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Apprentice Window Fitter BILL BUTTERS WINDOWS LTD

We’re a family run business that has been established for over 30 years and we are looking for a Window Fitter apprentice to join our friendly team. You will work alongside an experience fitter who will support your training and the jobs are based in customers’ homes.

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Closing date: 24 Feb 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £19,094.40

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

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, 8.00am - 5.00pm

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    27 Feb 2023

  • Date posted

    12 Dec 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000104422

  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

This apprenticeship will allow you to gain the skills and knowledge to become a fully trained window fitter. You will learn all aspects of fitting replacement PVC Windows, Doors, Conservatories, Fascia and Soffits.

It’s a varied role with the following as typical daily tasks:

  • 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
  • Load and unload the van for the following day
  • As you are working in a customer’s home, we recommend you bring your food and refreshments with you for the day. Please also be aware of your surroundings and act accordingly, we pride ourselves on our polite workforce
  • This role will involve working at height on ladders or scaffolding platforms
  • The company has a no smoking policy in work vehicles or on site

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, you can gain a few more years’ experience and 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

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade 9 - 4) Desired

Things to consider

Work uniform provided. The role can be physically demanding. You will be working in all weathers!

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.

Employer

BILL BUTTERS WINDOWS LTD

Address

UNIT 1A

SOUTH WESTERN BUSINESS PARK

SHERBORNE

DT9 3PS

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Training

Training provider

IXION HOLDINGS (CONTRACTS) LIMITED

Contact

Steven Vasiliou

Steven.Vasiliou@ixionholdings.com

07507558470

Apprenticeship standard

Fenestration installer

Level 2 (GCSE)


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