Steel fixing Apprenticeship KILNBRIDGE CONSTRUCTION SERVICES LTD.
The opportunity to start a career within construction, with a recognised company working on iconic jobs such as HS2. As an apprentice, you will be on a development plan and a career mentor to help your progression throughout your apprenticeship. We offer our apprentices a competitive salary, 20 days annual leave, work social nights, benefits & more.
Closing date: 30 Jun 2024
Before you start the apprenticeship you will be on £10.00 an hour. The first day of your apprenticeship your rate will increase to £12.05. You will then receive quarterly pay increase.
Total hours per week: 40.0
Possible start date
30 Aug 2024
31 Jan 2024
Level 2 (GCSE)
What you will do in your working day
As an Apprentice Steel Fixer, you will learn to assemble and erect the steel components required to strengthen reinforced concrete structures, such as bridges, culverts, railway stations, power stations, etc.
- Setting out the work area, following engineering plans
- Using hand and power tools to cut and bend bars or mesh
- Tying steel reinforcement bars (rebars) to build cages
Typically, you will work within a larger team on construction projects, and, in the fullness of time, you will be able to interpret contract information, drawings and specifications, in order to assemble and install the components correctly.
The training you will be getting
Level 2 Steel Fixer Apprenticeship Standard:
- NVQ Level 2 in Steel Fixing
The successful applicant will be enrolled in the Bridgwater & Taunton College Steel fixing apprenticeship. The apprenticeship start date is the end of September 2024, this standard is delivered via block release.
You will work on one of our 'live' projects and receive training from a recognised provider either one day a week or on a block release.
Functional skills in maths and English (if required).
What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship
Once you have achieved the Level 2 qualification you will have the opportunity to progress on to the next level. Ultimately, and depending on the individual, you could advance to a supervisory or management role within the construction industry.
Requirements and prospects
Desired skills and personal qualities
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4) Desired
Things to consider
About the employer
BRIDGWATER AND TAUNTON COLLEGE
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:
- qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
- industry or sector experience
Level 2 (GCSE)
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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