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Apprenticeship in Wood Occupations This course is ideally suited for individuals who may have already completed a level 1 qualification in carpentry or any individual who is interested in pursuing a career in carpentry or joinery. This is a work based course that builds the skills required to become a basic crafts person in the construction industry. All aspects of the Carpentry & Joinery Apprenticeship framework will be covered over 2 years. Entry Requirements: Candidates must pass a numeracy & literacy test to be accepted onto the programme. They are also required to have full time employment in carpentry or joinery. Funding for work based learning courses is provided by the Learning and Skills Council. For students over the age of 19 a contribution from the employer is required for the cost of tuition. Attendance: Part Time Course Content: The course is broken down into units that will cover both the theory and practical aspects of carpentry & joinery and also various skills needed in the workplace. Units include: Health & Safety, Effectiveness at Work plus either: Site Carpentry: First Fix, Second Fix and Structural Carcassing Joinery: Setting Out, Marking Out, Producing Products Assessment: Delivery of the NVQ and the Key Skills will be in the form of a day release attendance at college. Attendance will be required from 9 am to 7pm. The course will run for two years from September at the Blackbird Leys campus (although late starts may be possible by arrangement). In addition the assessor will visit the candidate in the workplace and will, with the candidate, gather work based evidence in the form of a portfolio. Qualification: The framework for the Apprenticeship is as follows: NVQ level 2 Wood Occupations Level 2 Diploma in Construction Application of Number Key Skill level 1 Communication Key Skill level 1 Employment Rights & Responsibilities

Apprenticeship in Wood Occupations This course is ideally suited for individuals who may have already completed a level 1 qualification in carpentry or any individual who is interested in pursuing a career in carpentry or joinery. This is a work based course that builds the skills required to become a basic crafts person in the construction industry. All aspects of the Carpentry & Joinery...

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