City & Guilds Bench Joinery Apprenticeship Level 3

Key Information

Subject Area

Subject Area



Mode of Study

Mode of Study
Workbased Learning


City of Newport Campus

Start Date

Start Date
06 September 2018


1 year

In a nutshell

Anyone who’s already started a career in joinery will find this course invaluable for improving your skills, prospects and earning potential. Building on the abilities and knowledge you already have, you’ll learn more about the art of bench joinery, culminating in a Level 3 NVQ Diploma.

This course is for...

…taking the next step in 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 3 Apprenticeship Framework:

  • Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Bench Joinery
  • Level 3 City & Guilds Diploma
  • Essential Skills Qualification Communication
  • Essential Skills Qualification Application of Number
  • Essential Skills Qualification Digital Literacy
  • 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 Foundation Apprenticeship and Level 2 Diploma in Wood Occupations. You’ll also need to be employed in the construction industry, paid at least the national minimum apprenticeship wage and have a Contract of Employment. As an Apprentice you'll need to attend college on a day release / block release basis, and we’ll want you to be fully committed to attending as well as respecting others, having an enthusiasm for the subject and being self-motivated. Your employer must also pass the necessary Health and Safety vetting.

Additional information

Our Bench Joinery Apprenticeship is part-financed by the European Social Fund through the Welsh Government.

Payment Information

Due to current limitations, payment can only be made via bank transfer.

An invoice will be sent from within 72 hours with instructions on how to pay or set up payment instalments if required.

Where can I study City & Guilds Bench Joinery Apprenticeship Level 3?

City of Newport Campus
(Workbased Learning)
Start Date: 06 September 2018

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

Contact our Student Recruitment team

All courses may be subject to change and cancelled if deemed not viable to run.

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