Apprentice Formwork Carpenter MODEBEST BUILDERS LIMITED

As an apprentice Formworker, you'll be helping to create, install & maintain permanent and temporary timber structures that create moulds to support the creation & stability of concrete structures in construction. This includes fabricating panels & fittings that utilise concrete to form desired shapes, such as slabs, support beams, columns & walls.

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Closing date: 30 Apr 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    6 months salary review review

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, 8.00 am - 6.00pm (Breaks to be confirmed)

    Total hours per week: 48

    (the hours are based on the candidate being over 18)

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 May 2024

  • Date posted

    19 Mar 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    3 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Communicate clearly and appropriately (verbal, written, body language). Adjusts communication to suit different situations, individuals or teams.
  • Apply general workplace health, safety and welfare requirements when undertaking construction formworking/falseworking activities.
  • Practice safe working techniques for moving, lifting and handling traditional and proprietary formwork system; which will include working at heights and using access equipment.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of planning and able to undertake different methods of construction used to build structures productively. Competent in reading, interpreting and apply information from drawings, specifications and construction information.
  • Takes ownership of allocated projects and effectively manages own time.
  • Use a range of methods to communicate workplace requirements effectively and demonstrate how key personnel should communicate effectively within a team.
  • Form and assemble horizontal and vertical formwork as per design drawings and repair, erect and strike formworking.
  • Erect, Strike formwork/ falsework and its components for a range of applications including walls, slabs/bases, columns, beams and precast units to support concrete.
  • Competent in safely using, storing and maintaining hand tools, power tools and ancillary equipment.

The training you will be getting

  • Formal training will be employing regular block release sessions throughout the apprenticeship
  • The apprentice will work towards a Level 2 Formworker qualification
  • Functional Skills English and Maths if required

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • On successful completion of the apprenticeship there will be the opportunity to move into full-time employment

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Team working


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade Grade 3/D) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade Grade 3/D) Desired

Things to consider

The successful candidate will be required to pass a drug and alcohol test. The apprentice will need a CSCS Card - support will be given in how to achieve this. Due to local planning requirements, applications can only be considered from residents who live locally within the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea

About the employer

Established in 1994, Modebest are a leading UK Construction Company & Group specialising in Groundworks, Reinforced Concrete Frames, Pre-Cast Concrete Products & Civil Engineering. Our business is built on experience, reputation, and ability to deliver high-quality projects within a safety management and support service by utilising our own in-house division teams.




Barlby Road

Ladbroke Grove


W10 5LN


Edel Dowd


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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

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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