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Bricklaying Apprentice ADRIAN WEBB CONSTRUCTION LIMITED

A Webb Construction are looking for an Apprentice Bricklayer to join their team in Liskeard. This is an excellent opportunity for a smart, ambitious and self-motivated individual to join a friendly environment.

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Closing date: 20 Jan 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £172.00

    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

    The working hours will be Monday to Friday, timings to be confirmed at interview.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    24 months

  • Possible start date

    31 Jan 2022

  • Date posted

    29 Sep 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001770859

  • Positions

    1 available

The right candidate will need to be able to cope with the physical demands of the role and have plenty of stamina for this demanding role, which will involve working indoors and outdoors.

You will be required to carry out duties such as:

  • Laying bricks, paving stones & blocks correctly
  • Checking alignments throughout each stage
  • You will be shown how to prepare and spread mortar, using the correct ratio mixes
  • You will learn how to use all the specialist hand tools, machinery and power tools associated with this role
  • You will need to show attention to detail when cutting and aligning brickwork and slabs
  • You will be shown how to use all the power tools and specialised cutting equipment safely and correctly by a qualified member their team

Throughout your training you will be supervised by a fully qualified member of the team, who will also make you aware of Health and Safety procedure in the work place, as well as ensuring that you clean and put away all specialised tools and equipment used throughout the day correctly. This is a very exciting, varied and demanding role for the right candidate to progress in this chosen trade.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • The right candidate will need to be able to cope with the physical demands of the role and have plenty of stamina for this demanding role, which will involve working indoors and outdoors
  • The successful candidate will need to be motivated, hardworking and enjoy outdoor physical work to succeed, so stamina is vital for this role as it is quite demanding
  • You need to have good hand eye coordination skills and show a focused approach to the job in hand, with an attention for detail and quality finish
  • Excellent time keeping and attendance are also desirable, with good communication skills to work well within a team

Personal qualities

  • You must be confident when working at heights, as this role will involve working on top of secured scaffolding and platform towers
  • You will need to show the enthusiasm and willingness to learn and develop your skills, with the aim to secure full time employment and be fully qualified at the end of you apprenticeship programme

Desired qualifications

  • Qualifications required for this role include GCSE’s grades A*-E (9-2) in maths and English, or equivalent qualification

Future prospects

  • On completion of your Level 2 apprenticeship with the company, an opportunity to apply for a full time post may be offered to the right candidate

About the employer

A Webb Construction is owned by Adrian Webb, who has been working in the construction industry for nearly 20 years. During this time, he has gained experience in not only bricklaying but all other general building work associated with the construction trade.

Employer

ADRIAN WEBB CONSTRUCTION LIMITED

Address

Tregenna

Liskeard

PL14 5JQ

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Training

Training provider

Skills Group

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Skills to Group Ltd

Contact

Skills Group 01752 332442 enquiries@skillsgroupuk.com

The Apprenticeship in Bricklaying consists of:

  • Level 2 Bricklayer Apprenticeship Standard
  • Construction Skills Health, Safety and Environment test – CSCS Test

As part of the apprenticeship programme, attendance is required at our Skills Group training centre for one day per week. All other aspects of the qualification will be delivered on-site by the employer. You will have regular visits every six to eight weeks from your designated Skills Group assessor, who will monitor your progress during your apprenticeship training.

Whilst at the Skills Group training centre, you will learn the necessary skills and gain experience to help you throughout your role. Part of your training will be knowledge and theory based, whilst the rest will be practical. You will develop your hand skills, carry out brick and block work, learn the correct use of specific tools, carry out pointing and learn mortar ratio mixes under the guidance of your assessor. Learning all these additional skills will benefit you on returning to the employer.

As an additional qualification you will also achieve your Emergency First Aid and Health and Safety Certificate, along with Internet Safety and Safeguarding.

As part of your apprenticeship Skills Group will also support you to complete your online CSCS test, which will enable you to apply for your CSCS Card. This shows that you are at the required competent level to carry out site work with the employer.

Apprenticeship standard

Bricklayer

Level 2 (GCSE)


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