Apprentice Bricklayer REDROW HOMES LIMITED

Redrow are looking for individuals passionate about bricklaying and other aspects of building to join as an Apprentice Bricklayer. As an apprentice you will be studying towards a level 2 in Bricklaying which will include both theory and practical skills with the NHBC Brickwork Training Hub, either at Tamworth or Cambridge, over an 18-month period.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 28 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    This pay rate is above National Minimum Wage

  • Working week

    Monday - Thursday, 8.00am - 4.30pm and Friday, 8.00am - 4.00pm

    Total hours per week: 39.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    28 Aug 2024

  • Date posted

    30 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Adhering to health, safety, environment and welfare policies and procedures in the workplace
  • Mixing mortar, setting out and building brickwork, including complex arches and surrounding brickwork, curved on plan, concave and convex brickwork and battered brickwork
  • Shaping and trim bricks/blocks using hammers, chisels and power tools
  • Using laser levels, spirit levels, optical levels and string lines to check that courses are straight, horizontally and vertically, and laid to a gauge
  • Operate equipment on site in a safe manner
  • Part of a team providing support and assistance
  • Keep work area tidy and safe
  • Perform additional tasks as directed by Site Management and Sub-contractor Team

The training you will be getting

  • Attend intensive block release training at the NHBC Brickwork Training Hub in Tamworth or Cambridge
  • Functional skills in maths and English (if required) 
  • Accommodation and travel paid for training is fully funded
  • Will achieve Level 2 Bricklayer standard within 18-months

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

To continue working for a contractor, or you could feel ready to go solo and set yourself up as self-employed.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Patience, Physical fitness


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

About the employer

Over Redrow’s history, spanning more than 45 years, it has earned a unique reputation for quality and building beautiful homes where people want to live. To help achieve this, Redrow has developed three sustainable business themes: Creating Thriving Communities by Building Responsibly and Valuing People. Implementing this strategy, whilst engaging with colleagues and stakeholders, helps Redrow deliver significant value to investors and the wider community




Redrow - The Alders at Great Oldbury

Bush Way,

Great Oldbury Dr

GL10 3WW


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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

Employer's Application Instructions

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 28 Jun 2024