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Construction - Carpentry & Joinery Apprenticeship at Furness College

Course description

This is for you if you are looking for employment that involves physical work in a variety of settings and a range of different career pathways.

Course content

Apprentice - Level 2 in Wood Occupations
This will include: conforming to general workplace safety, efficient work practices and moving and handling resources, installing first and second fixing components, erecting structural carcassing components and marking out from setting out details for routine products.

Advanced Apprentice - Level 3 in Wood Occupations
This will include: contributing to establishing the operational area, Contributing to the progress of operations, Assisting the organisation of resources, Co-ordinating and Installing first and second fixings, Co-ordinating and erecting carcassing and Producing timber products.

Entry requirements

These are dependent on the sector and the criteria of some employers, but they are normally:

Apprentice Level 2: A minimum of four GCSEs at grades A – E or an equivalent qualification.

Advanced Apprentice Level 3: An Apprenticeship at Level 2 or other equivalent qualification

Higher Level Apprenticeship Level 4: These are available in some subject areas; but in all instances you will need to be already qualified to Level 3.

Assessment

The Apprenticeship is assessed on practical aptitude, a portfolio of work and external assessment. The technical certificate is assessed in your lessons through assignments set by your tutors. Maths and English are assessed by examination and a portfolio of evidence.

Financial information

You will need boots, overalls, stationery and drawing equipment.

Future opportunities

Once the Apprenticeship has finished there is the opportunity to carry on working, maybe get promoted or if appropriate, progress onto advanced level apprenticeships. In some instances you can go on to higher education in a college or university.

Further information

Interested? You can apply online at http://www.furness.ac.uk/course-index/course-application-form.

If you would like to discuss any aspects of this course please contact us:

t: 01229 825017

e: info@furness.ac.uk

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How to apply

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

Last updated date: 08 March 2016
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