To be a carpenter and joiner you need to be good with your hands and enjoy working as part of a team. On this course you will be trained to use a range of tools and machinery to a high standard while following strict safety procedures. There will also be an option to do workshop joinery.
Carpenters and joiners are required to prepare, build and install a wide range of wood products including doors, windows, floors, walls, staircases and roof trusses. You will learn how to set out, prepare, joint, cut and shape timber for all kinds of construction projects. The work can be physical, so a good level of fitness is an advantage.
- Hold a level 2 qualification in a related discipline;
- Have attained the minimum school leaving age;
- Have secured employment with a Northern Ireland-based company to work a minimum of 21 hours per week (either as an existing employee in the new job role or about to take up a position with a permanent remunerative employment offer).
- Have the potential to successfully complete all the requirements of the appropriate Level 3 apprenticeship framework.
Please note: Employers may apply their own criteria during recruitment.
Full details on all requirements for Level 3 Apprenticeships can be found in the SRC Admissions Policy & Criteria
- Construction of roofs, stud walls, floors and fittings and the fixing of components
- Fitting and fixing on site, doors, architraves, windows and stairs
- Using hand and power tools
- Basic woodworking machinery
- Making doors, windows, stairs and kitchen fitments
- Health and safety
Essential Skills in Communication, Application of Number and Information Technology - applicants who have achieved GCSE English, Mathematics or IT at grades A-C, will be exempt from the equivalent Essential Skill course.
1-4 years (depending on how many levels you want to progress through)
You may progress through the levels and then to higher education, alternatively you may go straight into employment or become self-employed.
HOW TO APPLY
All full-time courses starting in September 2021 are open for applications. Please click on the Apply Now button (top right in the blue box) to begin your application.
If you require any assistance with your application you can call us on 0300 123 1223.
William Mc Connell
028 3025 9684
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