Architectural Joinery Apprenticeship Level 2
Construction, Planning and the Built Environment
We are only accepting one application per candidate.
What will you be working towards?
As an apprentice, you will receive comprehensive training in a variety of skills and work in a
highly practical job under the guidance of an experienced carpenter or joiner.
To be an apprentice you need to be employed for a minimum of 30 hours a week and attend college one day a week. An Architectural Joiner will normally be employed in a workshop producing timber-based building components and other architectural products, such as doors, windows, units and staircases, which are then transported to construction sites to be installed by site carpenters.
You will learn how to carry out a range of job tasks including drawing, measuring, marking out, fitting, finishing, positioning and securing. You will learn how to mark out timber from setting out details for the manufacture of doors, windows and opening lights, units and/or fitments and staircases. You will also create, fit and assemble components to manufacture doors, windows with opening lights, units and/or fitments and staircases.
On this apprenticeship, you will learn the technical principles of architectural joinery and how they are applied in routine tasks, such as setting out and producing cutting lists, marking out from setting out details and producing cutting lists, fitting and assembling routine products. Apprentices are taught how to accurately take site and workplace dimensions and to how use architectural joinery materials, such as timber, adhesives and fixings.
All apprentices are taught the principles of health, safety and welfare and how these are applied
in the workplace and how to understand their responsibilities under current employment and safety legislation, such as The Health and Safety at Work Act. You will learn how to use, maintain and store marking and testing tools, hand tools, power tools and associated equipment.
How will it be delivered?
Any student without English and maths at grade C/4 will be required to pass English and Maths Functional Skills Level 1 qualifications and aspire to achieve English and Mathematics Functional Skills Level 2 qualifications before they can be
put forward for the end point assessment of this apprenticeship. Apprentices will be required to achieve the knowledge, skills and behaviours within the training plan whilst carrying out off-the-job training (OFTJ) and the successful completion of a portfolio of work based evidence.
End Point Assessment
Once all assessments are completed the apprentice will go through the final stage of the apprenticeship which will involve a multiple-choice exam and one day practical assessment.
GCSE English and maths, one of these subjects needs to be grade 2 or above and the other grade 1 or above. You will also require a suitable employer.
Your next steps...
An architectural joiner works on internal fittings for buildings. Job opportunties could include working on housing development sites, commercial premises or as part of a companies estates team.