Carpentry Apprenticeship MR JONATHAN PEABODY

As a carpentry apprentice you will learn all aspects of carpentry and joinery as well as building and construction work, you will be expected to learn how to measure, cut and build using materials. You will be working with wood on a day-to-day basis and must be precise with all of your work.

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Closing date: 14 Nov 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

    Working Hours: 40 hours per week, Monday to Friday, times will vary depending on the site location. TBC Wages: £211.20 per week, based on 40 hours per week. Holiday: 28 days holiday entitlement (including bank holidays)

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    15 Nov 2023

  • Date posted

    24 Aug 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • You will need to have good communication skills, as you will be dealing with customer and colleagues
  • You will be expected to work physically so a high level of stamina is desirable 
  • You may be working in people's homes so you will need to be responsible at all times.
  • Typical duties involve shaping and cutting materials, installing finished materials
  • You will also be using the appropriate tools and to the quality specified

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

The Apprenticeship in Carpentry consists of:

  • Carpentry and joinery Level 2 Apprenticeship Standard
  • Construction Skills Health, Safety and Environment test –
  •  CSCS Test

As part of the apprenticeship programme, attendance is required at our Skills Group training centre for one day per week. All other aspects of the qualification will be delivered on-site by the employer.

You will have regular visits every six to eight weeks from your designated Skills Group assessor, who will monitor your progress during your apprenticeship training.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • After having completed your apprenticeship programme, you will have the opportunity to progress onto a higher level apprenticeship or become self-employed and in time a small business owner.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Organisation skills, Analytical skills, Patience, Physical fitness


GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade 1-9) Desired

About the employer

At The Master Craftsman we have over 30 years of experience designing, building and installing all types of interior cabinetry and exterior woodwork. We work throughout Devon & Cornwall and the South West. We have also worked on projects all around the rest of the UK. We are a small dedicated team, bringing creative design, technical expertise, and a high quality of craftsmanship.






PL14 3LD

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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Carpentry and joinery

Level 2 (GCSE)

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