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Apprentice Carpenter

Olive & Umber Ltd
As a carpentry apprentice you will work under the supervision of a carpenter and will use your practical ability and co-ordination skills to help the carpenters with a range of tasks on and off site, whilst developing your wood work knowledge.

Olive & Umber Ltd - Employer

We are a family based construction company based in between Wansford and Kings Cliffe. We work on projects from design through to build offering a turnkey service to our customers. Our area mainly covers Lincolnshire, Cambridgeshire and Rutland.



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Job Summary

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Olive & Umber Ltd

Detailed Job Description

Your main role will involve constructing, installing, finishing and repairing wooden structures on both commercial and residential buildings. With close mentoring support you will work with wooden structures, duties will include:-

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

Making sure all areas are clean and suitable to work safely.

Requirements and Prospects

Qualifications required

Skills required

Have good practical and problem solving skills

good level of numeracy

have an awareness of safety issues and regulations

be able to work both as part of a team and alone

have a pleasant manner for dealing with customers

a methodical approach to work

the ability to pay attention to detail

be able to take and follow precise orders from their supervisors and colleagues

Personal Qualities

Enthusiastic & well organised

self-motivated & punctual

have a genuine interest in wood work and be keen to learn

good standard of fitness and able to work at height

Future prospects

We have already had a successful apprentice complete his apprenticeship and is now a full time employee of Olive & Umber Ltd. This is what we hope for our next apprentice and we will support them accordingly.

Additional Information

Training provided

NVQ Level 2 Diploma in Wood Occupations Level 2

Level 1 Maths Functional Skills

Level 1 English Functional Skills

Employment Rights and Responsibilities

Personal Learning and Thinking Skills

You will be required to attend a pre-interview at Peterborough Regional College.

Peterborough Regional College - Learning Provider

For more information about this vacancy please contact the provider Peterborough Regional College on 01733 762121 or email: (Ref ID:80617)
Peterborough Regional College

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