Apprentice Floorlayer Clinton Carpets

An apprenticeship in floor laying will provide you with skills that are constantly in demand & cannot be replicated by machines. We are offering to train you in a variety of floor laying techniques to support you to achieve the apprenticeship standard. This will prepare you for a diverse range of career opportunities in the flooring industry.

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Closing date: 02 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Performance based increases may occur based on acquired skills and productivity.

    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 7.30 am – 4.30 pm Occasional weekend work if demand requires.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Jul 2024

  • Date posted

    14 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    4 available

What you will do in your working day

You will understand how to prepare floor coverings prior to any job. You will work in domestic or commercial buildings alongside an experienced worker to carry out preparation & installation works. You will learn how to use tools and how to work as a team and understand the need for good communication.

You will be expected to assist with:

  • Measuring floor space & estimating the quantity of materials needed
  • Uplifting old flooring
  • Cleaning, levelling & preparing the sub floor
  • Installing underlays for a range of floorcoverings
  • Installing various floorcoverings (carpet, luxury vinyl tiles, sheet resilient flooring) to industry standards
  • Creating joins in a range of floor coverings.

The training you will be getting

You will achieve the Level 2 Floorlayer Apprenticeship Standard by attending CP Assessments Training Centre in Denaby Main, Doncaster to undertake 10 block-release training sessions (4 days), every 10 weeks. 

The successful candidate will work towards their Functional Skills in both maths and English if they have not achieved this prior or have an equivalent.

Apprentices will also get an Apprentice CSCS card which can be upgraded on completion of the apprenticeship.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

This is a fantastic opportunity for a successful candidate to start their career with a highly reputable and well-established company.

Progression within the organisation with more responsibility is expected on successful completion of the apprenticeship. 

In time, you may wish to undertake further qualifications such as Occupational Work Supervision which can be studied at Level 3.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Number skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Patience, Physical fitness


GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade C / 4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent English (Grade C / 4) Desired
BTEC or equivalent Construction (Grade Pass) Desired

Things to consider

The role can be physically demanding as heavy lifting is required. You will need a good deal of physical fitness.

About the employer

Clinton Carpets was established in 2005 and the owner Tony Brennan has over 45 years’ experience in the flooring trade. The company provides a service to domestic and commercial customers including house builders in Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire and the whole of Yorkshire. They have a retail shop and warehouses in Retford and a warehouse in Catterick, North Yorkshire.


Clinton Carpets


24 Albert Road


DN22 6JD

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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


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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