Framework Details

Framework Title: Wood and Timber Industry
ID: FR03682
Level/s: 2, 3
Issuing Authority: National Skills Academy Food & Drink (NSAFD)
Issue Date: 02/12/2015

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The Wood Industry framework provides work based training for young people and adults to undertake key technical and practical roles in the Wood and Timber industry.

There are two levels of Apprenticeship contained in this framework:

  • The Level 2 Foundation Apprenticeship in the Wood and Timber Industry takes a minimum duration of 18 months but can take up to 24 months to complete.
  • The Level 3 Apprenticeship in Wood and Timber Industry (usually takes 24-36 months to complete).

The framework contains details of the vocational qualifications, knowledge based technical qualifications, Essential Skills Wales (Communication and Applcation of Number) and employee rights and responsibilities that are required for an Apprenticeship in the wood industry.

Apprentices undertake training both on and off-the-job at their workplace and some training can also be undertaken away from the workplace, delivered by a local training provider or a further education college.

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