For individuals wanting a career in Construction. There are two pathway options, a Site Carpenter, normally based on a building site or in a domestic/commercial premises carrying out fixing and building, installation of fittings, repair and maintenance, or a Bench Joiner employed in a workshop producing timber based building components. Apprentices will achieve a Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Wood Occupations as part of their programme.
If you have any questions or queries relating to apprenticeships, please contact the apprenticeship team Apprenticeships@swindon.ac.uk
Employers offer apprenticeship vacancies and will set the entry requirements, which will vary according to the role. If you do not already hold a minimum GCSE grade 4 in English and Maths (or equivalent) you will be required to study functional skills in these areas as part of your apprenticeship.
Future career and study opportunities
You will be able to progress onto a Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship in Carpentry and Joinery and pursue a career in this industry.
If you have a question about this or any other apprenticeship course, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 01793 611470 and select option 5 for apprenticeships.