Apprentice Joiner L & A JOINERY LTD

An opportunity has arisen at L & A Joinery Ltd for an apprentice joiner to join their experienced team. Adam and Lee were apprentices themselves so are in a position to train, support and nurture the right person. You will be installing door frames, windows frames and stairs, as well as other duties.

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Closing date: 12 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Salary can increase according to age and previous experience

    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 - Friday, 07:30 - 16.30. 30 - minute lunch break unpaid.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    27 Months

  • Possible start date

    05 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    29 Apr 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

L & A Joinery undertake both bench joinery and site joinery therefore the successful applicant can choose the pathway if they have a preference.

Duties will include, but will not be limited to the following when working on site:

  • First Fixing: Installing door frames and windows frames, stairs
  • Second Fixing: Fitting wall and floor units, fitting side hung doors, fix ironmongery on doors, installing architrave, skirting boards, stair components
  • Interpret drawings and work to specifications

There will also be an element of bench joinery which will include:

  • Interpret drawings specification
  • Basic assembly of products such as wardrobes and cupboards, doors and windows
  • Manual handling - move, handle and store materials
  • Sanding and painting products produced
  • Use of hand tools and equipment after training
  • General housekeeping
  • Adhering to H&S

For further information, or help with your application, please contact Ruby on 07768 486182 or

The training you will be getting

  • The apprentice will work towards their Apprenticeship Standard in Carpentry and Joinery Level 2
  • The successful candidate will be assigned a dedicated assessor who will provide support and guidance throughout the course
  • This is a day release programme which means you will attend Lincoln College, 1 day per week, term time only. This will fall within your contracted working hours
  • Functional skills maths and English
  • Apprentice must be prepared to sit the functional skills exam which is offered on a block release if necessary

Course outline:

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • After successful completion of the apprenticeship, there may be a full-time permanent position available with the possibility of progressing to a level 3 apprenticeship

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Problem solving skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Physical fitness, Good attendance, Timekeeping


GCSE or equivalent English and Maths (Grade A*/9 – C/4) Desired

Things to consider

A degree of physical fitness is required as the apprentice will be involved in lifting, assembling and installing doors and windows.

About the employer

Providing site and bench joinery for domestic builds in and around Boston, Lincolnshire.




Shane Stengel’s Builders Yard

China Street, Wrangle


PE22 9DP

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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


Margaret in the Apprenticeships Team

01522 876284

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

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