Groundworker Apprentice

KITCHEN CIVILS LIMITED

EAST YORKSHIRE, HU15 2AW

Closes today at 11:59pm

Posted on 28 June 2024


Summary

This is an exciting opportunity for someone who is keen and motivated to achieve a career in Groundworker with a well respected and busy employer. Kitchen Civils Ltd are going from strength to strength due to an excellent reputation.

Annual wage
£13,312 a year

Minimum wage rates (opens in new tab)

The pay may be negotiated and may rise after a probation period has been successfully completed.

Training course
Groundworker (level 2)
Hours
Monday - Friday 7.30am - 16.30pm.

40 hours a week

Possible start date

Monday 5 August

Duration

1 Year 6 Months

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

Hull College will deliver the Apprenticeship Standard Groundworker Level 2.

Plus functional skills in maths and english if required.

Where you’ll work

KITCHEN HOUSE

GREEN PARK ROAD

NEWPORT

EAST YORKSHIRE

HU15 2AW

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

HULL COLLEGE

Your training course

Groundworker (level 2)

Equal to GCSE

Course contents
  • Work safely and securely in compliance with given information, organisational policies and procedures, and current health, safety and welfare legislation including following the procedures for working in contaminated ground
  • 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
  • Access, interpret and use drawings and specifications
  • Select the required resources including tools and fixtures
  • Move, handle and store resources complying with relevant legislation & guidance
  • 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
  • Measure, mark, cut and install geo-membranes to stabilise soil for re-instatement and excavations
  • Transport and place, then compact and finish concrete to slabs/bases, footing oversights, paths, form slab edgings including positioning reinforcement and kerbs
  • Set out and lay flags, paviours and edging to paths, driveways and other areas
  • 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
  • Provide and remove temporary works including shallow excavation support (up to 1.2 metres)
  • Form and reinstate excavations and surfaces to sub-grades, sub-bases and road bases
  • Prepare to, then direct and guide the movement of vehicles, plant or machinery
  • 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 A* - E or 2 - 9)
    • Maths (grade A* - E or 2 - 9)

    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

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

    About this company

    With our family approach, being fair and open is paramount to building strong and well-established relationships with our customers. We are also heavily involved within charitable causes which is our way of giving something back to the community. Highly skilled and proficient, we understand the value of our services. We are confident in our abilities to provide a first class service and know our worth. Our hard work and diligence means we are always at the forefront in our sector.

    https://www.kitchencivils.co.uk/ (opens in new tab)

    After this apprenticeship

    On completion of teh apprenticehsip for the right candidates there is a full time position available.

    Ask a question

    The contact for this apprenticeship is:

    HULL COLLEGE

    The reference code for this apprenticeship is VAC1000261225.

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    Closes today at 11:59pm

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