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Apprentice Bricklayer SJJ CONTRACTS LIMITED

SJJ Contracts Limited are looking for bricklaying apprentices to join their experienced team. The successful candidates will be working across various sites, carrying out all aspects of bricklaying. If you are interested in a new career, which will provide you with the opportunity to grow and develop your skills then apply!

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Closing date: 05 Jul 2022

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

    Monday - Friday 8hours a day with shifts to be confirmed, including 1 day release to college.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    30 Months

  • Possible start date

    28 Jul 2022

  • Date posted

    23 Jun 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

The day-to-day tasks of an Apprentice Bricklayer may include (but are not limited to):

  • All aspects of bricklaying include laying bricks, applying mortar with a trowel, shaping, and trimming bricks/blocks.
  • Mixing mortar by hand or with a mechanical mixer.
  • You must carry out your duties to the best of your ability, always have respect & consideration to your colleagues, to our customers & the company.
  • You are responsible for ensuring that the traditional tools and power tools (which can use once training is completed & competent) you use are maintained & ready to be used or operated at all times.
  • Adhere to health & safety, maintenance of hygiene, cleanliness & tidiness standard practice of the company.
  • Learning to interpret drawings and specifications.

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

  • Level 2 Bricklayer Apprenticeship.
  • 4 days in the workplace with 1-day release at our STEM Centre Campus at St Helen's College.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

At the end of your apprenticeship, you will be a fully qualified bricklayer. Although this is a fixed term contract running until completion of the apprenticeship, SJJ will provide or assist the employee in finding permanent employment.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Attention to detail, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Team working, Initiative, Patience, Proactive


GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4/C) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4/C) Essential

Things to consider

Hold a valid driving licence, or working towards a driving test would be advantageous. CSCS card preferred.

About the employer

SJJ Contracts, are a reputable construction company, based in Widnes, serving the North-West and beyond. Since opening for business in 2019, we have taken a comprehensive approach to project management providing clients with a wide range of services to cover their needs. We are currently working on multiple new-build developments across the North of England, including high specification homes for private sale, and Social Housing projects in partnership with various local Housing Associations.




25 Peelhouse Lane




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Training provider



Jemima Cox

Apprenticeship standard


Level 2 (GCSE)

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