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Shopfitting Joinery Apprenticeship Level 2 at CDC

Course description

The aim of this apprenticeship is to recognise the knowledge, skills and competence demonstrated by an individual in the workplace. It will provide the opportunity for individuals who specialise in shopfitting site work to demonstrate their competence.

The apprentice will work towards qualifications which are recognised by the industry and which will give the apprentice the opportunity to gain a wide range of skills.

You'll make and install fixtures and fittings in shops, bars and other premises. You might also build and refurbish shop fronts and doorways.

You’ll need:

  • practical skills for using tools
  • the ability to work quickly and pay close attention to detail
  • maths skills 
  • the ability to follow technical drawings, plans and written or spoken instructions
  • draughting and IT skills 

Course content

All learning done in the workplace with the exception of guided learning sessions 1 day per week at the Construction Design Centre and functional skills which, if required, is done through timetabled sessions also within the centre.

The framework is made up of mandatory and optional units which include;

  • Health and Safety
  • Understand Construction Technology
  • Carpentry and Joinery Power Tools Use Of
  • Understand Information
  • Set up & Operate Cutting & Shaping Machinery
  • Produce Setting out Details for Routine Shopfitting Products
  • Mark out for Setting out Details for Routine Shopfitiing Products
  • Manufacture Routine Shopfitting Products

Entry requirements

Maths and English grade D/5+ or above

Assessment

All learning done in the workplace with the exception of guided learning sessions 1 day per week at the Construction Design Centre and functional skills which, if required, is done through timetabled sessions also within the centre.

The assessment process includes;

  • Ongoing assessment of practical and written work
  • Portfolio of evidence to show your competency

Future opportunities

With experience, you could move into a supervisory role, like chargehand or foreperson.

With further training, you could become a works manager, contracts manager or shopfitting designer.

With the right experience and contacts, you could also set up your own shopfitting business.

Further information

For further information please contact;

Gareth Urwin

Programme Manager

Sheffield City Council

01142 296183

gareth.urwin@sheffield.gov.uk

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: 19 January 2018
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