Level 2 Craft Carpentry & Joinery Apprenticeship INSPIRE ATA LIMITED

Are you passionate about timber manufacturing and eager to kickstart your career in the industry? This company is a leading timber and MDF manufacturer and they are seeking an enthusiastic and dedicated individual to join their team as an apprentice.

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Closing date: 15 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Friday, 7.30am to 1.30pm.

    Total hours per week: 30

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    30 Jun 2024

  • Date posted

    01 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

About the Host (Placement):

A reputable timber and MDF manufacturer specializing in premium skirting, architraves, window boards, and door linings. Their products cater to both business-to-business and business-to-consumer customers, ensuring high-quality craftsmanship and customized solutions for interior finishing needs. With a focus on precision, our client delivers a comprehensive range of timber and MDF products, meeting the demands of commercial and residential construction projects alike.

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Prepare timber for painting, including sanding, cleaning, and priming surfaces.
  • Assist with timber machining processes and moulder machine operations.
  • Learn to identify timber species, understand timber grades, and different timber treatments.
  • Adhere to safety protocols when working with timber, related machinery, and hazardous materials.
  • Gain exposure to quality control measures, machinery maintenance, and production workflow.

The training you will be getting

  • You will be studying the Level 2 Craft Carpentry and Joinery Apprenticeship with GLP Training. 
  • End point assessment.
  • You will receive a Level 2 qualification in Craft Carpentry and Joinery, upon successful completion of the apprenticeship.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Future opportunities for progression 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Team working, Physical fitness


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade A*-C/9-4 or Level 2 equivalent) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade A*-C/9-4 or Level 2 equivalent) Desired

Things to consider

Please be aware that upon a successful offer of employment the company completes digitalised right-to-work checks and DBS applications via an external provider - Vetting.Com. The company also completes an internal online social media search, in line with Keeping Children Safe in Education guidance.

About the employer

Inspire ATA is an official Flexi-Job Apprenticeship Agency, licenced by the Department for Education. Currently ranked 2nd in the Rate My Apprenticeship Top 100 Apprenticeship Employers in the UK Award 2023-2024. Inspire ATA specialises in creating apprenticeship opportunities, where we recruit and employ the apprentice on behalf of our host clients, enabling us to offer additional support and a better experience for both the apprentice and the client as the experts in the industry. We arrange the most suitable and appropriate apprenticeship training from one of our partnered training providers. If you are successful in securing an apprenticeship with Inspire ATA, it is important to understand that Inspire ATA will be your employer and the apprenticeship placement will be a separate organisation that simply hosts you as an apprentice. As a Flexi-Job Apprenticeship Agency, Inspire ATA performs an important role in developing the UK labour market and it is our responsibility to ensure that talent is recognised, developed, and matched with business needs, whatever the background of the individual, irrespective of gender, race, disability, age, religion or belief, sexual orientation, marital or civil partnership status, pregnancy or maternity and gender reassignment. We are proud of the diverse nature of our business and work with clients to ensure that all candidates are treated with courtesy and respect.




Longmead Business Centre, Felstead Road


KT19 9QG


Paul Cox-Vinell


07957 420 020

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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

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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