This Site Carpentry Apprenticeship is available to anyone aged 16 years or over, who is employed or has secured employment within the industry and developing skills associated with carpentry.
Working on a construction site or in a person’s home, these work activities will include stud partition work, roofing elements, installation of doors, window frames, skirting and architrave, stairs, floorboards and cupboards; sometimes utilising modern methods of construction and premanufactured elements to construct.
An employee in this occupation will be responsible for creating a high-quality product which meets standards, specifications, and design plans. They are expected to do this with due regard to all safety aspects involved with working on a construction site, ensuring the health, safety and wellbeing of themselves and others always. With sustainable construction at the forefront of all projects, it is expected they would consider the environment and sustainability of materials, waste awareness and recycling.
Successful completion of this course leads to qualified Site Carpenter status.
This apprenticeship programme includes learning that relates to the following UN Sustainable Development Goals.
Goal 4: Quality education
Goal 8: Decent work and economic growth
Goal 11: Sustainable cities and communities
To supplement development as a site carpenter in the work place you will attend college to learn through tutor led classroom and workshop sessions.
This in college learning will be supported with Microsoft Teams, providing
access to college resources and a channel for communication when not in
In the workplace, where you will be required to maintain a record of workplace activity alongside a portfolio of skills development, you and your employer will be supported by both a college reviewer and a college assessor.