Specialist Group has been providing joinery apprenticeship programmes since 1988. This investment has created a unique culture of knowledge sharing and innovation, enabling the company to further promote its distinct brand of elite joinery.
Our Academy, based at Specialist HQ, is a standalone facility comprising of manufacturing shop floor, computer aided design suite, canteen, offices and meeting spaces.
The course is delivered by a team of experienced professionals, who are involved in every aspect of Specialist Groups operations.
Our intake of Apprentices is limited to 8 per year, ensuring individuals benefit fully from one to one mentoring and engaging group projects, which teach the foundations of our craft, inspire innovation and develop problem solving skills.
We view our academy as an investment in our ability to deliver client satisfaction. Whilst providing apprenticeships is a fundamental step in retaining our craft skills base, it also delivers wider benefits in terms of employee engagement, retention and commitment.
“We’re growing people for the growth of the Business. Apprenticeships are the future.”
Why choose the Specialist Apprenticeship Route?
- Benefit from structured learning and development.
- Come to work in an engaging environment.
- Receive one to one mentoring.
- Gain practical experience and job specific skills.
- Develop your problem solving skills.
- Earn as you learn.
- Develop your CAD skills.
- Establish yourself within a successful company.
- Become part of the Specialist Family.
- NVQ Level 2 accredited Training Providers.
- Future Employment Opportunities:
Apprentices will be provided with an ideal mix of formal training, on the job experience and long term career progression opportunities. Graduates from our Apprenticeship school can overtime pursue careers in different aspects of our business. These can include; Logistics Planning, Surveying, Estimating, Accounts and lots more.
“Many former Specialist Group apprentices can now be found in strategic management roles; our motto is look after your staff and they will look after your customers.”
For more information on the Specialist Academy visit the careers section of our website or contact Specialist HQ by emailing Careers@sjg.co.uk or phoning 028 7964 3021.