Carpentry and Joinery Apprenticeship Standard | Walsall College

Carpentry and Joinery Apprenticeship Standard

As a Carpentry and Joinery apprentice, this role involves working either on a construction site or a company workshop. There is a high level of skill required for this work, which will be taught through a combination of on campus state-of-the-art training facilities and hands-on industry experience.   

Apprentices will learn how to access, interpret and use drawings and specifications to carry out their work, whilst working quickly and efficiently to an industry approved standard.

There is immense importance placed on health and safety within this role and apprentices are required to demonstrate their knowledge and awareness throughout the course.

Employer overview

With a current shortage in skilled construction workers, this apprenticeship is ideal for employers looking to recruit immediately from a pool of work-ready candidates.

The launch of the Bell Decorating Academy at the College’s Green Lane campus ensures apprentices are confident and skilled so they are able to contribute to the organisation, right from the start.

Apprentices on this course will develop the following skills, knowledge and behaviours:

  • A confident understanding of the organisation, its values, policies and procedures
  • Demonstrating professionalism, self-management, quality assurance and industry approved standards of behaviour
  • The ability to carry out a range of appropriate tasks including, measuring, marking out, fitting, cutting, splicing, finishing, positioning and securing
  • Install door and window frames, door and hatch linings, floor joist coverings, straight partitions and straight staircases, as well as working on roofing, guttering and downpipes
  • Understanding how to form and proportion joints associated with architectural joinery work, such as mortice and tenon, dovetail and comb joints.

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The selection process will include an Initial Assessment and an interview, during which your suitability, commitment and interest for the programme will be determined. You will also need the following: GCSE A-E /initial assessment entry 3 and above /working in industry/ interview & skill scan.
Your employer will need to demonstrate that they have the necessary Health and Safety arrangements in place to satisfy legislative requirements, and that they are able to provide you with the full range of work to successfully complete the Apprenticeship framework.

Advanced Apprenticeship

Basic Information

Course Code B81A252G7P
Location Various Locations, not at Walsall College sites.
Level Level 2
Type Int Apprenticeship
Start Date Various

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