Andrew Mudge Building

£148.00 per week

Plymouth and Surrounding Areas

Carpentry Apprentice
Published: Jul 02, 2018
Ref: AM347JD

Andrew Mudge Building is looking for an apprentice to join his busy team, candidates must be a good team player with the motivation to succeed within a busy construction industry.

The Apprentice’s Role

As a carpentry apprentice you will learn all aspects of carpentry and joinery as well as building and construction work, you will be expected to learn how to make stud walls, fit doors and make door frames, you will be working with wood on a day to day basis and must be precise with all of your work. You will be expected to be willing to learn and take direction well, you must have good attention to detail. You will learn other aspects of the building and construction trade to enhance and develop your knowledge.

Working Hours: The working hours will be Monday to Friday, 8am – 5pm.

Wages: £148.00 per week. Any overtime above the 40 hours per week, will be paid at the appropriate national minimum wage depending on age.

Holiday: 28 days holiday entitlement, including bank holidays, will be paid each year, during the course of your apprenticeship.

Contact Details: If you have any queries please contact us on either this email address or call us on 01752 332442.

Andrew Mudge has over 14 years of experience within the building and carpentry industry, his work ranges from conservatories, extensions, general building to more specialist carpentry work such as building stud wall frames, stairs cases, loft conversions, window fitting and much more. Andrew and his team pride themselves on their personal and friendly approach in dealing with customers, providing them with confidence in the ability to get the job done, on time and on budget.

An opportunity for progressing onto a level 3 advanced apprenticeship maybe an available should the right candidate show the correct skills and work ethic.

Skills Required

You will need to be polite and hardworking, you will be expected to work long hours and the work will at times be hard and physical, you will be working in a small close team therefore you will need to be a good team player. You maybe working in people's homes therefore you will need to be responsible at all times.

Personal Qualities

You will need to be friendly and approachable, an excellent team player and have extreme attention to detail. You will need to be responsible and trustworthy at times and take direction well.

Prior Qualifications

Qualifications are not essential however a level of English and Maths would be desirable

The Apprenticeship in Wood Occupations consists of:

◾Level 2 NVQ Wood Occupations
◾Level 2 Diploma in Carpentry
◾Functional Skills in Maths and English (Level 1)
◾Construction Skills Health, Safety and Environment test – CSCS Test
◾Emergency First Aid
◾Certified Health and Safety Course
◾Internet Safety / Safeguarding

As part of the apprenticeship programme, attendance is required at our Skills Group training centre for one day per week. All other aspects of the qualification will be delivered on-site by the employer. You will have regular visits every six to eight weeks from your designated Skills Group assessor, who will monitor your progress during your apprenticeship training.

Whilst at the Skills Group training centre, you will learn the necessary skills and gain experience to help you throughout your role. Part of your training will be knowledge and theory based, whilst the rest will be practical. Learning additional skills will benefit you on returning to the employer.

As an additional qualification you will also achieve your Emergency First Aid and certified Health and Safety Certificates, along with Internet Safety and Safeguarding.

About Us

Skills Group has over 20 years’ experience in delivering apprenticeships, working with top local employers to offer sustainable employment opportunities. We are one of the country's largest independent training providers, one of very few to be recognised as 'Outstanding' by Ofsted, and in the top 5% nationally for our apprentice success rates.


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