Joinery & Carpentry Apprenticeship Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council

Joinery Apprenticeship leading to a L2 standard in C&J Architectural Joiner route. A Joiner produces building components by setting out, marking out and manufacturing products. In this role you would be trained in bench based joinery, the manufacture/repair of gates, door frames etc., this includes the use of hand tools and wood cutting machinery

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Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    After 12 months the rate of pay goes up to NMW for your age group.

  • Working week

    Monday-Friday, 37 hours between 8am & 5pm

    Total hours per week: 37.0

  • Expected duration

    27 Months

  • Possible start date

    08 May 2023

  • Date posted

    07 Mar 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

The successful candidates will be expected to -

Undertake training to complete a full range of woodwork / joinery repairs, maintenance and production of fixtures and fittings.

Bench based joinery including the manufacture of gates, door frames etc including the use of hand tools and wood cutting machinery,

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

The successful candidate will receive full on the job training from experienced colleagues. They will attend College one day a week and be visited in the work place by their assessor to help guide them along the work required. There will then be a practical end point assessment at the end and on completion you get a Carpentry & Joinery (architectural joiner route) L2 Standard qualification.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

This qualification and experience will massively improve your employability and prospects for the future.

There can be no promises of further employment after the apprenticeship at this stage however if you work hard and impress your colleagues, supervisors and management team there could be further opportunities on successful completion of the apprenticeship.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Physical fitness, Motivational, Professional, Mature, Flexible, Willing to learn


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade D+/3+ or Functional Skill L1+) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade D+/3+ or Functional Skill L1+) Essential

Things to consider

This is physically demanding role and requires you to work well in a team, communicate well and be flexible and help out where-ever you can.

About the employer

Sandwell is situated in the heart of the Black Country. In 2020 we were placed in the Top 100 employers nationally for apprentices, making Sandwell a great place to undertake an apprenticeship! Our apprenticeship team Think Sandwell advertise opportunities both in the council and with external employers.


Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council


Operations & Development Centre

Direct 2 Industrial Park

Roway Lane

B69 3ES


Parmjit Sidhu

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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Carpentry and joinery

Level 2 (GCSE)

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