Apprenticeship in Carpentry
* You will be working on new build sites under two experienced carpenters.
* You will undertake work outside all year round on truss roofs.
*You will undertake various other aspects of first fix carpentry on new build sites.
What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?
Level 2 – Intermediate Carpentry and Joinery Standard ST0264.
Apprentices attend college once a week and all components of the Apprenticeship are covered within day release. Visits are also made to the workplace for observation and assessment.
Mandatory – 20% off the job training.
Apprentices are allocated a Tutor, who visits the apprentice in the workplace every four weeks.
The apprenticeship is made up of the following:
* Standard (Level 2, 3, or 4) – this is where the apprentice demonstrates they have the knowledge, behaviours and skills to meet the criteria of the standard.
* Functional Skills – if required, are delivered at the college and are made up of English (Reading, Writing, and Speaking & Listening) and Maths.
* Assessment of this qualification will be by an “Synoptic End Point Assessment” and will be graded “Pass” or “Distinction”.
What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?
A Varied and interesting career in carpentry with wages increases in line with capabilities.
Requirements and prospects Desired skills and personal qualities:
Team working, Initiative, Reliable, Knowledge of the Basics.
GCSE or equivalent English and Maths (Grade Grade 3/4/5) Desired.
Things to consider:
No experience required but would be beneficial. You will be outdoors all year round in all weathers. Your own vehicle would be a plus but is not essential as transport can be provided. Ideally 18 years of age (or soon to be) and above only as working on new build sites. CSCS card will be needed.
About the employer
We are a Carpentry firm focusing on new build sites.