The Citizens Theatre is offering a paid one-year apprenticeship as a Trainee Assistant Carpenter in the Citizens Theatre workshop. Under the guidance of Denis Murphy, Head of Workshop, you will learn and put into practice a range of set construction and carpentry techniques. By the end of the year you should be an able and competent assistant scenic carpenter and will have gained a Diploma in Technical Theatre Operations (SCQF Level 6).


Must be under the age of 24
Priority will be given to those from the G5 postcode area aged between 16 – 19 years of age, however 20 -24 year olds will be considered if there is a clear case for support. 

Closing date Tuesday 19 May, 10am. Interviews take place on Wednesday 27 May.

To apply please download and complete the application form below and submit with a covering letter to Denis Murphy, Head of Workshop, Citizens Theatre, 119 Gorbals Street, Glasgow G5 9DS or submit your application by email to

Trainee Carpenter Job Description.pdf

Trainee Carpenter application.docx

The Citizens Theatre is committed to equality of opportunity and welcomes applications from all members of the community.