Apprentice Plasterer A & B Joinery

A & B Joinery are looking for a highly motivated individual to join their team as an apprentice plasterer. You will be learning all of the techniques involved in this profession and will eventually become a qualified plasterer. Duties will include carry out boarding, skimming and rendering, under supervision, undertake all work as directed etc.

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Closing date: 08 Oct 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,982.40 to £21,673.60

    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 to Friday, 8am until 4.30pm.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    16 Oct 2023

  • Date posted

    21 Aug 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

In this role you will be working on a range of projects learning how to produce high quality work, this involves domestic and commercial property jobs. Some of the tasks that will be involved are as follows:

  • Clear work areas and remove rubbish
  • Apply layers of plaster onto walls, floors and ceilings
  • Work with commercial and domestic customers, other trades, architects and site managers
  • Work on a range of different size projects from small scale domestic to big commercial developments
  • Dry lining
  • Preparing the work space
  • Health and Safety rules to follow
  • Carry in materials to job - Plasterboards, Plaster Bags
  • Relevant preparation work
  • Under supervision, undertake all work as directed
  • Maintain, clean and store tools, equipment and vans
  • Follow company policies, attend mandatory training for your apprenticeship with Redcar and Cleveland College
  • Carry out any duty as reasonably requested

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

  • Level 2 Plasterer at Redcar & Cleveland College.
  • Functional skills maths & English, if required. 

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

This is a long term opportunity to have a career in the plastering industry. The current staff members all started by doing their apprenticeships with the company.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Problem solving skills, Team working, Able to follow instructions, Awareness of health and safety, A willingness to study, Be highly motivated, Enthusiastic, Positive work ethic, Eager to learn


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade A*-C/9-4) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade A*-C/9-4) Desired
Other Driving licence (Grade Pass) Desired

Things to consider

The staff members live in Acklam and Thornaby and share a vehicle so they'd only be interested in someone who is local to either area due to the complications of transporting to and from work. A driving licence is also acceptable.

About the employer

Let us manage your project from planning to completion Established in 1966, I still remember learning to ride my bike alongside my dad’s first van at the mere age of 4, nearly 50 years on, and as the 2nd generation owner of A & B Joinery, I am proud to continue the values my father instilled in me. Over the years the business has had to adapt to the changes and demands of the industry. As such, our team are comprehensively trained in both traditional and new techniques, receiving ongoing training in new processes and materials as technology progresses. Upholding our ambition to combine innovation with experience, when you choose A & B Joinery, you will receive expertise from planning your project through to completion.


A & B Joinery





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Training provider



Anna Harper


Apprenticeship standard


Level 2 (GCSE)

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