Westminster: 3x Level 2 Carpentry and Joinery Apprenticeship

Job Type: Full Time
Job Duration: 24 Months

Level 2 Carpentry & Joinery Apprenticeship


Brief overview

We are looking for Westminster borough residents who are interested in completing a Level 2 Carpentry and Joinery Apprenticeship. The successful candidate will spend 24 months working as a Carpentry Apprentice as part of the CITB Shared Apprenticeship Scheme. Employed by Evolve Apprentices while earning a wage, gaining experience, and a qualification.

Apprenticeship summary

  • Hourly wage

£11.05 (London Living Wage)

Statutory Sick and Holiday Pay + Bank Holiday Pay, automatic enrolment into the NEST Pension Scheme, Bike2Work Scheme partners, Apprenticeship Oyster Card available for first year travel discounts, NUS Discount Card, course costs covered by Evolve.

  • Working week

Monday-Friday, weekends may be an option. Minimum of 35 hours per week but potential for more. Approx. 8am-4pm but hours will be confirmed by contractor after successfully passing the Stage 1 & 2 Interview.

  • Expected apprenticeship duration

24 months

  • Apprenticeship level

Intermediate Level Apprenticeship
Level 2 (GCSE)

What will the apprentice be doing?

Alongside general labouring, Carpentry Apprentices can work in the below stages of a project.

– First fix carpenters build framing and first fix work such as floor structures & walls, and bulkheads

– Second fix carpenters work on the final product such as doors, architraves, skirting boards, shelves, stair handrails, and balustrades

– Final assembly on joinery items and other cabinetry


What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

The qualification you would gain is the Level 2 Carpentry and Joinery (Standard). For those who already completed Level 2, there is a Level 3 option.

This training will mainly be through remote learning with paid study time as needed up to 7 hours/1 day per week. You are expected to travel when necessary for training and/or assessments. You will be responsible for managing/arranging with your line manager.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Upon completion of this apprenticeship, you can progress into the Level 3 Advanced qualification or work as a qualified Junior Carpenter where, with more experience, you can look to progress into a senior carpentry position, site/contracts/project management, self-employment, or carpentry business owner.

You will be eligible for the Skilled Worker (Blue) CSCS Card after the level 2 qualification

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Presentation skills, Team working, Initiative, Patience, Physical fitness

Things to consider

We are looking for reliable candidates who are committed to starting and completing this apprenticeship, who have good timekeeping and attendance, who are as determined to gain the qualification alongside the work experience. We are committed to equality and diversity in the workplace – you will not be judged on age, gender, or ethnicity.


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 1-3 / Level 1) required
GCSE or equivalent Mathematics (Grade 1-3 / Level 1) required

CITB Health, Safety & Environment (HS&E) Operative test (passed within 2 years) essential

Level 1 Certificate in Health & Safety in a Construction Environment (passed) desired

CSCS Card (valid) desired

About the employer


Evolve Apprentices manage the Construction Industry Training Board Shared Apprenticeship Scheme in London. We are a not-for-profit organization aiming to deliver social value and provide opportunities for disadvantaged groups.


Website: www.evolveuk.org

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