Apprentice Scaffolder 1st Scaffolding (UK) Ltd

Scaffolders erect and dismantle temporary metal structures, usually around buildings, which allow other construction trades to carry out their jobs safely. You’ll need to be good with heights for this role. You'll also need to be responsible as the safety of many others will depend on your work. You will need a good understanding of maths

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Closing date: 30 Sep 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 8am-5pm

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    2 years

  • Possible start date

    01 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    31 Aug 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

Scaffold is usually made of metal tubes, fitting and metal or timber platforms, put together by scaffolders so that workers can reach the parts of the structure they're working on.  Safety is paramount, both for the people working on the scaffold and those below.This role will be initially based in the Scaffolding Yard on the outskirts of Exeter for 6 months and then upon successful completion of the 6 month period they would be signed up as an apprentice and sent onto an Approved Apprenticeship which will mean staying away for two weeks at a time, possibly in Norfolk.  The apprentice will be supervised and trained by a fully competent scaffolder who will provide constant support and site training on a number of new build sites and domestic properties around Devon.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

You will need good practical skills with attention to detail

Personal qualities

Applicants need to be enthusiastic, well organised, self-motivated, and punctual.  You need to be able to work independently as well as part of a team. The apprentice will be expected to be reliable, honest and hardworking they will be someone who takes pride in their work.

Qualifications required

There are no set entry requirements, although GCSEs or equivalent in Maths and  English  may be helpful for calculations and theory.

Future prospects

This employer is a well-known scaffold contractor who prides themselves on customer service and quality. The prospects are very good support and training.

About the employer

We aim to provide a consistent first class service to its clients, by combining specialist knowledge, excellent project management skills and attention to detail. Offering customer focused scaffolding solutions which are high quality, cost effective and above all safe.


1st Scaffolding (UK) Ltd


Tremletts Boatyard Unit 1

Odhams Wharf



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Training provider

College training at The National Construction College working towards the Construction Diploma Level 2 in Scaffolding (Accessing Operations & Rigging and on site training working towards NVQ 2 in Scaffolding.

Apprenticeship framework

Construction Specialist

Training provider

National Construction College

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by CITB (t/u Construction Skills)


Mrs Clare Jobbins 01392877464

Employer's Application Instructions

If you are interested in this position please send a CV and letter please send this to To be eligible for an apprenticeship you will need to register with CITB to register please go to:

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 30 Sep 2017