English Workshop Company

Carpentry Apprenticeship - Intermediate (Level 2)

English Workshop Company (Employer)

Suffolk New College (Training Provider)

Weekly wage £200.00
37.5 hours per week Monday to Friday between 8:00 to 16:30.
18 months (duration)
1 June 2021(start date)
Carpentry and Joinery (apprenticeship standard)
30 April 2021 (application closing date)
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Job Description

To work for a bespoke carpentry and landscape design company working on high end projects.

Responsibilities

Carpentry Apprentice to assist within the carpentry department working on high end projects which will include:

  • Bespoke timber buildings
  • Garden rooms
  • Home offices
  • Pergolas
  • Decking
  • Joinery Work
  • Design work
  • Tables / other furniture commissions
  • Social media uploads

Future Prospects

For the right candidate additional training will be provided including for a digger license. There is scope to move to a full-time role and get involved in costing and designing projects as well as learning to use social media for marketing and business development.

Reality Check

You will be working both in a workshop and outside. You will need to be prepared to work in all weather conditions.

Skills Required

  • Good communication and time management
  • Attention to detail
  • Working to schedules
  • Working to drawings
  • Excellent customer relation skills
  • Great time management
  • Ability to work in a small team
  • Drivers License due to travel between sites

Qualities Required

  • Physically fit and energetic
  • Team player
  • Tidy
  • Ability to work under pressure

Qualifications Required

Entry onto the apprenticeship is subject to a thorough initial assessment to establish course suitability. Ideally applicants should have at least 4 GCSEs or equivalent including English and Maths at grades 9- 4 or A*-C for an Advanced Apprenticeship and 9-3 or A*-D for an Intermediate.

Proof of qualifications will be required before you can be accepted onto the apprenticeship. PLEASE NOTE: Those without the stated entry requirements or awaiting GCSE/GCSE retake grades, may be offered an appointment to come into college (Ipswich or Suffolk Rural (Otley) campus) and sit an online assessment to confirm program suitability.

Training Provided

A Site Carpenter will normally work on a building site, or in domestic and commercial premises, preparing and fixing building components, from the initial erection of a new building, through to the installation of all necessary fixtures and fittings, as well as a range of repair and maintenance activities. The apprentice will complete an End Point Assessment to demonstrate that they can perform knowledge, skills and behaviours in their occupation.
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