Bricklaying Apprentice MESSRS LYONS & ANNOOT LTD

Training will be undertaken at Building Crafts College block release basis. The successful candidate will work full time as an apprentice bricklayer on the Lyons & Annoot Bricklaying Apprenticeship Scheme, ‘MentorMe with Keystone Lintels and Keyfix’ on a variety of London sites plus attend college the equivalent of approximately one week per month.

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Closing date: 30 Apr 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Site Hours 0730-1630 Monday to Friday dependent on age, with one week per month in college. College hours will be dictated by the college but will be no longer than site hours. 30mins unpaid lunch break. 42.5hrs or 40hrs per week dependent on age

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    02 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    06 Feb 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    6 available

What you will do in your working day

  • To lay bricks and blocks or utilise pre-manufactured elements to construct walling
  • To carry out simple setting out, prepare and use mortar to complete the project to specifications and required design
  • To learn how to use a trowel to lay bricks and blocks and mortar
  • To use levels and plumb lines to check wall alignment and use hammers, chisels, power tools and brick cutting machines to shape and trim bricks and blocks
  • To gain a thorough understanding of masonry walling and the construction industry

The training you will be getting

  • Level 2 Bricklayer Apprenticeship Standard
  • Functional Skills English & maths (if required)
  • Block release at Building Crafts College, based at Kennard Rd, London E15 1AH 

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

After the Apprenticeship you will have qualified as a Bricklayer, and work in this trade in all manners of projects, types and locations. You will have further opportunities to progress in your career to setting out engineer and management if the desire and aptitude so takes you.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Logical, Team working, Non judgemental, Physical fitness


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4-9 (A*-C)) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4-9 (A*-C)) Desired

Things to consider

This is a Physical demanding job and the applicant needs to be prepared to work outside at times. The successful applicants would be expected to put in 100% effort into this opportunity and the company will support their progress.

About the employer

Lyons & Annoot are one of the UK’s longest established brickwork contractors, operating since 1972 as a partnership and 1986 as a limited company. Working on many of London’s, in particular, largest and most recognisable buildings. We are a founding member of The Association of Brickwork Contractors and also are represented on the very prestigious ABC Assessment Centre.




Kennard Road


E15 1AH

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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


Roksana Koszczal

0208 518 1344

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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