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Building Engineer Apprentice Plasterer Southampton City Council

We are looking for confident and self-motivated individuals to join our Housing Operations team, alongside your job you’ll also be studying for a Plaster Level 2 Apprenticeship qualification. The apprenticeship is delivered via day release at college, so you will be spending four days on the job and one day at college each week

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

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Closing date: today

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    As Southampton City Council offers the Foundation Living Wage the salary will be increased to £19,100

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm, shifts, may work evenings and weekends. • 37 working hours per week + 2 hours toil

    Total hours per week: 39

  • Expected duration

    2 Years

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    29 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    3 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

While being mentored by an experienced colleague you will cover 

·       Patch plaster / artex / rendering

·       Plasterboard tacking

To achieve acceptable levels of customer satisfaction and to actively promote the delivery of service in a positive manner.

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

Plasterer Level 2

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Although we can’t guarantee you a permanent job at the end of your apprenticeship, we will support you to apply for suitable roles within the council, and help make sure you are ready for a wider job search. 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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


GCSE or equivalent Math and English (Grade 4 or C) Essential

About the employer

Being part of the Southampton City Council team requires people who are willing to take personal responsibility for delivering excellence, to work with others to achieve the best possible outcomes, to embrace change and new opportunities, to make the most of the resources available to us and to think and act in the best interests of our customers.


Southampton City Council


Unit 5

Nursling Industrial Estate

Mauretania Road

SO16 0YS

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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard


Level 2 (GCSE)

Employer's Application Instructions

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

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Closing date: today