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Level 2 Carpentry Apprenticeship based in Toddington Poplars Construction Limited

Poplars Construction Limited have listed this exciting opportunity. They are looking to take on a respectful and ambitious individual as a Carpentry Apprentice. Within this role you will complete the Level 2 Carpentry and Joinery apprenticeship. Hart Learning and Development will be the training provider for this.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 04 Jan 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    £6.00 per hour

  • Working week

    Work is in shifts which are TBC.

    Total hours per week: 42.50

    (the hours are based on the candidate being over 18)

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    11 Jan 2023

  • Date posted

    18 Oct 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Within this exciting role your responsibilities will include, but will not be limited to, the following:

  • Learning and applying carpentry skills on-site
    Working alongside other trades to gain an understanding of all aspects of building and to develop healthy working relationships
  • Learning to work as a team and developing your communication on-site
  • Understanding on-site health and safety and applying your carpentry skills in respect to the regulations you learn
  • Understanding the correct attitude and behaviour in the workplace

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

  • Level 2 Carpentry and joinery apprenticeship

The apprentices will learn core skills, competencies and knowledge as well as specific site carpentry skills & knowledge: Core Skills and Competencies: Work safely and be aware of key health, safety and welfare issues. Plan and carry out their work to commercial standards of quality and speed. Move, handle and store resources, such as materials and timber components, complying with relevant legislation & guidance. Interpret and follow verbal and written work instructions from trade supervisors and site managers Select the required materials to carry out the work, such as correct timber, tools and fixings. Access, interpret and use drawings and specifications to carry out their work. Core Knowledge: Understand the principles of health, safety and welfare and how these are applied in the workplace. Understand how to communicate with others and comply with instructions and directions. Understand the different techniques and methods used to move, handle and store materials.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

We are very keen to give our apprentices the foundations they need as they develop into their full-time careers. By allowing our apprentices to work alongside our well-established team, we are confident they can learn more practically and effectively when faced with everyday situations in the workplace. Following a successful apprenticeship, we always hope to be in a position where we can employ our apprentices full-time.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Attention to detail, Creative, Initiative


Other Basic Maths (Grade n/a) Desired
Other Standard English (Grade n/a) Desired

Things to consider

If you are unable to drive, then ideally it would be beneficial if you lived nearby one of our current operatives who can drive you to and from site. This can be discussed further in the interview process.

About the employer

We are a growing, medium-sized company working on a wide variety of commercial and residential projects throughout the home counties. We are very keen to invest time into young apprentices to help establish the team here at Poplars, where we continually strive to add to our successes within the industry


Poplars Construction Limited


1 Herne Poplars Farm




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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Carpentry and joinery

Level 2 (GCSE)

Employer's Application Instructions

To apply, you must register with GetMyFirstJob and then follow the instructions to complete your application.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 04 Jan 2023