A good opportunity for a keen individual, who wants a career in scaffolding. You will be trained to a high standard in all aspects of scaffolding and will became a valuable member of a team. You will check and maintain tools equipment and components before and after use to erect, alter and dismantle scaffolding.

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Closing date: 29 Nov 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

    7.30 to 5.00 Monday to Friday.

    Total hours per week: 45.0

    (the hours are based on the candidate being over 18)

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    30 Nov 2023

  • Date posted

    22 Sep 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Work in compliance with occupational health and safety and environmental legislation, relevant regulations, and recognised industry guidance to ensure the health, safety and wellbeing of self and others always. Report in a timely manner any non-compliances against the scaffolding design and construction programme to the appropriate person
  • Check and maintain tools equipment and components before and after use to erect, alter and dismantle scaffolding; and store them
  • Prepare the work area, checking it is safe and in accordance with method statements and risk assessments and implement the necessary control measures
  • Erect, alter and dismantle scaffolding structures to meet scaffold design and specification
  • Maintain a clear and tidy workspace and ensure that waste materials are disposed of in accordance with current legislation and sustainably
  • Undertake appropriate inspection of finished ready for use scaffold structures and take remedial action
  • Complete accurate records of work undertaken in accordance with company policies and procedures
  • Work to the construction programme, adapting to changes in schedule and requirements where necessary
  • Collaborate with stakeholders including clients and other construction trades
  • Carry out continuous professional development to maintain knowledge of current and future developments affecting the role

The training you will be getting

  • You will undertake a level 2 Scaffolding Apprenticeship over an 18 month period of learning
  • You will attend Construction College midlands based in Kings Norton , on a two week block release every two to three months 
  • Apprentices without level 2 English and Maths will need to achieve this level prior to taking the end-point assessment

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

There is a potential full time position offered to the right candidate

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Problem solving skills, Team working, Physical fitness


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

About the employer

North Shropshire Scaffolding Ltd have over 40 years experience within the scaffold industry covering Oswesty, Shropshire, Cheshire, Herefordshire, West Midlands and Wales.







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Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience

Apprenticeship standard


Level 2 (GCSE)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications

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