Intermediate Apprenticeship in Construction


Enrolment Requirements

In order to enrol on this course you must be in paid employment in a construction setting. You will be required to achieve a Level 1 standard in English and maths. You will attend knowledge and practical sessions in carpentry & joinery to support progress towards your qualification. You will be required to achieve a Level 1 standard in English and maths by attending weekly classes at one of our centres until completed. If you have existing English and maths qualifications that may exempt you from functional skills, original certificates must be seen before your apprenticeship begins to identify whether they adequately qualify the apprenticeship requirements. You will be assessed before starting the programme to ensure the above qualifications will be achieved within the time frame of your programme.

What will I learn on this Course?

This qualification is aimed at people working in a construction role. This course will cover:
 Employment rights and responsibilities
 Carry out safe working practices
 Communication with others
 Building methods and construction technology
 Install first fix components
 Lay flooring
 Stud partitions
 Door lining and frames
 Install roofing
 Install second fix components
 Fix skirting board and architrave
 Hang doors and install ironmongery
 Kitchen fitting
 Power tools and hand tools
 Carry out maintenance
Set up and operate circular saws.

Assessment and Awarding body: NOCN

Assessments will be through observation of performance in the workplace, practical tests at the end of each unit and work books. You must attend training sessions where you will learn specialist joinery skills on a weekly basis until the end of your apprenticeship. You must be in the correct role to be able to achieve the full qualification; this will be discussed with your line manager. Progress will be tracked using an online e portfolio which must be accessed when required.


You will be working in a construction environment receiving training in the workplace and will attend the training centre for sessions in joinery and carpentry and Functional Skills on a weekly basis. You must attend these sessions.

What else do I need to know?

The course will extend your knowledge, skills and abilities, which in turn will enhance your career prospects enabling you to be a valuable part of any construction business. All training materials will be provided at the training centre.

What could I do next?

You will be able to progress to an Advanced Level Apprenticeship in Construction.

Course Start Date(s)

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Course Length

24 months

Course Price

Full Fee

Discounted Fee

Full Concession

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