During the apprenticeship you will have to opportunity to develop and learn new skills using measurement to mark out and cut timber to given measurements. You will learn how to interpret information from site drawings and specifications which will include developing understanding of trade terminology.
You will be provided with an on- site training log book which will be used to record the work you carry out each week, similar to- a diary.
Persimmon Homes are currently looking for an Apprentice to take part in a level 2 apprenticeship in site carpentry and to progress within the company once completed working on one of our busy construction sites at The Hamptons, Keele Road, Newcastle-under-Lyme, ST5 2GQ, as well as attending college.
Apprentices will work alongside qualified and experienced carpenters learning the trade and assisting in all aspects of carpentry, including all internal studwork, stair cases, 2nd fix, door fitting, skirting boards, architraves, assembly of timber framed modules, roofing trusses & joists and any other duties as required. Working safely and responsibly at all times, with a positive and enthusiastic approach to work and training
Hours of work:
Friday 8:00- 15:30
It is essential that candidates can work as part of a team and have an interest in construction and a desire to learn new skills
• Passion and interest in the role
• Ability to motivate self and work with minimum supervision
• Willingness to learn and take instruction
• Can do attitude
• Using Initiative
• Attention to detail and getting jobs right first time
• The ability to work as part of a team and to demanding deadlines.
• Customer focussed
• Flexible with regards working hours
GCSE Maths and English Grades 4 or above.
Candidates should expect to progress into full time employment once qualified and there will be opportunity for further progression within the organisation, should that be of interest.
Building over 13,500 beautifully-designed new homes a year in more than 350 prime locations nationwide, Persimmon is proud to be one of the UK’s most successful house builders, committed to the highest standards of design, construction and service.
Founded in 1972 by Life President Duncan Davidson, and with our headquarters in historic York, the Group is made up of a network of 31 regional operating businesses, giving us nationwide coverage. We’re building places to call home from North Scotland through to the South West of England. When designing a new development, we apply the same philosophy every time – make it unique, make it personal. From design and planning, right through to adding the final finishing touches to your new home, we keep your needs in mind, ensuring we create homes to suit all lifestyles. From the moment you reserve your new Persimmon home, we do our very best to make the experience enjoyable and informative every step of the way, not just while you’re buying, but after you’ve moved in too. Read more about our comprehensive pre-move and after-sales pledge to our customers. From studio apartments to executive family homes, you’ll have the luxury of a vast choice of new homes in desirable locations throughout the UK. Each home is constructed with care by a dedicated team; from the technicians behind the scenes in the office; the skilled craftsmen on-site; to our professional sales and customer service teams - everyone working together to deliver the highest standards of design, construction, and service.
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Depending on your prior knowledge, skills and experience you may be required to carry out an employment matching period prior to starting your apprenticeship. This will be discussed further with you during the interview stage.
Ensure you have checked you can get travel to the business location? Do you have the required qualifications? and does the rate of pay meet your needs?