Wood and timber processing and merchant industries apprenticeships
- Skills Funding Agency
- Part of:
- Engineering and manufacturing technologies apprenticeships and Further education and training
- First published:
- 12 April 2012
- Applies to:
Types of apprenticeships that you can apply for in the wood and timber processing and merchant industries sector.
The wood and timber industries are very profitable and are a central part of the UK’s production and manufacturing industries.
85% of companies in the wood and timber market employee less than 10 people, meaning you will probably work in a small lumberyard as a machinist, labourer or salesperson.
This apprenticeship will take a minimum of 18 months, but can last up to 2 years.
Types of apprenticeships
This is an intermediate level apprenticeship. You could train in roles like:
- wood processor
- saw operator/cnc (computer numerically controlled) machinist
- wood machinist
- trade counter
- yard/warehouse operative
- sales representative
Apply for a wood and timber processing and merchant industries apprenticeship
You can become an apprentice in England if you’re:
- 16 or over
- eligible to work in England
- not in full-time education
Published: 12 April 2012