Bricklaying Apprentice Dan Knight
A well-established employer is looking to take on an apprentice to join their experienced team dealing in all aspects of the building trade including new builds. The employer undertakes work in Devon & Cornwall area and is currently based at the new Sherford development.
Closing date: 31 Aug 2017
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).
Total hours per week: 40.00
Possible start date
05 Sep 2017
22 Dec 2016
Intermediate Level Apprenticeship
As the bricklaying apprentice you will learn every aspect of construction site work specialising in brick and block work. You will learn how to use specialist hand tools, how to build arches and brick structures along with repairing and restoring brick structures.
You will work to specific time deadlines on large construction sites while using excellent hand to eye coordination. You will work alongside a qualified member of staff who will teach you how to correctly mix up appropriate cement for laying bricks and blocks to bespoke orders.
Requirements and prospects
You will have a clear focus on what you want to do and show motivation and good time keeping skills. You will also need to have an ability to cope with the physical demands of the role.
Transport is preferable, but not a requirement and being able to use their own initiative is essential.
- You will be hard working with the ability to use your own initiative.
- The successful candidate would have to display an eagerness to learn and listen to instruction.
- You will also have to be a good time keeper.
Qualifications required for this role include GCSE's grades A* –E in Maths and English, or equivalent qualifications.
About the employer
- Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Trowel Occupations
- Level 2 Diploma in Bricklaying
- Functional Skills in Maths and English (Level 1)
- Construction Skills Health, Safety and Environment test – CSCS Test
- Emergency First Aid
- Certified Health and Safety Course
- Internet Safety / Safeguarding
Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Skills to Group Ltd
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Closing date: 31 Aug 2017