We are currently looking for an Apprentice Groundworker to join our friendly and supportive groundwork team. You will be working as part of a team alongside skilled trades to deliver civil engineering works to the highest standards. You will gain competencies in a wide range of ground working techniques.
Closing date: today
Weekend work is paid at an overtime rate of time and a half.
Total hours per week: 40
Possible start date
12 Dec 2022
09 Nov 2022
Level 2 (GCSE)
What will the apprentice be doing?
Groundworkers are employed on construction sites that involve ground preparation such as, foundations or footing for new buildings. Your day-to-day tasks may include:
- ground working – marking out and digging shallow trenches for foundations and drains.
- form working – putting up or dismantling the shuttering that holds setting concrete in place.
- installing drainage and manholes
- minor road working – laying kerbs, paving and re-surfacing
- using hand tools and small plant machinery
What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?
You will achieve the Level 2 Groundworker Apprenticeship Standard by attending CP Assessments Training Centre in Denaby Main, Doncaster to undertake 7 block-release training sessions (4 days), every 10 - 12 weeks.
The successful candidate will work towards achieving Functional Skills Level 2 in both Maths and English if they have not achieved this prior or have an equivalent.
Apprentices will also get an Apprentice CSCS card which can be upgraded on completion of the apprenticeship.
What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?
This is a fantastic opportunity for the successful candidate to start their career with a highly reputable and well-established company.
Progression within the organisation with more responsibility is expected on successful completion of the apprenticeship.
In time, you may wish to undertake further qualifications such as Occupational Work Supervision which can be studied at Level 3. With experience you could progress to Site Supervisor, Estimator, or Construction Manager.
Requirements and prospects
Desired skills and personal qualities
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade C / 4) Desired
Things to consider
About the employer
JIB ENGINEERING LTD
CONSTRUCTION AND PLANT ASSESSMENTS LTD
Level 2 (GCSE)
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