Carpentry & Joinery Standard Level 2

Level 2

Course code: G31P187
Type: Apprenticeship
Duration: 24 months
Subject area: Apprenticeships,Carpentry & Joinery ,Construction
Location: Hereford

About the course

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 – 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 repairs and maintenance. Pathway 2 – architectural joiner: will normally be employed in a workshop producing timber-based building components and other architectural products, such as doors, windows, units and staircases.

What qualification will I gain?

In addition to the L2 Stanadrd you will aslo work towards a City and Guilds NVQ Diploma in Wood Occupations and also Functional Skills in English & Maths if you don’t already have level 1 or the equivalent at GCSE.

Why choose us

HLNSC have industry-qualified tutors with substantial experience in this subject area.

What you could do next

  • Advanced Apprenticeship Standard in Carpentry and Joinery, or employment as a site carpenter or architectural joiner

Popular modules

There are 2 pathways for this Standard – Site carpenter or Architectural Joiner

Assessment methods

The EPA consists of 3 discrete assessment methods:

Knowledge test – online Multiple choice Exam 40 questions in 60 minutes.

Practical test this will take 7 hours. It may be split into four discrete sections (tasks) held over a

maximum of 1 working day. The tasks will have the following timings:

Task 1: 90 minutes

Task 2: 90 minutes

Task 3: 120 minutes

Task 4: 120 minutes

Interview underpinned by a portfolio of evidence.It will involve questions that will focus on coverage of prior learning or activity. Apprentices may refer to and illustrate their answers with evidence from their portfolio of evidence, however the portfolio is not directly assessed.

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