George Busch Carpentry Limited

Apprentice - Carpenter - Intermediate (Level 2)

George Busch Carpentry Limited (Employer)

Westminster Kingsway College (Training Provider)

Weekly wage £306.00
40.0 hours per week Monday- Friday 8am-4pm - Monday- Friday 8am-4pm
12 months (duration)
4 October 2021(start date)
Carpentry and joinery (apprenticeship standard)
26 September 2021 (application closing date)
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Job Description

Assist a Lead carpenter with construction of loft conversions and remodelling projects. Level 2 Apprenticeship Standard.


  • Assist with 1st fix and 2nd carpentry with a view to being able to undertake such work independently after required training
  • Attend courses on carpentry
  • Learn and practice essential carpentry skills on the job
  • Maintain a safe work environment
  • Set up and maintain tools for your supervising carpenter
  • Use all tools, equipment, and materials safely
  • Build and maintain good working relationships with colleagues, customers, and clients
  • Learn the uses of different types of wood and choosing the right material for the job
  • Understand technical drawings and how your work will fit within the building.
  • Conduct site surveys
  • Measure and mark wood according to technical designs
  • Cut wood on machines or by hand
  • Produce and read of cutting lists
  • Estimate the materials needed for a job
  • Conduct quality checks

Future Prospects

Potential to achieve a senior level within the company very quickly (responsibility and salary to suit)

Reality Check

Due to the nature of loft conversions there will be a fair amount of working outdoors required. This can mean at times we need to work in the rain. Also this requires us to work at a height

Skills Required

  • Hard worker, driven and focused on becoming a top-quality carpenter in a short space of time
  • Quick learner
  •  Initiative
  • Some knowledge/experience of tools and materials preferred

Qualities Required

Good communication and time keeping

Qualifications Required

  • GCSE A-C/9-4 or equivalent in maths and English
  • Functional skills will be required to be attend if C/4 has not been achieved.

Training Provided

  • Intermediate Apprenticeship Carpentry and Joinery Level 2 
  • Employment, Rights & Responsibilities
  • Personal, Learning and Thinking Skills
  • Functional Skills in English and Maths
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