Advanced Carpentry & Joinery (Architectural) Apprenticeship

27500W1/P | Pagefield Centre, Wigan
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Is this course for me?

Advanced architectural joinery involves carrying out advanced skilled work, primarily using timber products, either on a construction site, or in a workshop, creating and installing building components. The advanced carpenter and joiner is able to undertake complex job tasks, requiring high levels of practical skills and knowledge, in addition to managing their own work and leading small teams. An advanced carpenter/joiner has responsibility for managing their own and other people's work, as well as being required to complete complex and non-standard work. An Advanced Architectural Joiner will normally be employed in a workshop, producing complex building components by setting out, marking out and manufacturing bespoke architectural products (e.g. doors, windows, staircases with turns and panelling/cladding). Information from Institute for Apprenticeship and Technical Education 2021.

What will I study?

In this apprenticeship, you will be learning the knowledge, skills and behaviours to be successful in your chosen role; skills include utilising advanced trade skills to carry out complex architectural joinery work, set out complex work tasks for non-standard architectural joinery products, mark out accurately from setting out details for the manufacture of products, manufacture complex and non-standard architectural joinery products, maintain and store marking and testing tools and set up and use fixed machinery. Optional skills include producing CAD designs and using CNC/NC machinery. Knowledge includes understanding the technical principles of advanced architectural joinery, how to take complex site and workplace dimensions, how to form and proportion advanced wood joints, how to set up, use and maintain fixed machinery, the principles of computer-aided design (CAD) and how to set up and use computer numerically controlled/numerically controlled (CNC/NC) machinery.

How will I be assessed?

All apprentices now complete an end-point assessment to complete their qualification.This is delivered by an independent end-point assessment organisation with no affiliation to the employer or training provider .This is a national requirement and endpoint assessments are carried out by a third party assessor . End point assessments use a variety of assessment methods depending on the apprenticeship standard these can include:Professional DiscussionsInterviews Showcase portfoliosPractical assessment of skillTheory assessmentsAssignments and more

What qualifications do I need?

Employers are looking for apprentices who have GCSE Maths and english at Grade 4. Level 2 - A minimum of 5 GCSEs, graded 9-3 or equivalent, including Maths or english. Level 3 - 6 - A minimum of 5 GCSEs, graded 9-4 or equivalent, including Maths or english.

What can I progress onto?

On completion of this standard, apprentice will progress to a wide range of employment opportunities, or move onto full or part-time further education.The achievement of this standard will meet the requirement of the Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS) 'Advanced Skilled Worker' standard, which is widely recognised as a 'licence to operate' in a skilled construction trade.

Other Information

If you don't currently have an employer and would like to undertake an apprenticeship, take a look at our vacancies at www.wigan-leigh.ac.uk/Apprenticeship-Vacancies. https://www.instituteforapprenticeships.org/apprenticeship-standards/advanced-carpentry-and-joinery-v1-0

Course Fees

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Requirements: Level 3 NVQ; A Levels

Opportunities

4.07%
RISE in employment in 5 years

What could you earn

£13,388
Entry
£28,914
Median
£85,630
Potential

Typical Tasks

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  • Purchases or directs the purchasing of supplies and arranges for preparation of accounts.
  • Discusses customer.
  • Decides on range and quality of meals and beverages to be provided.
  • Plans catering services and directs staff.

Knowledge

Education and Training Customer and Personal Service Administration and Management Personnel and Human Resources Sales and Marketing Food Production Production and Processing English Language

Skills

Monitoring Speaking Critical Thinking Writing Active Learning Active Listening Reading Comprehension Learning Strategies
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Requirements: Level 2 NVQ; GCSE at grades A*-C

Opportunities

8.47%
RISE in employment in 5 years

What could you earn

£9,703
Entry
£22,988
Median
£34,624
Potential

Typical Tasks

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  • Rolls and cuts pastry, stretches, kneads and moulds dough to form bread, rolls and buns.
  • Mixes ingredients using hand or machine to obtain the required consistency.
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Knowledge

Production and Processing Food Production Mathematics Customer and Personal Service Administration and Management

Skills

Monitoring Active Learning Speaking Critical Thinking Mathematics Reading Comprehension Active Listening
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Requirements: Level 2 NVQ; GCSE at grades A*-C

Opportunities

4.25%
RISE in employment in 5 years

What could you earn

£7,988
Entry
£23,074
Median
£36,726
Potential

Typical Tasks

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Knowledge

Food Production Production and Processing Administration and Management Education and Training Customer and Personal Service English Language Personnel and Human Resources

Skills

Monitoring Critical Thinking Active Learning Speaking Active Listening Reading Comprehension Mathematics
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Opportunities

3.07%
RISE in employment in 5 years

What could you earn

£5,807
Entry
£15,087
Median
£34,268
Potential

Typical Tasks

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  • Plans meals, prepares, seasons and cooks foodstuffs.
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Knowledge

Production and Processing Administration and Management Education and Training Food Production Customer and Personal Service English Language Personnel and Human Resources

Skills

Monitoring Critical Thinking Active Learning Speaking Active Listening Reading Comprehension Mathematics
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Requirements: Level 2 NVQ; GCSE at grades A*-C

Opportunities

3.27%
RISE in employment in 5 years

What could you earn

£7,965
Entry
£23,725
Median
£35,327
Potential

Typical Tasks

  • Checks that supplies are properly used and accounted for to prevent wastage and loss and to keep within budget limit.
  • Verifies that quality of food, beverages and waiting service are as required and that kitchen and dining areas are kept clean in compliance with statutory requirements.
  • Purchases or directs the purchasing of supplies and arranges for preparation of accounts.
  • Decides on range and quality of meals and beverages to be provided or discusses customer.
  • Plans catering or bar services and supervises staff.

Knowledge

Administration and Management Production and Processing Education and Training Customer and Personal Service Food Production English Language Personnel and Human Resources

Skills

Monitoring Critical Thinking Active Learning Speaking Active Listening Reading Comprehension Mathematics
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