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Carpentry Apprenticeship

Level 2 - Intermediate

Carpentry Apprenticeship

Nail a career in carpentry!  As an apprentice carpenter, you can expect to be hands-on with every stage of the building process. Apprenticeships in carpentry work towards industry-recognised qualifications on a path to becoming a professionally qualified carpenter.
This occupation involves carrying out skilled work, primarily using timber products, either on a construction site, or in a workshop, creating and installing building components.
Woodworking covers a diverse and creative range of jobs. This could include setting up in a workshop, on a construction site, or as a handyman. It could also mean creating bespoke items for customers and clients.

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.

On completion of this apprenticeship, carpentry workers will be able to:

  • Work safely and be aware of key health, safety, and welfare issues.
  • Plan and carry out their work to commercial standards of quality and speed
  • Move, handle and store resources, such as materials and timber components, complying with relevant legislation & guidance
  • Interpret and follow verbal and written work instructions from trade supervisors and site managers
  • Select the required materials to carry out the work, such as correct timber, tools and fixings
  • Access, interpret and use drawings and specifications to carry out their work 

By completing an online application for this apprenticeship, you will be invited to attend an interview at college to determine your suitability for the apprenticeship programme and should you be successful at this stage, will be offered a place on one of our fulltime programmes. 

Following the satisfactory completion of the full-time programme mandatory Health and Safety units, you will be transferred onto our apprenticeship referral programme, where our Business Development Team will support you in securing an apprenticeship with one of our employers.

Please note:  This is not a job interview. Our employers recruit apprentices from within our full time construction programmes only.