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Carpentry and Joinery Apprenticeship - PGM Carpentry Contractors



4th April 2024

Employer description

PGM Carpentry manages the carpentry requirements across over 40 new build sites including the whole of Essex, Suffolk and London. We strive on making sure our work is up to standards and take pride in making sure our workforce is taken care of!

Main description

We are currently looking for five candidates who are interested in becoming apprentices and joining the carpentry sector of the building world. This will be a 3-year course where you'll work under the guidance and direction of an experienced carpenter or craftsperson, you’ll carry out all aspects of carpentry from new build homes to refurbishments.

What you will do in your working day

  • Learn the process of understanding drawings and work in accordance with specifications
  • Take measurements and calculate the size and amount of material needed
  • Follow health & safety policy and procedures, including the wearing of personal protective equipment (PPE) where needed
  • Use various tools, equipment and materials safely

Installation of the following:

  • Joists
  • Roofing
  • First fixing
  • Window installation
  • Cladding
  • Decking
  • Second fixing
  • Kitchen installation
  • Finals 

Training to be provided

Training provider SUFFOLK NEW COLLEGE

Apprenticeship standard Carpentry and joinery Level 2 (GCSE)

During this course you will be attending college once a week with the rest of the week spent on site. The college course will be 2 years and once it's completed you will gain your Level 2 in Carpentry and Joinery and spend the final year as an improver honing your skills!

Functional skills if required.

Entry requirements

GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade Minimum Level 3) Desired
Other CSCS Card (Grade This is required for site work) Essential

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Logical, Team working, Initiative

Future prospects

Once the apprenticeship has been completed you will be able a fully qualified carpenter and have the option to stay on with us as a subcontractor

Closing Date

The closing date for this job offer is on 05/05/2024


£10,982.40 for the first year NMW for second year


This job is located in Ipswich, Suffolk

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