Company:                              4Wood TV & Film Construction
Apprenticeship Role:          Apprentice Construction Assistant
Location:                                Cardiff

About the Organisation

sr_2248824Wood TV and Film Ltd, and Scott Fisher, the Director, have been working within the Television, Film and Construction Industry for many years. 4Wood have been working continuously on projects such as Doctor Who, Torchwood, Sarah Jane Adventures, Sherlock, Baker Boys, Da Vinci’s Demons and The Bastard Executioner.

Since it was established in 2005, the company has continued to produce high quality scenery for a wide variety of media. From a one off item to running a full Construction Department on a large feature film, we produce designs at a competitive price by working closely with the design team ensuring the maximum is achieved
visually, whilst keeping careful control of the budget.

Job Description

As an Apprentice Construction Assistant the work is extremely varied and provides a good entry-level administrative role into the media industries.

Typical duties you will undertake will include assisting with:

  • Answering telephones
  • Production paperwork
  • Data entry
  • Purchasing construction materials
  • General office administration
  • Social media and website management
  • Distributing production paperwork
  • Liaising with the Art Department to ensure the smooth running of the Build
  • Working hours 8-5pm Monday to Friday

Essential Skills:

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Organisational and administrative skills
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft and Mac computers
  • Full UK Driving Licence with own transport
  • Positive Attitude to work
  • Proactive

Desirable but not Essential Skills:

  • Spoken and Written Welsh


Whilst working for 4Wood you will be completing a 15-month Higher Level (4) Apprenticeship in Advertising and Marketing Communications.


The exact salary for this role is TBC. The minimum an apprentice will receive is the National Minimum Apprentice Allowance, which is £3.30 per hour for the first 12 months of the apprenticeship.  Those aged 19 years or over will be eligible for at least the National Minimum Wage for their age group once their first 12 months as an Apprentice has been completed.

For more information on the minimum wage, visit

How to Apply

Download and complete the application form and diversity monitoring form for this role.  Once completed, attach both forms to an email and send to You will receive confirmation that your application has been received once it has been checked by a member of staff.

If you have not had a response within 24 hours (not including weekends), please phone 07843 779870.

If you have questions about the apprenticeship programme, please check the FAQ on the web site.

Closing Date

0900 on Monday 13th June, 2016.

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