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Apprentice Joiner

Date: 22-May-2023

Location: Manchester Airport, GB

Company: MAG

Job Title: Apprentice Joiner
Company: Manchester Airports Group (MAG)
Location: Manchester Airport
Function: Asset Management, Facilities Management
Starting Salary: £18,000


Manchester Airports Group (MAG) is seeking a talented and motivated individual for a Joinery Apprentice role within our skilled Facilities Maintenance team. This is an exciting opportunity to learn the joinery trade from experienced professionals and develop a rewarding career in the aviation industry.


Contract Information

  • Initial 24-month fixed contract 
  • 40 Hours (Full Time)
  • Permanent offer subject to meeting academic and professional standards
  • Opportunity to progress to Level 3 Apprenticeship
  • Planned salary increases throughout the apprenticeship

About the apprenticeship: 
The program combines practical and classroom-based learning to provide you with the skills and knowledge required for an architectural joiner. Upon successful completion of the Level 2 standard, you will be expected to progress to the Level 3 standard.


About the role: 
As a Joinery Apprentice, you will work under the supervision of Craftsman Joiners, and facilities Maintenance Managers during your apprenticeship. 


As your skill base increases, you will undertake various tasks such as:

  • Installation, operation, maintenance (reactive and planned), and repair of (to British Standards)
  • Bench Joinery
  • General Joinery
  • Ironmongery
  • Door locks and barrels
  • Preparation work 

As a Joinery Apprentice at Manchester Airports Group, you'll have the chance to use various hand tools and portable machinery like drills, sanders, and routers while assembling joinery items such as doors, windows, and bespoke furniture. 


You'll also gain hands-on experience through supervised minor works and learn to prioritize health and safety for yourself and others around you. Throughout your apprenticeship, you'll be expected to comply with all MAG Health & Safety Policies and Procedures and keep a record of your tasks in a training logbook.


What We're Looking For: 
We welcome applicants of all genders and backgrounds. Successful candidates will possess:

  • Interest and passion for carpentry and joinery
  • Good attention to detail and organisational abilities
  • Ability to work well alone and within a team
  • Strong communication skills
  • Commitment to promoting a safe working environment


Minimum Requirements:

  • No prior Carpentry & Joinery experience required
  • 5 GCSEs grades A*-C (including Maths and English)
  • Valid Full UK Driving Licence


What benefits can we offer? 

  • A career path to becoming a joiner or multi-skilled facilities management operative
  • 24 days holidays plus bank holidays
  • 6% company contribution pension
  • Subsidised public transport
  • A wide range of company discounts


Equal Opportunities & Reasonable Adjustments: 
MAG values diversity & inclusion for all. We are committed to creating a workforce reflective of our society and welcome applications from candidates from all diverse backgrounds. If you require any reasonable adjustments to aid your application or interview process, please email


How to Apply

  • Online application by 18th June 2023 by visiting
  • Online testing & pre-recorded video questions: This test helps us (and you) to identify your key strengths and understand if they align to our strengths and values.
  • In person interview.