Carpentry Apprenticeship - South Midlands

Redrow Homes South Midlands
Number of positions for this role
Cambridge - CB24 8TJ
  • Conforming to general health, safety and welfare in the workplace

  • Using a range of hand and power tools

  • Building studwork walls and staircases

  • Hanging doors

  • Pitching roofs

  • Wood finishing (to doors, windows and windowsills)

  • Fitting kitchens

  • Measuring, marking out, cutting, finishing, positioning and securing

  • Safely storing materials, without causing damage

  • Installing floor joist coverings

  • Fitting hinges


What we are looking for
  • Excellent time keeping skills with the ability to work in adverse weather conditions

  • Committed to learning and keen to attend training to learn additional theory and practical within this trade

  • Practical skills including using hand and power tools

  • Able to work at heights as you will be working on top of secure scaffolding and towers

  • Math and English grades at grade 2 (grade E+) or above or equivalent

  • Passionate about construction

  • Practical skills with the ability to take on instructions

  • Being patient and precise

  • Being thorough, with good attention to detail

  • Have thinking and reasoning skills

  • Ability to work well under pressure

  • Excellent communication skills , able to work in a team or on your own

  • Flexible approach to working on different sites

  • Previous experience or qualification in carpentry is desirable but not essential

Application tips

It’s not just about the placements we offer; Redrow want the right people working for us. As we expect a lot of applications, we need our successful candidates to stand out from the rest. We like our people to be different – so what sets you apart? What can you offer us? Why do you want to work at Redrow?

Be clear and concise, and make sure that everything that goes into your application represents your qualities.

What next? Our recruitment and selection process is designed specifically to get the best from you and demonstrate your personal qualities. So be yourself, take initiative, get involved and enjoy it!

Good luck!

Redrow is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all suitably qualified candidates, regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation, or age.

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