Apprentice Fitter and Installer


Working in a fast growing company providing a high level of customer service. This role is ideal for a candidate willing to learn hands on.

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Closing date: 30 Apr 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 to Friday 9am - 5pm

Total hours per week: 35.00

Apprenticeship duration

13 months

Possible start date

01 May 2017

Date posted

27 Sep 2016

Apprenticeship level

Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

Reference number



1 available

Throughout the apprenticeship you will conduct various tasks that will help develop your skills and assist the company.

These tasks include:

  • Discussing orders with customers both over the phone and in person.
  • Measure requirements for customer curtains.
  • Produce the curtains in line with the customers expectation.
  • Test each product to ensure they are up to the correct standards.
  • Complete the procedure by fitting the curtain.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good communication
  • Confident
  • Ability to interact with customers
  • Organised

Personal qualities

  • Use of own initiative
  • Approachable
  • Polite
  • Hard working
  • Hands on

Qualifications required

GCSE Grade D in English and Maths (or equivalent)

Future prospects

Progression within the company for the right candidate.

Things to consider

Must be able to get to employers premises on a daily basis.

About the employer

Over the past thirty years, Choice Custom Curtains has developed into one of Nottingham's leading retailers and manufacturers of custom-made curtains and soft furnishings. Our workroom is located in spacious premises at the Derby Road Trade Centre, Sandiacre, combined with our new curtain and fabric showroom, and we are just two minutes from Junction 25 of the M1.




Derby Road



NG10 5HU

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Training provider

Our Apprenticeship will include:-


  • Level 2 Certificate in Industrial Awareness
  • NVQ Level 2 in Performing Manufacturing Operations
  • Functional Skills in Maths and English (if applicable)
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills
  • Employment Responsibilities and Rights


You will be assigned to an Assessor/Tutor who will guide and support you in putting together your NVQ portfolio. This will involve producing evidence of what you do in the workplace and carry out assessments of your evidence.

Apprenticeship framework

Improving Operational Performance

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Training Services 2000 Ltd


James Lund 01332 296995

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Closing date: 30 Apr 2017