Apprentice Groundworker EN:Able Futures CIC

EN:Able Futures; an award winning apprenticeship employer are partnering with Eurovia who offering a fantastic opportunity for an Apprentice Groundworker to work with their team. As an apprentice Groundworker you will learn how to undertake tasks related to the apprenticeship standard.

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Closing date: 26 Feb 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Friday; 08:00 - 16:00 Breaks to be confirmed

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    29 Feb 2024

  • Date posted

    29 Jan 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

As an apprentice Groundworker you will learn how to undertake the following day to day tasks:

• Conform with productive working practices and completing the work in accordance with the programme of work
• Interpret and follow verbal and written work instructions from supervisors and site managers
• Access, interpret and use drawings and specifications
• Select the required resources including tools and fixtures
• Move, handle and store resources complying with relevant legislation & guidance
• Use and maintain power tools and equipment (including compactor plates, boning rods, portable power tools, levels, straight edges, lines, pins and laser equipment)
• Gauge and mix mortars and concrete by hand and by mixer
• Select and use basic setting out equipment including tape measures, levels, straight edges, lines and pins, boning rods and laser equipment under guidance of the supervisor
• Install, maintain and remove temporary protection and safety arrangements for the work area relating to barriers and temporary structures, including protection, safety notices and safety lighting
• Install and test basic drainage and ducting
• Transport and place, then compact and finish concrete to slabs/bases, footing oversights, paths, form slab edgings including positioning reinforcement and kerbs
• Set out and lay flags, paviours and edging to paths, driveways and other areas
• Install ironworks relating to access covers and frames, and gully grates and frames including preparatory brickwork
• Locate and excavate to expose buried utility services using electronic location instruments
• Form and reinstate excavations and surfaces to sub-grades, sub-bases and road bases
• Prepare to, then direct and guide the movement of vehicles, plant or machinery

The training you will be getting

  • The successful applicant will work towards a Level 2 Groundworker Qualification, which will take 24 months, plus End Point Assessment (EPA)
  • Training location to be confirmed

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • The option to earn a minimum of 30k per year

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Attention to detail, Team working, Physical fitness


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4-9) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4-9) Essential

About the employer

EN:Able Futures, award-winning Shared/Flexi Job apprenticeship service will support you through your apprenticeship journey and professional development. We employ our apprentices directly and are listed on the Flexi Job Apprenticeship Register. We work with hosts in Yorkshire and the North East to provide apprentices in the construction and civil engineering industry.


EN:Able Futures CIC


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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


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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