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L2 Carpentry Apprentice David Walker

Established Exeter business are now looking to recruit their first apprentice, looking for someone who is enthusiastic, driven and who is keen to learn and gain a solid career. This is a fantastic opportunity for the right candidate.

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Closing date: 30 May 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    30 months

  • Possible start date

    04 Jun 2022

  • Date posted

    26 Jan 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

As a Carpentry Apprentice your role is as a trainee carpenter, however, we expect you to:

  • To work and train under the direction, guidance and supervision of an experienced Construction Manager
  • To represent Exeter Carpentry Construction with respect and professionalism
  • Positively and actively participate in all aspects of your learning, training and skills gained
  • Treat your colleagues, mentors and managers with respect
  • Take responsibility for yourself and others regarding safe working and Health & Safety standards and practices

Some duties will include:

  • Prepare wood for carpentry purposes
  • Learn all types of joint fittings
  • Correctly use tools and machinery
  • Learn to hang doors
  • Learn to build and fix roof gables
  • Other types of carpentry as per course requirements

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Organised
  • Able to communicate well
  • A good use of written and spoken English
  • Able to work in a team

Personal qualities

This is a physical role which will involve working outside throughout the year, you’ll be working in a noisy, busy environment close to machinery. Key is a willingness to listen and a desire to learn.

  • Hard working
  • Punctual
  • Self-motivated
  • Flexible

Desired qualifications

Maths 4 or above (GCSE)

Future prospects

Progression on to an Advanced Apprenticeship. There may be the chance of full-time employment for the right person.

Things to consider

Please make sure that you are able to travel to work each day. Having a Driving Licence would be an advantage though not essential

About the employer

Local Exeter business who are now looking to recruit a Carpentry Apprentice to join their busy team. The business holds extensive knowledge within their field and are looking forward to supporting an apprentice on their journey.


David Walker



Lower Hill Barton Road



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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by P G L Construction Training


Hannah Peacock 07539360307

  • NVQ Diploma in wood occupations – Site Carpentry
  • Employment Rights and Responsibilities
  • Functional Skills maths
  • Functional Skills English

Apprenticeship standard

Carpentry and joinery

Level 2 (GCSE)

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