Campervan furniture build apprentice

CXR CONVERSIONS LIMITED

Melton Mowbray, LE14 2SB

Closes in 5 days (Tuesday 23 July at 11:59pm)

Posted on 24 May 2024


Summary

Come and join a fast-paced fun workplace, which puts attention to detail first. Build customers dream holiday vehicles, while gaining skills for life. Every build is unique and individual and you will be at the forefront of the design and manufacturing of custom campervans.

Annual wage
£13,312 to £23,795.20 a year

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The pay may be negotiated and may rise after a probation period has been successfully completed.

Training course
Carpentry and joinery (level 2)
Hours
Monday- Friday 9am to 4:30 PM, Overtime and weekend shifts may be available

40 hours a week

Possible start date

Thursday 1 August

Duration

2 Years

Positions available

2

Work

As an apprentice, you’ll work at a company and get hands-on experience. You’ll gain new skills and work alongside experienced staff.

What you’ll do at work

College Training:

You will attend college 1 day per week, where you will gain a Level 2 Carpentry and Joinery apprenticeship standard when successfully completed.

 

In House training:

Extensive in house training is provided, This includes: safe use of machinery, H&S, best practice, servicing, basic vehicle knowledge and maintenance, hand tool skills and much more.

Where you’ll work

Saxby Road

Saxby

Melton Mowbray

LE14 2SB

Training

An apprenticeship includes regular training with a college or other training organisation. At least 20% of your working hours will be spent training or studying.

College or training organisation

GRANTHAM COLLEGE

Your training course

Carpentry and joinery (level 2)

Equal to GCSE

Course contents
  • Comply with health and safety regulations, standards, and guidance.
  • Identify and use safety control equipment, for example, RPE, dust suppression, PPE and LEV.
  • Comply with environmental and sustainability regulations, standards, and guidance. Segregate resources for reuse, recycling and disposal.
  • Comply with industry regulations, standards, and guidance.
  • Prepare and maintain a safe working area.
  • Interpret and use information from drawings and specifications.
  • Estimate required materials and produce a cutting list.
  • Verbally communicate with others, applying construction terminology.
  • Select, use and store hand tools.
  • Select, use and store power tools.
  • Maintain and sharpen hand tools.
  • Produce jigs.
  • Identifies well-being support available to self and others.
  • Site carpenter: Apply first fix techniques and practices for: 1. structural carcassing, 2. straight timber or metal partition walls, 3. floor joists 4. floor joist coverings and 5. straight flights of stairs.
  • Site carpenter: Install structural fixings.
  • Site carpenter: Size timber from sizing tables.
  • Site carpenter: Apply site second fix techniques and practices for:1. service encasement, 2. cladding 3. wall and floor units and fitments, 4. handrails and spindles to straight flights of stairs, 5. internal and external doors, 6. skirting boards and architrave, 7. window boards.
  • Site carpenter: Apply site carpenter techniques and practices to construction of rafter roofs, including trussed (prefabricated) and traditional (built on site) including the construction of verge, eaves and fitting loft access.
  • Site carpenter: Use and store laser levels for example cross line laser.
  • Site carpenter: Form connections, for example, using joints, nails, screws, bolts and adhesive.
  • Site carpenter: Apply measuring, marking out, cutting (square and angled), mitring, hinging and recessing techniques.
  • Site carpenter: Carrying out splicing and scribing techniques.
  • Architectural joiner: Produce setting out details, including setting rods, and mark out for timber products.
  • Architectural joiner: Produce basic woodworking joints including dovetail, bridal, mortise and tenon and halving.
  • Architectural joiner: Form connections using dowels, biscuit, staples and adhesives.
  • Architectural joiner: Apply techniques and practices to the manufacture and assembly of a timber window with casement including glazing rebates and associated ironmongery.
  • Architectural joiner: Apply manufacture and assembly techniques for first fix products: 1. straight staircases, 2. door frames and linings.
  • Architectural joiner: Apply manufacture and assembly techniques for second fix products: 1. timber doors, 2. wall and floor units, 3. timber mouldings, 4. staircase spindles and balustrades.
  • Architectural joiner: Fit ironmongery including door locks, door handles, door hinges, latches and draw runners.
  • Architectural joiner: Inspect, prepare and operate fixed machinery.
  • Comply with health and safety regulations, standards, and guidance.
  • Identify and use safety control equipment, for example, RPE, dust suppression, PPE and LEV.
  • Comply with environmental and sustainability regulations, standards, and guidance. Segregate resources for reuse, recycling and disposal.
  • Comply with industry regulations, standards, and guidance.
  • Prepare and maintain a safe working area.
  • Interpret and use information from drawings and specifications.
  • Estimate required materials and produce a cutting list.
  • Verbally communicate with others, applying construction terminology.
  • Select, use and store hand tools.
  • Select, use and store power tools.
  • Maintain and sharpen hand tools.
  • Produce jigs.
  • Identifies well-being support available to self and others.
  • Your training plan

    This training plan has not been finalised. Check with this employer if you’ll need to travel to a college or training location for this apprenticeship.

    Requirements

    Essential qualifications

    GCSE or equivalent in:

    • English (grade C / 4 GCSE)
    • Maths (grade C / 4 GCSE)

    Desirable qualifications

    Other in:

    • Construction (grade Pass)
    • Design (grade Pass)
    • Technology (grade Pass)

    Let the company know about other relevant qualifications and industry experience you have. They can adjust the apprenticeship to reflect what you already know.

    Skills

    • Communication skills
    • Attention to detail
    • Presentation skills
    • Number skills
    • Team working
    • Initiative
    • Patience
    • Good work ethic
    • Good time keeping
    • Good time management
    • Motivated
    • Hard working

    Other requirements

    Manual labour, heavy lifting. Working in a workshop in all weathers/temperatures. Location Melton Mowbray.

    About this company

    We are a family-ran business, specializing in campervan conversions. We are a small, independent, bespoke business, who specialise in building big one off design builds. Our work is widely recognized for it’s attention to detail and pushing the limits of what can be achieved. Our workshops are equipped with the latest tools and materials needed to build the perfect campervan. We use only the best materials and craftsmanship to ensure the campervan is designed and built to the exact specifications. Our team of highly experienced professionals, are on hand to answer any questions the client may have, throughout the process. We pride ourselves on providing a quality service that will leave the client with a campervan they can be proud of. Initially Formed by Carter and Rey in 2020, the business has expanded to a small team each with specialist skill areas to ensure only the best campervans leave the doors on the CXR workshop. ​ We believe that the customer always comes first - and that means one size does not fit all. Each vehicle is designed and hand crafter to their exact requirements. We collectively have over 100 years Automotive and Carpentry experience and this number keeps on growing.

    http://www.cxrconversions.com (opens in new tab)

    After this apprenticeship

    Once qualified, the apprentice may have the opportunity to continue on with us and continue to grow within the company as a custom campervan builder.

    Ask a question

    The contact for this apprenticeship is:

    GRANTHAM COLLEGE

    Michelle Neil

    mneil@grantham.ac.uk

    07850507207

    The reference code for this apprenticeship is VAC1000253156.

    Apply now

    Closes in 5 days (Tuesday 23 July at 11:59pm)

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