Eclipse Manufacturing Solutions

Apprentice Bench Hand Joiner - Intermediate (Level 2)

Eclipse Manufacturing Solutions (Employer)

Sheffield College, the (Training Provider)

Weekly wage £200.00
40.0 hours per week Monday - Friday, 7.30am - 4.00pm
24 months (duration)
19 July 2021(start date)
Carpentry and Joinery (apprenticeship standard)
11 July 2021 (application closing date)
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Job Description

Eclipse Manufacturing Solutions Ltd manufacture and install bespoke joinery products for the Retail and Fit-Out sectors. Eclipse also manufacture and install exhibition stands and corporate business chalets for the Aerospace and Defence sector. We are a d


We currently have a position for an apprentice bench hand joiner to work within our existing manufacturing team. You will work as an apprentice bench joiner and will complete a 2 - 3 year training programme that will cover aspects of bench joinery to enable you to manufacture and install bespoke joinery items.

You will learn how to:

  • Identify and work with various manufacturing materials
  • Understand and have input into cad set out drawings
  • Health and safety/COSHH understanding
  • Training on a range of joinery hand tools, portable machinery (drills, sanders, routers)
  • Assembly of bespoke/high end joinery products
  • Wrappings and protective material of goods ready for transit
  • Attend site and aide the installation team

Future Prospects

  • To continue with the company. Further training as required and negotiated for the role

Reality Check

  • You must be able to reach work in a timely manner and without difficulty

Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week)

The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage guide is updated every April (ANMW):

Skills Required

  • Communication Skills
  • Listening
  • Team Building Skills
  • Manual Work Skills

Qualities Required

  • Good numerical skills
  • Must have an attention to detail attitude
  • Can adhere to instructions given
  • Its essential to be a team player
  • Be prepared to travel to site after the apprenticeship period

Qualifications Required

  • GCSE grades A*- D/9-3, or equivalent. Or a good level of English and maths with the ability to achieve Level 1 standard as a result of Initial Assessment

Training Provided

Carpentry and Joinery Level 2 Apprenticeship Standard:

  • College attendance
  • Block Release
  • Assessment
  • Knowledge Test
  • Practical Test
  • Interview underpinned by a portfolio of evidence
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