Apprentice Manufacturing Carpenter Doncaster Plastic Fabrication Service Ltd

We are looking to recruit a suitable person to join this growing Doncaster based manufacturer as a Apprentice Manufacturing Carpenter.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 24 Oct 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

    37.5 Hours Monday to Friday

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    26 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    30 Nov 2016

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

With full training the apprentice will undertake the following tasks:

  • Designing and constructing products
  • Producing, reading and evaluating sketches and drawings
  • Selecting and storing wood and supplementary materials
  • Selecting, using and maintaining hand tools and measuring and testing equipment
  • Setting up, operating and maintaining woodworking CNC machinery and machine tools
  • Joining and assembling individual components
  • Preparing and coating surfaces
  • Painting and decorating products

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

Communication Skills, Numeracy Skills, Listening, Problem Solving Skills, Organisational Skills, Manual Work Skills

Personal qualities

Professionalism. Hard working team player with a desire to learn. Enthusiastic. Organised. Self-motivated and good use of initiative. Trustworthy. Honesty.

Qualifications required

GCSE's grade D and above in English and Maths or equivalent.

Future prospects

Permanent and sustainable full time employment upon satisfactory completion of the apprenticeship

Things to consider

Please ensure you have adequate and sustainable travel to the work place. This apprenticeship is solely delivered in the work place so attendance at The Sheffield College may not be required.

About the employer

Need a custom plastic item but don�t know the details? Bring your problem to us, and our experts will create a unique solution based on the best tools and materials available. Whether it be one off prototypes, small runs or large orders... We can manage all tasks. With over 30 years of combined fabrication experience. We can build a piece of equipment that is not only fit for purpose but looks amazing too. We strive to put maximum care and effort into all aspects of our work to make products of the highest standard.


Doncaster Plastic Fabrication Service Ltd


Unit 4

East Lane



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Training provider

Level 2 Performing Manufacturing Operations. Level 1 Functional Skills in Literacy and Numeracy (If required)

Apprenticeship framework

Improving Operational Performance

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Sheffield College


David Vickers

Other information

The National Minimum Wage for Apprentices is �3.40 per hour. This is the legal minimum pay per hour applying to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their apprenticeship. For apprentices 19 or over who have completed their first year and are continuing their apprenticeship, the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies.

Employer's Application Instructions

Please click the apply button. This will take you through to The Sheffield College Apprentice Application Portal.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 24 Oct 2017