Site Carpentry Apprentice (L2)

Employer: Wodehouse Ltd

Apprenticeship level: Intermediate

Apprenticeship duration: 2 years

Possible start date: 30th July 2018

Working week: Monday to Friday 8.00am - 4.00pm (may change according to business needs), 39 hours per week

We are ideally looking for level 1 or 2 candidates to undertake roles working closely with bricklayers and carpenters who we can train. Someone who is looking to develop their skills.


  • Cutting machines including: Drill, Jigsaw, Chop Saw, Reciprocating saw, Planer
  • Powered shaping machines: Sander, Router
  • Use authorised plant & equipment provided with due care and attention and as directed
  • Work as part of a team and use materials safely
  • Load/unload and store materials and equipment as directed
  • Build and maintain good working relationships with colleagues and clients to ensure the effectiveness of our service
  • Demonstrate commitment to equality and diversity by taking account the needs of others and treating other people with dignity and respect
  • Demonstrate commitment to excellent customer service by being polite, showing respect, maintaining expected standards of work, and tidying up at the end of a job
  • Understand the risk assessments and method statements relating to your area of work and to work in a safe manner taking account other people’s health, safety and wellbeing
  • Follow our Health and Safety policy and procedures including the wearing of personal protective equipment
  • Undertake health and safety training as required
  • Raise any safety concerns with a supervisor
  • Take part in the apprentice review process and complete any training required, and be capable of working independently in the final year of your apprenticeship
  • Undertake other duties as are commensurate with the apprentice role, as may be reasonably required

Desired skills:

  • Experience in carpentry/wood occupations with some qualification preferred
  • Good communicator (written and oral)
  • Organised
  • Able to make decisions relating to own expertise

Personal qualities:

  • Ability and awareness of working safely
  • A flexible approach to working arrangements

Desired qualifications:

  • Carpentry/Wood Occupations Level 1 or Level 2 qualification is highly preferred


  • Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Wood Occupations (construction) Site Carpentry
  • Level 2 Extended Diploma in Site Carpentry
  • Functional Skills level 1 maths and English (where required)
  • Full training will be provided on an ongoing daily basis and when required. You will be required to attend college premises 1 day a week working towards a NVQ qualification. An assessor will be allocated to you to progress/help you through you course. Continual assessment for NVQ’s coupled with assignments/or exams depending on course of study. Time spent training will be part of the agreed contracted hours of the working week

Apprenticeship framework: Construction Building