Level 2 Apprenticeship NI in Carpentry & Joinery

This 2 year course is designed to equip students with the skills to develop a career in Carpentry & Joinery. You will attend college 1-2 days per week and 2-3 days will be spent out on site.


Academic Year: 2023/24
Course Code: 10079
Campus: Downpatrick, Lisburn, Newtownards
Study Type: Full-Time
Education Level Further Education
Department: Carpentry & Joinery

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Course Overview

This 2 year course is designed to equip students with the skills to develop a career in Carpentry & Joinery. You will attend college 1-2 days per week and 2-3 days will be spent out on site.

Level 2 City & Guilds  Diploma Bench Joinery (Dip 6706-26) (600/8048/6)

Level 2 City & Guilds Diploma Site Carpentry (Dip 6706-23) (600/8047/4)

 

You can specialise in site carpentry or bench joinery.

Bench Joinery subjects may include:

  • Safe working practices
  • Information, quantities and communicating
  • Building methods and construction technology
  • Set up and operate a circular saw
  • Setting out details for routine joinery products
  • Mark out routine joinery products
  • Manufacture routine joinery products
  • Construct an under stairs cupboard

Site joinery subjects may include:

  • Safe working practices
  • Information, quantities and communicating
  • Building methods and construction technology
  • First fixing
  • Second fixing
  • Erect structural carcassing
  • Construct a timber frame entrance

You will be required to complete Essential Skills in Literacy, Numeracy and IT if you do not have a GCSE grade C in English, Maths or IT.

You are employed and would like to pursue a career in carpentry and joinery.

About safe working practices, set up and operate a circular saw, building methods and manufacture routine joinery products.

Getting work experience while gaining a qualification at the same time.

Successful completion of this course will allow you to apply for roles in the industry or the Level 3 Apprenticeship in Wood Occupations.

An employer and 5 GCSEs including at least Grade F in English and Maths. However to help you succeed on the course it is preferable if you have a minimum of Grade D in Maths and English.

Applicants will be required to attend for interview and undertake a skills test before entry to the course can be guaranteed. 

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