Apprentice floorlayer W BLACKBURN & SONS(LEICS)LTD

Domestic and commercial Flooring Company are looking for apprentice floor layers. This is a brilliant opportunity to join a friendly team and learn all aspects of floor laying and gain a trade.

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Closing date: 04 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £13,312.00

    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 8:30am - 4:30pm

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    18 Jun 2024

  • Date posted

    07 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000249145

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • You will learn the underpinning knowledge that runs alongside your practical elements of the training
  • You will be required to train on a regular basis at FITA Training in Loughborough
  • You will use a wide range of techniques whilst you complete a practical project
  • Get trained and learn all aspects of floor laying
  • Learn to prep and install sheet flooring, LVT and install domestic and commercial carpets and vinyl's
  • Be self motivated to work individually but adaptable to work as part of a team
  • Gain a trade

The training you will be getting

  • During your Floorlayng Level 2 Apprenticeship programme you will receive training both off and on the job
  • You will learn the underpinning knowledge that runs alongside your practical elements of the training
  • You will use a wide range of techniques whilst you complete a practical project
  • Training will be provided in all areas of floorlaying to ensure you can work to industry standard
  • If you have already achieved GCSE maths and English at Grade C/4 or above or have equivalent qualification you will be exempt from undertaking Functional Skills, however English and maths support will be provided for all apprentices throughout the length of their programme

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Progression within the company

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Presentation skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Initiative

Qualifications

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

Things to consider

You will be required to train on a regular basis at FITA Training in Loughborough

About the employer

From small beginnings over 100 years ago Blackburns Flooring continues to push forward with installing some of the finest commercial flooring around the East Midlands.

Employer

W BLACKBURN & SONS(LEICS)LTD

Address

103A HIGH STREET

SYSTON

LEICESTER

LE7 1GQ

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Training

Training provider

WEBS TRAINING 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

Floorlayer

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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