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Bench Joinery (Architectural Joinery) Apprentice AWLWOOD JOINERY (NORTH DEVON) LTD

Awlwood Joinery are looking for a new joinery apprentice to join our expanding joinery workshop. We offer an excellent working environment, collaborating with a great team of highly skilled and experienced joiners - working on a range of new, diverse, and exciting projects.

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Closing date: 27 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £9,754.68 to £19,266.00

    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

    Mon-Thu 8am to 4.30pm Fri 8am to 3.30pm. Possibility of over-time.

    Total hours per week: 39

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    29 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Working Hours - Mon-Thur 8am to 4.30pm, Fri 8am to 3.3pm.
  • Bench Joinery Duties - This role will include manufacturing, assembling and finishing joinery to a high standard.
  • To Assist Other Joiners - Setting out, machining and pre-assembly preparations.
  • To Assist Machinist – Preparing timber to detailed cutting list, learning skills for timber selection and grading.

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

  • To gain a qualification in bench joinery at level 2 after 2 years.
  • Working in the workshop 4 days a week, with 1 day at Petroc college.
  • After Level 2 has been successfully obtained - a furthers years training at level 3 will be offered.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • To become a fully qualified level 2 bench joiner - after gaining more experience and further training (level 3 Architectural Joinery) the next role progression will be working towards workshop manager

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Team working, Initiative, Physical fitness


GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade Level 2) Desired

About the employer

A small, dynamic and high quality bespoke joinery manufacturer.







EX31 3EZ


Stephen Barron


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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Carpentry and joinery

Level 2 (GCSE)

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