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Site Carpentry Apprenticeship : John Penwarden



5th March 2019

About the employer
This is a small family run company operating in a rural location approximately 3 miles from Halesworth, specialising in constructing shepherd huts to a high quality.


Working week
40 hours per week, Monday to Friday 8.30am – 5pm – 15 mins paid morning break, 45 mins unpaid lunch. Total hours per week: 40.00
Expected duration
2 years


This is an unique opportunity to join a small family run company who specialise in making hand made carpentry based shepherd huts for the leisure and domestic market.  You will be working alongside skilled and qualified staff learning all aspects of site carpentry whilst also gaining skills in other trades.

The company build shepherd huts from start to finish and you will be assisting with all areas of the process, tasks will include:-

  • Adhering to Health & Safety
  • Learning about construction methods and technology
  • Interpreting drawings
  • Assisting with fitting the bases
  • Building studwork
  • Cutting up tongue and groove planks for cladding
  • Spraying then fitting the tongue groove planks to walls and ceilings
  • Shaping ceiling struts
  • Fitting insulation and weather membranes to the ceilings, walls and floors
  • Fitting external cladding
  • Fitting windows, doors and steps
  • Making and fitting sink units
  • Fitting glass
  • Assisting with fixing of tin roofs
  • Assisting with making internal fittings including tables, desks and beds
  • Some basic plumbing
  • Painting spraying and hand painting of shepherd huts
  • During your Site Carpentry apprenticeship, you will also be learning the following tasks:-
  • Carrying out 1st fix operations:
  • Roof structures
  • Studwork
  • Structural carcassing
  • Fitting windows, doors and staircases

Carrying out 2nd fix operations:

  • Fitting door linings
  • Skirting
  • Architraves
  • Doors
  • Ironmongery – handles, hinges and locks
  • Carrying out maintenance
  • Setting up and operating tools and machinery
  • Keeping the workplace clean and tidy

Closing Date

The closing date for this job offer is on 20/03/2019


£156.00 p/w


This job is located in Halesworth, Suffolk

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