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Advanced Apprenticeship in Wood Occupations (Level 3)

The apprentice will build on their previous experience and training in Level 2 Wood Occupations. The apprentice will learn how to maintain carpentry work, move and handle resources and how to install first and second fix components.

You must have already secured a position, before enquiring about an apprenticeship. If you’re looking to secure a job, apprenticeship vacancies can be found here.

We can also help you find an employer and we hold information sessions where you can register your interest in an apprenticeship. We will contact you when appropriate vacancies occur, giving you a head start on the competition.

To find out more contact the apprenticeship team on:
01535 685 035 or

Cost N/A
When Flexible start dates Duration12-18 Months
Level3 AttendanceFull time employment with day release time
A carpentry student


Level 3 NVQ City & Guilds Diploma in Wood Occupations (Construction). (Site Carpentry or Bench Joinery). The apprentice will also entered for an externally assessed end point assessment.

Functional Skills:

– Functional Skills Level 2 in Mathematics

– Functional Skills Level 2 in English

+ Employments Rights and Responsibilities (ERR)

+ Personal Learning and Thinking Skills (PLTS)

The apprentice will have completed the Level 2 Apprenticeship Standard in Wood Occupations.

Level 2 Functional Skills in Maths and English (or equivalent).


Typically would include, Site Joiner: Working on a construction site, domestic and commercial premises, first and second fixing doorframes, hanging doors, boxing pipes, window frames and floor joists.

Bench Joiner: Working in a workshop producing wood products, doors, window frames and staircases. The use of machinery in the production of products plays an important part within the joiners shop.

The course is delivered on a day release basis at Keighley College alongside employment.

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Keighley College

Bradford Road, Keighley
West Yorkshire BD21 4HQ United Kingdom

Tel: 01535 685000
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