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Apprentice Dryliner Taylor Wimpey Developments Limited

Taylor Wimpey North Thames are looking to take on a Drylining Apprentice in a two-year Level 2 Standard programme, during which time the successful candidates will be working on two busy new houses build construction sites in Hertfordshire.

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Closing date: 03 Dec 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    8:00am - 5pm, Monday-Friday.

    Total hours per week: 39.00

  • Expected duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    06 Dec 2021

  • Date posted

    28 Aug 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

The broad purpose of the occupation is to install, repair and maintain various elements of the internal structure of a building to a high standard.  The dryliner will apply methods to install different systems that form the walls and rooms within a building, often to hide wires and pipes. The apprenticeship is anticipated to last for approximately 2 years and the apprentice will work alongside qualified and experienced Dryliners learning the trade and assisting in all aspects of Drylining.

Activites include:

  • The measuring, cutting and installing of plasterboard
  • Taping and jointing of the boards

All other duties as and when required, successful candidates will work safely and responsibly at all times, with a positive and enthusiastic approach to work and training, they will be punctual and excellent attendance is expected at both work and college.

What we will offer you (benefits):

Our people are important to us and we want to make sure that we reward and recognise all the great work that they do. Our employees enjoy many standard benefits including access to the Taylor Wimpey House purchase discount scheme, pension (including company contributions), quality health cover, paid wet days, share save schemes as well as many flexible benefits such as buying additional holiday days, retails discounts, free Bupa health assessments and so much more. Our benefits work perfectly with our culture where you feel valued as a member of a successful team

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Attention to detail and getting jobs right first time
  • The ability to work as part of a team and to demanding deadlines.
  • Customer focussed
  • Driving would be advantageous due to the flexible nature of the work

Personal qualities

  • Good work ethic
  • Passion and interest in the role
  • Must have an interest in house building and be keen to learn
  • Ability to motivate self and work with minimum supervision
  • Can do attitude
  • Using Initiative
  • Reliable
  • Punctual

Desired qualifications

  • GCSE grade 4/C or above (or equivalent) including maths and English

Future prospects

  • The successful candidate will be employed by Taylor Wimpey during their apprenticeship and will work alongside trusted subcontractors to gather knowledge and skills in the trade
  • Following successful completion of the programme, the learner will be supported into finding potential employment with one of our trusted partners within the sub-contractor work force

Things to consider

  • The role is physical and demanding and will require the successful candidate to be active all day
  • The role requires travelling between two sites, so a driving license is necessary.

About the employer

Taylor Wimpey takes part in the National House-Building Council (NHBC) Pride in the Job scheme, where our sites are independently assessed by the NHBC across 28 different standards. We are committed to providing a safe place in which our employees and sub-contractors can work and to high standards of environmental management. Trades and labour are the backbone of our build process. We build over 15,000 homes a year and are now looking to grow our trade’s teams, so if you are looking for a career in Production then you’ll be joining a business with a passion for getting things right first time and exceeding customer expectations. We are looking for people that really take pride in the work they do.


Taylor Wimpey Developments Limited


54 Lilywhites Lane


EN11 8FW

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Additional location information

The role requires travelling between two sites the other location frequently visited is: Stortford Fields Wickham Hall Drive Hadham Road Bishops Stortford Herts CM23 2QB


Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Ixion Holdings (Contracts) Limited


Steven Vasiliou 07507 558470

Training Provider:

  • Ixion Holdings will provide the Apprenticeship Standard
  • Ixion Holdings will complete functional skills where necessary
  • Ixion Holdings will ensure Health & Safety, and Equality & Diversity

Apprenticeship standard

Interior systems installer

Level 2 (GCSE)

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