Bricklaying Apprentice DANIEL ANDREW BALL

This is a fantastic opportunity for a motivated and hardworking individual to join the team as a Bricklaying Apprentice. You will develop the skills and knowledge required to build a career within the construction industry. You will learn trowel work in bricklaying, blocklaying and stone masonry as well as other duties.

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Closing date: 04 Oct 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,982.40 to £21,673.60

    You will be paid the National Minimum Wage for your age. Based on this, annual salary will range between £10.982 and £21,673.

    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 to Friday, 08:00am to 04:00pm. Daily breaks at 10:00am and 01:00pm for 30 minutes each.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    30 Months

  • Possible start date

    15 Oct 2023

  • Date posted

    07 Sep 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Learning new skills daily from basic labouring to advanced building
  • Trowel work in bricklaying, blocklaying and stone masonry
  • Learning how to read and understand plans as well as setting out plots and buildings
  • Learning to use different tools including disc cutters, drills, mixers/silos, clamps and profiles
  • Learning the skills required to become a competent bricklayer
  • Gaining knowledge and understanding of the job at hand
  • Learning all aspects of bricklaying and masonry to obtain all-round knowledge of the construction process to a finished product

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

  • You will be working towards a Level 2 Bricklaying Apprenticeship Standard
  • You will receive on and off-the-job training and support from an assessor and an Apprenticeship advisor
  • You will be required to attend Cornwall College St Austell on a weekly basis as part of the apprenticeship training

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Upon successful completion of the apprenticeship there will may be an opportunity for a permanent position with the company

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Number skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade D/3) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade D/3) Essential
Other CSCS Card (Grade Pass) Essential

Things to consider

A CSCS card is required for this role due to onsite work. A driving licence would be an advantage due to working between different sites. A lift to work will be provided if the apprentice lives in the area or can get close.

About the employer

D B Brickwork are an experienced bricklayer and stonemason that subcontract to developers in and around Cornwall. Building consists mainly of superstructures but also offer other works including underbuilds, retaining elements and garden wall and finishing. D B Brickwork work to a high standard providing a top finish in their works. D B Brickwork work mainly in Cornwall, but offer work in Devon at times. Commute is never more than 40 minutes to an hour.







PL14 5HP

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Training provider




01209 616452

Apprenticeship standard


Level 2 (GCSE)

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