Fenestration Apprenticeship Interseal Plymouth Ltd
Interseal, based in Plympton are looking for a committed and enthusiastic individual to join their team as a Window Installation apprentice.
Closing date: 09 Oct 2017
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).
Total hours per week: 40.00
Possible start date
16 Oct 2017
11 Aug 2017
Intermediate Level Apprenticeship
The successful applicant will be working in teams of two or more people. They will be making sure that the new windows fit the space available, enlarging or reducing the space if necessary. If existing windows have to be removed, they take them out using hand and power tools.
They will be using a variety of different tools which they will guide and assist you in learning. You may also be fitting conservatories, replacing doors and weatherboarding. You will be working indoors and outdoors in most weather conditions. There may be some seasonal variation in the work and most firms are busiest in the warmer, drier summer months. The work can involve working at heights, using ladders and scaffolding, and some heavy lifting so please bare this in mind when applying for the position.
Interseal pride 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 expected to help to keep this high standard.
Requirements and prospects
You must be able to work within a team and get on with people of all ages. You must be polite and friendly with the ability to communicate with others whether it be customers or colleagues.
The successful apprentice will need to be honest and trust worthy, 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.
GCSE (or equivalent) English and Maths above a C is preferred but a positive attitude and good work ethic is essential.
About the employer
Interseal Plymouth Ltd
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.
Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Skills to Group Ltd
Olivia 01752 332442
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Closing date: 09 Oct 2017