Becoming a joiner will provide you with access to a variety of skills in the woodworking industry. Apprenticeships are the most traditional way to become a joiner.
What is the concept of a Joiner?
A joiner is a skilled manual worker who creates wood joints to make house fittings such as windows, doors, stairs, and furniture. A carpenter, on the other hand, can do structural woodwork as well as joinery.
What is a Joinery Apprenticeship?
A joinery apprenticeship incorporates on-the-job preparation with coaching from a training provider, such as a college, to gain standardised recognitions and skills.
What Is the Duration of a Joinery Apprenticeship?
Typically, an apprenticeship lasts three years. Levels 2 and 3 are usually completed with less time.
What credentials are needed to become an apprentice?
A standard certification consists of 5 GCSEs with grades ranging from 9 to 4 (A* to C) or similar, including English and math. Don’t fret if you didn’t get these grades; you’ll retake GCSEs after your joinery apprenticeship.