Joinery

Category

Engineering and Construction

Subject

Carpentry & Joinery

Level

Intermediate and Advanced

As a Joinery Apprentice you’ll work with wood on building sites or in customers’ homes. You’ll also be trained to use traditional woodworking tools as well as specialised power or hand tools for cutting, shaping, smoothing and finishing.

Depending on the pathway taken, key units include:

  • Create drawings and cutting lists
  • Mark out and cut traditional joints
  • Manufacture various carpentry components e.g. windows, doors and staircases
  • Calculate and cost materials

Who is this course for?

This Apprenticeship is available at both Intermediate and Advanced level, a member of our Recruitment Team will be able to advise which level is most suitable for you based on your current grades and experience. Applicants to this Apprenticeship could be a mix of age and experience. As a guide, applicants may come from a range of routes including: work or work experience training and/or experience which could include a portfolio showing what you have done, foundation learning at level 1, any of the Key Skills or Functional Skills, Young Apprenticeship, vocational or academic qualification(s).

What other experience will I gain?

Carpenters work with wood on building sites or in customers’ 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.

Where will this lead?

Upon successful completion of the Intermediate level Apprenticeship you can progress to the Advanced level. Following completion of this course you can continue into employment or self employment.