Apex Building Supplies & Joinery Ltd

Bench Joiner Apprentice - Intermediate (Level 2)

Apex Building Supplies & Joinery Ltd (Employer)

West Suffolk College (Training Provider)

Weekly wage £172.00
40.0 hours per week Monday - Friday - Between 7:30am - 5pm.
24 months (duration)
1 September 2021(start date)
Carpentry and Joinery (apprenticeship standard)
7 May 2021 (application closing date)
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Job Description

Apex Joinery produce bespoke joinery, kitchens, staircases, windows, doors, worktops, conservatories, and furniture in our large joinery workshop. They have an exciting opportunity for a Joiner Apprentice to join their team.


The role involves learning to use specialist machinery to produce bespoke items such as kitchens, staircases, windows, doors, worktops, conservatories, and furniture. You will have to complete relevant paperwork and learn to work to time schedules. You will be a key member of a small and friendly team.

You will be working as part of a team and on your own initiative.

Day to day duties could include:

  • Assembling windows, doors and staircases
  • Sanding windows and doors
  • Cutting timber to length
  • Tenoning timber
  • Mortising timber
  • Keeping the workshop tidy

Future Prospects

There is the opportunity for a full-time role once the apprenticeship is completed.

Reality Check

You will experience the challenges of working to deadlines and seeing a job through from start to finish but there are many benefits of learning a valuable skill.

The role will be located in a fully equipped workshop.

Wage will be reviewed with progress. If you are over 18 you will be working 45hr weeks and the wage will reflect this. 

Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week), For more information please visit: https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates

Skills Required

  • Able to follow instructions
  • Able to learn quickly
  • Able to work well with others but also confident to work independently

Qualities Required

  • Willing to learn
  • Polite
  • Punctual
  • Hardworking

Qualifications Required

GCSE grade C (4) or above in maths and English, or equivalent.

Training Provided

Carpentry and Joinery Level 2 Apprenticeship.

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