Bricklaying apprenticeship Level 2 Bolitho Carpentry, Construction and Homes

Receive hands-on training from experienced bricklayers, gaining valuable guidance and support. Develop skills in laying bricks and blocks Learn to mix and apply mortar correctly, ensuring proper adhesion and strength of the structure. Acquire knowledge of interpreting and following architectural plans for accurate bricklaying.

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Closing date: 16 Aug 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

    7.30 am - 4.30 pm, Monday - Friday.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    19 Aug 2024

  • Date posted

    16 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Lay bricks and blocks according to design plans, maintaining accuracy and alignment
  • Prepare mortar mixes and spread them evenly to ensure solid and durable brickwork
  • Assist in constructing and repairing masonry structures, using specialised tools and equipment

The training you will be getting

  • Level 2 Bricklayer Apprenticeship Standard qualification
  • Functional skills in maths and English (if required)
  • Construction Skills Health, Safety and Environment test - CSCS Test
  • Whilst at the Skills Group training centre, you will learn the necessary skills and gain experience to help you throughout your role
  • Part of your training will be knowledge and theory based

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • On completion of your Level 2 apprenticeship with the company, an opportunity to apply for a full-time post may be offered to the right candidate.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Team working, Initiative, Patience, Physical fitness


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 3+) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 3+) Desired

About the employer

Our experienced team are equipped with the knowledge, skills and experience to undertake all your construction needs. No project is too big. We have a vast network of experts who we work alongside who can manage all of your requirements: Groundworks & drainage Roof structure Site Carpentry Rendering, pointing & plastering Traditional stone walling


Bolitho Carpentry, Construction and Homes





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Training provider


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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