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. Carpentry is one of the most skilled roles in construction, so excellent working knowledge of wood, its various types and uses is important, as well as knowing how the finished product will fit into a house or building.
Safe handling of tools
Health and safety awareness
Attention to detail
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Learners who get through the passive stage (where they will be expected to prepare a submission for entry or participate in an online assessment), will be invited to take part in national qualifiers which take place across the UK between April and June. All competitors receive certification for their achievements at the qualifiers
The highest performers from the national qualifiers are invited to compete in the UK National Finals in November at WorldSkills UK LIVE, the UK’s largest skills, apprenticeship and careers event