Carpentry Apprentice / Trainee Carpenter

Location
Kidderminster, Worcestershire
Salary
£8,846.04 - £16,695.62 - starting salary (age dependant)
Posted
30 May 2019
Closes
23 Jun 2019
Ref
NTXRN424463
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Carpentry Apprentice / Trainee Carpenter 

Kidderminster

£8,846.04 - £16,695.62 - starting salary (age dependant)


4 year fixed-term contract

39 hours per week


Our client operates an award winning apprenticeship programme which is helping many young people find different routes into work.


Working as part of their Commercial Services teams, based in Kidderminster, you will be mentored by an appointed trades person and gain experience for all areas of the business including installation, repairs and maintenance. 


You will initially train as a Level 2 Carpentry Apprentice for two years on a rotating programme within our New Build, Modernisations, Repairs and Voids services. Following this you will progress onto an additional two year apprenticeship qualification in either Property Maintenance at Level 2 or carpentry at Level 3 dependant on the Business needs

Our client is looking for a motivated and enthusiastic person to join the organisation. You will train as a carpentry apprentice and carry out a variety of duties including the installation and repair of: 

 

  • window frames
  • doors and frames
  • timber floors and joists
  • roof timbers, fascias, barge boards and soffits
  • ironmongery
  • 1st fix – new build
  • 2nd fix – new build
  • stairs and handrails
  • kitchen units


A keen interest in carpentry and an aptitude for practical and physical work is essential. You will be responsible for meeting college deadlines in order to achieve within the 4 year period. 


You will need good literacy and numeracy skills. You will have grade C or level 4 or above in Maths and English or be expected to achieve this as part of your Level 2 apprenticeship. Some work experience in construction would be an advantage.