Apprentice Site Joiner Timberworks Ltd

This apprenticeship is a fantastic opportunity for someone to gain the skills and knowledge required for a career in Site Joinery. Learning from highly skilled professionals the apprentice will work towards becoming a trained crafts person.

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Closing date: 04 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

    Monday – Friday 7.30am – 4.30pm

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    2 years

  • Possible start date

    11 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    31 Aug 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001301972

  • Positions

    1 available

Apprentice Site joiner will assit with and learn about how to construct and fit:

External doors and windows

Internal doors/door casings

Wooden flooring

Staircases

Skirting, Architrave & Mouldings

Roof trusses


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • have a keen interest in construction
  • work well in a team
  • pay attention to detail
  • an ability to follow instructions
  • an awareness of site safety

Personal qualities

  • be enthusiastic and willing to learn
  • Self- motivated
  • have a helpful and proactive approach to work
  • hardworking
  • reliable and  trustworthy

Qualifications required

Candidates will ideally have a minimum of 3 GCSE  A* - D grade (or equivalent qualifications). This is helpful but not essential. No other qualifications required as training will be provided 

Future prospects

The prospect of a permanent role and/or progression to an Advanced Apprenticeship.

Things to consider

If candidates are relying on public transport to travel to work, they must look into transport links before applying to ensure they can travel to work and college. Candidates must be prepared to work outside in all weather and heavy lifting/strenuous work will be involved. Ideally the employer is looking for someone who can drive

About the employer

Traditional or contemporary, exterior softwood or hardwood joinery products. We produce all aspects of internal joinery products also including, doors, skirting boards and architraves. We also install all our products in new developments and new builds.

Employer

Timberworks Ltd

Address

Unit 3

Sowarth Industrial Estate

Settle

BD24 9AF

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Training provider

This is a level 2 Apprenticeship in Site Joinery and will include a combination of workplace assessment and college attendance. There is scope to progress on to an Advanced apprenticeship after this for the right candidate.

Apprenticeships are changing and detailed information about the delivery of this apprenticeship is not yet available. More information on course content and assessment methods will be discussed at interview.

Depending on the start date of the apprenticeship, this may be a Framework or a Standard.

If candidates do not have A*-C (4-9) in Maths & English at GCSE there will be a requirement to do Functional Skills up to Level 2.

Apprenticeship framework

Construction Building

Training provider

CRAVEN COLLEGE

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Craven College

Contact

Sarah Haworth 01756 693686 apprenticeships@craven-college.ac.uk


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Closing date: 04 Oct 2017