Apprenticeship Open Evening at Specialist Joinery Group – Academy

Apprenticeship Open Evening at Specialist Joinery Group

Specialist Joinery Group open the doors of their world class academy to potential Apprentices and their parents.

To help those who are considering the professional craft route make the right career choices for them, Specialist Joinery Group are hosting an open evening on Thursday 26th May from 4.00 to 6.00pm.

The group are currently recruiting for new Apprentices to join their Academy. This event is open to anyone interested in undertaking a Joinery Apprenticeship at the company and will help them understand more about working life at Specialist Joinery Group.

Together with their parents potential Apprentices will meet the team who deliver the programme at the Specialist Academy. They will learn first-hand about the type of work that Specialist Joinery Group undertake. Staff will be available to answer your questions, give you advice on the Apprenticeship programme and take you on a guided tour of Specialist HQ.

Specialist Joinery Group have been providing joinery apprenticeships since 1988 and continue to invest heavily in staff training and development. This investment in their people  has created a unique culture of knowledge sharing and innovation, and without doubt has enabled the company to create a distinctive brand delivering projects for clients such as Google, HSBC, Estee Lauder, National Grid Plc and Rolls Royce.

The Specialist Academy opened in January 2016. It is a standalone facility at Specialist HQ comprising of manufacturing shop floor, computer aided design suite, canteen, offices and meeting spaces.  The facility provides a dedicated space to deliver the bespoke Apprenticeship Programme that the company offers. In addition to the Apprenticeship Programme Specialist Joinery Group are also accredited providers of NVQ level 2 training.

Joinery Apprenticeship

The “earn as you learn” Apprenticeship Programme is delivered by a team of experienced professionals, who are involved in every aspect of Specialist Joinery Group’s operations. The number of Apprentices in the Academy is limited to 8 per year. Specialist Joinery Group Apprentices benefit from maximum one to one mentoring and engaging group projects, which teach the foundations of craft joinery, inspire innovation and develop problem solving skills.

Visitors on the 26th will be treated to a “behind the scenes” guided tour of Specialist HQ and they will experience the unique family culture at the company. They will also learn about the broad range of career progression opportunities that will be available to them after they successfully complete their Apprenticeship.

During the Open Evening, the facility will be fully operational and the tour will feature exciting live demonstrations of product design, computer programming, machinery in operation and traditional hands on joinery craftsmanship.

This one off event is planned for Thursday 26th May from 4.00 to 6.00pm.  If you are interested in attending please contact Specialist Joinery Group on 028 796 43021 or [email protected] to confirm your place.

Specialist Joinery Group recommend that all applicants should be accompanied by a parent(s) or guardian at this event.