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Apprentice Construction Design & Build Technician FORTERRA BUILDING PRODUCTS LIMITED

Forterra Group, via their wholly owned subsidiary Bison Pre-Cast, are providing an opportunity for three Apprentice Construction Design & Build Technicians to learn the functions of the design/estimating/commercial roles.

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Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm.

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Expected duration

    36 months

  • Possible start date

    01 Oct 2021

  • Date posted

    04 Jun 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    3 available

The role:

  • Preparation of quotation designs
  • Preparation of quotations
  • Negotiation of orders
  • Entry of orders onto data base
  • Liaison with drawing office and customer
  • Continuous improvements of processes and procedures
  • Attend College on a day release basis and undertake any additional training as requested
  • Take an active part in the apprenticeship review process

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Working experience of Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrate and apply persuasion and negotiation skills
  • Learn and develop continuously

Personal qualities

  • Confident and outgoing personality
  • Be straight forward and goal orientated
  • Demonstrate drive and initiative
  • Provide information and ensure open communication
  • Establish trust and relationships
  • Promote co-operation and partnership
  • Demonstrate intercultural awareness and competence
  • Demonstrate openness to change, flexibility and adaptability
  • Drive environmental protection
  • Avoid conflicts of interest
  • Take social responsibility

Desired qualifications

Minimum entry requirements:

  • Maths, English Language and ICT GCSE grades 8-4 (A-D*) and above (or equivalent qualification), an existing level 3 qualification in a related construction specialism apprenticeship would be advantageous and might reduce the overall duration, but would not be essential

Future prospects

Potential opportunity for a permanent role within the company following successful completion of the apprenticeship.

About the employer

Forterra is a UK leader in manufactured masonry products, with a unique combination of strong market positions in clay bricks and concrete blocks, complemented by a well-rounded portfolio of bespoke construction products.

Forterra’s products have a broad customer base, comprising builders’ merchants, residential homebuilders, specialist brick merchants, contractors and subcontractors and the Group’s end market exposure can be divided between the residential new build, residential RMI and commercial construction markets.




Hoveringham Lane


NG14 7JX

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Nottingham College


Nottingham College Apprenticeship Team

  • Level 4 Higher Apprenticeship - Construction Design & Build Technician

Apprenticeship standard

Construction design and build technician

Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

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