Flooring Apprentice CARPET TRADER (BICESTER) LIMITED

Carpet Trader (Bicester) Limited is searching for an enthusiastic floor laying apprentice. The apprenticeship will be a two year programme involving expected twice monthly training days in Walthamstow.

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Closing date: 27 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £180.00

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    30 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    20 Sep 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001311656

  • Positions

    1 available

Carpet Trader (Bicester) Limited is searching for an enthusiastic floor laying apprentice. The apprenticeship will be a two year programme involving expected twice monthly training days in Walthamstow.

Core activities will include;

  • Measuring and material estimating.
  • Utilising material to minimise waste.
  • Clearing the work area so that the work area is free, this frequently includes the removal and re hanging of doors.
  • Removing old flooring.
  • Cleaning, levelling and sealing.
  • Gluing, nailing floor coverings into place.
  • Stretching carpet over gripper rods, taping / heat-sealing.
  • Spraying, waxing offering the floor a protective coating.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good practical skills
  • Good maths to allow for correct measuring, costing
  • Good concentration
  • Good communicator
  • Ability to learn quickly
  • Good listener

Personal qualities

  • Good timekeeper
  • Able to adapt to different people
  • Positive
  • Eager to learn

Qualifications required

  • GCSE or equivalent grades 3 (A-D) English or Maths preferred.

Future prospects

Full time position for the right person following successful completion of the apprenticeship process

About the employer

Carpet Trader (Bicester) Limited is an established business with over 30 years of experience. Delivering a friendly, personal service and quality flooring to meet all your needs. Free quotations, insurance quotations, free professional advice available. 1000’s of samples to choose from – we are the carpet store that offers more!

Employer

CARPET TRADER (BICESTER) LIMITED

Address

Carpet Trader Unit 1

Granville Way

Bicester

OX26 4JT

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Training provider

  • Flooring Apprenticeship Level 2.
  • Functional Skills Maths Level 1.
  • Functional Skills English Level 1.
  • Employment Rights and Responsibilities (ERR).

Apprenticeship framework

Construction Specialist

Training provider

TOTAL PEOPLE LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Total People Ltd


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Closing date: 27 Oct 2017