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Grounds Work Apprenticeship (FOU-0002-22) TRAINING AND APPRENTICESHIPS IN CONSTRUCTION LIMITED

Working as part of a team subcontracting for a major contractor, we have a fantastic opportunity for an apprentice to be involved in the Formwork on site, whilst studying for a Level 2 Groundswork Apprenticeship qualification.

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

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Closing date: 30 Oct 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £337.50

  • Working week

    7.30am - 5.30pm Monday to Friday Two half hour breaks per day (unpaid.)

    Total hours per week: 45.00

    (the hours are based on the candidate being over 18)

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    01 Nov 2022

  • Date posted

    07 Apr 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001842190

  • Positions

    1 available

Working as part of a team subcontracting for a major contractor, we have a fantastic opportunity for an apprentice to be involved in the Formwork on site, whilst studying for a Level 2 Groundswork Apprenticeship qualification.

Groundworkers are the first trade on to a construction and civil engineering site and they work closely with supervisors and engineers in interpreting design specifications to prepare the site ready for the structural building works to take place. They continue their work throughout the construction phase, working with all on-site construction trades, such as bricklayers and plants
operatives, up to and including the final completion activities of the project. This Apprenticeship will include working alongside qualified staff and learning all aspects of Groundworkers including: -

  • Adhering to Health & Safety
  • Setting out and preparing the sub-surfaces ready for the structural work to begin
  • Interpreting plans and drawings
  • Site clearance
  • Helping to prepare site
  • Unloading and storing building materials
  • Marking out and digging trenches for foundations
  • Preparing footings
  • Installing drainage systems
  • Assisting with house and road drainage works including plastic drainage or SUDS system – sustainable drainage system
  • Concreting – layering and smoothing concrete for foundations and floors
  • Constructing roads and pathways
  • Assisting with road drainage and attenuation work
  • Carrying out finished hard landscaping
  • Working with a banksman
  • Dumper/digger/360 excavator training – additional to apprenticeship
  • General labouring
  • Keeping the work area clean and tidy
  • Clearing up at the end of the day

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

We are looking for someone who is prepared to work hard and has a keen interest in the role.
They will need to be 18+ to fit in with site insurance policies.
They will need to have a good head for heights and be prepared to work outdoors in all weather.

Personal qualities

  • Be happy to work outside in all weathers

Desired qualifications

  • Minimum Grade 3/D English & Maths GCSE or equivalent

Future prospects

TrAC supports all of its successful apprentices into employment. We are proud to say 100% of apprentices who have completed their courses have entered either further education, another apprenticeship or begun work in their chosen field. 

Things to consider

Candidates must be over 18 due to restrictions on the site.
This role will be subject to successful passing of a drugs & alcohol test.


About the employer

We are a shared apprenticeship scheme employing apprentices and placing them with host companies so that they can get the necessary experience to pass their apprenticeship.

An apprenticeship will give you the knowledge, skills and experience you need to apply for a job in the area you have trained in.

We will give you the support to progress into employment, education or further training towards the end of your apprenticeship.

Employer

TRAINING AND APPRENTICESHIPS IN CONSTRUCTION LIMITED

Address

64 St. Anns

BARKING

IG11 7AE

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Training

Training provider

TrAC

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by TRAC

Contact

Steve Walker 07503 867 363 stephen@tracweb.co.uk

The succesful applicant will complete the Level 2 Ground worker apprenticeship delivered by Multi Trade Training.

Apprenticeship standard

Groundworker

Level 2 (GCSE)


Employer's Application Instructions

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

Apply now

Closing date: 30 Oct 2022