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Work Placement - Merlin Contracts - Joinery

Job description

Merlin Contracts have been very fortunate to have a varied client base, from shop fitting, banks and post offices to company offices and pub refurbishment.
Merlin also pride ourself on our domestic contracts from manufacturing and installing bespoke kitchens and bedrooms to the specific client requirement of hardwood staircases.

The Merlin team welcome applications from Level 1 Joinery Students, an apprenticeship could be offered to the right person!



  • Apply by: 31/07/2018
  • Company: Merlin Contractors
  • Pay: N/A
  • Working times/day: TBC
  • Location: Unit 4 Park Lane Business Park, Park Lane, Kirkby in Ashfield NG17 9GW
  • Job type: Work placements
  • Job sector: Construction
  • Employers reference: INTMC
  • Listing date: 01/09/2017

How to apply

Please apply by sending your CV or a letter stating your interest in this placement to David Shelton, email:

Please note - Placements are open to all students at Vision West Nottinghamshire College, this may result into the placement being allocated; we do advise all students interested in the placement to speak with the employer in the first instance to check that the placement is still available.

Step 1 - Once you have a confirmed offer, in order to proceed with the work placement you will need to complete the work placement application form on Pro Portal, the form can be found under miscellaneous. (An accurate start and approximate end dates MUST be entered)

Step 2 - Your tutor will be asked to authorise your placement once you have fully completed your application form (remember to SAVE).

Step 3 - Once authorised, the work placement team will ensure the health and safety documentation for your placement is in place.

Step 4 - The work placement team will then send you, your tutor and the employer an email to confirm your work placement is ‘ Ready to Go’.

Step 5 – Collect a Progress Passport which you must complete on placement and ask your supervisor to sign off your hours and provide feedback on the last pages.

Step 6 – To check the status of your application, look at the note section at the bottom of your application form.

A parental consent form must also be signed and passed to your tutor before you go on placement.

If you have questions or need any support ringing an employer or completing your application, simply email or call into Room 218 at Derby Road.

We encourage you to secure your work placement as soon as possible. The deadline to have a placement agreed is Friday 8 Dec 2017.

Good luck and remember to ask your employer on completing your placement if you can add them as a new reference on your CV!

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