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Fenestration Installer Apprentice STANDARD PATENT GLAZING CO LTD

The Standard Patent Glazing Company are looking for the right candidate to work within this experienced and well-run company to gain a Level 2 apprenticeship in Fenestration Installation. The aim is to become a fully qualified, independent patent glazing installer, including; roof lights, canopies, conservatory roofs and many other projects.

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Closing date: 30 Sep 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £17,680.00

    Please note for this position the wage will be £8.50 home rate and £9.00 away rate.

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday - times to be confirmed. (Hours are often increased due to working nationwide. Accommodation and meal allowances are provided in this case)

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    10 Oct 2022

  • Date posted

    12 Sep 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000086486

  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Your day-to-day tasks will be:

  • Learn how to remove old & install new windows, doors & conservatories
  • Use a variety of specialised tools to undertake all the projects including manual and power tools
  • Site cleanliness
  • Loading, unloading, and general labouring
  • Site health and safety rules and regulations
  • As an apprentice working in and around properties, you will have good customer service skills and a polite outlook

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

The apprenticeship in Fenestration consists of:

  • Intermediate Standard Apprenticeship-Fenestration Installer
  • Functional Skills in English and Maths (Level 1/2) where applicable

All aspects of your training will be delivered on-site with your employer, and you will have regular site visits every six to eight weeks from your designated assessor, who will monitor your progress throughout your apprenticeship programme.

You will achieve a qualification in Fenestration Installer Level 2 Standard.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

On completion of the level 2 Fenestration qualification, providing you show the correct skills and abilities, you will have the opportunity to progress onto a full-time position and possibly a level 3 apprenticeship. We are looking to invest our knowledge, skills and time in the right person. This position has the potential to develop into a successful career for the right candidate with the position growing with the company.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Physical fitness, Being Initiative, Good Patience, Good practical skills, Safety Conscious, Able to measure & make sums, Work from engineering drawings, Enthusiastic & committed, Excellent timekeeping, Reliable

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent Maths & English (Grade A* - C / 9 - 4) Desired

Things to consider

• Please be aware we work outside as well as inside on our jobs as they demand, as such you may be out in the cold for long periods of time. • Sites can be located nationwide and therefore the role will include travel to and from head office to sites. • The work can also be physically quite demanding so please consider this before applying.

About the employer

Founded in 1902, we are the longest established, largest and most successful Patent Glazing Company in the UK, thereby making us the recognised market leaders in this field. We remain dedicated specialists in the design, manufacture and installation of Roof Patent Glazing systems, Skylights and Lanterns for contracts anywhere in the UK. Our highly experienced and directly employed fixing staff has installed millions of square metres of Patent Glazing throughout the decades and examples of our finished work can be seen on many of today's prestigious buildings, Railway Stations and shopping centres. With more than a century of experience behind us, we have the expertise and resources to carry out the most demanding and largest patent glazing projects in the UK.

Employer

STANDARD PATENT GLAZING CO LTD

Address

FORGE LANE

DEWSBURY

W YORKSHIRE

WF12 9EL

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Training

Training provider

GLASS & FENESTRATION TRAINING SOLUTIONS LTD

Contact

Emma Hawke

emma@gftsltd.co.uk

01208 813568

Apprenticeship standard

Fenestration installer

Level 2 (GCSE)


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