Bricklaying Apprenticeship- Level 2 LKW BRICKWORKS LIMITED

The successful candidate will be working towards a Level 2 qualification in Trowel Occupations, with the opportunity to progress onto the higher Level 3 apprenticeship to become fully qualified at the end of the apprenticeship programme.

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Closing date: 26 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    Wages explained

    The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.50 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year.
    Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year.
    The minimum wage rates are £5.60 an hour for 18-20 year olds and £7.05 for anyone aged 21 and over.
    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

  • Working week


    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    08 Nov 2017

  • Date posted

    10 Feb 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • 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
  • You will be supervised by a fully qualified member of staff, and you must follow all Health and Safety processes and procedures in the work place at all times, as well as ensuring that all tools are clean and put away correctly.
  • You will need to wear the appropriate personal protection equipment at all times when working on site
  • You will also be shown how to use mechanical cutting equipment to shape bricks and blocks to fit the correct angles

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • The successful candidate will need to be motivated.
  • You must be prepared to listen and follow instructions.
  • A good work ethic is essential.
  • Excellent time keeping.
  • Good communication Skills.
  • Being able to work as part of a team.

Personal qualities

  • Reliable and  friendly
  • Kind and Polite
  • Able to work at heights and outdoors

Qualifications required

No formal qualifications required for the role.

Future prospects

You may have the chance to progress on to another Construction Apprenticeship. There may be the chance of full time employment for the right person.

Things to consider

Please make sure that you are able to get to work each day. You will have to work in all weather conditions. Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage (ANMW): From 1st October 2016 The National Minimum Wage (NMW) rate for apprentices is £3.40 per hour. From April 2017 this rises to £3.50 per hour. This applies to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their Apprenticeship. For all other apprentices the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies. The Minimum Wage for Apprentices applies to time spent on the job plus time spent training. For more information visit:

About the employer

This is a wonderful opportunity to work for a well established construction company in the South West. The opportunities of working for the business are endless. The business has gained a strong reputation for delivering high quality of work to a range of customers.




3 Shutes Mead

Ottery St. Mary

EX11 1EE

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Training provider

  • Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Trowel Occupations.
  • Level 2 Diploma in Trowel Occupation.
  • Employment Rights and Responsibilities 
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills.
  • Functional Skills Level 1 or 2 ( Depending on previous qualifications.)
  • Functional Skills Level 1 or 2 ( Depending on previous qualifications.) 

Apprenticeship framework

Construction Building

Training provider


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


Alberto Pitocco

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Closing date: 26 Oct 2017