This Level 2 apprenticeship is for those looking to gain trade skills and a qualification while working on a construction site. As an apprentice, you will need to be employed (our recruitment team may be able to help you find an employer) and you will study one day per week at college for two years to gain your Level 2 qualification.
Site carpentry focuses on woodwork essential to a construction site and includes fitting flooring, roofing frame installation, partition wall construction and stair building to name but a few. There is also timber frame erection, window fitting and some on-site modifications needed for structures.
We offer a range of full-time site carpentry and bench joinery qualifications to get you started on a career in wood trades in construction.
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Four GCSEs at grade 3 or higher, including English and maths.
How to work independently at your own pace guided by industry experts. All of our tutors possess a high degree of skills and knowledge gained from their vast experience of working in the industry.
As an apprentice, you will need to be employed and will study one day a week at college for two years to gain the Level 2 apprenticeship.
Spending 80% of your time learning practical skills in our purpose built workshops.
The Level 3 apprenticeship or full-time employment in construction in a junior role.
Careers in this industry
- Site carpenter
- Bench joiner
- Wood machinist
- Project manager
- Shop fitter
- Kitchen installer
Train with our expert lecturers in industry standard facilities."
Steve Kendall Programme Manager Carpentry
On leaving school Steve was offered an apprenticeship with a local builder, after completing the apprenticeship he became
self-employed and worked as a carpenter and joiner all over Cornwall until a teaching opportunity presented itself at
“I get a buzz from seeing the students we’ve trained be
successful in the construction industry in both the local
area and worldwide. Just seeing apprentices we’ve trained
in the past bring their own apprentices to us to train,
makes doing what we do very worthwhile.”
*Courses listed on this website are indicative of the subject, nature and level of study. The college reserves the right to alter specific qualifications titles, awarding bodies and levels of qualification, which can change in year. Any cost may also vary, based on personal funding eligibility.