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Apprentice Floorlayer J. Rust & Son

If you are hardworking, determined, and enthusiastic about flooring, with a willingness to learn and eager to develop new skills, then this apprenticeship could be the ideal opportunity for you to start your career. J Rust and Son will provide full support with all aspects of the apprenticeship training.

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Closing date: 05 Feb 2023

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, 9.00am - 5.00pm

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    2 Years

  • Possible start date

    27 Feb 2023

  • Date posted

    22 Nov 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • You will work in domestic and commercial buildings alongside an experienced worker to carry out preparation and installation works

You will be expected to assist with:

  • Ensuring the vehicles have all the correct materials for the days work
  • Measuring floor space and estimating the quantity of materials needed
  • Uplifting and disposing of old flooring and materials
  • Cleaning, levelling and preparing the sub-floor
  • Installing underlays for a range of floorcoverings
  • Installing various floorcoverings (carpet, luxury vinyl tiles, sheet resilient flooring) to industry standards
  • Creating joins in a range of floor coverings

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

  • You will achieve the Level 2 Floorlayer Apprenticeship Standard by attending CP Assessments Training Centre in Denaby Main, Doncaster to undertake 10 block-release training sessions (4 days), every 10 weeks

The successful candidate will work towards their Functional Skills in both Maths and English if they have not achieved this prior or have an equivalent.

Apprentices will also get an Apprentice CSCS card which can be upgraded on completion of the apprenticeship.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • This is a fantastic opportunity for the successful candidate to start their career with a highly reputable and well-established company
  • Progression within the organisation with more responsibility is expected on successful completion of the apprenticeship
  • In time, you may wish to undertake further qualifications such as Occupational Work Supervision which can be studied at Level 3

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Logical, Team working, Physical fitness


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

Things to consider

You must be able to commute to the works address daily to be considered for this position, and also to the training provider centre for the course. You will need a good deal of physical strength to lift and carry heavy materials.

About the employer

J Rust and Son are a family business. Established in 1968, they specialise in the installation of domestic and commercial flooring and pride themselves on their long-standing good reputation. All their fitters are trained to the highest standards, and they work with leading manufacturers to keep their skills up to date.


J. Rust & Son





DN11 8EW

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Apprenticeship standard


Level 2 (GCSE)

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