What courses can I do after this?
On completion of this standard, some apprentices may progress onto the Advanced Apprenticeship Standard in Carpentry and Joinery, or secure employment as a Site Carpenter or Architectural Joiner.
The achievement of this standard will meet the requirements of the Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS) ‘Skilled Worker’ standard, which is widely accepted in the sector as a ‘licence to operate’ in a skilled construction trade.
To do this course you should have...
· An employer who will provide you with the range of work and training to achieve your qualifications
· You will need to have a minimum of maths and English qualifications equivalent to a GCSE Grade 2 or E.
· You will need to be committed to attending college every week and be prepared to learn.
|Course Code||Start Date||Costs 16-18||Costs 19-23 (with concessions)||Costs 19+ (no concessions)|
* Please note fees are subject to change.
To gain the Apprenticeship Standard you will be required to complete:
- An Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Wood Occupations - Architectural Joinery
- Level 1 Functional Skills in Maths & English (plus work towards and take a test at Level 2
You will also be required to pass an end point assessment (EPA) this consists of:
- A knowledge assessment (exam)
- A Practical Skills Assessment
On completion of this apprenticeship, architectural joiners will have acquired occupational skills to be able to:
- Carry out a range of job tasks including drawing, measuring, marking out, fitting, finishing, positioning and securing
- Produce setting out details for the manufacture of doors, windows and opening lights, units and stairs
- Mark out timber from setting out details for the manufacture of doors, windows and opening lights, units and/or fitments and staircases.
- Create, fit and assemble components to manufacture doors, windows with opening lights, units and/or fitments and staircases
- Use, maintain and store specific architectural joinery tools and equipment, such as marking and testing tools, power tools and hand tools
On completion of this apprenticeship, architectural joiners will have the occupational knowledge to:
- Understand the technical principles of architectural joinery and how they are applied in routine tasks, such as, setting out and producing cutting lists, marking out from setting out details and producing cutting lists, fitting and assembling routine products.
- Understand how to accurately take site and workplace dimensions.
- Understand how to form and proportion joints associated with architectural joinery work, such as mortice and tenon, dovetail and comb joints.
- Understand why, when and how health and safety control equipment should be used when undertaking architectural joinery work (e.g. personal protective equipment (PPE) and respiratory protective equipment (RPE).
- Understand how to use, maintain and store marking and testing tools, hand tools, power tools and associated equipment.
- Understand how to requisition architectural joinery materials, such as timber, adhesives and fixings.
- Understand how to work at height and use access equipment safely.
More about the course
Generic behaviours expected to be displayed by all skilled Carpentry and Joinery workers (both pathways)
- Effective communication: oral, written, listening, body language, presentation.
- Effective team working: work effectively with others with limited supervision.
- Independent working: take responsibility for completing their own work.
- Logical thinking: use clear and valid reasoning when making decisions
- Working effectively: undertake the work in a reliable and productive manner.
- Time management: use own time effectively to complete the work on schedule.
- Adaptability: be able to adjust to changes to work instructions