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Level 2 Carpentry Apprenticeship ASM Carpentry

The successful apprentice will need to be able to understand and follow instructions quickly and precisely due to the high level of work they will be completing. They must work to specific deadlines. You will learn how to measure, cut and build using materials, you will be working with wood on a day to day basis and must be precise with all of your work. You will also be expected to be willing to learn and take direction well and you must have good attention to detail.

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Closing date: 09 Feb 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    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

    40 Hours per week. Monday to Friday. Exact shift times to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    23 Feb 2023

  • Date posted

    17 Nov 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Some duties will include:

  • How to measure, cut and build using materials
  • Working with wood on a day to day basis and must be precise with all of your work
  • You will be expected to be willing to learn and take direction well and you must have good attention to detail

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

The Apprenticeship in Carpentry consists of:

  • Level 2 Carpentry and Joinery Standard (Site)
    Construction Skills Health, Safety and Environment test - CSCS Test

As part of the apprenticeship programme, attendance is required at our Skills Group training centre for one day every fortnight or monthly.

 First Aid and Health and Safety Certificate, along with Internet Safety and Safeguarding.

As part of your apprenticeship Skills Group will also support you to complete your online CSCS test, which will enable you to apply for your CSCS Card. 

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

On completion of your Level 2 apprenticeship with the company, an opportunity to apply for a full time post may be offered to the right learner or the opportunity to become self-employed.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Patience, Physical fitness


GCSE or equivalent English and Maths (Grade Grade G/1-GradeA*/9) Desired

Things to consider

Transport to a central pick up point or to site is desirable, as the site is currently in Saltash.

About the employer

ASM Carpentry works on a range of carpentry from timber frames to second fixings. Currently Ashley is working on one of the larger Saltash new build sites. Being an apprentice himself before becoming fully qualified. Ashley has an understanding of what it is like to learn on the job and is looking for someone to take under his wing and support them through their apprenticeship.


ASM Carpentry


ASM Carpentry

Jedburgh Crescent



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Apprenticeship standard

Carpentry and joinery

Level 2 (GCSE)

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