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Level 3 Apprenticeship in Site Carpentry

51PST3/CER-2122
  1. CampusMaidstone
  2. Course Length12 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. 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.
  • 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...

      Mia Godding

      I’m currently a trainee quantity surveyor with MHS Homes and studying the HNC Surveying Apprenticeship. I started there working in customer care and wanted something a bit more challenging so I move into the quantity surveying team. I have a mentor there who looks after me. I run my own sites including all of the tendering, budgeting and ...