Carpentry Apprentice TAYLOR H LIMITED

An existing opportunity has arisen to become a Carpentry Apprentice in Exmouth. You will attend the PGL Training centre for training one day a week. The business will support you throughout the Apprenticeship in conjunction with PGL Training as the Training Provider.

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Closing date: 20 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    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

    Monday- Friday Times TBC

    Total hours per week: 35.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    27 Sep 2017

  • Date posted

    16 Aug 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

As an Apprentice your duties will include:

  • Cutting timber, skirting boards and fit wooden structures, like floor and roof joists, roof timbers, partition walls, and door and window frames (first fixings).
  • You may also install skirting boards, door surrounds, doors, cupboards and shelving, as well as door handles and locks (second fixings).
  • Your duties will include managing and storing materials ready for use, assisting trade professionals and maintaining high levels of health and safety on site.
  • Be aware of risk assessments and method statements relating to own area of work and to work in safe manner taking account other people’s health and well-being.
  • Working at heights.
  • Working on Roofing.
  • Working on loft conversions.
  • Load and unload materials and equipment as directed.
  • Making sure that the work area is clean and tidy.
  • Working on domestic properties.
  • Working on commercial properties.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good communication skills.
  • Good written English Skills.
  • Smart and presentable.
  • Goof use of measurements.
  • Be aware of Health and Safety in the workplace and be prepared to listen, follow instructions and take guidance from experienced professionals.
  • Good team player.
  • Good time keeping.

Personal qualities

  • You should have a positive attitude and be keen with an eagerness to learn.
  • You must be prepared to listen and follow instructions.
  • A good work ethic is essential.
  • Polite and kind.
  • Able to work as part of a team.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Good practical skills.
  • Eager and passionate.

Qualifications required

No Formal Qualifications required.

Future prospects

Progression on to an Advanced Apprenticeship. There may be the chance of full time employment for the right person.

Things to consider

Please make sure that you are able to travel to work each day. Having a Driving Licence would be a advantage though not essential.

About the employer

Based in Exmouth covering the East Devon & Exeter area we offer a full range of building services and specialise in Lofts, Kitchens & Extensions. I am a qualified carpenter with over 15 years experience of carpentry & building.





Cranford Avenue



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Training provider

  • Level 2 Diploma in Wood Occupation.
  • Level 2 Diploma in Site Carpentry.
  • Employment Rights and Responsibilities.
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills.
  • Functional Skills Maths.
  • Functional Skills English.

Apprenticeship framework

Construction Building

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by P G L Construction Training


Alberto Pitocco

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Closing date: 20 Sep 2017