Course Information


Level 2 Site Joinery Traineeship/Apprentice NI

City & Guilds
Sessions

Below are the sessions that are available for this course.

Full-Time
Campus: Dungannon
Week Starting: 05 September 2022
Day: Subject to Timetable
Duration: 2 Year(s)
Number of Weeks: 36
Hours per Week: 15
Total Hours: 540
Fee: N/A
Places Available: 20
Course Coordinator: John.Curran@swc.ac.uk

Full-Time
Campus: Enniskillen (Tech & Skills)
Week Starting: 05 September 2022
Day: Subject to Timetable
Duration: 2 Year(s)
Number of Weeks: 36
Hours per Week: 15
Total Hours: 540
Fee: N/A
Places Available: 20
Course Coordinator: Alan.Bailie@swc.ac.uk

Full-Time
Campus: Omagh
Week Starting: 05 September 2022
Day: Subject to Timetable
Duration: 2 Year(s)
Number of Weeks: 36
Hours per Week: 15
Total Hours: 540
Fee: N/A
Places Available: 20
Course Coordinator: Matthew.Robinson@swc.ac.uk

Description

This Level 2 Site Joinery qualification is designed to equip learners with the knowledge and skills to pursue a career within the Construction industry. Thus it is necessary for applicants to be in appropriate employment or work placement. The course supports the knowledge and Skills development required for access to all levels into the Carpentry and Joinery working environment.

Additional Information

You will be required to complete Essential Skills in Literacy, Numeracy and ICT at an appropriate level if you do not have a GCSE grade C or Level 2 Essential Skills in English, Maths and Information Technology. You will also study broader transferable skills in Employability and Personal and Social Development where appropriate.

Course Content

You will learn the essential practical skills and knowledge necessary to enable you to gain employment in this field. These are covered in a range of practical and theory modules covering:

Core Modules

  • Measure, mark out, cut and erect traditional roofs and prefabricated roof trusses,
  • fit fascia and soffit boards and apply felt membranes and batons for roof tiles and slates,
  • carry out first fix operations (before plastering) i.e. fitting floor joists, laying flooring, erecting stud walls, fitting dry lining, plasterboards and doorframes etc.
  • you will also learn how to carry out 2nd fix Operations (after plastering) i.e. hang doors & fit locks, fit architraves and skirting boards.
  • Assessment Method

    Achievement of this qualification will be assessed via a combination of knowledge testing, practical assessments, work based evidence and direct observation in the workplace.

    Progression Opportunities

    Achievement of this qualification will enable the learner to follow a career in their chosen field in Carpentry with progression to Level 3.

    Entry Requirements

    Applicants will be required to hold a minimum of a Level 1 qualification, defined as 4 GCSEs at grade D-G. However the following grades must be held in Maths and English

  • Maths Grade D
  • English grade E
  • Applicants who do not meet the enhanced entry criteria will enter an Introductory Phase of the Traineeship. Upon enrollment trainees will undertake initial assessments which will confirm whether they should enter full Traineeship or the Introductory Phase.