scheme will usually involve a selection test.
A mix of observation, classroom learning and accumulation of evidence demonstrating competence
To apply for this opportunity, follow the link to www.bconstructive.co.uk/apprenticeships
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact CITB-ConstructionSkills directly.