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Level 3 Apprenticeship in Site Carpentry

  1. CampusMaidstone
  2. Course Length12 Months
  3. Type of CourseApprenticeship
  4. Week CommencingFlexible
  5. Annual FeeTo Be Confirmed

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The Details

This Apprenticeship will help take your on-the-job skills to an advanced level. You will work alongside an experienced tradesperson to develop your new skills and attend College one day a week to learn the theoretical side of your trade.

You will learn the complex aspects of site work or joinery, including complex roofing geometry and site operations. In addition to the main units, you will be assessed on how you operate in a work environment, including maintaining a safe, clean, working environment and communicating with others.

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
  • The end-point assessment consists of two key elements. The knowledge assessment consists of 40 questions designed to assess your understanding of the specific knowledge and behavioural requirements, while the practical assessment is a skills test.

    Future Prospects

    You could become a construction site manager, a carpenter with advanced skills, or you could set up your own carpentry business. You can also increase your skills by applying to join the Higher Apprenticeship in Construction.

    Upon completion you are then eligible to apply for the Gold advanced craft CSCS card required to work on large construction projects.

    Entry Requirements

    Applicants should have:

  • Employment within the sector with a contract of employment for at least 30 hours per week
  • 5 GCSEs including Maths and English at minimum grade C or 4 and above
  • Successuful Completion of the Level 2 Carpentry & Joinery Apprenticeship Standard

    Candidates who completed study overseas and are now working in the UK may also be eligible. Please contact us to discuss your application.

  • Satisfactory completion of the college initial assessment

  • A satisfactory college interview

    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 1105 careers interviews in 2020-2021! They'll be able to give you impartial guidance as to the range of education, training and employment opportunities available to you.