Fenestration Apprenticeship David Morris

All Season Plastics are looking to recruit a window fitting apprentice to join their team working in and around Newquay.

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Closing date: 16 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £140.00

    Wages explained

    The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.50 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year.
    Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year.
    The minimum wage rates are £5.60 an hour for 18-20 year olds and £7.05 for anyone aged 21 and over.
    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

  • Working week

    You will be working 40 hours per week, Monday to Friday, 8am – 5pm.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    23 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    27 Apr 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001217732

  • Positions

    1 available

The successful apprentice will be helping to remove existing windows, doors and assist in fitting new ones, this will involve using a variety of different tools which we will guide and assist you in learning.

You will also assist in removing and replacing fascia and soffit boards, guttering and drainpipes. This will involve heights at times so please bear this in mind when applying for the position.

All Season Plastics prides themselves in always ensuring that the work spaces and customer properties are kept a clean, tidy and a safe work environment at all times so you will be expected to help to keep this high standard.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

The successful apprentice will need to be honest and trustworthy, as they deal with members of the public in their own homes. You will also need to have good time keeping and communication skills. Being polite and courteous to all customers and members of staff is crucial at all times.

Personal qualities

Due to the nature of the role, you will work in all weathers, so being able to keep a cheerful disposition throughout this is a must.

Qualifications required

English and Maths above a C or equivalent is preferred but a positive attitude and good work ethic is essential.

Future prospects

On completion of your level 2 qualification in fenestration, you will have the opportunity to progress onto the advanced level 3 apprenticeship. This will further develop your skills, knowledge and experience, and provide you with wider opportunities at the end of your apprenticeship programme. This is a great opportunity to learn new skills, with an employer who is committed to provide training to the right apprentice.

About the employer

All Season Plastics have been in business since 1968. They are mainly working in the West Midlands and Cornwall. All of their new business is mostly generated by recommendations from their very satisfied customers.

Employer

David Morris

Address

23 Arundel Way

Newquay

TR7 3BB

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Training provider

The Apprenticeship in Fenestration consists of:

  • Level 2 NVQ Certificate in Fabrication of Glass Supporting Structures
  • Level 2 Certificate in Glass Related Operations
  • Functional Skills in Maths and English (Level 1)
  • Construction Skills Health, Safety and Environment test – CSCS Test
  • Emergency First Aid
  • Certified Health and Safety Course
  • Internet Safety / Safeguarding

Most aspects of your training will be delivered on-site with the employer, and you will have regular site visits every six to eight weeks from your designated assessor, who will monitor your progress throughout your apprenticeship programme.

Skills Group will also support you to achieve Emergency First Aid and a Health and Safety Certificate, along with Internet Safety and Safeguarding.

You will also be supported by Skills Group to complete your CSCS online test, to achieve your CSCS Card which enables you to carry out site work, if required.

Apprenticeship framework

Glass Industry

Training provider

Skills Group

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Skills to Group Ltd


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Closing date: 16 Oct 2017