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Level 3 Apprenticeship in Site Carpentry

  1. CampusMaidstone
  2. Course Length33 Months
  3. Type of CourseApprenticeship
  4. Week Commencing31-08-2019
  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. Creative carpenters offer valuable work on a range of building projects. To become a successful carpenter, you need to have a good combination of the underpinning theory and practical skills to apply to the workplace. The units will 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 of your training will be College-based, and include developing your practical skills in the workshop, as well as theory sessions related to your work
  • All students must provide their own personal protective equiment at College to study Site Carpentry

    Future Prospects

    The goal is to become a fully qualified tradesperson with the ability to carry out carpentry on recognised building projects. If you'd like to study to level 4, this is available via Professional Construction courses.

    Entry Requirements

    Students need to have the following:

  • Successful completion of the Level 2 Apprenticeship
  • 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-C / 9-4 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 1040 careers interviews in 2017-2018! 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 Reilly

      I already did an apprenticeship for two years in fabrication engineering at another college. I finished that, and thought I still wanted to do something else in the industry, but in a different sector. I had a look around, and thought this programme would be the right move for me. I live locally too. We’ve learnt different drawing ...