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Apprenticeship in Site Carpentry and Joinery GEO HOULTON & SONS LIMITED

Geo Houlton & Sons are looking for an enthusiastic individual to join their team as a joinery apprentice. This is an excellent opportunity for the right person to join a dynamic, successful and busy local company and gain a qualification in joinery.

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Closing date: 09 Dec 2022

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

    Monday - Friday (hours to be discussed at interview)

    Total hours per week: 37

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    19 Dec 2022

  • Date posted

    6 days ago

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Use hand tools (once shown)
  • Use initiative
  • First and second fix joinery
  • Listen to instructions and take advice
  • Work as part of team
  • Follow on-site Health and Safety
  • Learn how to understand technical drawings

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

  • Carpentry and Joinery Level 2 Apprenticeship Standard
  • Preparation for the End-Point assessment
  • Regular training and development sessions to meet the needs of the employer and the Apprentice
  • Training will be block or day release based at The Construction Centre, Nursery Grove, Hull, HU9 5X

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Potential to move onto the advanced apprenticeship and full-time employment

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Punctual and Reliable, Enthusiam, Dedicated, Hardworking, Attention to Detail


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

About the employer

The Houlton Company history charts the progress of this Hull based firm from its nineteenth century foundations to its present position as one of the best-known family owned construction companies in the region. Our position as a market leader is underscored by our commitment to our people. Typically we construct dwellings, schools, offices, factories and warehouses and high specification buildings in the hospital, pharmaceutical and food processing sectors. We are a YORbuild Principal Contractor. The ability to offer our services across a wide customer base is seen as the cornerstone of our business. Whatever the project, it will receive our commitment to its success. Houlton Project Teams are forward thinking, proactive professionals who take a pride in building on a heritage spanning three centuries in their pursuit of Construction Excellence





Hyperion Street



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Training provider



Mike Jordan

01482 615238

Apprenticeship standard

Carpentry and joinery

Level 2 (GCSE)

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