Winchester Cathedral

Apprentice Carpenter - Intermediate (Level 2)

Winchester Cathedral (Employer)

Eastleigh College (Training Provider)

Annual wage £10,993.00
37.5 hours per week Monday to Friday 8.00am to 4.30pm with an hour for lunch
24 months (duration)
1 September 2022(start date)
Carpentry and joinery (apprenticeship standard)
8 July 2022 (application closing date)
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Job Description

We have a fantastic opportunity to undertake an apprenticeship within a heritage setting. Under the tutelage of the Head Carpenter and Works manager you will work on Cathedral premises whilst studying to achieve a qualification as a skilled craftsperson


What will the apprentice be doing?

  • To support the Carpenters in Bench work, Setting out and Machining
  • To support the Carpenters in site fixing
  • To undertake maintenance of tools and equipment with instruction
  • To assist other trades as required
  • To undertake other generic tasks to assist in the efficient operation of the Cathedral properties and grounds as required
  • Train to follow technical drawings and plans
  • To comply with all Cathedral policies including Health and Safety

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

  • On successful completion of the apprenticeship it will lead to the Carpentry and Joinery (level 2) qualification. 
  • The successful candidate will attend Eastleigh college on day release one day per week

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

On successful completion of the apprenticeship, there may be the opportunity of full-time employment

Reality Check

Need to be able to work at heights

Skills Required

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Logical, Team working, Creative, Willingness to learn

Qualifications Required

GCSE or equivalent both English and Maths (Grade Minimum of grade C/4) Essential
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