Apprentice Groundworker Chasetown Civil Engineering Ltd

We are offering Apprenticeship positions across West Midlands. You will gain a variety of skills to develop you in the Construction sector by experiencing site work and attending Telford College. Duties include using/ maintaining power tools and equipment (including; compactor plates, boning rods, portable power tools, pins and laser equipment).

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Closing date: 15 Jul 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    There will be a pay review after 6 months to look at increasing wage depending on performance and development

  • Working week

    40 hours per week on day shifts. Working hours will vary depending on site. To be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Aug 2024

  • Date posted

    03 Jun 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    6 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Conform with productive working practices and completing the work in accordance with the programme of work
  • Interpret and follow verbal and written work instructions from supervisors and site managers
  • Select the required resources including tools and fixtures
  • Use and maintain power tools and equipment (including;. compactor plates, boning rods, portable power tools, levels, straight edges, lines, pins and laser equipment)
  • Gauge and mix mortars and concrete by hand and by mixer
  • Select and use basic setting out equipment including tape measures, levels, straight edges, lines and pins, boning rods and laser equipment under guidance of the supervisor
  • Install, maintain and remove temporary protection and safety arrangements for the work area relating to barriers and temporary structures, including protection, safety notices and safety lighting
  • Install and test basic drainage and ducting
  • Transport and place, then compact and finish concrete to slabs/bases, footing oversights, paths, form slab edgings including positioning reinforcement and kerbs
  • Install ironworks relating to access covers and frames, and gully grates and frames including preparatory brickwork
  • Locate and excavate to expose buried utility services using electronic location instruments
  • Form and reinstate excavations and surfaces to sub-grades, sub-bases and road bases

The training you will be getting

  • Groundworker Level 2 Apprenticeship standard qualification
  • Mentor support
  • Block release held at Telford College
  • Assessor support via site visits

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

This Apprenticeship will provide a great grounding for progression into various opportunities within the Company, including Engineering, Quantity Surveying, Site Management, Project Management and much more. For the right candidates, the Company will commit to supporting future learning to enable your progression.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Problem solving skills, Team working, Physical fitness


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 2 / E) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 2 / E) Essential

Things to consider

• Working outdoors on a Construction site in all weathers • Physical work and travelling to sites

About the employer

Chasetown Civil Engineering are a family-owned, market-leading civil engineering business, based in Staffordshire. We deliver high quality and innovative solutions to our clients, specialising in infrastructure, groundworks and related building services with project values ranging between £100,000 and £50m. We keep our clients at the centre of everything we do, remaining true to the founding principles on which the business was established.


Chasetown Civil Engineering Ltd


75 Palmers Green



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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


Chris Field

01952 642326

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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