Carpentry Apprenticeship Level 2

Multi Trades Training

Carpentry Apprenticeship Level 2

Carpentry Apprenticeship (Level 2)

At Multi Trades Training we offer an on-site carpentry apprenticeship level 2 training available in the South East and Midlands area of the United Kingdom.



Typical Duration to Gateway:

24 Months



Are you a company looking to employ an apprentice or an individual looking for an on-site apprenticeship training provider?

Click the link below to start your apprenticeship journey.

What Will You Learn

Site Carpenter

  • How to make structural carcassing
  • How to erect trussed rafter roofs, gables, verge and eaves
  • Install floor joists & coverings
  • The working at height regulations
  • Carry out second fixing work including installation of service encasement, cladding, wall and floor units, moulding, ironmongery and side hung doors
  • Carry out first fixing work; timber frames and lining, coverings, flat roof decking, timber stud partitions, straight flights of stairs and installing spindles & handrails to stairs
  • The various types of fixing and fasteners


Power & Hand Tools

  • How to set up, use and maintain power tools including visual first use check (e.g. drills, routers, portable saws e.g. circular, planers, sanders, multi-functional tools, nail guns and how to produce jigs.)
  • preparing, using and maintaining hand tools including tool limitations and sharpening techniques (e.g chisels, planes, hand saws, hammers)



  • The principles of environment, health, safety and welfare. E.g. safety, storage of materials, electrical, emergency procedures & accidents
  • Current legislation and official guidance e.g. Control of Substances Hazardous to Health, Manual Handling and Working at Height Regulations.
  • How to use health and safety control equipment including personal protective equipment (PPE), respiratory protective equipment (RPE), local exhaust ventilation (LEV)
  • The principles of building construction terminology and components including foundations, roofs, walls, floors, utilities and services, Building Information Modelling (BIM) and environmental and sustainability considerations
  • How to read and create relevant information from drawings, specifications and work instructions including the basic principles of Computer Aided Design
  • How to estimate resource quantities to carry out work e.g. quantity of fixings, length of timber, sheet materials
  • How to communicate and work with others effectively
  • The different types of wood and their properties including quality, uses, sustainability, defects and limitations associated with timber and timber-based products and components, such as selected African hardwood and American, Scandinavian standards for softwood, plywoods, manufactured timbers, MDF, home grown carcassing, adhesives and mastics.

How Our Carpentry Apprenticeship Works

  • We deliver on-site construction trades training apprenticeships throughout the South East and Midlands
  • You will not need to attend college when undertaking apprenticeship training with Multi Trades Training, How? all assessments are on-site with our mobile training workshop and online theory lessons, this saves the apprentice a days pay a week and the employer better staff availability
  • Our training can be tailored to the company or individuals needs, we believe that this approach is the best for both individuals
  • We can help you from start to finish e.g. writing a contract or sourcing funding. Our friendly and experienced team are always on hand to help you

What to Expect From Multi Trades Training

  • New flexible and innovative apprenticeship delivery
  • Deliver apprenticeships with the minimum amount of administration, form filling and fuss
  • Support where and when you need it
  • Electronic enrolment
  • Electronic contracts
  • Digital Apprenticeship Service manager
  • The whole apprenticeship training can be completed from your place of work

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