Carpentry Apprenticeship A C CONSTRUCTION AND CARPENTRY LTD

AC Construction are looking for a hardworking, reliable and passionate Carpentry apprentice to join their experienced team in and around Plymouth. We are a very experienced company that has taken on many apprentices throughout the years working to teach them new skills and develop the ones they already have.

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Closing date: 01 Sep 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £13,312.00

    Pay will increase in April in line with the national minimum apprenticeship 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

    Monday to Friday 8am to 4pm, shifts, may work evenings and weekends.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    15 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    5 days ago

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000252816

  • Positions

    2 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Level 2 Carpentry and Joinery Standard (Site)
    Construction Skills Health, Safety and Environment test - CSCS Test
  • As part of the apprenticeship programme, attendance is required at our Skills Group training centre for one day per week. All other aspects of the qualification will be delivered on-site by the employer. You will have regular visits every six to eight weeks from your designated Skills Group assessor, who will monitor your progress during your apprenticeship training
  • Whilst at the Skills Group training centre, you will learn the necessary skills and gain experience to help you throughout your role. Part of your training will be knowledge and theory based, whilst the rest will be practical
  • Typical duties involve shaping and cutting materials, installing finished materials like partitions, doors, staircases, window frames, mouldings, timber floor coverings and erecting structural components such as floor joists and roofs. All work needs to be carried out safely, using the appropriate tools and to the quality specified.

The training you will be getting

Carpentry and joinery L2 apprenticeship standard

Whilst at the Skills Group training centre, you will learn the necessary skills and gain experience to help you throughout your role. Part of your training will be knowledge and theory based, whilst the rest will be practical.

As an additional qualification you will also achieve your Emergency First Aid and Health and Safety Certificate, along with Internet Safety and Safeguarding.

As part of your apprenticeship Skills Group will also support you to complete your online CSCS test, which will enable you to apply for your CSCS Card. This shows that you are at the required competent level to carry out site work with the employer.

Functional Skills in English and maths will be available if required.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

On completion of your level 2 apprenticeship with the company, an opportunity to apply for a full-time post may be offered to the right learner, and progress onto level 3.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade 1-9) Desired

About the employer

We provide high quality property refurbishment and maintenance services for both domestic and commercial clients throughout the UK. We are a family run business, with over 35 years of experience, specialising in hotel and property refurbishment and maintenance. We cover all aspects of work – from small jobs to large projects – through our network of highly skilled and qualified tradesman and engineers. Our highly skilled and dedicated team have successfully undertaken home renovations, as well as office, hotel and shop refurbishments.

Employer

A C CONSTRUCTION AND CARPENTRY LTD

Address

2 Western Wood Way

Langage Business Park, Plympton

PL7 5BG

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Training

Training provider

SKILLS TO GROUP LIMITED

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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