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Apprentice Dryliner Horbury Building Systems

We are a construction employer of choice with an established and vibrant apprenticeship scheme. Would you like to join us as an Apprentice Dryliner, working alongside an experienced Tradesperson to learn this trade?

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

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Closing date: 06 Dec 2021

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 - Friday, 08:00 - 16:30 (depending on site).

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    24 months

  • Possible start date

    13 Dec 2021

  • Date posted

    06 Sep 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

The Group sets high standards for its employees and rewards successful candidates with career progression opportunities and continual training.  Horbury employees can expect to enjoy long-term careers - many have been with us since the company was founded 25 years ago.

Working under the direction and guidance of an experienced tradesperson to become proficient in building Dry lining systems and gain the relevant qualifications to meet the guidelines and achieve the Level 2 apprenticeship standard.

Assist mentor in constructing Dry lining (walls) and suspended ceilings and other general duties. Ensure all tasks on site are carried out in line with manufacturers’ specifications, architects’ drawings, Quality, Health and Safety and Environmental policies and procedures.

As this is an apprenticeship role, a key requirement is that you attend college on a day release basis and complete all course work / work-based assignments and assessments in the workplace.  To this end you will be enrolled at a college and you will study for L2 Construction Specialist – (Interior Systems) Apprenticeship Standard.

Duties will include:

  • Install plasterboard partitions in accordance with specification & manufacturer’s instructions
  • Measure and mark out interior systems projects in accordance with industry standards
  • Interpret drawings to ensure work is completed to specification
  • Complete quality assurance checks in accordance with specification to enable handover in line with site procedures
  • Install and repair metal stud partitions according to/in accordance with design details, specification, manufacturer's recommendations, and best practice guidelines
  • Form framed and frame-less beam and column in accordance with specification & manufacturer's instructions
  • Form junctions, abutments, and angles according to specification & manufacturer's instructions

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Communication skills
  • Strong numeracy skills
  • Listening skills
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Some construction related skills or an interest in or previous experience in construction would be an advantage

Personal qualities

  • Multi-tasking
  • Manual dexterity
  • Disciplined and able to follow instructions and work as part of a team
  • Hard-working and dedicated – always striving to get the best results
  • Mature with a positive attitude to work and relationships with other workers
  • Adaptable and flexible – especially in respect of location of work
  • Attentive to detail – able to maintain task focus for a significant time

Desired qualifications

5 GCSEs at grades D/3 or above (or equivalent) including English and maths.

Future prospects

The Horbury group comprises 8 companies, enjoys a turnover in excess of £75m and employs around 1,200 people. This means that we have unrivalled resource levels and delivery capability within every one of our specialist sectors.  This also means that individual employees can benefit from career advancement and diversify into other disciplines.

Things to consider

The role is based around the Thirsk and North Yorkshire area and the ideal candidate needs to be able to be in the YO7 area for a morning pick up.

About the employer

Regional offices in London and South Wales complement our Yorkshire Headquarters and ensure we have full national coverage, but by maintaining our original concept of trade specific subsidiaries we remain flexible to carry out even the smallest project, giving us a project range of £10k through to £15m.

Our ability to carry out multi-trade fit out packages is what truly sets the Horbury Group apart from our competitors, where even the most complex projects can be carried out using only our own staff and skilled trade's people thus ensuring we have full control over programme coordination, quality and commercial issues without the need to engage external subcontractors.


Horbury Building Systems


1 Queens Gardens




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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Sheffield College


Stewart Parsisson

Level 2 Interior Systems Installer apprenticeship standard, which includes:

  • Level 1/2 Functional Skills in maths and English (if required)
  • End-Point Assessment (EPA)

Apprenticeship standard

Interior systems installer

Level 2 (GCSE)

Employer's Application Instructions

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

Apply now

Closing date: 06 Dec 2021