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Groundworker Apprentice COLNE VALLEY CONTRACTS LTD

This is a groundwork apprenticeship with local general building contractor.

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

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Closing date: 19 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual 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 to Friday from 7:30am - 4:30pm with a morning break at 10am and a lunch break at 1pm. On site times could vary.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    30 Months

  • Possible start date

    05 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    13 Jun 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Working closely alongside and providing assistance to experienced tradespersons in carrying out the following:
• Manual handling of tools and materials.
• Working from drawings.
• Level surveying.
• Drainage.
• Paving.
• Maintaining a clean and safe workspace.

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

  • The apprentice will be working towards the Groundworker Level 2 apprenticeship standard.
  • All delivered within the work place via online training and at Colchester Institute Campus.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Continued employment as a fully qualified tradesperson.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Problem solving skills, Team working, Punctual, Adaptability


GCSE or equivalent English and maths (Grade A*-E/9-2 or equivalent) Essential

Things to consider

This role will involve working outdoors and possibly travel to different sites – travel may be provided from designated locations. There will be meeting points if require and this role could also involve working away and/or night work.

About the employer

Colne Valley Contracts are a family run business with over 30 years experience in the construction industry, working across the commercial, leisure, industrial and residential sectors. We undertake all aspects of general building and groundworks, including but not limited to brickwork, paving, drainage and fencing. We carry out a wide scope of refurbishment works, from domestic bathrooms to reconfiguring office layouts to refurbishing entire leisure centres. We also specialise in floor and wall tiling. We carry out works nationwide, but predominantly focus close to our base of London and the South East.







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Training provider



Colchester Institute - Apprenticeship Team


Apprenticeship standard


Level 2 (GCSE)

Employer's Application Instructions

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

Apply now

Closing date: 19 Aug 2022