Kitchen Installation Apprenticeships

Our Kitchen Installation Apprentices are our installers of tomorrow

Our Kitchen Installation Apprenticeship is the first of it’s kind in the UK.

It is a great way to gain the skills and knowledge you require to become an Installer for Wickes.

It is the first step we hope will lead to enabling you to set up your own business at the end of the programme.

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Whilst on the programme you will be working with one of our amazing installers on a daily basis. This will enable you to get hand on training and support. This will be complimented with specific training sessions by our dedicated training provider. Teaching you everything from using power tools, installing furniture on location to specification and cabinetry. 
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On the apprenticeship you will learn how to:

Prepare, transport and handle all materials needed in installing a kitchen or bathroom.

Prepare and work in different locations and kitchen specifications with experienced installers.

Utilise all the required power tools and carpentry skills to assemble fitted furniture.

Carry out rectification work.

Build great customer relationships.

How to set up and build your own career as an installer.

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    • We have different start dates throughout the year depending on our current installer partners who are able to offer an apprenticeship opportunity.
    • You will need to have a full driving licence and access to a car before the start of the programme.
      You will be on an 18 month fixed term contract to complete the apprenticeship qualification. Upon successful completion you will be supported to start your own business.
      You will need to present your highschool certificates illustrating an achieved grade of A*-C/9-4 or equivalent. If you cannot provide a copy of your certificate or have not achieved the grades above, you will be asked to complete a functional skills test in English and/or maths.
    • Apprenticeships are a government initiative and the way apprenticeships are funded varies across the devolved nations.
  • Working hours and days are Monday to Friday, 40 hours a week which does include commuting time.
  • Fitted furniture Installation level 2 and English/Maths Level 1 (if applicable)
  • The Wickes apprenticeship team will discuss with you the option of becoming a Wickes approved Installer.
  • You will have a dedicated team leader that you will communicate with throughout the programme and they will be your first point of contact and access to the Wickes Apprenticeship Team. You will have a designated installer who you will work with on a daily basis. Learning how to handle projects from start to finish. WEBS Training provider will deliver all the apprenticeship training and ensure you have all the skills you need to be a competent employer by the end of the programme.
  • Financially? Nothing. Our apprenticeship training is financed by our company levy. We’ll also cover any expenses that relate to your learning. All we ask in return is your commitment to the programme and the time you dedicate to the learning and development of your career. It should be a win-win arrangement. You gain skills and knowledge and put these to good use to drive performance across your business area and we benefit from you delivering projects that positively impact what we do. We often talk about the ‘family feel’ at Wickes. Our apprenticeships are opportunities for us to encourage and support as you grow and, as you do, we invite you to challenge the way we do things, take risks and learn what works for you.

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