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Apprentice Bricklayer TAYLOR WIMPEY UK LIMITED

You'll be involved with new build homes from start to finish & read drawings to understand what is required to enable a build. Set out the first row of bricks, ensuring the courses are straight & level. Learning about mortar, how to mix and apply to the bricks, shaping/trimming bricks, health & safety involved with working at height and on site.

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Closing date: 31 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Mon – Thurs 8.00 – 5.00 Fri 8.00 - 4.00 Monday – Thursday Friday – College

    Total hours per week: 39

  • Expected duration

    30 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    29 Jun 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Measuring the work area and setting out the first row of bricks and the damp course.
  • Mixing mortar
  • Laying bricks on top of each other and applying mortar with a trowel.
  • Shaping and trimming bricks
  • Ensuring the work is level

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

The apprenticeship training is delivered through a combination of workplace learning and day release college attendance. This training will teach you the knowledge, skills and behaviours set out in the Bricklayer L2 standard. On completion the apprentice will receive Bricklayer NRQ L2 qualification. Functional Skills in Maths and English may also be required depending on current level.   

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Within Taylor Wimpey there can be progression to a Management Trainee, i.e Site Management

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Organisation skills, Awareness of safety issues, Knowledge of properties, CSCS Card, Develop good relationships, Act with integrity, Never compromise on safety


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

Things to consider

You MUST be prepared to commit to your work and training for the duration of the apprenticeship. You will be required to have a telephone interview with Yeovil College prior to your application being passed on. If a suitable candidate is found prior to the advertised closing date, it may close earlier so please apply early to avoid disappointment.

About the employer

We build a wide range of homes in the UK, from apartments to six-bedroom houses with prices ranging from under £70k to over £3m. We completed 15,520 new homes in 2019, excluding joint ventures. In addition, we build affordable housing across the UK, which represented 23% of our total 2019 completions.




Addison Close Gillingham



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Training provider



Nikita Thomas

01935 845421

Apprenticeship standard


Level 2 (GCSE)

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