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Carpentry

A carpenter cuts, fits and assembles wood for building frameworks, doors, windows, flooring, stairs and paneling on both commercial and residential projects.

Overview

This competition has been designed to reflect the role of a carpenter and the standards that are expected within the construction industry.

A carpenter cuts, fits and assembles wood for building frameworks, doors, windows, flooring, stairs and panelling on both commercial and residential projects.

Entry criteria

  • This is an individual competition
  • A maximum of 3 entries per organisation
  • Competitors must be familiar with the core competences (these can be found in the Tools section below).

Steps to taking part in this skills competition

  1. Register to enter this competition by 5 April 2019.
  2. Competitors will be invited to a National Qualifier during Spring/Summer 2019, further details will be released in the New Year.
  3. WorldSkills UK quality assure the results and finalists will be notified by September 2019.
  4. Finalists will participate in the UK National Final at the NEC in November 2019 as part of WorldSkills UK Live.

Additional information

  • Download the competition overview from the Tools section to find out more about this skills competition and help with your preparation.
  • Pre-competition activity pack will be available soon.

Heats, dates and venues

22/03/2019 Belfast Metropolitan College, 
30/04/2019 City Of Glasgow College
02/05/2019 Carlisle College
08/05/2019 Coleg Cambria
14/05/2019 York College
16/05/2019 Bolton College
21/05/2019 Stoke College
23/05/2019 Easton & Otley
11/06/2019 Brighton MET
05/06/2019 Chatham Barracks, Royal Engineers
13/06/2019 South Devon College

Tools

WorldSkills was a great opportunity for me to really improve my skills and boost my confidence, it also gave me the chance to prove I was good and become the best I could be.

Ross Varnam, WorldSkills London 2011 Silver Medal

Competition organising partner

Competition organising partner

The Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) is the competition organising partner for the Carpentry competition.

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