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Carpentry & Joinery (Bench & Site Carpentry) Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship at Hertford Regional College

Course description

Construction is one of the broadest Apprenticeships available, covering a range of occupations from bricklaying and plant maintenance to civil engineering and joinery. Construction is a multi-billion pound industry that deals with developing and building anything from a housing estate to a bridge. Few industries are as wide-ranging, or offer as many different career pathways.

Carpenters and joiners are required to build and install a wide range of wood products.

Many carpenters train in one area and use their skills to develop into the more specialised areas later.

Course content

The Apprenticeship will include a QCF qualification, which covers knowledge and competency and Functional Skills.

Competence Based Element

Construction Building Sector:

• NVQ Diploma Level 3 - Wood Occupations

Knowledge Based Element (one of the following)

• Diploma in Bench Joinery (Wood Occupations)

• Diploma in Site Carpentry (Wood Occupations)

Entry requirements

A contract of employment for a minimum of 30 hours per week - to include time at college - for the duration of the Apprenticeship and be paid at least the Apprenticeship national minimum wage. Additional requirements to be discussed.

Further information

In addition all Apprenticeships include:

• Induction and Employee Rights and Responsibilities

• Functional Skills (as required)

• Personal Learning and Thinking Skills are mapped and embedded (Creative Thinking, Independent Enquiry, Reflective Learning, Team Working, Key Management, Effective Participation)

• Guided Learning on and off the job through training, set tasks or independent study

• Coaching and mentoring in the workplace

• Achievement Records of all Training and Development activity

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 26 April 2016
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Key information

  • Start date: Throughout the year
  • Duration: 2 Years
  • Web url: www.hrc.ac.uk

Venues

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    • Buses: a regular bus service connects Cheshunt and Broxbourne rail stations to the campus.

      Additional buses run to the College including:

      C2/C3 from Harlow                       approx 30 minutes
      310/311 from Waltham Cross      approx 17 minutes
      310/311 from Hertford                  approx 40 minutes

      Trains: The National Express East Anglia Service provides services from Broxbourne and Cheshunt stations to London Liverpool Street, Tottenham Hale, Waltham Cross, Enfield Lock, Harlow, Sawbridgeworth, Bishop’s Stortford and Stansted. 

      Example journey times:
      London Liverpool Street – Cheshunt – 20 minutes
      Stansted Mountfitchet – Broxbourne – 24 minutes

      Parking: There are limited car parking spaces on site.