City & Guilds Bench Joinery Apprenticeship Level 2

Key Information

Subject Area

Subject Area



Mode of Study

Mode of Study
Workbased Learning


City of Newport Campus

Start Date

Start Date
03 September 2018


2 years

In a nutshell

Ready to take the next step up in your career as a joiner? This course is for you. Building on the basic skills you’ve already learnt, you’ll be developing your abilities and knowledge to the next level, with a Level 2 NVQ Diploma at the end of it.

This course is for...

…going to the next level of your joinery career

…improving your career prospects and earning potential

…being able to earn while you learn

Course content

Apprenticeships involve a mix of learning in the workplace and college training, giving you the opportunity to practice and embed new skills in a real work environment.

You'll be assessed through coursework, tests, assignments, work-based observations and work-based evidence, and as you progress through the course you’ll achieve a number of qualifications as part of the Level 2 NVQ:

  • Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Wood Occupations
  • Level 2 City & Guilds Diploma in Bench Carpentry
  • Essential Skills Qualification Communication
  • Essential Skills Qualification Application of Number
  • Employment Rights and Responsibilities

On completion, we expect you to be able to carry out your joinery role confidently and competently to the standard set by the Industry.

Entry Requirements


To qualify for this course, you’ll need a Level 1 Diploma in Bench Carpentry, and must be employed in the construction industry, be paid at least the national minimum apprenticeship wage and have a Contract of Employment. Your employer must also pass the necessary Health and Safety vetting.





Additional information

Completing this course will enable you to move on to a Level 3 Apprenticeship or Level 3 Diploma. Our Bench Joinery Apprenticeship is part-financed by the European Social Fund through the Welsh Government.

Where can I study City & Guilds Bench Joinery Apprenticeship Level 2?

City of Newport Campus
(Workbased Learning)
Start Date: 03 September 2018

Have any questions or are not sure if this is the right course for you?

Call 01495 333 777 to speak to our Student Recruitment team

All courses may be subject to change

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