Site Joinery - Apprenticeship
Course Code: WB00002
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Gain a recognised qualification in site joinery to enhance your career prospects within the construction industry. Training and assessment focuses on the key areas of setting up and using transportable cutting and shaping machines, marking and setting out details, and producing routine site joinery products. You will also develop practical and theory skills in the areas of health, safety and welfare (vital for your CSCS card), communication, and lifting and carrying. The qualification is made up of a Diploma and an NVQ, with assessment focusing on your practical joinery skills as well as your working knowledge and competence.
There are no mandatory entry requirements for the Level 2 Intermediate Apprenticeship (Cskills) Wood Occupation (Site Joinery) framework. However employers are looking to attract applicants who have a keen interest in Wood Occupation, demonstrate a “can do" attitude and have at least basic numeracy and literacy skills on which the Apprenticeship will build.
You will be invited to attend an Interview with the related Curriculum area to give advice and guidance about the job role and qualification. You will be required to undertake initial assessments in maths and English.
To be an apprentice you need to be working a minimum of 30 hours per week in the related occupation of your chosen apprenticeship and be at least 16 years old. Our Skills & Business team can support you with this and we often have a good selection of employers looking to recruit an apprentice.
Teaching and Learning Methods
Varied teaching methods are used in order to develop high level sector specific skills. Practical skills and competency will be supported and assessed by the assessor. The functional skills element of the qualification is delivered by specialist teachers, who will provide support either in the college environment or within the work place.
Twenty percent of the course is day release teaching the Diploma training in the college.
Eighty percent is on site at work place for the NVQ competency
your qualification and assess your skills through a range of methods using and imputing onto an e- portfolio.
Additional learning support is available if required
Industry Placement and Field Trips
Other Costs and Equipment Needed
All staff involved in the delivery of apprenticeships within the College are approved to train and support the students in the subjects and modules they deliver. The approval process ensures that staff delivering a given programme are appropriately qualified, with relevant technical and industrial experience and professional practice.