The Carpentry and Joinery Apprenticeship involves carrying out skilled work, primarily using timber products, either on a construction site, or in a workshop, creating and installing building components.

This is a core and options apprenticeship, with two pathways:

Site Carpenter

A Site Carpenter will normally work on a building site, or in domestic and commercial premises, preparing and fixing building components, from the initial erection of a new building, through to the installation of all necessary fixtures and fittings, as well as a range of repair and maintenance activities. An NVQ Level 2 Diploma in Wood Occupations – Site Carpentry, will be completed as part of this Apprenticeship.

Architectural Joiner

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.  An NVQ Level 2 Diploma in Wood Occupations – Architectural Joinery, will be completed as part of this Apprenticeship.

Course Duration

18 Months

Entry Requirements

You will have to take a Skills Scan to ensure your current level of maths and English is at the required level.


• Knowledge assessment (short written test)
• Practical skills assessment (skills test)

Apply Now

Sound like the Apprenticeship for you? Why not fill in our online application form and we can start searching for your perfect Apprenticeship vacancy.

apply now