Skill Builder’s ‘Day in the life’ feature takes a look at a typical day in the life of different tradespeople. In this installment we talk to Carpenter and Joiner Robin Clevett.
Name: Robin Clevett
Trade: Carpenter and Joiner
What time does your day start?
Usually around 6am.
What gets you out of bed in the morning?
What does a typical day entail for you?
Project management and all aspects of Carpentry and Joinery
What’s the best thing about your job?
The satisfaction of completing a complicated project.
What’s the worst thing about your job?
What qualifications do you have?
London City and Guilds Craft Certificate in Carpentry and Joinery and The institute of Carpenters exams
Are you a member of any professional alliances/associations?
What tool couldn’t you live without?
What do you drive?
A Porsche Cayenne and Mercedes Vito.
What do you do to unwind?
Work in the garden and cycling.
What piece of advice would you give to an up and coming apprentice?
Keep your eyes and ears open and your mouth shut!!!!