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Steel Fixing is the construction of various modules to reinforced concrete. The apprenticeship is made up of tutorials, workshops and practical’s along with working at HPC for Bylor and follow precise. This is demanding work, involving heavy lifting, bending and working at heights. You will need to wear PPE and use safety equipment.

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

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Closing date: 02 Feb 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £18,610.00

    Weekly wages range from £256 - £640 per week depending on age. Travel & accommodation allowances are accessible whilst on site. Flexibility is required which include weekends, evenings and nights.

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday at College. Once productive on site, then shift working may be an essential part of your role, flexibility is required. Shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 36.0

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    22 May 2023

  • Date posted

    06 Jan 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000112577

  • Positions

    14 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Steel Fixing is the construction of various modules to reinforced concrete. The apprenticeship is made up of tutorials, workshops and practical’s.

  • Cuts and bends steel components
  • Connects steel components
  • Install and tie together steel bars and mesh

Your working environment may be at height, noisy, dirty, physically demanding, outdoors in all weathers and cramped.

You will need to wear safety clothing and use safety equipment and adhere to the HPC values.

You will need to complete your apprentice college work alongside working on site.

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

Level 2 Steel Fixer apprenticeship standard:

  • Edexcel Level 1 Functional Skills Mathematics and English (Exemptions apply)

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Your workplace will predominantly be at Hinkley Point C. Steel Fixers will be required on this project for 5 years, so you will have the opportunity to develop your skills.

Being able to state that you have successfully completed your apprenticeship and developed your Steel Fixing skills and abilities on Hinkley Point C new nuclear build will be a highly valued part of your CV.

Steel Fixers have opportunity to travel the world to work on projects and can progress to supervision and management.  


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

IT skills, Attention to detail, Customer care skills, Team working, Initiative, Patience, Physical fitness, Knowledge of construction, Enthusiastic, Interest in construction, Excellent timekeeping, Able to follow instructions

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade Grade A*-C/9-4 minimum) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade Grade A*-C/9-4 minimum) Essential

Things to consider

Candidates will be expected to work outdoors in all weather conditions and at height; a suitable level of fitness is required to carry out tasks. Candidates may be expected to travel to sites and/or stay away from home for work or college attendance. Overtime and shift work may be required. Regular site hours are 48 per week, subject to change.

About the employer

BYLOR is a joint venture between Bouygues TP, a worldwide construction organisation with considerable experience in the nuclear sector, and Laing O’Rourke, the UK’s largest privately-owned engineering and construction contractor. Together we hold one of the largest contracts to build the new nuclear power station at Hinkley Point C in Somerset.

Employer

Bylor JV

Address

Hinkley Point C

Wick Moor Drove

Bridgwater

TA5 1UF

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Training

Training provider

BRIDGWATER AND TAUNTON COLLEGE

Apprenticeship standard

Steel fixer

Level 2 (GCSE)


Employer's Application Instructions

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

Apply now

Closing date: 02 Feb 2023