P Deare Carpentry and Joinery Ltd are offering an exciting opportunity to join their team as a Carpentry Apprentice. This is a fantastic opportunity to develop new skills and build a career.

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Closing date: 04 Oct 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    You will be paid on a weekly basis.

    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, 7:30am to 4:30/5:00pm.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    16 Oct 2023

  • Date posted

    25 Aug 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

As a carpentry apprentice you will work alongside a professional carpenter onsite and will learn all aspects of carpentry and joinery.

You will be expected to learn how to:

  • Measure
  • Cut 
  • Build

You will be working with wood on a day to day basis and must be precise with all of your work.

The successful apprentice will need to be able to understand and follow instructions quickly and precisely due to the high level of work they will be completing.

They must work to specific deadlines on all tasks.

They will need to take pride in their work and have good communication skills to deal with customers and colleagues.

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

You will be working towards a Level 2 Carpentry and Joinery Apprenticeship standard.

You will receive on and off the job training and support from an assessor and an apprenticeship advisor.

You will be required to attend Cornwall College St Austell on a weekly basis as part of the apprenticeship training.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Upon successful completion of the Level 2 Apprenticeship, there will be an opportunity for further training and development and progression to the Level 3.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Presentation skills, Team working, Initiative


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade D/3) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade D/3) Essential

Things to consider

The successful applicant will need to make their own way to and from site. Own transport is desirable, or public transport will need to be used.

About the employer

Established in 2014, P Deare Carpentry & Joinery Ltd specialise in all aspects of carpentry on new build housing developments. Our proactive, reliable and positive behaviour has enabled us to win repeat business from some of the UK's largest house builders and has earned us a great reputation within the sector. Come and be part of our fantastic team and learn from the very best. We have a highly skilled team of professional, friendly carpenters who produce very high standards of workmanship, whilst meeting production requirements and delivering quality.




Higher Trevarna Meadow



PL27 6GF

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Apprenticeship standard

Carpentry and joinery

Level 2 (GCSE)

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