Site Carpenter Apprentice MYCOCKS LTD

Working on site with the senior Joiner and other trade persons. Undertaking works such as: fitting skirtings, architraves, doors, in domestic houses also fitting cupboards, vanity units in bathrooms and kitchens. Fitting door furniture, windows, flooring and much more.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 30 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £13,312.00 to £23,795.20

    Uniform provided. (site PPE will also be provided where required)

    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

    40 hour week including college time, Monday to Friday, 8.00am start with some flexibility around finish times depending on the job, weather etc.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    06 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    02 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Working within a multi-trade environment i.e. Plumbers, Electricians, Joiners, Plasterers etc.
  • Working in collaboration with our senior Joiner, making and fitting all woodwork as required for the particular job, undertaken for our clients to a high standard.
  • Hands-on tools, cleaning and site maintenance, adhering to site safety, loading & unloading of vans.

You will also be taught; 

  • Site Health and Safety
  • Material Handling
  • Working to a job specification
  • Understanding of correct tools for specific jobs
  • Understanding of the correct materials for the specific jobs
  • Creating a materials requirement list for each specific job
  • Learning the different jointing methods and the correct applications

The training you will be getting

  • You will study for the Carpentry & Joinery Site Carpentry Apprenticeship standard qualification.
  • Spending time each week in the college workshop with other apprentices alongside your training in the workplace, college transport is available. 
  • You will also receive regular workplace visits from a college instructor-mentor. 

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • There is excellent potential for a permanent role and progression on the successful completion of your apprenticeship. 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Team working, Initiative, Reliable, An interest in the industry, Ability to learn from peers, A desire to learn


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4/C or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4/C or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Woodwork/Design & Technology or similar (Grade 4/C or above) Desired

Things to consider

Although this role is based at the yard in Chelmorton we work on customers' sites, please consider how you will get to the yard each day to start your working day as it is in a rural location. There is some lifting and carrying involved with this role, it is manual and it's likely you'll be working outside in all sorts of weather.

About the employer

Local business established over 30 years ago providing various building services to domestic customers such as, plumbing, electrics, joinery, building, plastering, tiling for bathrooms, kitchens, extensions etc.







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Training provider


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:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience


Apprenticeships Team


Apprenticeship standard

Carpentry and joinery

Level 2 (GCSE)

Demonstrating experience

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

Employer's Application Instructions

Please apply through Buxton & Leek College using the link provided or search 'Buxton & Leek College Apprenticeships'.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 30 Jun 2024