Carpentery Apprentice - Brent Wide

How to apply

Please complete the registration form and email along with your CV to brent.works@brent.gov.uk.

Please ensure you submit the completed form with your CV, or your application will not be processed. The Equality and Diversity Monitoring section of the application is voluntary.

 

 

Job Title Carpentry Apprentice
Location
Brent
Reference Code
BW205
Contract hours

On site for four days per week and attend college for one day a week.

Most site hours are Monday to Friday 08.00-17.00.

Salary

£5 - £8.55 p/h

Number of vacancies 1
Potential qualification and progress 

NVQ L2 or L3 Carpentry

Estimated start date

 ASAP

Length of apprenticeship

12-24 months

Eligibility criteria

Entry Level 3 in Functional Skills or GCSE grade D (3) or above in English and Maths.

Application closing date

Ongoing

Summary

To become a carpenter, you need reasonable maths skills for measuring and working out angles and you’ll need to follow technical drawings and plans. With experience, you could progress to site supervision and construction management roles, or move into a specialised area, like restoring buildings or making props. You could also work in kitchen and bathroom fitting or move into teaching.


The role and responsibilities

  • As a carpenter you may work in one or more of the following areas:

  • Cutting and shaping timber for floorboards, skirting boards and window frames

  • Making and assembling doors, window frames, staircases and fitted furniture

  • Fitting wooden structures, like floor and roof joists, roof timbers, staircases, partition walls, and door and window frames (first fixings)

  • Installing skirting boards, door surrounds, doors, cupboards and shelving, as well as door handles and locks (second fixings)

  • Building temporary wooden supports for concrete that is setting, for example on motorway bridge supports or building foundations (formwork)

  • Making and fitting interiors for shops, hotels, banks, offices and public buildings

 Skills and experience

  • Punctual
  • Positive attitude to work and colleagues
  • Practical ability and awareness of working safely
  • Self-motivation and desire to learn
  • Is both resilient and committed
  • Good co-ordination skills and a methodical approach
  • Is always looking to improve
  • Enjoys being a team player
  • Entry Level 3 in Functional Skills or GCSE grade D (3) or above in English and Maths.

 

Please note: Priority will be given to Brent residents in the first instance. This vacancy may close before the advertised closing date if a sufficient number of suitable applications are received. Early application is therefore recommended.

How to apply

Please complete the registration form and email along with your CV to brent.works@brent.gov.uk.

Please ensure you submit the completed form with your CV, or your application will not be processed. The Equality and Diversity Monitoring section of the application is voluntary.