The Good Wood – Carpentery & Joinery Apprenticeship

The Good Wood – Carpentery & Joinery Apprenticeship

Location: Good Wood Cymru, Halkyn Road, Holywell, CH8 7TZ

Subject: Apprenticeship

Hours: Full Time

Contract: Fixed Term

Salary Type: Monthly

Salary: £144.30 per week

We are looking for people with an interest in woodwork, who have a desire to learn and challenge themselves to progress into a career in joinery, carpentry, traditional and green woodwork. Most importantly we are looking for people who possess a genuine passion to work in the building or forestry sectors and have a desire to deliver the best for themselves.

Job roles will include:

  • Working within a wood workshop and yard full-time as a Trainee.
  • Promote sustainable use of natural resources.
  • Ensure safe working practices are adhered to.
  • Complete practical woodland skills.
  • Learn through the skills needed and methods used to create a variety of structures and products from Timber logs.
  • Traditional timber framing construction.
  • Learn the whole process from turning logs into products.
  • Ability to conduct yourself in a professional manner at all times whilst working for the chop shop.

Essential Criteria:

  • An eagerness to learn more about becoming a workshop technician.
  • Possess relevant qualities including patience and communication.
  • Ability to show professionalism at all times.
  • Ability to listen and learn from other professionals.
  • Keen interest in woodwork and sustainability

Desirable Personal Qualities:

Desirable qualities

  • Any previous experience working with wood work.
  • Any previous experience supporting other workers / young people.
  • Strong communicational skills relevant to both young people and adults.
  • Ability to self-manage groups and organise activities

Personal qualities

  • Reliable
  • Smart appearance
  • Professional attitude
  • A level of maturity with working in a woodwork environment will be required
  • Ambitious and hard working
  • Desire to be a positive role model to young people


The Apprenticeship includes both on-the- job learning and off-the-job training which leads to nationally recognised qualifications


Minimum A*-C GCSE (or equivalent) in English and Maths

*Equivalent qualifications can be provided on the framework*



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