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Level 2

This course is for learners who have completed the Carpentry and Joinery Level One Diploma, who have not yet gained employment and wish to continue their studies.

Must have onsite knowledge or a good carpentry background or L1 Carpentry to begin course.

An Intermediate Apprenticeship is a job with an accompanying skills development programme designed by employers in the sector. It allows you to gain technical knowledge and real practical experience while being paid to do so. Along with functional and personal skills that are needed for your immediate job and future career you will learn through a mix of project based learning in the workplace, formal off the job training, and the opportunity to practice and embed new skills in a real work context.

The occupation involves carrying out skilled work, primarily using timber products, either on a construction site, or in a workshop, creating and installing building components. This is a core and options apprenticeship, with two pathways:

Pathway 1: A Site Carpenter will normally work on a building site, or in domestic and commercial premises, preparing and fixing building components, from the initial erection of a new building, through to the installation of all necessary fixtures and fittings, as well as a range of repair and maintenance activities.

Pathway 2: An Architectural Joiner will normally be employed in a workshop producing timber based building components and other architectural products, such as doors, windows, units and staircases, which are then transported to construction sites to be installed by site carpenters.

A Face fit test is a simple test which checks whether a persons mask fits their face shape and size.

 

A face fit test will help ensure that the Respiratory Protective Equipment (RPE) selected is suitable for the wearer.  Employers have a duty to ensure that their are not exposed to airborne hazards during their work and having a faulty or bad fitting masks.

 

This test is offered as bespoke for companies only.  Our trainer will carry out all tests on-site at companies premises.

 

For further information or to request a quote, please contact us on (01284) 716246 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

We offer bespoke 1/2 day delivery for Fire Safety Awareness for groups or companies.  This can be delivered on-site at company premises or at West Suffolk College in Bury St Edmunds or one of our Local Learning Centres.

 

Course outline would be as follows:

 

  • Identify the basic requirement of the FSO & the HASAWA 1974
  • Assess fire risks
  • Identify the procedures for spotting and reporting hazards
  • Understand the principle of fire behaviour
  • Understand the appropriate actions to take on discovering a fire
  • Understand personal duties in response to the fire alarm signal
  • Show an understanding of first aid fire-fighting using fire extinguishers
  • Recognise the importance of 'passive fire protection measures'
  • Understand the importance of compartmentalisation.

 

 

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