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Carpentry Apprenticeship K10 Training Limited

Carpenters make and install the wooden fixtures and fittings found in household and commercial construction projects. This is a fantastic opportunity for the right candidate.

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Closing date: 20 Dec 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £350.00

  • Working week

    You will work on site for four days per week and attend college for one day a week. Most site hours are Monday to Friday, 08.00-17.00. Shifts TBC.

    Total hours per week: 35.00

  • Expected duration

    2 years

  • Possible start date

    10 Jan 2022

  • Date posted

    26 Aug 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001757505

  • Positions

    1 available

To become a carpenter you need reasonable maths skills for measuring and working out angles and you’ll need to follow technical drawings and plans.

As a carpenter you may work in one or more of the following areas:

  • Cutting and shaping timber for floorboards, skirting boards and window frames
  • Making and assembling doors, window frames, staircases and fitted furniture
  • Fitting wooden structures, like floor and roof joists, roof timbers, staircases, partition walls, and door and window frames (first fixings)
  • Installing skirting boards, door surrounds, doors, cupboards and shelving, as well as door handles and locks (second fixings)
  • Building temporary wooden supports for concrete that is setting, for example on motorway bridge supports or building foundations (formwork)
  • Making and fitting interiors for shops, hotels, banks, offices and public buildings

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • The passion and commitment to become a fully qualified carpenter. It would be advantageous if you have already completed technical certificates in carpentry or multi-skills, have previous related work experience, CSCS and/or PASMA, but this is certainly not essential
  • Good communication skills

Personal qualities

  • Punctual
  • Positive attitude to work and colleagues
  • Practical ability and awareness of working safely
  • Self-motivation and desire to learn
  • Is both resilient and committed
  • Good co-ordination skills and a methodical approach
  • Is always looking to improve
  • Enjoys being a team player

Desired qualifications

  • Applicants need to have at least an Entry Level 3 in Functional Skills or GCSE grade D/3 or above in English and maths

Future prospects

  • On completion of NVQ L2 in carpentry you will gain your blue trade specific CSCS card which enables you to work as a qualified Carpenter. With experience, you could progress to site supervision and construction management roles, or move into a specialised area, like restoring buildings or making props. You could also work in kitchen and bathroom fitting or move into teaching

Things to consider

  • The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage guide (ANMW): https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates

About the employer

If you enjoy practical, physical work & being outside, this could be the trade for you. Construction Operatives do a wide range of tasks including working with concrete, laying drainage & pavements & excavating holes and trenches.

Employer

K10 Training Limited

Address

66

Lancaster Street

London

SE1 0RZ

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Training

Training provider

AIM SKILLS DEVELOPMENT

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by AIM SKILLS DEVELOPMENT

Contact

Amna 020 8552 5684 amna@aimskillsdevelopment.org

  • Advanced (Level 3) Carpentry and Joinery Apprenticeship Standard

K10 will enrol and fund your qualifications through a SFA funded training provider. It is likely to take 12-24 months to complete this apprenticeship, depending on current qualifications and experience.

Apprenticeship standard

Advanced carpentry and joinery

Level 3 (A level)


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