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Level 2 Apprentice Bricklayer BAKERS OF DANBURY HERITAGE LTD

The Bricklayer Apprenticeship is designed to provide the relevant training and education required to become a successful bricklayer. Practical and theory sessions at the college are teamed with work-based experience and training on site.

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

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Closing date: today

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 7:30am – 4:30pm with a 30 minute lunch and a 15 minute break

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    30 Months

  • Possible start date

    05 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    02 Aug 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Working under the guidance and instruction of a mentor the site work could involve;

  • Setting out a building.
  • Constructing brick and block work.
  • Constructing walling detail.
  • Keeping the site clean and tidy.
  • Helping to unload materials and store in a tidy manner in the site store.

This is dependent on required works at each site.

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

  • The apprentice will be working towards the Bricklayer 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?

  • As a company known for combining traditional methods and skills with new techniques, it is important we ensure those traditional methods and skills continue to be passed down through the generations of our workforce. Our apprentices are an important part of ensuring Bakers of Danbury exist for another 140 years, at least! 
  • Over time successful apprentices could work towards a position of Site Supervisor who oversee all trades working on site and liaise with both the Clients and Architects, or even Contract Manager where you will be responsible for pricing tender submissions and overseeing material purchasing and managing the site.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Team working, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Physical fitness


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

Things to consider

Travelling to/from our yard is a requirement and we try to arrange lifts with other van drivers for any non-drivers. You will be required to arrive at our yard in time to get a lift with others, sometimes this would be at 7am ready for work on site at 7:30am.

About the employer

Established over 140 years ago, Bakers of Danbury provide high quality craftsmanship. We have a directly employed team of carpenters, bricklayers, joiners, stonemasons and other tradesmen. Our projects include new builds and refurbishment in the educational, commercial, housing and health sectors as well as repair, conservation and restoration of historic listed buildings, churches and ancient monuments. We have a specialist insurance repairs division that works with insurance companies, specialist loss adjusters and engineers to repair structural faults in buildings.








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Training provider



Colchester Institute - Apprenticeship Team

01206 712043

Apprenticeship standard


Level 2 (GCSE)

Employer's Application Instructions

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

Apply now

Closing date: today