Bricklaying Apprenticeship Level 2

Toby Jasper Bricklaying

SALTASH, PL12 4SU

Closes on Sunday 1 September

Posted on 11 June 2024


Summary

You will receive comprehensive training and guidance to equip you with the skills and knowledge needed to successfully complete the qualification at Level 2 standard. You will be laying bricks, learning how to use all the specialist hand tools, machinery and power tools, cutting and aligning brickwork and slabs and providing general labouring.

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
Bricklayer (level 2)
Hours
You will be working around 40 hours per week, Monday to Friday, (hours may vary slightly depending on workload and travel time - to be confirmed).

40 hours a week

Possible start date

Sunday 15 September

Duration

2 Years

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

*The Apprenticeship in Bricklaying includes:*

  • Level 2 Bricklayer Apprenticeship
  • Functional Skills Maths and English (If GCSE Maths and English are not at Grade C or above)
  • Employment responsibilities and rights
  • CSCS training to be provided

Training method and location to be confirmed.

Where you’ll work

24 LEANWAY

SALTASH

PL12 4SU

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

SKILLS TO GROUP LIMITED

Your training course

Bricklayer (level 2)

Equal to GCSE

Course contents
  • Comply with health and safety regulations, standards, and guidance.
  • Identify and use personal protective equipment (PPE).
  • Comply with environmental and sustainability regulations, standards, and guidance. Segregate resources for reuse, recycling and disposal.
  • Comply with industry regulations, standards, and guidance.
  • Read and interpret information from drawings and specifications.
  • Estimate and select required resources: For example, the quantity of bricks and blocks, mortar, wall ties and insulation.
  • Prepare and maintain a safe working area.
  • Select and use hand tools.
  • Maintain and store hand tools.
  • Set out brick and block cavity wall to given tolerances, including an opening.
  • Construct a stretcher bond brick and block cavity wall with return and opening to given tolerances, including installing a lintel with soldiers, brick and edge sill, closure around opening, insulation, fire stopping, cavity tray, damp proof course (DPC) and weep holes.
  • Apply joint finishes: For example, half round, flush, weather struck and recessed.
  • Set out and construct a simple brick solid wall with capping.
  • Gauge and hand mix mortar to ratio.
  • Measure and cut bricks and blocks using hand tools, to given tolerances.
  • Carry out a simple repair: For example, replacing damaged bricks.
  • Protect materials and finished work.
  • Verbally communicate with others, applying construction terminology.
  • Follow equity, diversity and inclusion guidance.
  • Applies team working principles to their own and the wider build team.
  • Identifies well-being support available to self and others.
  • Construct a brick wall with raking cut. For example, gable end wall or garden wall with raking cut.
  • 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 Grade 9-1 equivalent to A*-G)
    • Maths (grade Grade 9-1 equivalent to A*-G)

    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

    • Attention to detail
    • Organisation skills
    • Problem solving skills
    • Team working
    • Initiative
    • Physical fitness

    About this company

    Toby Jasper Bricklaying are a well-respected, successful company who would like to invest in a hardworking apprentice. They complete various bricklaying jobs such as block work, general brickwork, extensions and loft conversions, and, stonework. The employer, Toby Jasper, currently employs apprentices from Skills Group and wants to expand their work force.

    After this apprenticeship

    Upon completion of your apprenticeship, you will have the opportunity to become self-employed and run your own business.

    In the future, you may want to purchase your own van and start taking on your own apprentices. However, a permanent job with the employer could also be possible for the right candidate.

    Ask a question

    The contact for this apprenticeship is:

    SKILLS TO GROUP LIMITED

    The reference code for this apprenticeship is VAC1000256958.

    Apply now

    Closes on Sunday 1 September

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