Apprentice Carpenter

Location
Henderson & Mills Unit 1, Beresford Road Lane Cardiff CF24 1QU
Salary
Apprenticeship rates
Posted
14 Jul 2021
Closes
24 Jul 2021
Ref
1676
Specialism
Other
Sector
Unspecified
Start Date
Ongoing
Duration
Undisclosed
About the apprenticeship

Duties

Workshop:
• Manoeuvring potentially large and heavy items in a safe manner - trollies and lifts will be provided to ease lifting
• Machining sheet materials and solid timber in a workshop environment
• Using a variety of power tools - table saw, circular saw, mitre saw, jigsaw, planer/thicknesser, biscuiting and doweling tools, drills and sanders. Spray equipment
• Using hand tools such as saws, planes and chisels
• Reading and interpreting plans, cut lists and assembly diagrams
• Making jigs, templates and shape formers
• Glueing and joinery of panels, doors, drawers, cabinets and face frames
• Working with laminate and solid surface materials
• Testing and dry fitting of projects before finishing stage
• Hand finishing and spray finishing of joinery
• Cleaning, tidying and organisation of workshop
• Full training and PPE will be provided along with reference manual of processes

Requirements

Skills

• Needs to be able to drive and ideally have their own transport
• Needs to be able to work autonomously when required and take responsibility for decisions
• Needs to be able to learn from mistakes and take instruction when needed
• Needs to be personable, polite and empathetic
• Needs to be hard working, methodical and show attention to detail
• Not be afraid to ask questions or admit mistakes
• Needs to be upbeat, positive and a team player

Qualifications

Minimum Grade C Maths and English GCSE or equivalent.

Language

Welsh Spoken Skills: No Welsh Written Skills: No

Course details

Training provider:
Neath Port Talbot College (Skills Academy Wales)

Qualification:
Carpentry level 2

About the employer

Henderson & Mills Unit 1, Beresford Road Lane

Cardiff
CF24 1QU

Disability confident

Yes, we are part of the Disability Confident Scheme from the UK Department for Work and Pensions.

Please note that all apprenticeships are open to everyone. However, some organisations have worked to achieve Disability Confident accreditation. You should always apply for the apprenticeship you feel best suited to.

Interview arrangements

Informal visit to our workshop to meet us and chat through things. One trial day and assessment.

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