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Job Description

Carpenters are vital to the construction industry, they construct and repair building framework and structures such as stairways, rafters, doorways and partitions which are made from wood and other materials. They may also be involved in constructing kitchen cabinets and fitted bedroom furniture.

Entry Requirements

No specific qualifications are required to become a carpenter, a good way to start would be through an apprenticeship.

Required Skills

You will need to be reasonably good at maths to understand measurements and numerical data, you will also need to have an eye for detail and be able to understand technical drawings and plans.

Starting Salary

£18,000 to £23,000

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