Apprentice Carpenter MEARS GROUP PLC

Mears can offer you a great foundation to your future career and beyond. All our Apprentices are paid above minimum wage and you'll be given the chance to work alongside our talented workforce. As well as holiday and company sick pay, we offer a variety of benefits, from Company summer fun days to discounts for restaurants, shops, and much more. During your apprenticeship you will be involved in fitting kitchens and bathrooms and be responsible for fitting interior woodwork.

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Closing date: 30 Jun 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Salary dependent on age

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 8.30am to 5pm.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    15 Sep 2023

  • Date posted

    30 Mar 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • There are a range of job tasks including measuring, marking out, fitting, cutting, finishing, repairing, and maintaining timber-based products and components i.e., ironmongery. 
  • During your apprenticeship you will be involved in fitting kitchens and bathrooms and be responsible for fitting interior woodwork i.e., doors, skirting boards and replacing floor joists and floorboards.
  • You will be able to understand technical drawings and have an expert knowledge in different woods and their uses. 

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

At the end of your Level 2 Carpentry and Joinery apprenticeship, you must achieve your TRADES test. Upon passing this test you will earn the status of Carpenter / Joiner. 

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

On completion of this apprenticeship, you can progress into the Level 3 Advanced qualification or work as a qualified Site Carpenter where, with more experience, you can look to progress into a senior carpentry position, site/contracts/project management.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Team working, Physical fitness


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Mathematics (Grade 4) Essential

About the employer

Mears is one of the UK’s leading housing solutions providers to both the public and private sector. With more than 5,500 employees, we work with clients to help develop, fund and implement innovative housing solutions - we are the largest provider of repairs and maintenance, and regeneration services across the UK. We are a highly responsible partner, who is committed to; delivering the highest levels of customer service, keeping our promises, creating a great place to work, and tackling issues that matter to people and communities. Why work for us? • At Mears there are lots of opportunities to grow your career wherever you live in the UK - we work across repairs & maintenance, housing management, Care, Facilities Management and have dedicated business support functions • We are a Sunday Times Best Big Company to work for




Mears Ltd

The Boulevard


RH10 1UZ

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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Carpentry and joinery

Level 2 (GCSE)

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