A Carpenter is a skilled worker who cuts, fits and assembles wood for building frameworks, doors, windows, flooring, stairs and panelling on both commercial and residential projects. Individuals looking to become a carpenter will need knowledge in building an construction and pay close attention to detail.

The individual should be able to follow instructions and discuss plans, and have excellent skills in fitting interiors in shops, bars, restaurants, office and public buildings – our carpentry competition is the perfect environment to learn and perfect these crucial skills.

KEY SKILLS
Have great attention to detail
Have good problem solving ability
Are good with your hands
Are happy to work inside or outside

Career opportunities

  • Construction firm

  • Fit out shops & offices

  • Project Management

  • Film & TV set creator

  • Ship Builder

Average Salary
Entry Level
£16,000
Experienced
£40,000
- 2.2%
Projected workforce change
This is an estimation of the overall number of job opportunities in this career area up until 2027.

What next?

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