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Carpenters and Joiners

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About this career

£27,703

Median salary

New workers start around £17,813.67. Normal pay is £27,703 per year. Highly experienced workers can earn up to £39,168.87.
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Jobs

Subjects achieved a 100% pass rate, including Maths, Further Maths, Physics, English Literature and Spanish.

Daily Tasks

  • Maintains and repairs woodwork and fittings.
  • Checks accuracy of work with square, rule and spirit level.
  • Aligns and fixes prepared wood pieces by screwing, nailing, gluing and dowelling to form frames, shop fronts, counter units, decking, theatrical sets, furniture, small wooden craft, scale models and wooden templates.
  • Selects and measures appropriate wood and cuts, shapes and drills to specification using saws, planes, chisels and other power or hand tools.
  • Examines drawings and specifications to determine job requirements.

Skills

Job postings

Speaking
75
Mathematics
73
Critical Thinking
72
Active Learning
69
Learning Strategies
69
Monitoring
64
Active Listening
62
Science
54
Writing
50
Reading Comprehension
40