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Level 2 Apprenticeship in Site Carpentry

51PST2/CER-2122
  1. CampusMaidstone
  2. Course Length18 Months
  3. Type of CourseApprenticeship
  4. Week CommencingFlexible
  5. Annual FeeTo Be Confirmed

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Applications for this programme are now closed for 21/22. If you would like any advice or guidance, please contact our Careers team on 01634 383636. Course information and applications for 22/23 will open shortly.

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.

Carpenters are involved with a variety of construction projects, being adapt to a range of working environments. A Site Carpentry apprenticeship offers a range of units that will give you the knowledge you need to work effectively on-site as a carpenter.

These units include:

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

    Other Important Info

  • Some training will take place at College, where you will develop your knowledge within our well-equipped workshops and theory sessions
  • Working with tutors, you will be given demonstrations and the opportunities to build on your practical skills
  • You will need to provide your own personal protective equipment at College to study Site Carpentry

    Future Prospects

    You'll become a fully qualified tradesperson with the ability to carry out Site Carpentry on recognised building projects. If you successfully complete your level 2 course you will have the opportunity to progress on the level 3 at the College.

    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.
  • Our career advisers booked 1024 careers interviews in 2019-2020! 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...

      Ellis McGreggor

      I chose this subject due to my passion for construction and to learn more about it. I have learnt a wide range of information including further mathematics, and management in projects in construction. My favourite part of this programme would be unit 7, graphical detailing, as I enjoy drawing and producing accurate sketches of structures, floor ...