Carpentry Apprentice

Lewes, East Sussex
£166.00 per week
19 Oct 2020
16 Nov 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

Although the role is advertised as carpentry and this will form the majority of the work due to the nature of our work there will also be the opportunity to see the whole build process and pick up additional skills in other trades.

Working week: To be discussed at interview. Total hours per week: 40.00 Expected duration is 20 months

Possible start date 09 Nov 2020

Apprenticeship level: Intermediate Level 2 (GCSE)

You will be working under supervison and your day to day tasks could include the following:

  • Assisting construction of timber floor structures, roof structures and stud walls
  • Fitting insulation
  • Assisting with second fix carpentry such as hanging doors, fitting architraves and skirtings and fitting kitchen cabinets
  •  Measurements and selectting materials, cuts and shapes the materials using a variety of tools and connects the materials using items such as nails and adhesives
  • Prepare the site/workshop (including access equipment when necessary), power and hand tools appropriate to the project
  • Use and maintain hand tools, power tools and associated equipment to achieve optimum performance
  • Install mouldings, ironmongery, service encasements, wall and floor units and fitments
  • Maintain a clear and tidy workspace and ensure that waste materials are disposed of in accordance with current legislation 
  • Install building components including door and window frames, door and hatch linings, floor joists and coverings, straight partitions and straight staircases
  • General work such as keeping sites tidy and moving materials

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