Level 2 Groundworker Apprenticeship - Brent EVOLVE APPRENTICES LTD

We are looking for Brent borough residents who are interested in completing a Level 2 Groundworker apprenticeship. The successful candidate will spend 18 months working as a Groundworker Apprentice as part of the CITB / Flexi-Job Shared Apprenticeship Scheme. Employed by Evolve Apprentices while completing the apprenticeship.

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

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Closing date: 30 Apr 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £11,648.00 to £20,820.80

    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 - Friday, shifts to be confirmed

    Total hours per week: 35

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    03 May 2024

  • Date posted

    21 Mar 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000239725

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

• Hourly wage £6.40 - £11.44 (National Minimum Wage for your age) Statutory Sick and Holiday Pay + Bank Holiday Pay, automatic enrolment into the NEST Pension Scheme, Apprenticeship Oyster Card available for travel discounts, TOTUM Discount Card, course costs covered by Evolve.

• Working week Monday-Friday, weekends unlikely but depends on the work available. Minimum of 35 hours per week but this may increase depending on the site work available. Working hours will be confirmed by contractor during the Stage 2 Interview.

• Expected apprenticeship duration 18 months

• Apprenticeship level  - Intermediate Level Apprenticeship - Level 2 (GCSE)

What will the apprentice be doing?
Alongside general labouring, Groundworkers work in construction and civil engineering sites, and they work closely with supervisors and engineers in interpreting design specifications to prepare the site ready for the structural building works to take place. They continue their work throughout the construction phase, working with all on-site construction trades, such as bricklayers and plant operatives, up to and including the final completion activities of the project.

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?
The qualification you would gain is the Level 2 Groundworks Apprenticeship (Standard). This training will include a paid study day either via remote or in college training, once enrolled, up to 7 hours/1 day per week. This apprenticeship may also be managed via block release, from the National Construction College in Norfolk. You will be responsible to managing/arranging with your line manager.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?
On completion of this apprenticeship, you can work as a qualified Groundworker worker where, with more experience, you can look to progress or work your way up to a foreman/supervisor position. With experience and drive, you could end up as a manager or even run your own company. You will be eligible for the Skilled Worker (Blue) CSCS Card after the level 2 qualification.

________________________________________ Requirements and prospects
Desired skills and personal qualities Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Team working, Initiative, Patience, Physical fitness, Comfortable with heights

Things to consider:
We are looking for reliable candidates who are committed to starting and completing this apprenticeship, who have good timekeeping and attendance, who are as determined to gain the qualification alongside the work experience. We are committed to equality and diversity in the workplace. 

The training you will be getting

The qualification you would gain is the Level 2 Groundworks Apprenticeship (Standard). Delivery location to be confirmed.

This training will include a paid study day either via remote or in college training, once enrolled, up to 7 hours/1 day per week. This apprenticeship may also be managed via block release, from the National Construction College in Norfolk.

Apprentices without level 1 English and maths will need to achieve this level prior to taking the end-point assessment.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Potential for employment within the industry, or seek further education as a qualified Groundworker.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Analytical skills, Attention to detail, Communication skills

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4) Desired
GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4) Desired

Things to consider

We are looking for reliable candidates who are committed to starting and completing this apprenticeship, who have good timekeeping and attendance, who are as determined to gain the qualification alongside the work experience. We are committed to equality and diversity in the workplace.

About the employer

Evolve is a not-for-profit organisation that manages the CITB Shared Apprenticeship Scheme within London. In other terms, we offer construction apprenticeships!

Employer

EVOLVE APPRENTICES LTD

Address

Wembley Park

HA9 0FJ

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Training

Training provider

M I T SKILLS LIMITED

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

Groundworker

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


Employer's Application Instructions

Please click on the link below to apply

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

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Closing date: 30 Apr 2024