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Flooring Apprentice C D CARPETS LTD

We are a small family run business that specialises in carpets, vinyls and hard flooring. The company operates in both domestic and commercial projects. We are looking to give someone the opportunity to learn all aspects of flooring and to work with and learn from an experienced team of floor layers.

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Closing date: 30 Sep 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,004.80 to £19,760.00

    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

    8am to 4pm Monday to Friday, occasional shift changes to suit needs of the business

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    30 Months

  • Possible start date

    10 Oct 2022

  • Date posted

    24 Aug 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000078094

  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • General labour duties
  • Prep work
  • Uplifting of old floors
  • Dealing with customers
  • Handling materials
  • Gaining knowledge of fitting on a gradual timescale
  • Shadowing experienced floor layers

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

Over 30 months the apprentice will learn how to prepare and install both carpet and vinyl floorcoverings. They will work towards their end point assessment for the Floorlayer Level 2.

The training will take place at Floortrain Centre in Doncaster on a day release basis. Training will also take place in the work place alongside the training provider.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

After successfully completing, the apprentice will continue to learn and improve upon the skills learnt and in time would become a recognised floor layer.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Patience, Physical fitness

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 3) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 3) Desired

Things to consider

The role will involve some heavy lifting and manual work and so a level of physical fitness is required. Also the applicant would also need to be flexible as plans and timescales within the business can change.

About the employer

We are an expanding South Yorkshire based company experienced in all aspects of commercial and domestic floor coverings. We are fully approved Amtico & Karndean fitters and have many years of experience of working on a wide variety of commercial premises, nursing homes, hotels, schools and offices. We currently subcontract to numerous well-respected contractors. We have an unparalleled depth of both residential and industry expertise as we recently completed work with DHL and Public Sector bodies in the locality.

Employer

C D CARPETS LTD

Address

Unit 1, CD Carpets LTD

Glasshouse Street

Rotherham

S60 1LD

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Training

Training provider

FLOORTRAIN (GB) LIMITED

Apprenticeship standard

Floorlayer

Level 2 (GCSE)


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