Barratt Homes

Carpentry/Joinery Apprentice - Intermediate (Level 2)

Barratt Homes (Employer)

The Smb Group (Training Provider)

Annual wage £11,197.00
39.0 hours per week Monday to Friday, working hours TBC College attendance is week blocks at Stephenson College Leicestershire. Travel and subsistence costs will be paid, timetable confirmed at interview you must be prepared to stay away from home
18 months (duration)
8 August 2022(start date)
Carpentry and joinery (apprenticeship standard)
8 July 2022 (application closing date)
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Job Description

There’s never been a more exciting time to join the housebuilding industry and joining Barratt as an apprentice Carpenter/Joiner is your best possible first step into a growing industry. Our award-winning apprenticeship programmes are designed to give you the skills, connections and opportunities to start building a successful career.


What will the apprentice be doing?

Learning many skills including:

  • Preparing and fixing building components, from the initial erection of a new building
  • Installation of all necessary fixtures and fittings
    Repair and maintenance activities
  • Health & Safety on site and work with an experienced mentor who will support your learning
  • Calculate quality, length, area and wastage of resources
  • Maintain and repair building components
  • Work safely at height
  • Use, maintain and store hand and power tools
  • Reporting to the Site Manager, you will work with experienced trade specialists towards gaining a nationally recognised apprenticeship qualification through on and off the job, trade specific training

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

  • Carpentry and Joinery Level 2 (GCSE)
  • Block release at SMB Group, Stephenson Campus, Coalville, Leicestershire LE67 3TN

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

You’re going to have great options once you’re finished. You could progress to the Advanced Apprenticeship or work for one of our sub-contractors, set yourself up as self-employed or in some areas of the country work for us permanently as a qualified tradesperson. Some apprentices carry on training once they have completed their advanced  apprenticeship and progress through our Assistant Site Manager Programme or go on to do one of our Degree Apprenticeship Programmes.

Reality Check

If you’re passionate about becoming a qualified Carpenter then this programme is for you. You’ll want to become an expert in your craft, enjoy working outside, being part of a legacy for your community and like the idea of keeping your career options open. This is a residential training programme and you will stay away from home for block weeks.

Skills Required

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Logical, Team working, Non judgemental, Patience, Physical fitness

Qualifications Required

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4) Desired
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