Bricklayer Apprenticeship BRICK PEERS LIMITED

You will be working on site with a fully qualified and experienced gang of bricklayers learning all aspects of the trade. Carrying out a range of activities in Bricklaying as set by the Company and Weston College. You will be liaising with customers and contractors to ensure that services delivered have met expectations.

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Closing date: 31 May 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    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 / 7.30 – 4.30 pm (Site hours) Breaks 1 x 30 minute break am, 1 x 30 minute break pm

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    30 Months

  • Possible start date

    02 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    19 Apr 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Daily Duties:

  • Ensuring work areas have been left clean and tidy.

  • Cleaning, maintenance and storage of materials and equipment.

  • Attend College on a day release basis, and undertake additional training as requested.

  • Follow Health & Safety policies and procedures, including the wearing of personal protective equipment (PPE) where needed.

  • Use all tools, equipment and materials safely and in accordance with instructions and COSHH regulations.

  • Build and maintain good working relationships with colleague, customers and managers.

The training you will be getting

Bricklayer Level 2 Qualification.

  • Functional Skills Level 2 in Maths and English if not already obtained. 
  • One day a week required to attend Weston College. 
  • CSCS Card available through Weston College.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Full-time employment with the team.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Attention to detail, Number skills, Team working, Physical fitness


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

Things to consider

Personal Qualities: Team player, respectful, reliable, enthusiastic, shows determination and commitment - particularly in a physically demanding role. Good sense of humour, willingness to learn, genuine interest in Bricklaying, self-motivated and good communication skills. Own transport - preferable

About the employer

Brick Peers ltd is a family-owned business which have been operating for over 35 years. We are based in Wells, Somerset and employ over 40 operatives specialising in not only Masonry but also Carpentry & Plumbing works. We are one of the leading exponents of contract brickwork and natural stonework, throughout our history we have been dedicated to quality and understand that our future lies in our ability to provide the highest level of service, providing value to our clients. At Brick Peers we realise that it is essential to have a good quality management systems if we are to maintain and improve the good service we offer our clients and in recognition of this we have been awarded: - Contract brickwork Natural stonework.








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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


Erin Allsworth


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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