Joinery Level 3 Apprenticeship

22106W0/P | Pagefield Centre, Wigan
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Is this course for me?

Learners can access this programme if they have already completed a level two apprenticeship and are working within this trade area.

What will I study?

National Vocational Qualification Level 3, Diploma Level 3, Maths Level 2 and English Level 2. Once you have completed all of the above qualifications you will be issued with an Advanced Apprenticeship Completion Certificate.

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?

You will be assessed at work via formal online examinations and practical synoptic timed tests.

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 leigh.ac.uk/apprenticeshipvacan

What can I progress onto?

Progress to higher education courses with this level of apprenticeship.

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

Course Fees

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Restaurant and catering establishment managers and proprietors

Restaurant and catering establishment managers and proprietors plan, direct and co-ordinate the catering services of restaurants, hotels and large-scale catering services within other organisations.

Requirements: Level 3 NVQ; A Levels

Opportunities

5.72%
RISE in employment in 5 years

What could you earn

£19,344
Entry
£28,122
Median
£49,462
Potential

Typical Tasks

  • Determines staffing, financial, material and other short- and long-term requirements.
  • Checks that supplies are properly used and accounted for to prevent wastage and loss and to keep within budget limit.
  • Plans and arranges food preparation in collaboration with other staff and organises the provision of waiting or counter staff.
  • Verifies that quality of food, beverages and waiting service is as required, that kitchen and dining areas are kept clean and appropriate hygiene standards are maintained in compliance with statutory requirements.
  • 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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Bakers and flour confectioners

Bakers and flour confectioners prepare and bake dough, pastry and cake mixtures and make and finish flour confectionary products by hand.

Requirements: Level 2 NVQ; GCSE at grades A*-C

Opportunities

3.69%
RISE in employment in 5 years

What could you earn

£16,370
Entry
£19,947
Median
£28,101
Potential

Typical Tasks

  • Makes cake decorations, spreads icing, fillings and toppings on products.
  • Bakes bread, pastry and cakes.
  • Fills and glazes pastry, mixes ingredients for cakes.
  • 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.
  • Weighs ingredients according to recipe.

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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Chefs

Chefs plan menus and prepare, or oversee the preparation of food in hotels, restaurants, clubs, private households and other establishments.

Requirements: Level 2 NVQ; GCSE at grades A*-C

Opportunities

5.78%
RISE in employment in 5 years

What could you earn

£17,638
Entry
£21,424
Median
£32,157
Potential

Typical Tasks

  • Plans and co-ordinates kitchen work such as fetching, clearing and cleaning of equipment and utensils.
  • Ensures relevant hygiene and health and safety standards are maintained within the kitchen.
  • Supervises, organises and instructs kitchen staff and manages the whole kitchen or an area of the kitchen.
  • Plans menus, prepares, seasons and cooks foodstuffs or oversees their preparation and monitors the quality of finished dishes.
  • Requisitions or purchases and examines foodstuffs from suppliers to ensure quality.

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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Cooks

Cooks prepare, season and cook food, often using pre-prepared ingredients, in clubs, private households, fast food outlets, shops selling food cooked on the premises and the catering departments and canteens of other establishments.

Requirements: Level 2 NVQ; GCSE at grades A*-C

Opportunities

5.83%
RISE in employment in 5 years

What could you earn

£16,786
Entry
£19,573
Median
£27,643
Potential

Typical Tasks

  • Plans and co-ordinates kitchen work such as fetching, clearing and cleaning of equipment and utensils.
  • Cooks and sells a range of meals, such as fish and chips, over the counter.
  • Plans meals, prepares, seasons and cooks foodstuffs.
  • Requisitions or purchases foodstuffs and checks quality.

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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Catering and bar managers

Catering and bar managers plan, direct and co-ordinate the catering and bar facilities and services of licensed premises, factories, shops, theatres, educational premises and other establishments. They also manage outside catering businesses and shops selling food cooked on the premises.

Requirements: Level 2 NVQ; GCSE at grades A*-C

Opportunities

3.92%
RISE in employment in 5 years

What could you earn

£18,554
Entry
£22,506
Median
£33,114
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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Course fees shown are per annum for University Centre courses. Courses lasting longer than one year, fees will be payable per year.

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If you need advice on any financial support that may be available to you, please contact us on applications@wigan-leigh.ac.uk or phone 01942 761111

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