Bricklaying Apprentice CHRISTOPHER STEPHENSON

The Apprenticeship in Trowel Occupations consists of: Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Trowel Occupations. Level 2 Diploma in Bricklaying. Functional Skills in Maths and English (if necessary). Construction Skills Health, Safety and Environment test – CSCS Test. Certified Health and Safety Course.

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Closing date: 01 Aug 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

    *Working Hours:* 40 hours per week Monday to Friday, 8:00am to 5:00pm. This may vary slightly depending on workload and travel time.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    5 days ago

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000252817

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Christopher works on new build properties in the Devon and Cornwall area. Main duties will include applying and sealing foundations with materials that are damp-resistant. You will be spreading and removing excess mortar, inspecting vertical and horizontal brick alignment.

Along with this, you will be applying bricks, blocks and pavers in lines or following decorative patterns or designs, clearing up work space after each day and cleaning tools.

You will be working alongside other builders so will also pick up experience in other home improvement activities that are carried out. Due to the nature of the work, a CSCS card is required to be able to get onto the building site, training on this will be given if you pass the interview stage with Skills Group.

The training you will be getting

  • BricklayerLevel 2

The Apprenticeship in Trowel Occupations consists of:

  • Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Trowel Occupations
  • Level 2 Diploma in Bricklaying
  • Functional Skills in maths and English (Level 1)
  • Construction Skills Health, Safety and Environment test – CSCS Test
  • Emergency First Aid
  • Certified Health and Safety Course
  • Internet Safety/Safeguarding
  • Training schedule has yet to be agreed. Details will be made available at a later date

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

On completion of your level 2 apprenticeship with the company, you will have the opportunity to progress onto the level 3 in Bricklaying.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Number skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Physical fitness

Qualifications

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

About the employer

Christopher works on new build properties in the Devon and Cornwall area. Main duties will include applying and sealing foundations with materials that are damp-resistant. You will be spreading and removing excess mortar, inspecting vertical and horizontal brick alignment.

Employer

CHRISTOPHER STEPHENSON

Address

63 SHREWSBURY ROAD

PLYMOUTH

PL5 4EY

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Training

Training provider

SKILLS TO GROUP 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

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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