Apprentice Site Manager ST MODWEN HOMES LTD

You will work on new build housing construction sites and learn from the site management team on all aspects of site supervision. As part of St. Modwen Early Career program, the successful candidate will also undertake a 3-year training period where they are supported to achieve a higher level 4 technical apprenticeship.

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Closing date: 11 Dec 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday. Shift times to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    15 Jan 2024

  • Date posted

    14 Nov 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

You will be accountable for ensuring all activities within your role and those of your line reports follow our hierarchy, with ‘Keeping our people safe’ our first priority. Create and maintain a positive culture of health and safety to ensure a safe working environment. Ensure all activities are properly planned and carried out in line with the company’s health and safety policies and procedures. Any non-compliance, including allowing anyone to take risks that could affect their health and safety, may be investigated in line with our disciplinary policy.

Through the training programme, you will gain an operational understanding of and be able to demonstrate competence in:

  • Site documentation and procedures to manage and accurately record site activities during the construction process
  • Engineering and setting out of projects
  • Become familiar with the terminology and equipment used.
  • Managing materials, including calling off, scheduling deliveries of materials and storage
  • Principles of project activity planning, sequencing and construction programming
  • End to end Commercial processes from procurement and tender documentation through to placing orders
  • Quality Management and quality procedures in St. Modwen Homes
  • Understanding of how our status as a '5 Star Builder' is maintained and that every home is built to the specified design and standard, with the aim of zero defects, focusing on the delivery of excellent customer service
  • Sales and customer service activity, including the sales journey and dealing with customer complaints
  • Technical functions in the construction phase (Live Sites) and in the pre-construction phase, including a knowledge of the required section agreements and planning requirements
  • Development of people management skills
  • Understanding the industry’s best practice and innovations, including NHBC guidelines
  • To work collaboratively with internal teams, including Sales, Technical, Customer Service and Commercial
  • Developing and maintaining effective relationships with key external parties, including all external consultants and sub-contractors, building on existing networks
  • Use Personal Best to set clear business and personal development objectives to achieve
  • Promote and lives the values of St. Modwen
  • Maintain knowledge and adhere to relevant Group Policies and Procedures, Legislation and Regulations

The training you will be getting

  • A Level 4 qualification in Construction and Built Environment that meets the knowledge requirements of the standard and is approved by the industry’s recognised professional bodies meeting the educational requirements for technician status or the equivalent level of membership
  • English and maths; apprentices without level 2 English and Maths will need to achieve this level prior to taking the end-point assessment
  • Training and training location to be confirmed

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Apprentices at St. Modwen Homes are an integral part of our Future Talent Programme. In the last 2 years we have promoted our successful apprentices into trainee/assistant site managers.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Organisation skills, Team working, Adaptability, Driven to learn, Construction knowledge, Health & Safety knowledge


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 5/C or equivalent) Essential
GCSE or equivalent maths (Grade 5/C or equivalent) Essential
NVQ or SVQ Level 2 or equivalent Construction (Grade Level 2 or 3) Essential

Things to consider

This role is based in Bristol/Gloucestershire - the successful candidate must have have their own transport and be able to travel to various sites including Dursley, Twigworth and Locking.

About the employer

St. Modwen Homes is an award-winning housebuilder, delivering quality new homes and sustainable communities across the UK. We are committed to equality of opportunity for all employees and applications from any individual is encouraged. St. Modwen is a forces-friendly employer and actively supports applications from members of the Armed Forces community.




Kings Weston Lane



BS11 8AZ

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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


Chloe Webb

Apprenticeship standard

Construction site supervisor

Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

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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