Apprentice Wood Machinist

GOWERCROFT LIMITED

DERBYSHIRE, DE55 4QQ

Closes in 7 days (Tuesday 30 July at 11:59pm)

Posted on 8 July 2024


Summary

We are seeking a motivated individual to join our team as an Apprentice Wood Machinist. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who is passionate about manufacturing and eager to learn the intricacies of the trade. As an apprentice, you will have the chance to work alongside experienced craftsmen, honing your skills and knowledge.

Annual wage
£12,979.20 a year

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

Training course
Furniture manufacturer (level 2)
Hours
Monday to Thursday - 7:30am - 4:30pm Friday 7:30am - 12:30pm

39 hours a week

Possible start date

Monday 12 August

Duration

1 Year 6 Months

Positions available

1

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

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

During your Standard Level 2 Furniture Manufacturer apprenticeship programme you will receive training both off and on the job. You will be trained at the employer within the workplace, and on day release at WEBS Training Ltd, in Beeston, Nottingham. You will learn the underpinning knowledge that runs alongside your practical elements of the training. WEBS Training aim to build on the skills you already have so you reach your full potential both personally and professionally.

Training will be provided in all areas of wood machining to ensure you are capable of creating practical and bespoke furniture using both traditional and modern techniques and materials to produce aesthetically pleasing and fit for purpose products.

If you have already achieved GCSE maths and English at Grade 4/C or above or have equivalent qualification you will be exempt from undertaking Functional Skills, however English and maths support will be provided for all apprentices throughout the length of their programme.

Where you’ll work

UNIT 1 BIRCHWOOD WAY

COTES PARK IND EST

ALFRETON

DERBYSHIRE

DE55 4QQ

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

WEBS TRAINING LIMITED

Your training course

Furniture manufacturer (level 2)

Equal to GCSE

Course contents

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

Desirable qualifications

GCSE or equivalent in:

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

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
  • Organisation skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Analytical skills
  • Logical
  • Team working
  • Creative
  • Initiative
  • Physical fitness

About this company

The Employer is a British manufacturer renowned for its high-quality timber windows and doors. They are a joinery manufacturing company based in Derbyshire and producing the highest quality timber products with a balance of traditional and innovative approach.

https://www.gowercroft.co.uk/ (opens in new tab)

After this apprenticeship

Progression within the organisation with more responsibility.

Ask a question

The contact for this apprenticeship is:

WEBS TRAINING LIMITED

The reference code for this apprenticeship is VAC1000263258.

Apply now

Closes in 7 days (Tuesday 30 July at 11:59pm)

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