Bricklayer Apprentice

GRT DESIGN AND BUILD LTD

DERBY, DE1 2GT

Closes in 4 days (Wednesday 24 July at 11:59pm)

Posted on 2 July 2024


Summary

GRT Building Services can provide a wide range of building services in and around the Barton under Needwood area. In recent years we have specialised in kitchen and bathroom fitting and refurbishments along with joinery services and can offer a full design service for any prospective job.

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
Bricklayer (level 2)
Hours
Monday to Friday, 8.00am to 4.30pm.

40 hours a week

Possible start date

Thursday 25 July

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

  • Level 2 Bricklayer qualification
  • The apprenticeship will be delivered both at college and in the workplace

Where you’ll work

MARLBOROUGH HOUSE

2 CHARNWOOD STREET

DERBY

DE1 2GT

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

DCG

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

    GCSE or equivalent in:

    • English and Maths (grade E/2)

    Desirable qualifications

    Other in:

    • UK Driving License (grade Pass)

    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
    • Attention to detail
    • Customer care skills
    • Problem solving skills
    • Team working
    • Initiative
    • Time Keeping

    Other requirements

    You will be mainly working in the Derby area. If do not drive you will have to get to Littleover to be picked up or go straight to site. Ideally we would like someone who can drive a car or motorbike/moped.

    About this company

    GRT Design and Build can provide a wide range of building services in and around the Barton under Needwood area. No matter what work you require, no matter how large or small, we are able to offer a professional, reliable service at a competitive rate. In recent years we have specialised in kitchen and bathroom fitting and refurbishments along with joinery services and can offer a full design service for any prospective job.

    https://www.grtdesignandbuild.co.uk/index.html (opens in new tab)

    After this apprenticeship

    • The successful candidate has the opportunity to gain a permanent role with the company upon completion of the apprenticeship. 

    Ask a question

    The contact for this apprenticeship is:

    DCG

    Amy Hitch

    amy.hitch@derby-college.ac.uk

    The reference code for this apprenticeship is VAC1000262196.

    Apply now

    Closes in 4 days (Wednesday 24 July at 11:59pm)

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