Apprentice Joiner TORDOFF & WILKINSON

Tordoff & Wilkinson are on the search for a highly motivated individual to join them in producing high class bespoke joinery for their clients. Working under the direction and guidance of an experienced supervisor, carrying out all aspects of joinery work, including construction work, refurbishments and maintenance work.

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Closing date: 11 Aug 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

    Monday-Thursday 7am to 4.30pm. Friday 8am to 12pm.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    04 Sep 2023

  • Date posted

    03 May 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • To assist with all joinery repairs and maintenance work as necessary e.g., windows, doors, door frames etc. 
  • To assist with all aspects of joinery construction work e.g.,  cupboards, shelving, roofing etc. including any relevant bench hand work.
  • To undertake other duties as are commensurate with the apprentice role, as may be reasonably required at the initial place of work or at other designated locations
  • To work under direction of an experienced trades person, learn the process of understanding drawings and work in accordance with specifications
  • To build and maintain good working relationships with both colleagues/customers and work as part of a team
  • To demonstrate commitment to excellent customer service by being polite, showing respect for property, maintaining expected standards of work and ensuring workspace is kept tidy
  • To undertake Health & Safety training as required and demonstrate this knowledge within the working environment at all times
  • To follow Health & Safety policy and procedures including the wearing of personal protective equipment (PPE) when necessary
  • To take part in the apprentice review process and complete any training required, and be capable of working independently in the final year of the apprenticeship

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

We will support and coach the apprentice through the apprenticeship standard. We will carry out both curriculum and pastoral care. We will carry out the skills development workshop days off site. We will oversee the teaching and learning around the knowledge, behaviours and skills elements of the standard, outlined below. We will manage the apprentices OneFile account ensuring targets, milestones and deadlines are achieved. 

  • Carpentry and Joinery Apprenticeship Standard  
  • Carpentry and Joinery End Point Assessment 
  • Technical Competencies - Site Carpentry 

Work on a building site, or in domestic and commercial premises, preparing and fixing building components, from the initial erection of a new building, through to the installation of all necessary fixtures and fittings, as well as a range of repair and maintenance activities. 

Technical Competences - Bench Joinery:  

Employed in a workshop producing timber-based building components and other architectural products, such as doors, windows, units and staircases, which are then transported to construction sites to be installed by site carpenters. 

Personal and People Development: 

  • Working on your own as well as part of a team, seeking help and guidance when you are not sure

Health, Safety and Security:  

  • Maintain a safe and healthy working environment
  • Adhering to legislations appropriate to the industry

Equality and Diversity: 

  • Follow the principles of equality, diversity and inclusion

Functional skills qualification: 

  • Level 1 Functional Skills in English
  • Level 1 Functional Skills in maths 

Apprenticeship standard - Carpentry and Joinery - Level 2.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Potential full-time job upon completion of the apprenticeship. 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Possess good numeracy skills, Possess good literacy skills, Verbal communication skills, Able to work as part of a team, To understand instructions, Be honest and trustworthy, Flexible in work activities, Hardworking, Reliable, Punctual, Ability to work responsibly


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade C/4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade C/4) Essential

Things to consider

Business is based in Bradford.

About the employer

Tordoff & Wilkinson operates out of 12000 sq. ft of modern factory space with state of the art of CAD/CAM facilities. We produce high class bespoke joinery for repeat clients for the commercial sector of the building industry, either for end users or main contracting companies.




33 Bolling Road



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Training provider



Saffron Khan

Apprenticeship standard

Carpentry and joinery

Level 2 (GCSE)

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