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17th October 2023

Employer description

Founded in 2015, Andrew Klimke Carpentry, a site carpentry small business located in Cambridge that has built a successful reputation in services to their clients across the region.  We are looking for two apprentices to join our team

Main description

Vacancy Ref: VAC1000204708

Apprentice Carpenter would work along experienced small of carpenters, to learn the construction trade across the Greater City of Cambridge region. Using timber products to create and install building components.

What will the apprentice be doing?
With mentoring support, the type of work we undertake is very varied and covers all aspects of site carpentry, including:

Timber framing
First fixing
Second fixing

Responsibilities and Duties:

Initially an apprentice will be taught the basic skills required to carry out general carpentry work, for example learning to use tools confidently and getting used to the materials that they will use regularly.

This will be achieved by shadowing and being mentored, asking questions and working closely alongside the company owner and team as their skill set improves, they will gradually be expected to undertake more complex work on their own.

Training to be provided

Carpentry and joinery L2 apprenticeship standard

The practical training period of the Carpentry apprenticeship is the time dedicated to the development of the knowledge, skills and behaviours for which includes the following components;

On-programme assignments and assessments 
Practical assessments
Workplace portfolio of evidence
English and Maths at Level 1 must be achieved and take the English and maths test at Level 2.
Day release at Cambridge campus and working alongside qualified, friendly and a small team of professionally trained/ experienced Carpenters. 

The apprentice would be assigned an assessor through the college, who would typically come out to visit in the workplace to assess workplace competence. The knowledge side would be provided via day release workshop attendance, assignments, evidence of workplace competence. Portfolio would be checked via an online Smart Assessor.

Entry requirements

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 3/D) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 3/D) Essential

Desired skills and qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Punctual

Things to consider

Must have a CSCS Card before staring work (this can be arranged if not already registered). Working outside a lot in all weather conditions.

Future prospects

Becoming a fully qualified carpenter, going on to complete Level 3 in Carpentry with Cambridge Regional College. Making valuable contacts within the industry.

Closing Date

The closing date for this job offer is on 31/01/2024




This job is located in GREAT SHELFORD CAMBRIDGE, Cambs

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