Apprentice Carpentry/Joinery -Barratt and David Wilson Homes
There’s never been a more exciting time to join the housebuilding industry and joining Barratt as an apprentice Carpenter/Joiner is your best possible first step into a growing industry. Our award-winning apprenticeship programmes are designed to give you the skills, connections and opportunities to start building a successful career.
Total hours per week
Possible start date
What will the apprentice be doing?
You will be working with experienced trades people on sites and contributing to our production from day 1, building 5-star quality homes for our customers. You’ll always have a senior mentor from the business who will help you with your learning and offer you career advice from someone who has been on the same journey.
Learning many skills including:
- Preparing and fixing building components, from the initial erection of a new building
- Installation of all necessary fixtures and fittings
- Repair and maintenance activities
- Health & Safety on site and work with an experienced mentor who will support your learning
- Calculate quality, length, area and wastage of resources
- Maintain and repair building components
- Work safely at height
- Use, maintain and store hand and power tools
What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?
On site you will be working with experienced trades people and learning from the best. In college you will learn new skills and spend plenty of time putting them in to practice in a safe environment, ready for when you return to site. This is an intensive course and is focussed on developing your knowledge and practical skills. You will work towards your functional skills English and maths if required and at the end of your qualification you will have gained your Level 2 qualification.
What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?
You’re going to have great options once you’re finished. You could progress to the advanced apprenticeship or work for one of our sub-contractors, set yourself up as self-employed or in some areas of the country work for us permanently as a qualified tradesperson. Some apprentices carry on training once they have completed their advanced apprenticeship and progress through our Assistant Site Manager Programme or go on to do one of our Sponsored Degree Programmes.
We pay BATJIC rates which vary by age, starting rates are from £11,032 to £ 17,177 reviewed in June.
Monday to Friday 39 hours. Shifts to be confirmed. College attendance is week long blocks at Stephenson College, Leicestershire, so you must be prepared to stay away from home. All travel and subsistence costs will be paid.
39 hour per week
12 Feb 2021
Intermediate Level Apprenticeship
Requirements and prospects
- Communication skills
- Attention to detail
- Organisation skills
- Customer care skills
- Problem solving skills
- Number skills
GCSE or equivalent English and maths (Grade C or 4 or higher) desired.
- Team working
- Physical fitness
You’re going to have great options once you’re finished. You could progress to the advanced apprenticeship or work for one of our sub-contractors, set yourself up as self-employed or in some areas of the country work for us permanently as a qualified tradesperson. Some apprentices carry on training once they have completed thier advanced apprenticeship and progress through our Assistant Site Manager Programme or go on to do one of our Sponsored Degree Programmes.
About the employer
Barratt David Wilson Homes A leading housebuilder where people come first. We’ve been nationally recognised as 5-star housebuilder nine years in a row for supplying high-quality homes for all generations.
That’s more than any other major housebuilder. It’s because we combine the brightest minds, the latest technology, and a genuine commitment to putting customers first. We want the best people in the industry to help us shape the future of building.
1 New Cottages
- Level 2 Carpetry and Joinery Standard
- Training to be delivered at Stephenson College, based in Coalville, Leicestershire
Training frameworkCarpentry and Joinery
Please apply online through the Barratt careers website you will also need to provide a current CV. Please note some vacancies may close before the closing date or extended as required, so an early application is recommended. Start dates will be from the 30th June with cohorts starting throughout the summer.
Application closing date: 31 Mar 2021