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Carpentry Apprentice

Job description

The primary role of a Site Carpentry apprentice is to learn and master the skills, knowledge and behaviours needed when preparing and fixing timber building components for their initial installation into commercial or domestic properties, plus any necessary ongoing repair and maintenance

As a Site carpenter you will work with wood on the structure of a building. This can include floor joists, floorboards, roof trusses and wall partitions. You will also fit staircases, doors, skirting boards, cupboards and kitchens. To work under the direction and guidance of an experienced manager or craftsperson, carrying out all aspects of carpentry work on a range of residential projects within the local area. Throughout, this will involve the use of traditional hand-skills such as measuring, marking, cutting, shaping, fitting and finishing.

You will also use a variety of tools, including power tools, which after training you will be responsible for their use, daily maintenance and safe storage.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Follow Health and Safety policy and procedures, including the wearing of personal protective equipment (PPE) as required
  • Learning all aspects of the role of a Carpenter whilst working on projects and attending day release training
  • Be totally committed to customer satisfaction through the quality of the end result
  • Use of different tools, materials and processes and becoming more competent throughout the progress of apprenticeship
  • Assisting colleagues with tasks and keeping work areas tidy
  • Making sure, you contribute to maintaining a safe working environment and are not a risk to yourself, colleagues or members of the public
  • Housekeeping and on the job cleanliness are essential to ensure that high standards and the good reputation of the company is maintained

How to apply for this vacancy

You can apply for this vacancy through the National Apprenticeship Service. If you require any assistance with applying for this vacancy please contact us on 0115 945 7260 or email the apprenticeship team.

Application deadline: 26/03/2023

Possible start date: 27/03/2023

  • Punctual
  • Reliable
  • Attention to detail
  • Motivated
  • Hardworking
  • communication

  • Other GCSE Maths/English 3 (A-D*) desirable 0 (Desired)

L3 Site Carpentry Qualification Apprenticeship and associated day release programme as agreed. In company induction on starting and ongoing health and safety briefing relevant to the role and equipment used within role.

Be keen to develop their individual skills and be actively engaged with their ongoing career and skills development.

Employer information

Established in 1954, Harry Richmond and Partner Limited, is a much-respected privately owned building company, which provides general building services throughout Nottinghamshire. Working on a variety of projects and locations, with much of their work comes from word of mouth recommendations from satisfied customers, who value their workmanship and their pride in a job well done.

Address details:

Unit 1 The Firs
Holme Lane
NG12 2LD

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Reference number VAC1000143912
Working week Monday - Friday 7.30am - 4.00pm
Total hours per week: 40
Expected duration 24 Months
Apprenticeship level Advanced
Related course Site Carpentry - Advanced Apprenticeship (Level 3)
Salary £13,062.00 (Annually)

Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).