Carpentry and Joinery Level 2 Apprenticeship (AFCON)

Construction, Planning and the Built Environment

Construction, Planning and the Built Environment
Construction, Planning and the Built Environment
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What will you be working towards?

Code BC531
Qualification Type Apprenticeship
Qualification Level Level 2
Course type Full Time

Overview

The occupation involves carrying out skilled work, primarily using timber products, either on a construction site, or in a workshop, creating and installing building components. This is a core and options apprenticeship, with two pathways:


Pathway 1: 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.


Pathway 2: An Architectural/Bench Joiner will normally be employed in a workshop producing timber based building components and other architectural products, such as doors, windows, units and staircases, which are then transported to construction sites to be installed by site carpenters.


Click here for further information regarding the Standard Apprenticeship.

Details

There are a number of mandatory and optional units

You will study units from the list below which relate to your job role. You will also study:


Mandatory Units

Site

Architectural/Bench

Conforming to general health, safety and welfare in the workplace Manufacturing routine bench/architectural joinery products in the workplace

Conforming to productive working practices in the workplace Conforming to general health, safety and welfare in the workplace

Moving, handling and storing resources in the workplace Conforming to productive working practices in the workplace

Moving, handling and storing resources in the workplace

Optional Units

Learners have to achieve 52 credits from the following units for Site.

Learners have to achieve 12 credits from the following for Bench.

Site

Architectural/Bench

Installing first fixing components in the workplace (18) Producing setting out detail routine bench/architectural joinery products in the workplace (14)

Installing second fixing components in the workplace (23) Marking out form setting out details for routine bench/architectural joinery products in the workplace (12)

Erecting structural carcassing components in the workplace (20) Setting up and using transportable cutting and shaping machines in the workplace (24)

Maintaining non-structural carpentry work in the workplace (14) 

Setting up and using transportable cutting and shaping machines in the workplace (24) 

How will it be delivered?

You will be assessed by your assessor using a portfolio of evidence, practical demonstrations and assignments. You will be assessed both in College and in your place of work.

Entry requirements

You will need to be at least 16 years of age and must hold one GCSEs at grade 4/C or above plus GCSE maths and English at grade 3 or above

You will need to find an employer to employ you as an apprentice. 

Your next steps...

Upon completion you could progress onto the Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship in Joinery or apply for job roles including:

  • Architectural/Bench Joiner
  • Joiner
  • Site carpenter
  • Shopfitter