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Carpentry Apprentice POUNDFIELD PRODUCTS LTD

Poundfield Precast are a precast concrete manufacturer specialising in retaining walls, beam & block flooring, and bespoke precast concrete projects. They offer a nationwide coverage and operate from two locations in East Anglia and the Northwest. They are part of the SIGMA Precast Products Group (PPG).

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

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Closing date: 31 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,400.00

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, 7:00am - 4:00pm

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    14 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000065011

  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Scope of the Role:
    -To provide support and assistance to skilled carpenters, including site preparation and clearance, and maintaining general tidiness. To perform general carpentry tasks as directed by the Carpentry Team whilst working towards an Apprenticeship Level and achieve the skills and experience to become a fully operational tradesperson.
  • Responsibilities:
    -To assist in general carpentry and preparation as directed by the Carpentry Team to detailed specifications, drawings, standards and agreed time limits.
    -To assist with storage, lifting, fetching supplies and unloading/checking of deliveries.
    -To maintain accurate worksheets and records/documentation associated with your work.
    -To undertake Health & Safety training and promote the highest Health & Safety Standards to ensure safe working environment.
    -To assist in identifying hazards, defects and the need for adjustment or repair to ensure compliance with
    agreed codes, law, working practices, health & safety, and the environment.
    -To use authorised plant and equipment provided with due care and attention as supervised.
    -To understand and be aware of the Company’s Quality Systems.
    -To perform all other reasonable duties as requested by the Carpentry Team.
    -To adhere to Company practices and procedures.
    -To be aware of risk assessments and method statements relating to own work area and work in a safe manner taking into account other people’s health and wellbeing.
    -To build and maintain good working relationships with all colleagues, customers, and managers to ensure effectiveness of the repairs and maintenance service.
    -To ensure the promotion at all times of a professional Company and personal image.
    -To maintain confidentiality of all Company information.

 

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

Working towards the Carpentry and Joinery Level 2 Apprenticeship Standard. 

Day release to West Suffolk College.

Functional Skills in Maths and English will be studied if exemptions are not held.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Company is growing rapidly and there will be opportunities to progress into supervisor/manager roles.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Team working, Problem solving skills

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade 3-9) Desired

Things to consider

You will be working on a concrete manufacturing site outside and in large manufacturing sheds. There will be a certain amount of machinery noise. The location of this site does not have a public transport route.

About the employer

Poundfield Precast are a precast concrete manufacturer specialising in retaining walls, beam & block flooring, and bespoke precast concrete projects. They offer a nationwide coverage and operate from two locations in East Anglia and the Northwest. They are part of the SIGMA Precast Products Group (PPG).

Employer

POUNDFIELD PRODUCTS LTD

Address

Grove Farm, Creeting St. Peter

IPSWICH

IP6 8QG

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Training

Training provider

WEST SUFFOLK COLLEGE

Apprenticeship standard

Carpentry and joinery

Level 2 (GCSE)


Employer's Application Instructions

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

Apply now

Closing date: 31 Aug 2022