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L2 Bricklaying Apprentice S R Gresham Bricklaying Contractor

The successful candidate will be working towards a Level 2 qualification in Bricklaying, with the opportunity to progress onto the Level 3 Apprenticeship. You will be fully supported throughout your apprenticeship by a qualified member of staff who will teach you new skills.

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Closing date: 15 Sep 2022

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, times TBD.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    30 months

  • Possible start date

    16 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    16 Mar 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

The ideal candidate will be given a variety of duties that they will carry out throughout your apprenticeship:

  • You will be observing work carried out by your experienced colleagues and will then put into practice all that you have learnt, achieving a high level of workmanship on all the projects that you carry out.
  • You will be shown how to align bricks and blocks using plumb lines and levelling tools, working to design plans.
  • You will also be shown how to use mechanical cutting equipment to shape bricks and blocks to fit the correct angles.
  • Laying blocks/block work.
  • You will learn how to read building plans.
  • Understanding how building sites work.
  • Understand principles of building.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Hardworking
  • Punctual
  • Good communication skills
  • Able to work as part of a team

Personal qualities

  • Keen attitude to work and learn
  • Able to work at heights and outdoors
  • Self-motivated
  • Positive attitude

Desired qualifications

GCSE English and maths 4/C grade equivalent would be desirable not essential.

Future prospects

To progress onto site supervision and work under S R Gresham Bricklaying Contractor.

Things to consider

To be able to get to a pickup point if not able to drive.

About the employer

S R Gresham Bricklaying Contractors work with a wide range of subcontractors and have over 30 years’ experience within the trade. The team’s workload mainly consists of site work and from time to time includes building schools for Devon Contractors.

The employer mainly works in Exeter and surrounding areas.


S R Gresham Bricklaying Contractor



St. Peters Mount



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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by P G L Construction Training


Samantha Cocks 07590840108

  • Bricklayer (level 2)
  • Level 1 or 2 Functional Skills in English and maths (if required)

Apprenticeship standard


Level 2 (GCSE)

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