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Level 2 Apprenticeship in Carpentry and Joinery Standard


Course Overview

This apprenticeship is ideal if you want to work as a carpenter on a construction site or in domestic and commercial premises, or as a bench joiner producing wood products. 

Course Content

You will learn to work safely, move and handle equipment and materials and set up and use cutting machinery. The course will provide you with the skills to progress to an advanced apprenticeship.

Entry Requirement

  • Four GCSEs at grade 3 or above, preferably to include English and maths, or completion of a relevant Level 1 qualification.
  • You will need to be employed, or find employment, in a carpentry-related role


  • Regular monitoring and assessment in both the workplace and at college.
  • NVQ work is assessed on an on-going basis through documented evidence of site activity.
  • Synoptic practical competence test and synoptic knowledge testing.

Where does this course lead to

 Level 3 Apprenticeship in Wood Occupations

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Course Outline

Course Code: YP10
Study Mode: Apprenticeship
Duration: 2 Years
Start Date: TBC.
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