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Groundworker Apprentice ALPHA CONSTRUCTION LTD

Working under the direction and guidance of our experienced site teams. You will be trained to carry out a range of construction skills including all aspects of groundworks including drainage and ducting installation plus brickwork, concreting and other civil engineering activities. You will need to travel one day a week to Sheffield for studying.

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Closing date: 31 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 - Friday, 07:30 - 17:00. Total hours per week: 45.00 (the hours are based on the candidate being over 18)

    Total hours per week: 45

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

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    05 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    27 Jun 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

You will be trained to carry out a range of groundwork construction-based job at different sites with different teams.

Aspects of the jobs will include:

Ducting installation
Other civil engineering activities

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

Level 2 Groundworker apprenticeship standard, which includes:

Level 1/2 Functional Skills in maths and English (if required)
End-Point Assessment (EPA)

The training centre location is, Construction Design Centre, cricket inn road, Sheffield , S2 1TR

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Opportunity to progress into a full-time position upon completion of this apprenticeship.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Physical fitness


GCSE or equivalent Maths & English (Grade 4/C equivalent or above) Desired

Things to consider

Have full driving licence and have access to vehicle Able to travel and lodge throughout the UK Need to be able to travel to Sheffield 1 day a week to do qualification work towards apprenticeship

About the employer

Alpha Construction Ltd is a civil engineering and building contractor, formed in 1982, focused on providing safe, sustainable, cost effective solutions to clients across the UK. The key to our success has been our commitment to meeting the ever-changing demands expected of our industry through continuous improvement in our performance and our products. We embrace best practice and achieve from it safer sites, client satisfaction, a happy and healthy workforce and a reduced environmental impact.







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Training provider



John W

Apprenticeship standard


Level 2 (GCSE)

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