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Advanced Carpentry and Joinery

Making and installing wooden structures, fittings and furniture.

Summary of this apprenticeship standard


3 (equivalent to A levels at grades A to E)

Typical length
12 months
Current funding band
Up to £9,000 per apprentice.
More information about funding
Entry requirements

Set by employer.

What apprentices will learn
  • how to use equipment safely and effectively
  • leadership skills
  • working out the best way to do a job and giving clear instructions to colleagues
  • selecting the right materials for a job
  • understanding technical drawings and specifications
  • successful apprentices will achieve a level 3 NVQ diploma in either site carpentry or architectural joinery
  • apprentices must have achieved level 2 English and maths (equivalent to GCSE grades 9 to 4 or A* to C) before taking their end-point assessment
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
North West Skills Academy Ltd (NWSA)
Lead Edge Ltd 0121 552 7190/ 07775 772 859
R G Carter Technical Services Ltd 01603 86965
NOCN 0300 9999 1177
More Information

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