Joinery Level 2 Apprenticeship

22102W1/P | Pagefield Centre, Wigan
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Is this course for me?

Learners can access this course if they are employed within the construction trade. Learners will attend day release or two evenings per week and will also be assessed on site for the NVQ element of the apprenticeship framework. You can progress on to the higher Level 3 apprenticeship.

What will I study?

Learners will study a suite of qualifications that will lead to an apprenticeship certificate including: Maths Level 1, English Level 1, NVQ Level 2 and Diploma Level 2.

How long is the course?

You will attend College one day per week for one academic year with the remainder of your time in the workplace.

How will I be assessed?

Candidates will be assessed at work for the NVQ element of the framework at the College for the Diploma and functional skills elements. The assessment is a mix of theory tests, practical skills and portfolio building.

What qualifications do I need?

You must be employed in the industry and have a minumum of 5 GCSEs graded 9-5 including Maths. If you don't currently have an employer and would like to undertake an apprenticeship, take a look at our vacancies at www.wigan

What can I progress onto?

Opportunity in supervisory and managerial positions.

Other Information

If you don't currently have an employer and would like to undertake an apprenticeship, take a look at our vacancies at

Course Fees

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Carpenters and Joiners

Carpenters and joiners construct, erect, install and repair wooden structures and fittings used in internal and external frameworks and cut, shape, fit and assemble wood to make templates, jigs, scale models and scenic equipment for theatres.

Requirements: Level 3 NVQ; A Levels


RISE in employment in 5 years

What could you earn


Typical Tasks

  • Maintains and repairs woodwork and fittings.
  • Checks accuracy of work with square, rule and spirit level.
  • Aligns and fixes prepared wood pieces by screwing, nailing, gluing and dowelling to form frames, shop fronts, counter units, decking, theatrical sets, furniture, small wooden craft, scale models and wooden templates.
  • Selects and measures appropriate wood and cuts, shapes and drills to specification using saws, planes, chisels and other power or hand tools.
  • Examines drawings and specifications to determine job requirements.


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