Apprenticeship Standard ST0264 - Level 3 Advanced Architectural Joiner (Pathway 2) (59445)

What topics are covered by the course?

What you will study
This advanced apprenticeship standard will develop the knowledge, skills and behaviours required to be a qualified advanced architectural joiner, whilst developing behaviours required by this role

There is a mandatory competence qualification to be achieved this is the NVQ Level 3 Diploma in Wood Occupations Architectural Joinery

Whilst there is no mandatory on-programme assessment for knowledge in relation to the Architectural Joinery standard, this programme will follow the recommended training specification of the City and Guilds Level 3 qualification. This will enable you to develop knowledge and skills that will include:

Health and safety
Technical principles of architectural joinery
Produce setting out details
Create, fit and assemble components bespoke products

Optional (as determined by the employer)
Understand the principles of computer aided design (CAD) and how to apply them to produce CAD setting out details and set out by CAD.
Understand how to set up and use computer numerically controlled/numerically controlled (CNC/NC) machinery to produce timber and timber-based products.

In addition, apprentices must complete, or have previously completed, recognised English and Mathematics Level 2 qualifications (this could be GCSE, Functional Skills or other).

How you will learn.
To supplement development as an architectural joiner in the workplace you will attend college on a day release basis and learn through tutor led classroom and workshop sessions. Moodle resources will also be used to support self- study.

Course Structure
This standard is of 12 to 18 months duration.

Attendance at college is expected to be 12 months on a day release basis. The typical college day is be 45% classroom based and 55% workshop based.

Where required English and Maths study will be through additional attendance at the college. This is expected to be block release.

Who should attend?

Entry Requirements
Apprentices must have completed an intermediate apprenticeship in Architectural Joinery and hold a recognised English and Mathematics qualification at level 1.

What will I be able to do on completion?

Further Study
Level 4 Higher Apprenticeship Construction Management. This is available at Wakefield College.

Careers Opportunities
On completion of this Advanced Apprenticeship, you will have satisfied the requirements to obtain a Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS) Card at the appropriate level.

How will I be assessed?

Throughout the training period college lecturers/assessors will assess progress in relation to the knowledge element of the standard; a college assessor will work with you in the development and assessment of the NVQ Diploma.

In addition, throughout the training period both college lecturers/assessors and your employer representative will complete progress reviews.

When both your employer and the college consider you competent in all the knowledge, skills and behaviours you will be entered in for the End Point Assessment.

This is a two-part independent assessment.
1. Knowledge assessment
2. Skills assessment

Successful assessments are graded pass/merit/distinction.

Key Facts
Location: Castleford Campus
Level: Level 3
Start Date: Mid-September, with entry points during the academic year
Duration: 12-18 Months
Mode of Study: Apprenticeship
Awarding Body: City & Guilds
Attendance: Attendance is one day per week, anticipated to be Monday. The standard college day will run from 09:00 to 20:00. It is expected that attendance at college is maintained at a level of 95% or above.

Guide Price: Please contact us for details

Delivery: Other
Category: Construction »
Duration: 12 - 18 months
Qualification: Level 3 Apprenticeship

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