Site Carpentry

Are you looking for a career in Carpentry? Do you enjoy working with your hands? As a Carpentry apprentice you will receive both on and off the job training and earn a wage whilst working towards becoming a qualified Site Carpenter.

Site Carpentry involves carrying out skilled work, primarily using timber products on a construction site creating and installing building components. You will learn how to utilise a range of trade skills which allow you to carry out complex carpentry work to highly skilled standards and tolerances, to include measuring, marking out, fitting, cutting, splicing, finishing, positioning and securing.

On completion of this Apprenticeship you will be able to carry out all the activities undertaken by a carpenter such as installing complex and non-standard doors and window frames, shaped door and hatch linings, partitions with openings and changes of direction and staircases with turns. Install accessible service encasements, bespoke wall/ floor units and fitments, paneling and stair components (e.g. balustrades, handrails and spindles with turns). Erect inclined roofs with gables, roof verges and eaves, including finishings, joists and roof coverings. Repair and or replace frames, mouldings, floor or flat roof joist coverings, door and window ironmongery, window components, structural joists and rafters, window components, guttering and downpipes.

Levels offered

Intermediate (Level 2)

Advanced (Level 3)


An Intermediate Apprenticeship in Site Carpentry lasts 24 months. An advanced Apprenticeship in Site Carpentry lasts 24 months.


GCSE grade 4 or above in maths and English desirable although not essential. You must be numerate and literate and have a practical aptitude.


Day release college attendance during term time. Assessment will take place in both college and the workplace.

Functional skills if required.


Upon completion of your Apprenticeship you will be set for a career as Site Carpenter.


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