Apprentice Opportunity: Apprentice – Trowel Occupations / Heritage Construction

About this Job

Organisation: The Churches Conservation Trust
Salary: £14,695 a year
Location: Worcester
Hours: 12 Months, starting September 2018,

36 hours per week

The Churches Conservation Trust is the national heritage charity protecting historic churches at risk.

They have recently secured £2 million of investment to undertake a programme of major repair, conservation and adaptation St Swithun’s Church in Worcester.  A significant repair and conservation need is work to original 18th Century wooden fixtures, fittings, and roof and ceiling spaces.  
It is here and at other heritage sites across the county that you will develop your craft skill set whilst gaining valuable experience on the job, surrounded by experts and helping us to deliver our exciting plans for the future.  As an apprentice at The Churches Conservation Trust, you will be working in a truly unique environment with other staff and volunteers, developing your skills and gaining valuable experience.

Working with the site foreman of our appointed building contractor, you will have the opportunity to learn traditional skills in a supportive environment.  Training is provided by Heart of Worcester Construction College.  As a Trust apprentice, you will complete your apprenticeship training with both on and off-the-job training, with regular attendance at college.  All travel costs are paid for by us.

If you are committed to learning and developing your knowledge and skills are reliable with good time keeping, the CCT would like to hear from you.  GCSE’s passes or equivalent are preferred but not essential as Functional Skills in Maths and English will be completed.

This apprenticeship is open to residents within Worcestershire or students attending Heart of Worcester Construction College.

How to Apply

To apply please send a CV to Catherine Kemp, SASS Project Manager:



NVQ3 Heritage Wood Occupations specialist applied skills programme Level 3 NVQ

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