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Turkington windows, doors and conservatories

Glazing Apprentice


Full Time - Permanent


In line with National Apprenticeship rates + Additional Benefits

Closing Date

12:00noon on Wednesday 25th August 2021

Job Description

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An exciting opportunity has arisen for the role of glazing apprentice. We are looking for enthusiastic and motivated individuals to join our team, this is an excellent prospect for the right person to join a successful company and gain nationally recognised qualifications in glass installation and fenestration.

The position will be 42 hours per week paid in line with National Apprenticeship rates. The apprenticeship is expected to last for a minimum period of 18 months with full training provided and a structured program to achieve NVQ and GQA qualifications with the possibility of further NVQ levels being completed. A fulltime permanent position will follow the apprenticeship.

Additional benefits include enhanced company pension contributions, cycle to work scheme, health care cash plan and 30 days paid holidays per year increasing to 32 days depending on length of service. As well as the NVQ \ GQA qualifications the apprenticeship includes Construction Skills Register (CSR) training, PASMA & COSHH training.

Duties and Responsibilities will include:

  • Installing windows and doors.
  • Installing conservatories.
  • Understand Health and Safety in the glass industry.
  • Surveying.
  • Customer service and aftercare.
  • Specialist aluminium façade training.
  • Supply chain management and logistics.
  • Stock control.
  • All other duties as required to carry out the role.

Essential Skills & Experience:

  • No experience required as full training will be given.
  • Good standard of maths, English and ICT (GCSE grade C is desirable but not essential). Willingness and enthusiasm to learn with the dedication to complete the apprenticeship qualification.
  • Accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Enthusiastic, punctual, reliable and trustworthy.
  • A hard-working individual who has a proactive approach to their work.
  • Able to work as part of a small team as well as on their own initiative.

Application Information:

For further information on this vacancy please contact Laura, in strictest confidence on 028 3833 2807 or alternatively send your CV and cover letter demonstrating how you feel you meet the requirements of the role to

Closing date for applications for this post is 12:00noon on Wednesday 25th August 2021.

JH Turkington & Sons Ltd is an equal opportunities employer

Double Glazing Across Ireland

With showrooms in Lisburn & Portadown we are ideally placed to supply and install windows, doors and conservatories all across Belfast and Northern Ireland, as well as the greater Dublin area and counties Monaghan, Meath and Louth.

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