Bricklayer Apprentice

Justbuild general builders ltd

HIGHBRIDGE, TA9 3LH

Closes today at 11:59pm

Posted on 24 June 2024


Summary

An opportunity has opened within our company for a Bricklaying L2 Apprentice. You will do your apprenticeship with Weston College and be released one day a week so that you can attend college. This day will be covered in your wages.

Annual wage
£9,984 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
Monday to Friday. You will work a minimum of 30 hours a week. This will vary from week to week from 30-40 hours a week. Shifts to be confirmed at interview.

30 hours a week

Possible start date

Monday 2 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

  • Bricklayer Level 2 Apprenticeship Standard qualification
  • Functional Skills in maths and English if not previously attained at GCSE or equivalent
  • 20% Off-the-job training hours
  • CSCS Card training and accreditation
  • End Point Assessment
  • Day release at Weston College

Where you’ll work

20 PADDOCK DRIVE

HIGHBRIDGE

TA9 3LH

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

WESTON COLLEGE OF FURTHER AND HIGHER EDUCATION

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

    Essential qualifications

    BTEC or equivalent in:

    • Bricklaying Qualification (grade Level 1)

    Desirable qualifications

    GCSE or equivalent in:

    • English (grade 4 and above (C-A*))
    • Maths (grade 4 and above (C-A*))

    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

    Other requirements

    Justbuild are looking for an apprentice who has already achieved their Level 1 qualification. Please take this into consideration before applying.

    About this company

    JustBuild General Builders have been trading since 2010 and have worked on a variety of projects ranging from landscaping to extensions to conservatories. We often work in Burnham on Sea, Highbridge, Berrow, Brean, Brent Knoll, Edithmead, Huntspill and surrounding areas.

    https://www.justbuild.biz/ (opens in new tab)

    After this apprenticeship

    • A future with the company and in future the possibility of leading your own team

    Ask a question

    The contact for this apprenticeship is:

    WESTON COLLEGE OF FURTHER AND HIGHER EDUCATION

    Erin Allsworth

    erin.allsworth@weston.ac.uk

    The reference code for this apprenticeship is VAC1000260054.

    Apply now

    Closes today at 11:59pm

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