Bricklaying Apprenticeship Steven John Edmond

If you are practically minded and have a proactive attitude this apprenticeship could be for you! This is a great opportunity to become an apprentice and develop your skills within trowel occupations.

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Closing date: 30 Aug 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £140.00

    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

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    2 years

  • Possible start date

    05 Sep 2017

  • Date posted

    16 May 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001229674

  • Positions

    1 available

S J Edmond is looking for a hard working and enthusiastic member to join his team as a trowel occupations apprentice. The successful candidate will work alongside the team and learn all the basics, with potential to progress into a full time career.

The apprentice daily duties will include:

  • Building and repairing walls and floors
  • Laying foundations 
  • Mixing mortar by hand or machinery
  • Shaping and trimming blocks using tools
  • Maintaining health and safety on site at all time 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

The employer is looking for someone who is a good team player and a quick learner. They must be punctual and fit and able to undergo physical work. 

Personal qualities

The candidate should demonstrate the following personal qualities:

  • Use of own initiative
  • Good physical strength
  • Problem solver
  • Proactive attitude
  • Good sense of humour
  • Punctuality 
  • Ability to work well in a team 
  • Dexterity
  • Diligence

Qualifications required

GCSE Maths and English at grade D+ or equivalent is desired. 

Future prospects

There is possibility to progress on to the level 3 qualification and earn good money as you do so. 

Things to consider

You must ensure you have suitable travel arrangements in place to get to and from work and attend college.

About the employer

Steven Edmond is a specialist in trowel occupations and has over 12 years experience within the industry. His has built up a good team and a good reputation with his customers.

His team work mainly across Cornwall and is increasing in business all the time. 

Employer

Steven John Edmond

Address

53 Higher Lux Street

Liskeard

PL14 3JY

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Training provider

You will be trained in the workplace alongside your usual duties and you will be expected to attend college one day a week or on a block release basis.  

You will work towards achieving:

A Level 2 Apprenticeship in trowel occupations including work based and knowledge components, an employee rights and responsibilities qualification, Personal Learning and Thinking Skills (PLTS) and if required Functional Skills.

Apprenticeship framework

Construction Building

Training provider

CORNWALL COLLEGE

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Cornwall College Business

Contact

Ali Boulter 0845 6099 599


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Closing date: 30 Aug 2017