We will furnish you with the necessary technical skills to launch a rewarding career. While you do not need prior experience, you must have some training with power and hand tools. You will work under the supervision of a carpenter, assisting them in their duties while you train and gain a better understanding of your trade. An apprenticeship with our organisation entails several years of on-the-job training and classroom instruction. You need excellent communication skills to coordinate with other workers, such as electricians or construction managers.

Specific Duties

  • Undertake training as identified and directed in the provision of an efficient and effective quality service to clients
  • You will need to adopt a flexible approach to work and where the need arises, to undertake any other duties or activities deemed to be within the competence of the post holder as instructed by your Manager/Supervisor
  • Promote and implement the Group’s Equal Opportunities Policy in all aspect of work, and in dealing with colleagues and clients. Undertake training as identified and directed in the provision of an efficient and effective quality service to clients
  • You will be required to maintain full attendance at college and complete all required training to fulfil the requirements of the course
  • Undertake any other duties commensurate with the level of the post, including associated trades
  • The Group promotes the principle of multi-trade skills throughout its operations and offer to support this principle through appropriate training
  • To work in accordance with the information, instruction and training given safely and efficiently and to inform the Team Leader of any potential safety hazards not adequately controlled
  • Completing 1st and 2nd fix carpentry works within a variety of college buildings including residential, commercial or educational areas as required by the business

Works will include:

  • Fitting window frames, doors, door frames, door hardware, interior and exterior trim.
  • Kitchen Fitting
  • Removing, repairing or replacing damaged or defective parts or sections of structures
  • Erecting scaffolding and ladders for assembling structures above ground level
  • Building or repairing furniture, doors, frameworks, floors, or other wooden fixtures used in buildings
  • Undertaking reactive repairs or improvements and completing preventative maintenance and modernisation on building fabric
  • Using hand tools, woodworking machines, and power tools
  • Learn and practice essential carpentry skills on the job
  • Work as part of a team and use materials safely
  • Load and unload materials and equipment as directed
  • Work flexibly across the repairs and maintenance service
  • Build and maintain good working relationships with colleagues, customers and managers to ensure the effectiveness of the repairs and maintenance service
  • Be aware of risk assessments and method statements relating to own area of work and to work in safe manner taking account other people’s health and wellbeing
  • Follow Health and Safety policy and procedures including the wearing of personal protective equipment when necessary
  • Undertake health and safety training as required
  • Manage health and safety issues in your area of responsibility in line with the relevant section(s) of the relevant Health and Safety Policy