Apprentice Carpenter would work along experienced small of carpenters, to learn the construction trade across the Greater City of Cambridge region. Using timber products to create and install building components.
Closing date: 31 Jan 2024
We will offer all new recruits: 20 days holiday (Including Bank Holidays) Ongoing product training and support.
Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).
Total hours per week: 40.0
Possible start date
30 Mar 2024
10 Oct 2023
Level 2 (GCSE)
What you will do in your working day
With mentoring support, the type of work we undertake is very varied and covers all aspects of site carpentry, including:
- Timber framing
- First fixing
- Second fixing
Responsibilities and Duties:
Initially an apprentice will be taught the basic skills required to carry out general carpentry work, for example learning to use tools confidently and getting used to the materials that they will use regularly.
This will be achieved by shadowing and being mentored, asking questions and working closely alongside the company owner and team as their skill set improves, they will gradually be expected to undertake more complex work on their own.
The training you will be getting
Carpentry and joinery L2 apprenticeship standard
The practical training period of the Carpentry apprenticeship is the time dedicated to the development of the knowledge, skills and behaviours for which includes the following components;
- On-programme assignments and assessments
- Practical assessments
- Workplace portfolio of evidence
- English and Maths at Level 1 must be achieved and take the English and maths test at Level 2.
Day release at Cambridge campus and working alongside qualified, friendly and a small team of professionally trained/ experienced Carpenters.
The apprentice would be assigned an assessor through the college, who would typically come out to visit in the workplace to assess workplace competence. The knowledge side would be provided via day release workshop attendance, assignments, evidence of workplace competence. Portfolio would be checked via an online Smart Assessor.
What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship
Becoming a fully qualified carpenter, going on to complete Level 3 in Carpentry with Cambridge Regional College. Making valuable contacts within the industry.
Requirements and prospects
Desired skills and personal qualities
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 3/D) Essential
Things to consider
About the employer
ANDREW KLIMKE CARPENRTY LTD
CAMBRIDGE REGIONAL COLLEGE
Adjustments for experience
You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:
- qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
- industry or sector experience
Carpentry and joinery
Level 2 (GCSE)
If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.
You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications
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