Archive | March, 2015

Apprentice Carpenter Joiner Ed Jones

My name is Ed Jones and I am 20 years of age. I am currently an Apprentice for the National Trust based at the Kingston Lacy Estate in Dorset. Previously before my employment I studied carpentry and joinery at college. Starting with the basic level 1 carpentry, I continued to stay on and did a […]

Multiskilled Apprentice Ryan Winters

My name is Ryan Winter and I am a Mason/Carpenter working on the National Trust Killerton Estate near Exeter, although there such a variety of work here there isn’t much I don’t do. This is my third apprenticeship as I was previously made redundant twice. I worked as a bricklayer, municipal engineer, HGV mechanic and […]

Apprentice Stonemason Alice Ward

My name is Alice and I am a stonemason working at Worcester Cathedral as an apprentice for the National Trust. For me the motivation to work in the heritage sector is the fact that they, quite clearly, have all the best buildings! Working in and on a building that began its history as far back […]