Kickstart - Trainee Kitchen Fitter

Job details
Posting date: 18 January 2022
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 24 January 2022
Location: Dunstable, LU63NL
Company: DWP Kickstart Scheme
Job type: Temporary
Job reference: V0000317090

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To apply for this job, you must be claiming Universal Credit and 16 to 24 years old.

Stephen and Cavalli Ltd

The role will involve working with experienced kitchen fitters on site at customers houses.

The trainee will assist experienced fitters and will learn about kitchen construction and installation.

Potential to lead to apprenticeship for correct candidate

Some practical hands-on experience / DIY experience/aptitude for joinery/carpentry

Attention to detail. Pride in work. Reliable. Quick learner.

Ability to use hand and power tools.

Physically fit enough to manoeuvre and install kitchen units and worktops.

Able to work alone or under supervision.

Full driving license

8 am to 4pm Monday to Friday. 1 hour lunch break. Flexibility required.


Trainee will learn hands on from our experienced fitters.
Hand Skills - How to use hand and power tools required to successfully install a kitchen so that the trainee develops confidence in using them which will improve the quality of their work and the reduce the time it takes.

Materials – Understand the different units, worktops and finishes for a kitchen and understand the difference in quality as well as things to consider when installing these items.
Kitchen Plans – how to read plans and how to advice and plan kitchen layouts to meet customer requirements.

Install base, wall, and larder units. Install end panels, corner posts, etc.
Power Tools - Cutting of worktops using a worktop jig and router and cutting out for sinks and cooker hobs and completing mitre cuts / secret cuts and bolt together worktops.
Detail – Learn how to fit detailed trim items such as cornice/pelmet and plinth. Hanging and levelling doors and fitting handles.

Mentoring will be provided to help support the candidate develop communication skills, interview techniques and their CV

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