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Apprentice Bricklayer S FIDDY LIMITED

The successful apprentice will be carrying out bricklaying, groundworks and structural openings, as well as general labouring and some hard landscaping. This will be done on mostly extensions, alterations and renovations but some work will also be completed on new builds.

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Closing date: today

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £11,440.00

  • Working week

    Working hours will Monday to Friday, 07:30 to 16:00. 30 minute break every day.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    30 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    29 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000070596

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Main duties:

  • Floor sweeping and keeping site clean and tidy.
  • Carrying and stacking out.
  • Mixing and bonding.
  • Laying blocks.
  • Installations.
  • Levelling and drainage.
  • Interpret drawings.
  • Joint masonry.
  • Building walls.
  • Building cavity walling.
  • Door and window opening.
  • Demolition of walls.
  • Installing steel beams.
  • Concreting.

The apprentice will work alongside a very experienced bricklayer.

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

For the full apprenticeship, candidates will complete:

  • Level 2 Bricklayer Apprenticeship Standard.
  • Level 1 Functional Skills in English.
  • Level 1 Functional Skills in Maths.

Apprentices will also work towards and take the test for Level 2 English and Maths prior to taking the End Point Assessment. 

The End Point Assessment will include a Knowledge Assessment (short written test) and a Practical Skills Assessment (skills test).

Apprentices will be expected to attend sessions once per week at our Easton campus, to the west of Norwich.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

A position may be available for the right candidate following successful completion of the apprenticeship. The business is looking for somebody who wants to develop and gain a full- time position following their apprenticeship.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Team working, Manual dexterity, Lift heavy items safely, Good literacy skills, Good numeracy skills, Commitment, Strong work ethic, Time management, Interest in Construction, Able to work to deadlines, Willing to learn

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English and Maths (Grade 2/ E) Desired

Things to consider

The role is mainly outside in all weather conditions, working above ground on scaffolding at certain points of a project. The candidate would need to have their own method of transportation to travel to each job (public transport would not be suitable). 28 days holiday including bank holidays.

About the employer

We are a small building business- the majority of our work is on extensions, alterations and renovations. We also undertake some new builds and hard landscaping.

Employer

S FIDDY LIMITED

Address

DENBY

BRIDEWELL LANE

ACLE

NR13 3RA

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Training

Training provider

CITY COLLEGE NORWICH

Contact

City College Norwich

apprenticeships@ccn.ac.uk

01603 773365

Apprenticeship standard

Bricklayer

Level 2 (GCSE)


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