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An Advanced 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 advanced skilled work, primarily using timber products, either on a construction site, or in a workshop, creating and installing building components. The advanced carpenter and joiner is able to undertake complex job tasks, requiring high levels of practical skills and knowledge, in addition to managing their own work and leading small teams. The apprentice has responsibility for managing their own and other people's work, as well as being required to complete complex and non-standard work. Examples of complex tasks include curved products, irregular joints and bespoke work.
This is a core and options apprenticeship, with two pathways:
Pathway 1: An Advanced Site Carpenter will normally work on a building site, or in domestic and commercial premises, preparing and installing complex and often bespoke building components e.g. high quality doors, shaped linings, staircases with turns, complex wall and floor units, erecting bespoke structural carpentry (inclined roofs and joists) and erecting complex roof structures (e.g. inclined roofs with hips, valleys and dormers).
Pathway 2: An Advanced Architectural Joiner will normally be employed in a workshop, producing complex building components by setting out, marking out and manufacturing bespoke architectural products (e.g. doors, windows, staircases with turns and panelling/cladding).
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The IET 18th Edition Wiring Regulations 2382-18 (BS 7671:2018) course is designed for those working in industry to demonstrate their understanding of the requirements of BS 7671:2018. Successful completion of the course will lead to the City and Guilds 2382-18 qualification.
Course attendance dates are Friday 23, Tuesday 27 and Friday 30 July 2021 with the examination on the afternoon of the final day.
The course fee is fully inclusive of delivery, course materials, registration and certification fees.
The IET 18th Edition Wiring Regulations 2382-18 (BS 7671:2018) course is designed for those working in industry to demonstrate their understanding of the requirements of BS 7671:2018. Successful completion of the on-line tutorials and examination will lead to the City and Guilds 2382-28 qualification.
This on-line learning is provided by City and Guilds and following completion of the 7 hours, candidates would need to attend an on-line examination at West Suffolk College on designated dates.
This course offers a stimulating opportunity to learners who wish to pursue a career in the Construction Industry at a Technical or Trainee Manager Level.
Students will gain a broad insight into the construction industry ranging from the initial planning stage, design and building process and maintenance of housing, industrial and commercial buildings.
The course will also provide you with knowledge of the social, economic and cultural contribution of the built environment to individuals and the community. Students who have completed this course have successfully gone on to do well on Higher Education course and in careers which include Construction Management, Quantity Surveying, Building Surveying, Architecture, Architectural-Technology , Project Management , Civil Engineering , Planning Control and Building Control.