Carpentry Apprenticeship WATES GROUP LIMITED

We have an exciting opportunity in our friendly Maintenance Responsive team for a Carpentry and Joinery Apprentice, in Harrow. As a Carpenter and Joinery Apprentice, you will have the opportunity to work both independently and as part of our fun and diverse team of tradespeople. You will be using timber products to create and install building components.

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Closing date: 30 Apr 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, 8.00am - 5.00pm

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    26 May 2023

  • Date posted

    13 Feb 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Gaining an understanding of safe working practices, and working within these
  • Understanding and Interpreting information
  • Using a range of manual and electrical tools
  • Creating door frames
  • Hanging doors
  • Fitting hinges.
  • Creating window frames and installing floor joists coverings
  • Boxing in pipework
  • Measuring, marking out, cutting, finishing, positioning, and securing wood
  • Safely storing materials, without causing damage

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

  • Level 2 Carpentry and Joinery Apprenticeship Standard

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

This is a great opportunity to join a growing team and receive ‘on the job training’, which will prepare you for your future career in construction.

  • You will gain a Level 2 apprenticeship in Carpentry

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Physical fitness


GCSE or equivalent 5x GCSE including English Language and Maths (Grade GCSE 9-4) Essential

Things to consider

We are especially keen to hear from residents in Harrow, Brent & Notting Hill for the post located in town.

About the employer

The Wates Group was established in 1897 and is one of the leading privately-owned, construction, development and property services companies in the UK. We employ almost 4,000 people, working with a range of clients and partners from across the public and private sectors.




Harrow - Station Rd, Harrow


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Training provider




Apprenticeship standard

Carpentry and joinery

Level 2 (GCSE)

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