Apply by: 13 April 2020
Start date: 20 April 2020
Salary: £270 - £310
If you enjoy using your practical ability, have good coordination skills, a methodical approach to work and an eye for detail, then becoming a carpenter could be ideal for you. Carpenters make and install the wooden fixtures and fittings found in household and commercial construction projects.
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.
As a carpenter you may work in one or more of the following areas:
You will work 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.
On completion of NVQ L2 in carpentry you will gain your blue trade specific CSCS card which enables you to work as a qualified Carpenter. 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.
K10 will enrol and fund your qualifications through a SFA funded training provider. It is likely to take 12-24 months to complete this apprenticeship, depending on current qualifications and experience.
Applicants need to have at least an Entry Level 3 in Functional Skills or GCSE grade D or above in English and Maths. (GCSE’s valid within last 5 years)
The passion and commitment to become a fully qualified carpenter. It would be advantageous if you have already completed technical certificates in carpentry or multi-skills, have previous related work experience, CSCS and/or PASMA, but this is certainly not essential.