Scaffold Apprentice

ABSOLUTE SCAFFOLD LIMITED

BIRMINGHAM, B46 1JU

Closes in 9 days (Sunday 28 July at 11:59pm)

Posted on 4 June 2024


Summary

Excellent opportunity working for a growing scaffolding company , we are passionate about selecting candidates that want to grow with our business.

Annual wage
£13,312 a year

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The pay may be negotiated and may rise after a probation period has been successfully completed.

Training course
Scaffolder (level 2)
Hours
Monday - Friday, 07:00 - 16:00.

40 hours a week

Possible start date

Thursday 29 August

Duration

1 Year 6 Months

Positions available

1

Work

As an apprentice, you’ll work at a company and get hands-on experience. You’ll gain new skills and work alongside experienced staff.

What you’ll do at work

  • You will attend college over a 2-year period growing from an apprentice to a fully qualified scaffolder whilst learning on the job achieving a fully recognised Level 2 Scaffold NVQ qualification 
  • Functional skills if required
  • You will be attending construction college midlands, every two to three months on a two-week block release 

Where you’ll work

59 JUBILEE INDUSTRIAL ESTATE

GORSEY LANE

COLESHILL

BIRMINGHAM

B46 1JU

Training

An apprenticeship includes regular training with a college or other training organisation. At least 20% of your working hours will be spent training or studying.

College or training organisation

WALSALL COLLEGE

Your training course

Scaffolder (level 2)

Equal to GCSE

Course contents
  • Follow procedures in line with health and safety regulations, standards, and scaffold guidance (quality).
  • Comply with risk assessments, method statements and safe systems of work.
  • Inspect and select serviceable scaffold materials, components, and tools before use and escalate defects.
  • Follow procedures in line with environmental and sustainability regulations, standards, and guidance. Segregate resources for reuse, recycling and disposal.
  • Carry, raise, lower, scaffold materials on a working platform.
  • Move and store components tools and equipment.
  • Install scaffold cantilevered structural components according to requirements of industry guidance and manufacturer’s instructions.
  • Protect others within the working vicinity. For example, the public through signage, barriers.
  • Install spurs and supports on cantilever sections.
  • Select, space, and install the correct number of ties to restrain un-sheeted scaffolds to industry guidance and manufacturer’s instructions.
  • Determine the component requirements for independent scaffolding.
  • Organise materials to operate within the industry and manufacturers configurations and tolerances.
  • Use lifting equipment safely to haul up scaffold components and equipment to working platform.
  • Lay out materials, set out scaffolds to erect and dismantle scaffolds in a safe sequence.
  • Inspect scaffolds prior to hand over.
  • Use access and work at height equipment in accordance with training, relevant regulations and employer’s and manufacturer’s instructions.
  • Erect and dismantle independent with cantilever section to a maximum height of 2m working platform.
  • Erect and dismantle independent scaffolds, with features for example, towers, birdcages, chimney stacks, loading bays with or without beams, truss outs with beams, splays, and bridging sections with beams and gantry scaffolds.
  • Communicate with others verbally for example, internal and external customers, colleagues, and managers.
  • Apply team working principles.
  • Interpret information from drawings and specifications.
  • Follow equity, diversity and inclusion guidelines.
  • Your training plan

    This training plan has not been finalised. Check with this employer if you’ll need to travel to a college or training location for this apprenticeship.

    Requirements

    Desirable qualifications

    GCSE or equivalent in:

    • English (grade 4/C)
    • Maths (grade 4/C)

    Let the company know about other relevant qualifications and industry experience you have. They can adjust the apprenticeship to reflect what you already know.

    Skills

    • Logical
    • Team working
    • Initiative
    • Physical fitness

    Other requirements

    Role will be physical and working outside at times in all weathers.

    About this company

    We carry out a large number of overcladding projects where a new insulated roofing system is installed over an existing poor roof. Typically the existing roof lights are replaced if they are in place with a new outer roof light panel being installed over the newly replaced roof lights, this then allows natural daylight into the building and greatly improves the light within the building. A new rail system is then fixed through the existing roof and into the original structure ready to receive the new roof sheeting. The roof is then insulated before the outer roof sheets are installed. New liners are then installed into any existing valley gutters to form a fully encapsulated eave and gutter area. Finally the new profile steel outer sheeting is installed along with all relevant flashings in order to complete the new overclad system.

    https://www.absolutescaffold.co.uk/ (opens in new tab)

    After this apprenticeship

    • There is a potential full-time position offered to the right candidate

    Ask a question

    The contact for this apprenticeship is:

    WALSALL COLLEGE

    Sam Williams

    samanthawilliams@walsallcollege.ac.uk

    01922 688898

    The reference code for this apprenticeship is VAC1000253146.

    Apply now

    Closes in 9 days (Sunday 28 July at 11:59pm)

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