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New work experience for young people

Ealing Council’s employment, learning and skills team is working with West London College to bring young people in Ealing an exciting traineeship in carpentry and joinery.

About the traineeship

Are you aged 16 to 18? Join a new work experience that will last for at least six weeks and get a unique insight into carpentry and joinery trades, giving you a taste of the industry. You will spend the first weeks in a classroom training at West London College, followed by practical work placement with a leading carpentry and joinery employer in Ealing area.

This is an unpaid traineeship with travel expenses paid. During the programme you will receive comprehensive support and mentoring and at the end of it a certificate.

Why join?

Participating in this programme gives you the opportunity to gain theoretical and practical experience in carpentry and joinery while studying. You can use it to:

  • Gain theoretical knowledge and skills in carpentry and joinery trade
  • Receive invaluable practical experience with a leading local employer
  • Develop your teamwork and interpersonal skills
  • Add to your CV and LinkedIn profile under the section work
  • Stand out from other candidates
  • Network and build connections in the industry.

Councillor Bassam Mahfouz, Ealing Council’s cabinet member for decent living incomes comments:

“With the pandemic’s long-term impact on Ealing residents and businesses, creating good jobs is one of the council’s three top priorities, as set out in our Plan for Good Jobs. In fact, we have committed to securing 10,000 new jobs in Ealing over the next four years.

“That’s why we are thrilled to bring you this traineeship, together with our partners at the college. Work experience is a fantastic first step to a career in construction – a growth sector, more resilient to future economic shocks such as COVID-19.”

Join this traineeship

Sign up for this work experience by 29 August 2022. If you are aged 18 to 24 and on an education, health and care (EHC) plan, please still get in touch with us as you might be able to join the work experience programme.

Don’t miss out

Have a look at Work Ealing’s construction zone for other work and training opportunities in the industry or follow us on Twitter to be the first to hear about future programmes.

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