- NAS Reference
- Weekly wage
40.00 per week
- Working Week
Monday to Friday 8am - 4pm with 30 minute breaks at 10am and 1pm
- Date Posted
- Start Date
- Expected Duration
Now Taking Applications
Carpentry and joinery
- Employment Type
Intermediate Level Apprenticeship
Description of Opportunity
Apprentices are assigned to work under the guidance of an experienced bench joiner to cover machining and assembly of components manufactured in the workshop. The work varies considerably but includes bespoke items such as reception desks, reception area storage, banquette seating and specialist wall panelling including metal trims and upholstery.
For more information about this vacancy please contact Abby Drew
firstname.lastname@example.org - COLCHESTER INSTITUTE (Ref ID: VAC001828891)
Have good interpersonal skills in particular communicating and working well with others
A basic understanding of maths
Essential: GCSE grades 3/D or above in maths and English (or equivalents)
All candidates will be required to complete Colchester Institute's mandatory initial assessment process before being put forward to the company. This will consist of online assessments.
Shows initiative, enthusiasm and attention to detail.
Interest in the trade
There are times when overtime is required to be worked in order to meet deadlines.
Colchester Institute – Apprenticeship Team manage the applications to this role and you will be required to complete our initial assessment process before your application gets sent onto the employer.
Please be advised that the closing date for this role could be brought forward or extended if this vacancy receives a high number or low number of applicants and/or the company recruit before the closing date.
Whilst there are possible closing and start dates should you be available earlier this can be negotiated with the employer.
When applying to this role please factor in your transport methods and travel time/distance – will you be able to get to this role within a reasonable time, is it realistic to travel to and from this role on the salary being paid and have you researched your travel options?
To progress from a role as an apprentice to an improver and then to become a recognised, experienced bench joiner.
Both our workshop supervisor and workshop manager started as apprentices with the company.
Doug Phillips Limited are a long-established carpentry and joinery subcontractor. Our core business is site-based work covering commercial, residential and health sectors and our in-house joinery workshop supports our own business. All of our projects are based in London and the workshop is based in Maldon, Essex.