Construction

Site Carpentry

Are you looking to grow your workforce whilst supporting an individual to achieve a nationally recognised Carpentry qualification? Or possibly have an existing employee that you would like to invest in and up-skill?

Not only do Apprenticeships offer people the chance to kick-start a fulfilling career, there are a wealth of benefits for businesses. Offering an apprenticeship to new or existing staff gives businesses the chance to play an active role in moulding their future workforce and creating the future skills that they need to help their businesses grow. Providing these opportunities builds strong employee loyalty as well as maintaining highly skilled staff.

Our Site Carpentry Apprenticeship involves carrying out skilled work, primarily using timber products on a construction site creating and installing building components. Apprentices will learn how to utilise a range of trade skills which allow them to carry out complex carpentry work to highly skilled standards and tolerances, to include measuring, marking out, fitting, cutting, splicing, finishing, positioning and securing.

On completion of this Apprenticeship the individual will be qualified to carry out all the activities undertaken by a carpenter such as installing complex and non-standard doors and window frames, shaped door and hatch linings, partitions with openings and changes of direction and staircases with turns. Install accessible service encasements, bespoke wall/ floor units and fitments, panelling and stair components (e.g. balustrades, handrails and spindles with turns). Erect inclined roofs with gables, roof verges and eaves, including finishings, joists and roof coverings. Repair and or replace frames, mouldings, floor or flat roof joist coverings, door and window ironmongery, window components, structural joists and rafters, window components, guttering and downpipes.

Levels offered

Intermediate (Level 2)

Advanced (Level 3)

Duration

An Intermediate Apprenticeship in Site Carpentry lasts 24 months. An advanced Apprenticeship in Site Carpentry lasts 24 months.

DELIVERY METHOD

Day release college attendance during term time. Assessment will take place in both college and the workplace.

Functional skills if required.

CONDITIONS                                                                                                                       

An apprentice must be:

Employed for a minimum of 30 hours.
Paid at least the minimum apprentice wage, currently £3.70 per hour.
Allowed 20% of their contracted hours to be used for Off-the-job Training.

 

EMPLOYER INCENTIVE PAYMENT

If you employ a 16-18 year old you may be entitled to £1000 government incentive.

Bench Joinery

Are you looking to grow your workforce whilst supporting an individual to achieve a nationally recognised Bench Joinery qualification? Or possibly have an existing employee that you would like to invest in and up-skill?

Not only do Apprenticeships offer people the chance to kick-start a fulfilling career, there are a wealth of benefits for businesses. Offering an apprenticeship to new or existing staff gives businesses the chance to play an active role in moulding their future workforce and creating the future skills that they need to help their businesses grow. Providing these opportunities builds strong employee loyalty as well as maintaining highly skilled staff.

On completion of this Apprenticeship, the apprentice will have the same occupational skills as an architectural joiner but will also be able to demonstrate the ability to utilise advanced trade skills to carry out complex architectural joinery work to a high standard and to demanding tolerances. Set out complex work tasks for non-standard architectural joinery products, including complex door sets, doors, windows, units and fitments, staircases (straight and with turns) and products with single/double curvature features. Manufacture complex and non-standard architectural joinery products including doors, windows with opening lights, units and fitments, panelling/cladding, staircases (straight and with turns) and veneers. Set up and use fixed machinery such as circular saws, planers, thicknessers, bandsaws, morticers, tenoners, spindle moulders, drills, grinders and sanders.

Levels offered

Intermediate (Level 2)

Advanced (Level 3)

Duration

An Intermediate Apprenticeship in Bench Joinery lasts 24 months. An advanced Apprenticeship in Bench Joinery lasts 24 months.

DELIVERY METHOD

Day release college attendance during term time. Assessment will take place in both college and the workplace.

Functional skills if required.

CONDITIONS                                                                                                                       

An apprentice must be:

Employed for a minimum of 30 hours.
Paid at least the minimum apprentice wage, currently £3.70 per hour.
Allowed 20% of their contracted hours to be used for Off-the-job Training.

 

EMPLOYER INCENTIVE PAYMENT

If you employ a 16-18 year old you may be entitled to £1000 government incentive.

Decorative Finishing – Painting and Decorating

Are you looking to grow your workforce whilst supporting an individual to achieve a nationally recognised Painting and Decorating qualification? Or possibly have an existing employee that you would like to invest in and up-skill?

Not only do Apprenticeships offer people the chance to kick-start a fulfilling career, there are a wealth of benefits for businesses. Offering an apprenticeship to new or existing staff gives businesses the chance to play an active role in moulding their future workforce and creating the future skills that they need to help their businesses grow. Providing these opportunities builds strong employee loyalty as well as maintaining highly skilled staff.

On completion of this Apprenticeship the individual will be able to tell the differences between each product type for example, water-borne, solvent borne and epoxy. The effect of colour in relation to good design and colour and contrast for people with impaired vision. Drying, curing and recoating times. Recommend appropriate products for differing scenarios and sectors. Identify and rectify common surface coating and wall covering problems. Wallpaper using techniques for the hanging of lining paper.

Levels offered

Intermediate (Level 2)

Advanced (Level 3)

Duration

An Intermediate Apprenticeship in Decorative Finishing lasts 24 months. An advanced Apprenticeship in Decorative Finishing lasts 24 months.

DELIVERY METHOD

Day release college attendance during term time. Assessment will take place in both college and the workplace.

Functional skills if required.

CONDITIONS                                                                                                                       

An apprentice must be:

Employed for a minimum of 30 hours.
Paid at least the minimum apprentice wage, currently £3.90 per hour.
Allowed 20% of their contracted hours to be used for Off-the-job Training.

 

EMPLOYER INCENTIVE PAYMENT

If you employ a 16-18 year old you may be entitled to £1000 government incentive.

Trowel Operations – Bricklaying

Are you looking to grow your workforce whilst supporting an individual to achieve a nationally recognised Bricklaying qualification? Or possibly have an existing employee that you would like to invest in and up-skill?

Not only do Apprenticeships offer people the chance to kick-start a fulfilling career, there are a wealth of benefits for businesses. Offering an apprenticeship to new or existing staff gives businesses the chance to play an active role in moulding their future workforce and creating the future skills that they need to help their businesses grow. Providing these opportunities builds strong employee loyalty as well as maintaining highly skilled staff.

As an apprentice the individual will be laying bricks, blocks and other types of building components in mortar to construct and repair walls, foundations, partitions, arches and other structures on a daily basis.

Levels offered

Intermediate (Level 2)

Advanced (Level 3)

Duration

An Intermediate Apprenticeship in Trowel Operations lasts 24 months. An advanced Apprenticeship in Trowel Operations lasts 24 months.

DELIVERY METHOD

Day release college attendance during term time. Assessment will take place in both college and the workplace.

Functional skills if required

CONDITIONS                                                                                                                       

An apprentice must be:

Employed for a minimum of 30 hours.
Paid at least the minimum apprentice wage, currently £3.70 per hour.
Allowed 20% of their contracted hours to be used for Off-the-job Training.

 

EMPLOYER INCENTIVE PAYMENT

If you employ a 16-18 year old you may be entitled to £1000 government incentive.