Apprentice Bricklayer Rustic Construction

We are searching for a new Apprentice Bricklayer for Rustic Construction, based in Caistor. As our new apprentice you will be working on site, in and around Lincolnshire, with a fully qualified and experienced team, learning all aspects of the trade and working on a wide variety of different sites.

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Closing date: 23 Jun 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

    Working from 08.00 – 17.00 Monday to Friday.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    04 Jun 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

We work on a wide variety of projects, from including new build houses, repairs and refurbishments. We’ll support you to develop excellent practical skills, and with training your duties will include:


· Having an awareness of health and safety on site and develop using personal protective equipment, and adhering to site rules.

· Keeping the work area clean and ensure that any debris or hazardous material is cleared away.

· Understand different techniques and methods used to move, handle and store materials.

· Create various types of mortar mixes.

· Ensure that bricks are laid symmetrically and that cement is appropriately applied to bond them together.

· Developing a range of trowel techniques to spread beds and perp bricks, minimising waste and increasing site cleanliness

· Shape and trim bricks to ensure they form bonding as required to maintain optimum strength within wall construction.

· Trained and guided to use a variety of power and hand tools such as disc cutters, trowels, lump hammers, bolsters etc.

· Study plans for the building before starting on a bricklaying project ensuring you adhere to the requirements of the specific works you’re tasked to complete.

· Use pointing tools to apply finishing touches.

· All other associated duties as required.

The training you will be getting

  • Level 2 Bricklayer
  • A bespoke programme of practical, technical and vocational learning
  • Functional Skills in maths and English at Level 1 (if applicable)

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

We are offering this apprenticeship with the view of the successful candidate continuing on a permanent contract, and building a long-term career.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Physical fitness


GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade 3/ D) Essential

Things to consider

As a Bricklayer you will be working outside in a variety of different weather conditions. Our Head Office is based in Caistor, but we work in a variety of different sites and locations in and around Lincolnshire. If you’re local to the Caistor area, we’ll be able to provide transport to and from jobs.

About the employer

Rustic Construction is a family owned construction company based in Caistor, Lincolnshire. We work on a variety of different projects, in and around the Caistor, Grimsby and Lincolnshire area.


Rustic Construction


South Dale


Market Rasen


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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


Grimsby Institute Apprenticeship Team

0800 012 6656

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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