Level 2 carpentry and Joinery apprentice PAUL COX & STEVEN COX

House to Home Improvements are looking for a hardworking, reliable and passionate Carpentry apprentice to join their experienced team in and around Plymouth. House to Home improvement is 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: 31 Aug 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual 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 8:30am to 5:00pm

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    02 Oct 2024

  • Date posted

    31 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

The successful candidate will learn all aspects of carpentry within a residential environment, whilst working towards achieving their level 2 Standard

The candidate will be involved in all areas from start to finish. You will be shown the use of specialist tools and equipment used for this role, and will be supervised at all times by a fully qualified member of staff

You will follow all health and safety procedures in the work place at all times, and ensure that all tools are clean and put away correctly at the end of each day

The training you will be getting

Carpentry and Joinery Level 2 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

The college training will take place at Horizon Building Western Wood Way, Plymouth PL7 5BG and it will be one day a week

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, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Team working, Initiative, Physical fitness


GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4+) Desired

About the employer

House to Home is a reputable company established in 2002. We undertake a variety of building projects, including barn conversions, house extensions, building renovations and building repairs.







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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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