Architectural Joiner - Intermediate Apprenticeship

Course Code: WB00021


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Course Overview

The occupation involves carrying out skilled work, primarily using timber products, either on a construction site, or in a workshop, creating and installing building components. This is a core and options apprenticeship, with two pathways:

Pathway 1: A Site Carpenter will normally work on a building site, or in domestic and commercial premises, preparing and fixing building components, from the initial erection of a new building, through to the installation of all necessary fixtures and fittings, as well as a range of repair and maintenance activities.

Pathway 2: An Architectural Joiner will normally be employed in a workshop producing timber based building components and other architectural products, such as doors, windows, units and staircases, which are then transported to construction sites to be installed by site carpenters.

Entry Requirements

You must be employed in the Construction sector by an employer who is willing to support training in the workplace and at the College.

More information about entry requirements and the application process is available within our ‘How to apply’ section

Career Options and Progression

Assessment Methods

Teaching and Learning Methods

More information about entry requirements and the application process is available within our ‘How to apply’ section

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 and training in the college.

Eighty percent is on site at work place for the NVQ competency.

You will be assessed on site by a qualified assessor who will mentor you through 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

Expert Tutors

All staff involved in the delivery of any courses within the College are approved to teach and/or assess the subjects and modules they deliver. The approval process ensures that staff delivering and/or assessing a given programme are appropriately qualified, with relevant technical and industrial experience and professional practice.

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