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Bricklayer Apprentice Benjamin Cavaghan

Laying bricks, blocks and other types of building components in mortar to construct and repair walls, foundations, partitions, arches and other structures.

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Closing date: 05 Jul 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £192.40

    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 - 07.30 to 16.30

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    30 months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    27 Jan 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001814291

  • Positions

    1 available

Bricklayers lay bricks, blocks and other types of building components in mortar to construct and repair walls, foundations, partitions, arches and other structures eg chimney stacks. They might also refurbish brickwork and masonry on restoration projects. The range of sites and projects that bricklayers will work on include large commercial developments, new builds in housing, alterations, extensions and restorations. A bricklayer may work one-on-one or on larger jobs where their bricklaying group (gang) may work on a particular section of a building alongside other bricklaying gangs as well as other trades. Main Duties: • Keeping site tidy • Mixing mortar • Moving materials • Laying blocks • Supplying mortar

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

• Attention to detail • Communication and Interpersonal skills • The ability to follow instructions and procedures and complete tasks • A good level of fitness • Knowledge of health and safety • Ability to use your own initiative and solve problems • Ability to work safely at height • Ability to adapt

Personal qualities

• Trustworthy • Honest • Good time keeping

Desired qualifications

It would be an advantage to have GCSE’s in the 4 to 9 (A* to C) range or equivalent for English and maths, but this is not essential as you will complete Functional Skills as part of the apprenticeship if necessary.

Future prospects

On completion of this Apprenticeship, the apprentice will have satisfied the requirements to obtain a Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS) Card at the appropriate level. As a result of achieving the Apprenticeship, there will be an entitlement to join the Federation of Master Builders’ continuous professional development (CPD) scheme for individual tradespeople.

About the employer

A small family run carpentry business with one other employee. Focusing on high standards of craftsmanship and customer satisfaction.

Employer

Benjamin Cavaghan

Address

4

Cheddon Fitzpaine

Taunton

TA2 8JU

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Training

Training provider

Bridgwater & Taunton College

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Bridgwater & Taunton College

Level 2 Apprenticeship Standard - Bricklayer: • Level 2 Bricklayer- Knowledge, Skills and Behaviours • C&G 6570-02 L2 NVQ Dip Trowel Occupations (Construction) • Level 1 Functional Skills in English & Maths (If required, exemptions apply)

Apprenticeship standard

Bricklayer

Level 2 (GCSE)


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