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Highway Maintenance Apprentice CORMAC SOLUTIONS LIMITED

Are you interested in an Apprenticeship working for a large employer gaining practical experience as well as a qualification? Candidates will be working in a small team of Highways Maintenance Operatives, as part of a larger network of teams across Cornwall, maintaining and constructing our County’s roads and footpaths.

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

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Closing date: 13 Feb 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Friday, shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 37

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    03 Apr 2023

  • Date posted

    16 Sep 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    10 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

During your apprenticeship you will develop practical skills and a deep knowledge about highways maintenance operations in the Highways section of Cormac Solutions Highways & Environment service. 

This is an apprenticeship post, and you will be learning whilst working gaining the level 2 Highways Maintenance Apprenticeship qualification and going to college / training centre as appropriate. Please view the apprenticeship standard: Highways maintenance skilled operative / Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education

Duties include (but are not limited to):

  • All Highways maintenance and construction
  • A range of routine manual tasks in relation to highways maintenance such as, laying kerbs, surfacing, repairing potholes, installing street Ironworks
  • You will be using hand tools and powered tools or pedestrian plant
  • You will be setting up traffic management
  • Following written instructions and interpreting drawings
  • Working with sub-contractors on larger schemes

Please view the Role Profile.

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

Level 2 Highways Maintenance Skilled Operative standard:

  • Maths and English (if applicable)
  • Training will be at our Notter Bridge site on block release

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

To be fully employed by the company on a permanent contract and to progressed onto other Apprenticeships, if applicable.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Physical fitness


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

About the employer

Cormac manages and maintains approximately 7500km of Cornwall’s and the South West highways as well as delivering major construction, civil engineering and highway schemes, providing environmental asset management, maintenance, design and construction services to public and private sector clients. We are part of the Corserv Group who are committed to growing the local economy and delivering high quality services and jobs for the benefit of the communities we serve.







TR16 5EH


Beth Garvin

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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Highways maintenance skilled operative

Level 2 (GCSE)

Employer's Application Instructions

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

Apply now

Closing date: 13 Feb 2023