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Apprentice Groundworker MDS CIVIL ENGINEERING LIMITED

To learn all aspects of groundworks whilst working onsite with experienced operatives including drainage, foundations, road and footpath construction, slab laying, curb laying, construction of driveways, as a brief outline of what you may be doing.

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

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Closing date: 03 Apr 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £16,640.00

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday shifts TBC from 7:30am – 5:00pm and 7:30am-1:00pm Saturday if work is available. Hours over 40 per week will only be available to those 18+. Your breaks will be 10:00am - 10:20am and 1:00pm – 1:30pm.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    04 Sep 2023

  • Date posted

    24 Jan 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000124903

  • Positions

    3 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

As part of this role you will be required to study towards the Groundworker Level 2 Apprenticeship Standard at Colchester Institute. College attendance for this course will be 1 day per week at the Colchester Campus.

Groundworks Apprentice: 

  • To learn all aspects of groundworks whilst working onsite with experienced operatives including drainage, foundations, road and footpath construction, slab laying, curb laying, construction of driveways as a brief outline of what you may be doing
  • Groundworkers prepare a construction site for the shallow foundation of a new home/building

Main duties include:

  • Removing sewage, redirecting waterways by flow or pumping, concreting the proposed site and laying both curbs and flagstones
  • To work on site learning and assisting experienced groundworkers
  • Duties will vary depending on what works are being carried out on site
  • Day to day contact is Nicky Collins

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

  • As part of this role you will be required to study towards the Groundworker Level 2 Apprenticeship Standard at Colchester Institute
  • College attendance for this course will be 1 day per week at the Colchester Campus

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

We always try to promote from within wherever possible, so, for a hardworking individual who works to a high standard, there may be future opportunities to progress within the company once the apprenticeship is completed.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Team working, Physical fitness, Hardworking, Listening Skills, Willing to Learn

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English and maths (Grade A*-E/9-2 or equivalent) Essential

Things to consider

The role is working outside and will involve working in all weathers

About the employer

MDS Civil Engineering Ltd. From Inception to Conclusion. Specialists in Groundwork and Civil Engineering, Housing, Commercial and Infrastructure, we get involved from viabilities, land purchase, design and construction. Utilising the latest cut and fill programmes and digitised taking off systems produces a comprehensive bill of quantities from a fully computerised estimating package. Advice is given at an early stage to minimise construction costs and produce the best end result.

Employer

MDS CIVIL ENGINEERING LIMITED

Address

19 Fourth Avenue

Bluebridge Industrial Estate

Halstead

CO9 2SY

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Training

Training provider

COLCHESTER INSTITUTE

Contact

Colchester Institute - Apprenticeship Team

ci.apprenticeships@colchester.ac.uk

01206712043

Apprenticeship standard

Groundworker

Level 2 (GCSE)


Employer's Application Instructions

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

Apply now

Closing date: 03 Apr 2023