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Domestic Window and Door Installer Apprentice FIRST HOME IMPROVEMENTS (ENGLAND) LIMITED

We are looking to provide a pathway for someone who wishes to develop new skills under the guidance of experienced industry professionals, which will allow them to gain real world skills and experience, with the aim of becoming competent and able to maximise their future earnings once fully trained.

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Closing date: 14 Oct 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,004.80

    • Free life cover of £50,000 • Salary review at 9 months depending on individuals’ performance • Opportunity to purchase additional annual leave • Enrolment to company pension with company 3% contribution)

    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

    Standard working pattern for installers starts at 6am. Finishing time is when the installation is done, so that could end from 2pm - 5pm each day. The role is Monday to Friday only.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    21 Oct 2022

  • Date posted

    08 Sep 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000085656

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Work toward the Fenestration Installer Level 2
  • Measure up where new glazed units will go
  • Remove old windows, doors, and panels, using hand and power tools
  • Fix new windows, doors, and glazed panels into place
  • Readjust surrounding timber or brickwork to make sure fittings are secure
  • Seal fitted units to make them weatherproof
  • Add trims or special finishes
  • Clear away leftover building materials
  • Issue a work completion certificate to the property owner

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

  • Fenestration Installer Level 2 Apprenticeship Standard
  • Training under the guidance of an experienced self-employed window and door installer on site
  • Training overseen locally by a designated experienced Installation Manager

Training Provider:

  • Ixion Holdings will provide the Apprenticeship Standard
  • Ixion Holdings will complete functional skills where necessary
  • Ixion Holdings will ensure Health & Safety, British Values and Equality & Diversity is embedded throughout the course

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Guaranteed work as a self-employed installer of windows and doors with First Home Improvements (England) Limited with potentially £30-£40k earnings. Supply of an installation van and fuel card for work

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Customer care skills, Team working, Physical fitness, Health and Safety awareness

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4/C or above) Desired
GCSE or equivalent maths (Grade 4/C or above) Desired

Things to consider

• Uniform / work clothes provided (summer and winter) • Company close down between Christmas and New Year

About the employer

First Home Improvements (England) Ltd are one of the leading home improvement businesses in England providing high quality replacement windows, doors and roof trim to the domestic market.

Employer

FIRST HOME IMPROVEMENTS (ENGLAND) LIMITED

Address

New House Farm

Antlands Lane, Shipley Bridge

Horley

RH6 9TF

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Training

Training provider

IXION HOLDINGS (CONTRACTS) LIMITED

Contact

Adam Docherty

adam.docherty@ixionholdings.com

07718 485875

Apprenticeship standard

Fenestration installer

Level 2 (GCSE)


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