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In conjunction with hands-on experience at Paddington, you will also undertake an NVQ L2 in Carpentry.

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

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Closing date: 30 Oct 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Monday- Friday / 1 day at college (shifts to be confirmed)

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    24 months

  • Possible start date

    22 Nov 2021

  • Date posted

    10 Jul 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Through your NVQ and hands on experience at Paddington, you will: - 

  • Learn the uses of different types of wood and choosing the right material for the job
  • Understand technical drawings and how your work will fit within the building.
  • Conduct site surveys
  • Measure and mark wood according to technical designs
  • Cut wood on machines or by hand
  • Produce and read of cutting lists
  • Estimate the materials needed for a job
  • Using a range of equipment from traditional tools to state-of-the-art computerised cutting equipment and hi-tech drawing and design software
  • Conduct quality checks

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good attention to detail
  • Ability to work well with others
  • Ability to work on your own
  • Ability to carry out basic tasks on a computer or hand-held device.

Personal qualities

  • Sensitivity and understanding
  • Have a positive attitude

Desired qualifications

 GCSE Grade C or above in English and Maths or equivalent

Future prospects

Maybe offered next level of apprenticeship.

About the employer

Paddington have been manufacturing joinery products for over 25 years, generating a wealth of experience and skills. Using the very latest technology and equipment that provide the most efficient production techniques, our highly skilled craftspeople produce work of exceptional quality and to exacting standards.

Our training and apprenticeship schemes are highly regarded within the industry and demonstrate our commitment to continuing traditional skills and quality standards.




Paddington Construction, Millmarsh Lane



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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Westminster Kingsway College - Employer Training Solutions


Zahia Payne 0207 391 6499


  • Carpentry and Joinery Level 2 intermediate Apprenticeship
  • Functional Skills
  • Personal Learning and thinking skills
  • Employment rights and responsibilities 

Apprenticeship standard

Carpentry and joinery

Level 2 (GCSE)

Employer's Application Instructions

If you are interested in applying for this vacancy then please click on the 'Apply Now' link and complete our Application Form.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 30 Oct 2021