Carpentry and Joinery Apprenticeships

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  • Employers
  • Students

    This apprenticeship framework is suitable for individuals who like being outdoors, working with their hands and being part of a team. Apprentices will set up and operate woodworking machinery creating curved work, and manufacture shaped joinery products. This apprenticeship offers businesses skilled workers with a good overall knowledge of construction.

    Qualification:

    • Level 2 / 3 NVQ Diploma in Wood Occupations (Joinery)
    • Level 2 / 3 Diploma in Wood Occupations (Joinery)

    Components:

    • Level 2/3 NVQ
    • Level 2/3 Diploma

    Delivery model : Workplace delivery with 1 day a week in college

    Duration:  Level 2 – up to 2 years; Level 3 – an additional year

    Ideal for:

    • Individuals interested in pursuing a career in construction
    • General labourers

    The apprenticeship will cover the following core areas:

    • Health and safety
    • Building and construction methods
    • Types of wood occupations
    • Communication
    • Building Technology

    Benefits for learners:

    • Apprentices are paid at least the apprenticeship minimum wage with many employers paying more
    • Gain a nationally recognised qualification that can lead to higher education as well as full time employment
    • Gain genuine, consistent work experience
    • Getting into employment earlier means there`s potential for you to progress in your career quickly
  • Employers

    Benefits to Business:

    • Apprenticeships provide skilled workers for the future
    • Apprenticeships increase staff loyalty and retention
    • Apprenticeships increase a company’s productivity
    • Apprentices can revitalise a company

    Unit

    Overview

    Conforming to general health, safety and welfare in the workplace

    Comply with all workplace health, safety and welfare legislation. Recognize hazards associated with the workplace that have not been previously controlled and report them in accordance with organizational procedures. Comply with organizational policies and procedures to contribute to health, safety and welfare.

    Work responsibly to contribute to workplace health, safety and welfare whilst carrying out work in the relevant occupational area. Comply with and support all organizational security arrangements and approved procedures.

    Conforming to productive working practices in the workplace

    Communicate with others to establish productive working practices. Follow organizational procedures to plan the sequence of work. Maintain relevant records in accordance with the organizational procedures. Maintain good working relationships when conforming to productive working practices.

    Moving, handling and storing materials in the workplace

    Comply with given information when moving, handling and/or storing resources. Know how to comply with relevant legislation and official guidance when moving, handling and/or storing resources.

    Maintain safe working practices when moving, handling and/or storing resources. Select the required quantity and quality of resources for the methods of work to move, handle and/or store occupational resources. Prevent the risk of damage to occupational resources and surrounding environment when moving, handling and/or storing resources.

    Complete the work within the allocated time when moving, handling and/or storing resources. Comply with the given occupational resource information to move, handle and/or store resources to the required guidance.

    Setting up and using transportable cutting and shaping machines in the workplace

    Interpret the given information relating to the work and resources when setting up and using transportable and cutting machines, know how to comply with relevant legalisation and official guidance when setting up and using transportable cutting and shaping machines.

    Complete the work within the allocated time whilst minimizing the risk of damage to the work and surrounding area when setting up and using the machines.

    Produce setting out details for routine architectural products in the workplace

    The aim of this unit is to provide the learner with the necessary skills and knowledge for interpreting information, adopting safe and healthy working practices, selecting materials, components and equipment and producing plain setting out details for bench joinery.

    Marking out from setting out details for routine architectural products in the workplace

    The aim of this unit is to provide the learner with an awareness of interpreting information, adopting safe and healthy working practices, selecting materials, components and equipment and marking out from routine product setting out for architectural joinery.

     

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