Carpentry Apprentice Level 2 P.G.M. CARPENTRY CONTRACTORS LTD

We are currently looking for candidates who are interested in becoming apprentices and joining the carpentry sector of the building world. This will be a 2-year course where you'll work under the guidance and direction of an experienced carpenter or craftsperson, you’ll carry out all aspects of carpentry from new build homes to refurbishments.

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Closing date: 22 Aug 2024

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

    Our work week is Monday to Friday 7:30am to 4:30pm but you will have 1 day a week at college. Total hours per week: 40

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    22 Apr 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    8 available

What you will do in your working day

Installation of the following:

· Joists

· Roofing

· First fixing

· Window installation

· Cladding

· Decking

· Second fixing

· Kitchen installation

· Finals

The training you will be getting

  • Day release included one day per week
  • Carpentry and Joinery level 2 apprenticeship standard.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Potential full-time role.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills


GCSE or equivalent English and maths (Grade A-D or 9-3 or equivalent) Essential

About the employer

PGM Carpentry manages the carpentry requirements across over 40 new build sites including the whole of Essex, Suffolk and London. We strive on making sure our work is up to standards and take pride in making sure our workforce is taken care of!






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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


Hugo Skepelhorn

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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