Apprentice Construction Site Supervisor EMERSON WILLIS LTD

We’re seeking a motivated Apprentice Site Supervisor to join our team and learn from experienced Site Managers. This role offers a unique opportunity to gain hands-on experience in overseeing construction sites and developing essential skills in project management, understanding specification, plans and drawings, health and safety and costs.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 29 Feb 2024

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 to Friday 7am - 4pm

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    30 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Mar 2024

  • Date posted

    10 Jan 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Shadowing Site Managers: Work closely with seasoned professionals to understand the nuances of site management, learning from their expertise and guidance.
  • General Site Operations: Take an active role in the day to day running of construction sites, including interpreting specifications, plans and drawings.
  • Value Engineering: Contribute ideas and strategies for optimising project efficiency without compromising quality, ensure cost effectiveness and innovative problem solving.
  • Cost Management: Gain insight into the financial aspects of construction projects, learning to assess cost implications and manage resources effectively.
  • Health and Safety Compliance: Prioritise and uphold stringent safety protocols, ensuring a secure working environment for all team members and subcontractors.
  • Project Timeline Management: Assist in coordinating activities to ensure timely completion of projects, developing skills in scheduling and project deadline adherence.

The training you will be getting

  • CertHE Site Management
  • Part-time 'day release' programme based on Anglia Ruskins Chelmsford campus
  • Construction site supervisor Level 4 (Higher national certificate)

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

To eventually become a Site Supervisor and run your own projects.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Administrative skills, Team working, Initiative, Willingness to learn


GCSE or equivalent English and Maths and two other subjects (Grade C/4 or above) Essential
A Level or equivalent Any (Grade 104 UCAS Points (BCC)) Desired
BTEC or equivalent Any (Grade 104 UCAS Points (DMM)) Essential

About the employer

Emerson Willis Ltd is an Essex based Building Contractor experienced in all sectors including refurbishment, new build, commercial and residential properties.







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Training provider


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

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

Employer's Application Instructions

To apply, please send a CV and cover letter to

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 29 Feb 2024