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Carpentry and Joinery

Making and installing wooden structures, fittings and furniture.

Summary of this apprenticeship standard


2 (equivalent to GCSEs at grades A* to C)

Typical length
18 months
Current funding band
Up to £12,000 per apprentice.
More information about funding
Entry requirements

Set by employer.

What apprentices will learn
  • how to use equipment safely and effectively
  • following instructions
  • selecting the right materials for a job
  • understanding technical drawings and specifications
  • apprentices must have achieved level 1 English and maths (equivalent to GCSE grades 3 to 1 or D to G) before taking their end-point assessment
  • they must also have taken level 2 English and maths (equivalent to GCSE grades 9 to 4 or A* to C)
Professional registration

Apprentices will be eligible to join the Construction Skills Certification Scheme once they have completed their apprenticeship.

End-Point Assessment
View a list of end-point assessment organisations for this standard
Organisation Phone Number Email
City and Guilds 0207 294 3201
NOCN 0300 9999 1177
North West Skills Academy Ltd (NWSA)
Lead Edge Ltd 0121 552 7190/ 07775 772 859
R G Carter Technical Services Ltd 01603 86965
More Information

The Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education has more detailed information about this apprenticeship.