Carpentry and Joinery Apprentice WALKER CONSTRUCTION (U.K.) LIMITED

An excellent opportunity has arisen for a Site Carpentry Apprentice to join their team at Walker Construction and have been working in the industry for decades, supplying highly skilled and experienced staff for a wide variety of projects across the whole of the UK.

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Closing date: 26 Jul 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 7:30am to 5:00pm

    Total hours per week: 45

    (the hours are based on the candidate being over 18)

  • Expected duration

    27 Months

  • Possible start date

    05 Aug 2024

  • Date posted

    16 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • To learning how to measure, cut, shape and build using materials
  • 1st, 2nd & final fix carpentry
  • To support on-site construction team
  • To attend college and successfully complete an NVQ Level 2 Apprenticeship course
  • To work alongside trades to construct houses, apartments and all associated infrastructure
  • General site labour work 

The training you will be getting

  • Level 2 Carpentry & Joinery Standard
  • One day a weekday release
  • Maths and English functional skills if required 

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Possible permanent position upon completion of this apprenticeship.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Logical, Team working, Creative


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4/C) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4/C) Desired

Things to consider

21 days annual leave + Bank Holiday additional long service-related days along with the opportunity to buy holiday, Employee Assistance Programme and personal development opportunities where we will support you every step of the way.

About the employer

Walker Construction is a multi-disciplined construction company operating throughout the UK. Founded in 1964 by three Walker brothers, Walker Construction is a family business at its core. Our purpose is to improve people’s lives by building the facilities and infrastructure that communities need, provide opportunities for our people to learn, grow and progress and work with our supply chain to promote the very best working practices as well as caring for the environment in which we work.




Walker Construction

Unit K

Lympne Industrial Park

CT21 4LR

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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


Taylor Counsell

01227 811315

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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