Carpentry Apprentices

If you are interested in a career in construction our two year carpentry apprentices scheme will give you the opportunity to learn a commercial trade, with on the job training, providing you with essential work experience.

The practical skills you learn will be further complemented by our fully funded day release NVQ approved college courses which will lead you to gaining an industry recognised NVQ 2 qualification.

What we offer

On joining our carpentry apprentice scheme, you will be embarking on a two-year personal development journey.

We offer a structured apprenticeship programme, with a clearly defined career path and salary scale.

Each apprentice’s progress is carefully monitored and regularly reviewed.

We provide you the opportunity to work on a variety of different sites exposing you to a comprehensive list of diverse carpentry skills that will help you master your trade so that you can work safely, efficiently and to a high-quality standard.

We will fund and pay you to attend an approved college one day a week and provide you with the opportunity to gain practical experience working four days a week on one of our construction sites.

Salary Scale

On your enrolment we will provide you with a defined career path that, providing you achieve the milestone targets, will show how your salary will increment in stages in line with government guidelines.

On Qualification

Although a permanent position at the end of the apprenticeship period is not guaranteed, it is our stated objective to take on apprentices who have achieved a high standard and that over time will progress through the company and support our business plan to build a continuous professional qualified and skilled workforce.

When qualified, if we offer you a permanent position, we would offer you the position of assistant/improver carpenter and look to you to progress through to carpenter, foreman, construction manager and beyond.

What we require from you?

Foremost you must be enthusiastic and committed, with good practical and coordination skills and be able to demonstrate an interest in carpentry.

You must demonstrate to us that you have considered carefully the commitment that is required of you in order for you to endure and complete the course.

We need you to be reliable, punctual and able to work in all weathers. Our projects are primarily located within the M25 area and you must have good access to public transport so that you are able to get to site.

We require you to be able to work in a team but also have the ability to work independently.

You must be able to demonstrate a willingness to learn and possess a “can do” attitude.

To Apply

Click on the APPLY FOR APPRENTICESHIPS button below to register your interest and start the application process.

Please note that our recruitment window OPENS in March/April each year and CLOSES in May. Successful applicants will commence their apprenticeship in line with the training providers academic year.

  • British Safety Council
  • Achilles
  • WCS
  • Timber Trade Federation
  • Timber Trade Federation Responsible Purchaser
  • SCSSilver
  • Acclaim SSIP Accreditation
  • IFC
  • Constructionline
  • Women into Construction

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