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Carpentry & Joinery Apprenticeship: Crafting Careers

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If you have a passion for working with your hands, an eye for detail, and a desire to build a rewarding career, then our Carpentry and Joinery Apprenticeship might be the perfect fit for you.

At GLP Training, we believe in the art of shaping wood into masterpieces and transforming raw materials into enduring structures.


Carpentry and joinery are timeless trades that blend precision, creativity, and craftsmanship.

Carpentry focuses on constructing and repairing wooden structures, while joinery involves creating the intricate connections and joints that give these structures their strength and beauty. These skills are not only practical but also deeply rooted in tradition, making them invaluable in the ever-evolving world of construction.


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Our Course

Our Apprenticeship spans on an array of topics including team working, use of hand and power tools and understanding the basic carpentry and joinery techniques.

This apprenticeship will cover three sections: Knowledge, Skills and Behaviours (KSB's). These are associated with a specific standard and covers topics that are specific to a Carpentry and Joinery Course. Some of the topics include:


  • Fundamentals of joinery

  • How to use Personal Protective Equipment

  • Types of Building Structures, Materials and Components


  • Measuring, marking and cutting wood

  • Installing timber frames and erecting timber, handrails and spindles for stairs, and floor joists and coverings

  • Hand and Power Tools


  • Effective communication and team working

  • Independent working

  • Logical thinking

Our apprenticeships consists of:

  • 1 to 1 monthly meetings (with a GLP Trainer)

  • Online learning courses or group sessions

  • Maths and English Level 2 Course (if not previously achieved)

  • Building an electronic portfolio of work related evidence

  • End Point Assessment (EPA) by an external examiner to complete the qualification consisting of a project assignment and a professional discussion.

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Why Choose a Carpentry and Joinery Apprenticeship?

1. Hands-On Learning: Our apprenticeship program places a strong emphasis on practical, hands-on experience. Apprentices work alongside seasoned professionals, gaining real-world skills that go beyond classroom teachings.

2. Mentorship and Guidance: Apprentices are paired with experienced mentors who provide valuable insights, guidance, and a wealth of knowledge. Our mentors ensure that apprentices are not just learning techniques, but also developing a deep understanding of the craft.

3. Diverse Skill Set: From framing and roofing to intricate joinery work, our apprenticeship covers a wide range of skills. This diversity ensures that apprentices graduate with a comprehensive skill set that prepares them for various aspects of carpentry and joinery.

4. Career Progression: Upon successful completion of the apprenticeship, doors open to numerous career paths. Whether it's becoming a skilled carpenter, joiner, or even starting your own business, our apprenticeship sets the foundation for a successful and fulfilling career.


At GLP Training, we're not just training carpenters and joiners; we're cultivating masters who take pride in their work. Join us on this transformative journey, where craftsmanship meets career growth.

Apply for our Carpentry and Joinery Apprenticeship today and embark on a path that combines tradition, innovation, and a promising future in the world of construction.


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