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Level 2 Apprenticeship in Bench Joinery

51PIFW/DER-1920
  1. CampusMaidstone
  2. Course Length21 Months
  3. Type of CourseApprenticeship
  4. Week CommencingFlexible
  5. Annual FeeTo Be Confirmed

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The Details

Earn while you learn on an apprenticeship with the College! This nationally recognised standard will provide you with the skills, experience and knowledge you need to progress in your chosen career. Your apprenticeship framework will include a combination of on-the-job training, studying for your qualification at College and maths, English and possibly ICT depending on the framework and any prior GCSEs.

Build on your creative and practical skills on a level 2 apprenticeship in Bench Joinery. Your units will focus on workplace efficiency, safe working and also working with materials.

Units will include:

  • Efficiency in the workplace
  • Health and Safety
  • Loading and unloading materials
  • Preparing materials
  • Calculations of materials
  • Carrying out Bench Joinery practical work

    Other Important Info

  • Some of the training you receive will happen in College, based in a well-equipped workshop, where you can build and develop your practical skills
  • You will also undertake theory sessions, expanding you knowledge and practical skills
  • All students must provide their own personal protective equipment at College in order to study Bench Joinery

    Future Prospects

    The apprenticeship will allow you to become a fully qualified tradesperson, with the ability to carry out Bench Joinery on workplace building projects. You'll have the opportunity to progress to a level 3 course at the College if you successfully complete level 2.

    Entry Requirements

    Students need to have the following:

  • Employment within the sector with a contract of employment for at least 30 hours per week
  • A good standard of education with 5 GCSEs at A-D / 9-3 including maths and English (or equivalent)
  • Satisfactory completion of the college initial assessment

    Why Choose MidKent College?

  • We provide some of the finest teaching and learning environments you’ll find in a further education college in the country, having built a brand-new campus in Gillingham in 2009 and refurbished our Maidstone Campus in a redevelopment programme completed in 2016.
  • Both of our campuses are fully-equipped with workshops that simulate real working environments, equipment that replicates the latest technology students will find in the workplace, and commercial facilities that are open to the public.
  • The University Centre Maidstone (UCM) building at our Oakwood Park campus is a dedicated campus for university-level courses and professional training. In the 2016 National Student survey, our higher-education students gave the College a student satisfaction score of 91%, ranking us 27th out of the 375 institutions that took part.
  • Our career advisers booked 1084 careers interviews in 2016-2017! They'll be able to give you impartial guidance as to the range of education, training and employment opportunities available to you.

    • What our students say...

      Joe Hunt

      I chose Construction as it’s an industry I’ve always been interested in. I love civil engineering as I like to know how things go together, and how that can be transferred to a real world situation. I chose a higher apprenticeship because it’s a lot easier to take further if I wanted to do a level 6 degree, it’s got good ...