Coronavirus (COVID-19): to find out how we can support you with your apprenticeship including if you have been affected by redundancy, read our updated information.

Window Fitter Apprentice BILL BUTTERS WINDOWS LTD

Fenestration installer apprentice to train and work as part of the installation team, Installation of replacement windows and doors at customer homes in Dorset. Assist in receiving deliveries of windows and glazed units. Dealing with customer queries in a professional and courteous manner.

Sign in to apply

Closing date: 07 Oct 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Weekly salary is between £240 - £367.20 Depending on age and experience.

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 8am to 5pm

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    10 Oct 2022

  • Date posted

    23 Aug 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Selecting correct glass and products for each:

– Removal of existing glass, door and window units and site preparation including cutting and hack outs

– Installations, inspections, diagnosing problems, testing, repair, maintenance, removal, replacement, of double glazing

– Identify hazards, defects and the need for adjustment or repair; to ensure compliance with agreed codes, law, working practices and health and safety

– Carry out planned tasks in accordance with survey/contract/agreed requirements

– Carry out tasks within agreed time limits

– Ensure compliance to agreed codes, legislation, and procedures including health and safety

– Maintain accurate records/documentation associated with your work

You will be working out onsite, mainly at customers houses. You will learn all aspects of fitting replacement PVC Windows, Doors, Conservatories & Fascia & Soffits. This is manual work although especially dirty. You will arrive at the office to unload your van & load for the next day. This will involve loading, frames, Glass & other materials for the job.

You will be expected to bring a form of lunch & drinks that you like. Customers do very often make us drinks, but this can’t be guaranteed. We do provide uniform for you to wear.

During your day, you will be working with at least one experienced fitter who will train you. You will need to listen & follow instructions given. Your role will involve, carrying stuff to & from the van & around the site you are on. There could be ladder & scaffolding work on some jobs.

You are working in a customer’s home & we will expect you to be always polite & courteous. No bad language or behaviour will be tolerated. No smoking on any site or in any vans is permitted by the company.

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

Fenestration Installer certificate (Level 2), and understanding Window and door installation. 

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Once you have completed your training, we expect you can gain a few more years’ experience & then progress to running your own team.

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 and English (Grade 9 - 4) Desired

Things to consider

Hours can be flexible. We do try to work in all weathers, this is an all year-round job.

About the employer

Based in Sherborne, Dorset we are a family run business that has been established for over 30 years. We specialise in the design, manufacture and installation of high end and affordable uPVC and aluminium glazing solutions.








You must have JavaScript enabled to view a map of the location


Training provider



Steven Vasiliou


Apprenticeship standard

Fenestration installer

Level 2 (GCSE)

Before you apply

Before you apply for an apprenticeship you must first create an account. If you already have an account you'll need to sign in.