Tim Dunn Carpentry and Building Contractor

Tim Dunn Carpentry and Building Contractor

£156.00 per week

Plymouth and Surrounding Areas

Carpentry Apprentice
Published: Jun 03, 2019
Ref: TD146SM

Tim Dunn Carpentry and Building Contractor are looking for a carpentry apprentice to join their team in Plymouth.

The Apprentice’s Role

Tim Dunn Carpentry and Building Contractor is looking for an Apprentice Carpenter to join his busy team. Candidates must be good team players with the motivation to succeed within a busy construction industry. The ideal candidate will be involved in a variety of duties such as building and constructing wooden frameworks and learn how to make stud walls, fit doors, skirting boards and make door frames to name a few.

You will be working towards a Level 2 qualification in Carpentry with a fully qualified member of staff who will help you throughout your training, with the opportunity to progress onto Level 3 apprenticeship to further your skills and knowledge.

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

Wages: £156.00 per week, based on a 40 hour 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 apprenticeships@skillsgroupuk.com or call us on 01752 332442.

Tim Dunn has over 20 years of experience within the building and carpentry industry, and has been trading for over 9 years in Plymouth and Devon, delivering excellent service to all his customers.

His work ranges from constructing conservatories, extensions, general building to more specialist carpentry work such as building stud wall frames, stairs cases, loft conversions, window fitting and much more. He also undertakes other construction work such as plumbing, electrical work, patios and driveways, offering their customers a complete service from start to finish.

Tim 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, on budget and to a very high standard of workmanship on every project.

After completing a level 2 in site carpentry there maybe an opportunity to progress onto an advanced level 3 qualification.

Skills Required

The right candidate must take pride in their work and show attention to detail. You must have excellent communication skills to work well within a team and use your initiative when working alone. Good time keeping and attendance are also desirable.

Personal Qualities

You will need to be keen to succeed, reliable, hardworking and have the ability to cope with the physical demands of the role. Good hand-eye coordination and attention to detail would also be an advantage to the right candidate

Prior Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent grades A-E (or equivalent) is desired but not essential.

The Apprenticeship in Trowel Occupations consists of:

•Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Trowel Occupations
•Level 2 Diploma in Bricklaying
•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. You will develop your hand skills, carry out brick and block work, learn the correct use of specific tools, carry out pointing and learn mortar ratio mixes under the guidance of your assessor. Learning all these additional skills will benefit you on returning to the employer.

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

As part of your apprenticeship Skills Group will also support you to complete your online CSCS test, which will enable you to apply for your CSCS Card. This shows that you are at the required competent level to carry out site work with the employer.