National Apprenticeship Week: 6 to 12 February 2023

Time to celebrate apprenticeships. Get involved with National Apprenticeship Week.

Apprentice Carpenter / Joiner TOBY D'ANGIBAU

The successful candidate will be working alongside the Proprietor of Vital Carpentry. He has over 15 years experience as a Bespoke Joiner and Carpenter. You will be working on private domestic and commercial projects creating high-end quality bespoke carpentry and joinery.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 22 Feb 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    depending on the candidates skill level the wage may be increased.

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday 8:30am - 5pm

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    06 Mar 2023

  • Date posted

    16 Jan 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Vital Carpentry is seeking an enthusiastic apprentice who is interested in pursuing a career in the Carpentry trade. The responsibilities will include working alongside the qualified Joiner – training how to:

1. Kitchen Fit

2. Make bespoke furniture and wardrobes

3. Door linings / Hanging

4. Flooring

5. Internal Studwork

6. 1st & 2nd fix carpentry

7. Maintenance applicable to the trade and day to day reactive maintenance

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

Level 2 Wood Occupations Site or Architectural (Bench) apprenticeship standard Level 1 Functional Skills in maths and English (if required) This apprenticeship is delivered through a combination of Work Based Assessment and day/block release.  The programme will culminate in an End Point Assessment, where all the skills and knowledge gained on the apprenticeship will be formally tested.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

The possibility of a full time position upon completing the apprenticeship. Increased remuneration package and responsibilities.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Attention to detail, Creative, Initiative, Organisation skills, Patience, Physical fitness, Presentation skills, Problem solving skills, Team working


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

About the employer

Toby started Vital Carpentry in 2009. Vital Carpentry is based in a South Derbyshire village, Newton Solney, the workshop provides Toby and Harry the opportunity to work offsite and create high quality bespoke carpentry and joinery. We offer a range of bespoke carpentry and joinery including: wardrobes, kitchens, doors, storage, wood restoration, custom built and panelling.




Dale Farm

Bretby Lane

Newton Solney

DE15 0RX

You must have JavaScript enabled to view a map of the location


Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Carpentry and joinery

Level 2 (GCSE)

Employer's Application Instructions

Please click on the link below to apply

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

Apply now

Closing date: 22 Feb 2023