Apprentice Bricklayer EN:Able Futures CIC

EN:Able Futures, are an award winning apprenticeship employer, have a fantastic opportunity for an Apprentice Bricklayer to work on their residential new build projects, to enable to successful candidate to gain the relevant skills and experience to enhance them to complete their apprenticeship.

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Closing date: 31 May 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £14,248.00

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday, 08:00 - 16:30.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    03 Jun 2024

  • Date posted

    10 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000250317

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

As an apprentice, you will learn how to undertake the following day to day tasks:

  • Comply with health and safety regulations, standards and guidance
  • Identify and use personal protective equipment (PPE)
  • Read and interpret information from drawings and specifications
  • Estimate and select required resources, for example the quantity of bricks and blocks, mortar, wall ties and insulation
  • Prepare and maintain a safe working area
  • Select and use hand tools
  • Maintain and store hand tools
  • Set out brick and block cavity wall to given tolerances, including an opening
  • Construct a stretcher bond brick and block cavity wall with return and opening to given tolerances, including installing a lintel with soldiers, brick and edge sill, closure around opening, insulation, fire stopping, cavity tray, damp proof course (DPC) and weep holes
  • Set out and construct a simple brick solid wall with capping
  • Gauge and hand mix mortar to ratio
  • Measure and cut bricks and blocks using hand tools, to given tolerances
  • Carry out a simple repair, for example replacing damaged bricks
  • Protect materials and finished work
  • S18: Verbally communicate with others, applying construction terminology
  • Construct a brick wall with raking cut, for example gable end wall or garden wall with raking cut

The training you will be getting

  • The successful candidate will work towards a Level 2 Bricklaying qualification, which will take 24 months plus EPA (End Point Assessment)

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • You could become self-employed and set up your own business. With experience, you could become a construction site supervisor, or move into related areas like estimating, training or teaching apprentices or students in a further education college

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Attention to detail, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Physical fitness

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4-9) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4-9) Essential

About the employer

EN:Able Futures, award-winning Shared/Flexi Job apprenticeship service will support you through your apprenticeship journey and professional development. We employ our apprentices directly and are listed on the Flexi Job Apprenticeship Register. We work with hosts in Yorkshire and the North East to provide apprentices in the construction and civil engineering industry.

Employer

EN:Able Futures CIC

Address

42 Ashtree Close

Belton

Doncaster

DN9 1NQ

Contact

Daniel Simpkins

daniel.simpkins@efficiencynorth.org

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Training

Training provider

DN COLLEGES GROUP

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

Bricklayer

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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