Level 2 Carpentry & Joinery Apprenticeship - Hillingdon
Company: Evolve Apprentices Ltd.
Location: Hillingdon, UB8 1UW
Salary: National Minimum Wage
Sector: Construction, Planning and the Built Environment
Application Deadline Date: 25/02/2024
Start Date: 26/02/2024
Positions Available: 1
Working Week: Monday - Friday
We are looking for Hillingdon residents who are interested in completing a Level 2 Carpentry apprenticeship. The successful candidate will spend 24 months working as a Carpentry Apprentice as part of the CITB Shared Apprenticeship Scheme. Employed by Evolve
English GCSE G/1 or above (or equivalent)
Maths GCSE G/1 or above (or equivalent)
Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Presentation skills, Team working, Initiative, Patience, Physical fitness
Things to consider
We are looking for reliable candidates who are committed to starting and completing this apprenticeship, who have good timekeeping and attendance, who are as determined to gain the qualification alongside the work experience. We are committed to equality and diversity in the workplace.
Training to be Provided
Apprentices without level 1 English and maths will need to achieve this level prior to taking the end-point assessment.
Gain a qualification and progress into a career
• Hourly wage
£5.28 to £10.42 (National Living Wage) or £11.95 (London Living Wage)
Statutory Sick and Holiday Pay + Bank Holiday Pay, automatic enrolment into the NEST Pension Scheme, Apprenticeship Oyster Card available for first-year travel discounts, NUS Discount Card, and course costs covered by Evolve.
• Working week
Monday-Friday, weekends may be an option. Minimum of 35 hours per week but the potential for more. Approx. 8 am-4 pm but hours will be confirmed by the contractor after successfully passing the Stage 1 & 2 Interviews.
• Expected apprenticeship duration
• Apprenticeship level
Intermediate Level Apprenticeship
Level 2 (GCSE)
What will the apprentice be doing?
Alongside general labouring, Carpentry Apprentices can work in the below stages of a project.
- Formwork carpenters make formwork that concrete is poured into
- First fix carpenters build framing and first fix work such as floor structures & walls, and bulkheads
- Second fix carpenters work on the final product such as doors, architraves, skirting boards, shelves, stair handrails and balustrades
- Kitchen fitters, as the name suggests, fit kitchens and other cabinetry
What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?
The qualification you would gain is Level 2 Carpentry (Standard). For those who already completed Level 2, there is a Level 3 option.
This training will be either through remote learning or attending college with paid study time as needed up to 7 hours/1 day per week. You are expected to travel when necessary for training and/or assessments. You will be responsible for managing/arranging with your line manager.
What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?
On completion of this apprenticeship, you can progress into the Level 3 Advanced qualification or work as a qualified Junior Carpenter where, with more experience, you can look to progress into a senior carpentry position, site/contracts/project management, self-employment, or carpentry business owner.
You will be eligible for the Skilled Worker (Blue) CSCS Card after the level 2 qualification