The opportunity to start a career within construction, with a recognised company working on iconic jobs such as HS2. As an apprentice, you will be on a development plan and a career mentor to help your progression throughout your apprenticeship. We offer our apprentices a competitive salary, 20 days annual leave, work social nights.

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Closing date: 24 Dec 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Over 25 years of age will receive the LLW

  • Working week

    17 years old - Monday to Friday 07:30 to 15:30 - 40 hours inclusive of an hour break each day. 18 years old+ - Monday to Friday 07:30 to 17:30 - 45 hours not including up to an hour break each day.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    22 Jan 2024

  • Date posted

    18 Jul 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

As an Apprentice Steel Fixer, you will learn to assemble and erect the steel components required to strengthen reinforced concrete structures, such as bridges, culverts, railway stations, power stations, etc.

  • Setting out the work area, following engineering plans
  • Using hand and power tools to cut and bend bars or mesh
  • Tying steel reinforcement bars (rebars) to build cages

Typically you will work within a larger team on construction projects, and, in the fullness of time, you will be able to interpret contract information, drawings and specifications, in order to assemble and install the components correctly.

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

Level 2 Steel Fixer Apprenticeship Standard:

  • NVQ Level 2 in Steel Fixing

The successful applicant will be enrolled in the Bridgwater & Taunton College Steel fixing apprenticeship. The apprenticeship start date is the end of September 2023, this standard is delivered via block release

You will work on one of our 'live' projects and receive training from a recognised provider either one day a week or on a block release.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Once you have achieved the Level 2 qualification you will have the opportunity to progress on to the next level. Ultimately, and depending on the individual, you could advance to a supervisory or management role within the construction industry.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Number skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Patience, Physical fitness


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4) Desired

Things to consider

The minimum age is 17 due to site restrictions and insurance implications.

About the employer

Kilnbridge is an engineering and construction business. Operating as a turnkey specialist structures contractor, we undertake enabling works, complex structural alterations, civil engineering and infrastructure works, reinforced concrete basements, sub and superstructure frame construction and structural steelwork along with dedicated business units in concrete cutting, passive fire protection and waste management.




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020 7511 1888

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Apprenticeship standard

Steel fixer

Level 2 (GCSE)

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