Groundworker apprenticeship MAGNIFY CONSTRUCTION LIMITED

Groundworkers are the first trade onto a construction and civil engineering site and they work closely with supervisors and engineers in interpreting design specifications to prepare the site ready for the structural building works to take place. Duties includes setting out and preparing the sub-surfaces ready for the structural work to begin, installing drainage systems, concreting, constructing roads and pathways and carrying out the finished hard landscaping.

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Closing date: 12 Jun 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Monday – Friday, 8:30am – 5pm. This will be agreed with the employer prior to placement on the Apprenticeship.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    13 Jun 2023

  • Date posted

    31 Mar 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • They continue their work throughout the construction phase, working with all on-site construction trades, such as bricklayers and plant operatives, up to and including the final completion activities of the project. 
  • Groundworkers are able to transfer between heavy construction and civil engineering sites as well as house building, commercial building and general building sites.
  • Groundworkers work for all types of construction companies from small subcontractors to large main contractors.

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

The Apprentice will be enrolled onto a Level 2 Groundworkers Apprenticeship and Greenlight Training Ltd will be the Apprenticeship training provider.


The Apprentice will need to attend the Greenlight Training centre in Plymouth for 3 consecutive days per month.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

We would like to work with all of our Apprentices after they have completed and passed their Apprenticeship. We would look to take the Apprentice on as a sub-contractor.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Logical, Team working, Initiative


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 1-9) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 1-9) Desired

Things to consider

This job will involve manual handling.

About the employer

Magnify Construction Ltd was established in 2015 by Calvin and David, both of whom have different backgrounds in the building trade. Calvin spent over a decade on new build sites covering a wide range of aspects whilst on site, including groundworks and blockwork. David spent many years in domestic properties undertaking a wide range of home improvements.







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Training provider



Tilisha Farrow


Apprenticeship standard


Level 2 (GCSE)

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