Wood Product Manufacturing Apprentice ARMIGER TIMBER FRAME LTD
We are recruiting for a wood machinist operative to work with us to produce variety of products from everyday joinery items for major house builders to specialised, one-off bespoke products for individuals or contractors. Training & development will be given to become fully competent using a variety of machines.
Closing date: 22 Mar 2024
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: 37.5
Possible start date
25 Mar 2024
30 Jan 2024
Level 2 (GCSE)
What you will do in your working day
The successful applicants would manufacture timber frames used in the construction industry, producing high volume, repetitive, engineered products from timber. Presenting a wide and varied specification for both external and interior applications.
In their daily work, an employee in this occupation interacts with customers, delivery personnel, design office, internal stores.
Wood product manufacturing operatives typically work individually but can also form part of a larger production team and will report to the production supervisor/manager.
- Read and interpret specifications, diagrams and work instructions, and following these instructions
- How to use and gain competency in a range of machinery to perform the task/operation required including static machinery, portable powered tools and hand tools
- Adhere to quality standards and product accreditation processes for wood product manufacture
- Maintain machinery and log faults for repair, including greasing
- Maintain a good level of cleanliness in working areas
The training you will be getting
Training will be provided to achieve the following qualifications:
- Level 2 Wood Product Manufacturing Operative Apprenticeship Standard
- · Functional Skills in maths and English (as required)
Training would be primarily conducted in the work place with frequent visits from your tutors but some training will take place periodically at our training centre (DL1 4QZ). Here you will learn the theory and practical elements of the course, gaining the knowledge and developing skills to complete the apprenticeship.
What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship
Successful completion of the apprenticeship may lead to full-time employment and/or further training.
Requirements and prospects
Desired skills and personal qualities
GCSE or equivalent maths (Grade 2 (E)) Essential
Things to consider
About the employer
DARLINGTON BOROUGH COUNCIL
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
Wood product manufacturing operative
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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