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We are seeking a motivated and enthusiastic carpentry apprentice to join our skilled team. As a carpentry apprentice, you will be trained and mentored in the art of carpentry, developing essential skills to become a proficient carpenter. This is an excellent opportunity for individuals looking to kickstart their career in the construction industry and gain hands-on experience. The business covers all aspects of construction so valuable multi trade experience will be gain.


  • Assist senior carpenters with various tasks, including measuring, cutting and shaping wood or other materials.
  • Learn to use and maintain carpentry tools and equipment safely and efficiently.
  • Support in the assembly, installation and repair of wooden structures and fixtures
  • Follow blueprints, sketches and design plans to complete carpentry projects accurately.
  • Gain knowledge of different types of wood and materials used in carpentry.
  • Develop an understanding of building codes, safety regulations and best practices in carpentry.
  • Gain general building skills.
  • Maintain a clean and organised work area to ensure a safe and efficient work environment.
  • Collaborate with the team to ensure projects are completed on time and meet quality standards.
  • Demonstrate a positive attitude, eagerness to learn and a strong work ethic.


  • 4 GCSEs at grade D/3 or higher, including English and Maths or have achieved a relevant Level 1 vocational qualification.
  • Passion for carpentry and a desire to learn and grow in the field.
  • Ability to follow instructions and work well in a team environment.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy in measuring and cutting materials.
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to ask questions and seek guidance when needed.
  • Local to Eastleigh College or within good transport links to Eastleigh
  • Basic maths skills for measurements and calculations
  • Previous experience or knowledge in carpentry is a plus but not required.
  • Ability to work well with others.
  • Reliability and excellent time keeping is essential.

Join our team and embark on a fulfilling journey as a carpentry apprentice. You will be part of exciting projects working alongside experienced professionals and gain valuable skills that will set you on a path to a successful career. Apply now and be a key player in crafting the future of construction. Email your CV to: and please view our website and socials @melwoodconstruction

About us:

We are a small family-owned company based in Eastleigh. We provide a full range of construction solutions and services both in both domestic and commercial sectors. Our expertise covers simple maintenance issues to complete refurbishments and turnkey extensions. We are passionate about people development and investing in future skills. We have a proven established record with our apprentices and their continued growth and confidence is very important to us, we will provide friendly support and guidance throughout their training with incentive driven goals.