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Stonemason Apprentice HANCOCK STONE LTD

Hancock Stone Ltd have an exciting opportunity for a Stonemason apprentice who will be earning all aspects of the stonemasonry trade including fixing ashlar, laying rubble walling and banker work.

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Closing date: 02 Dec 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £15,600.00

  • Working week

    8am to 4.30pm Monday to Friday

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    03 Jan 2023

  • Date posted

    08 Nov 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000103780

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Our apprentice will be required to learn all aspects of the stonemasonry trade.

This includes:

  • General Labouring (initially).
  • Pointing Bath stone and rubble walling.
  • Fixing of rubble walling.
  • Banker work (working of stone).
  • Paint removal using hand tools and repairs using restoration mortar.

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

Training will be delivered by block release at the Somer Valley Campus in Radstock.

The apprentice will acheive a Level 2 in Stonemasonry.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

To work full time as a Stonemason with the prospect of bonus and pricework.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Team working, Physical fitness

Qualifications

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

Things to consider

Will be required to work in all weather conditions (wet suits will be provided for wet weather). The majority of time, the apprentice will be on their feet.

About the employer

Based in Bristol, Hancock Stone Limited specialise in the care of stonework. We carry out contracts from the North Midlands, down to the South coast. Stonemasonry is a very highly skilled and specialised trade. Our Stonemasons are trained to become fully qualified and experts in their field, attending Bath College to gain the required qualifications as well as working on site alongside more mature Stonemasons to gain valuable experience. Our range of works include: Stone Cleaning, Carving, Conservation, Restoration, Pointing, New Build, & Paint Removal. We also carry out new and remedial works to Rubble Stone Walling.

Employer

HANCOCK STONE LTD

Address

Unit 1, Fairway Industrial Estate

Golf Course Lane

Bristol

BS34 7QS

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Training

Training provider

BATH COLLEGE

Contact

Laura Joy

laura.joy@bathcollege.ac.uk

01225 328752

Apprenticeship standard

Stonemason

Level 2 (GCSE)


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