Apprentice Bricklayer Lymes Ltd

The National Construction Academy has fantastic opportunities for hardworking and driven people to work as part of a bricklaying companies, constructing commercial and private developments. The chance to join one of the highest demand sectors in the country, with the opportunity for long term career progression!

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Closing date: 22 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    Wages explained

    The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.50 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year.
    Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year.
    The minimum wage rates are £5.60 an hour for 18-20 year olds and £7.05 for anyone aged 21 and over.
    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

  • Working week

    Monday – Friday 7.30am – 4pm

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    23 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    03 Apr 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Through the apprenticeship programme you will be taught by a qualified member of staff who will teach you the skills and knowledge you need to know to successfully complete the qualification.

The successful apprentice will learn how to use all the specialist hand tools, machinery and power tools associated with this role. You will need to show attention to detail when cutting and aligning brickwork and slabs.

You will be shown how to use all the power tools and specialised cutting equipment safely and correctly by a qualified member their team.

You will be involved in applying and sealing foundations with materials that are damp-resistant and spreading and removing excess mortar. When working with bricks you will also learn how to inspect vertical and horizontal brick alignment.

You will learn how to build arches and brick structures along with repairing and restoring brick structures, supporting with the maintenance of our existing academies.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Reliable and a good timekeeper.
  • Ability to cope with the physical demands of the role.
  • Adaptable to weather changes.

Personal qualities

  • Keen to succeed.
  • Hard working and have some experience of the trade (although this is not essential).
  • You need to be willing to learn and have a genuine interest in the construction trade.
  • Must be a good team player and have the ability to get on with all people at all levels.

Qualifications required

Ideally a minimum 4 GCSEs C and above, including English, Maths, and ICT (or equivalent qualifications).

Future prospects

Upon completion of your level 2 there are opportunities to progress to a level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship. Many apprentices progress through the industry into management positions or set up their own businesses.

Things to consider

It is highly important that you do not contact the Employers directly – any attempt of this may invalidate candidate’s application. Should you have any queries regarding your Application or the job itself, please contact your 3aaa Training Academy.

About the employer

LYMES PMF is a flexible, innovative and results-oriented developer of residential and commercial property, based in Burton on Trent but work all over the East Midlands


Lymes Ltd


Sitwell House

9 Sitwell Street



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Training provider

The Apprentice will work towards a Level 2 Apprenticeship for trowel trades. The qualifications consist of: 

  • Intermediate Apprenticeship in Bricklaying
  • Level 2 Diploma in Bricklaying
  • Level 2 Functional Skills

Apprenticeship framework

Construction Building

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by ASPIRE ACHIEVE ADVANCE LIMITED


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Closing date: 22 Oct 2017