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Carpentry and Joinery LC (Site) Advanced Apprenticeship Standard at Leicester College

Course description

Carpenters work with wood on building sites or in customer's homes to fit or repair doors, window frames, staircases, floorboards, cupboards, roof trusses and partitions. They use traditional woodworking tools as well as specialised power or hand tools for cutting, shaping, smoothing and finishing. An apprenticeship is a job with training. You will be employed at least 30 hours a week, with 80% of your working hours in your day-to-day role, and the remaining 20% of your time engaged in training or study.

Course content

The level 3 Site Carpentry Diploma allows you to learn, develop and practise the skills required for employment and/or career progression in Site Carpentry. - Utilise a range of advanced trade skills which allow them to carry out complex carpentry work to highly skilled standards and tolerances, to include measuring, marking out, fitting, cutting, splicing, finishing, positioning and securing. - Install complex and non-standard doors and window frames, shaped door and hatch linings, partitions with openings and changes of direction and staircases with turns. - Install accessible service encasements, bespoke wall/ floor units, fitments, panelling and stair components (e.g. balustrades, handrails and spindles with turns). - Erect inclined roofs with gables, roof verges and eaves, including finishings, joists and roof coverings. - Repair and or replace frames, mouldings, floor or flat roof joist coverings, door and window ironmongery, window components, structural joists and rafters, window components, guttering and downpipes.

Entry requirements

Must have completed level 2 Diploma to commence on to level 3

Assessment

End-point assessment (EPA) is the final stage that an apprentice goes through to complete their apprenticeship. The apprentice must show their learning to an independent end-point assessor and the grades available are distinction, pass or fail.- Job knowledge questions or practical- Professional discussion relating to CPD activity

Financial information

Material fee £0. You must wear PPE at college and in the workshops.

Future opportunities

This apprenticeship will allow you to progress onto full-time employment in Carpentry. Alternatively, you could choose to study a higher level apprenticeship in Construction Management (HNC/HND). You also have the option of completing courses such as ILM, a leadership and management course or alternatively, an associate project management course to help you develop on management skills.

Further information

You can express your interest for this apprenticeship by completing a Leicester College application form or alternatively you can apply for one of our live apprenticeship vacancies via the College website. Our apprenticeships can also be found on the government’s apprenticeship site, gov.uk/apply-apprenticeship. As with any other job application, if you are shortlisted then you will be invited for an interview at the employer’s premises. You can apply for as many apprenticeship vacancies as you want. For more information contact our Customer Service Centre on 0116 2242240 or visit leicestercollege.ac.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: 28 September 2018
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