Mineral Products Manager – Higher Apprenticeship AGGREGATE INDUSTRIES UK LIMITED

A 36 months Level 5 Management programme, which focuses on giving you the opportunity to gain experience of how a construction site is run. The successful applicant will be a key member team and work with all members of the management team to continually raise the Health, Safety and Environmental standards of the company.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 31 Mar 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    A competitive starting salary, with annual pay rises. Competitive pension and 33 days’ holiday per year (including bank holidays). Career development and support from day one. We're a leader in innovative and sustainable construction solutions.

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday between 8:00am - 5:00pm

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    04 Sep 2023

  • Date posted

    01 Mar 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 5 (Higher national Diploma)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Whilst on site you'll be given a tailored training plan with the support from your mentor and manager. On a day to day basis you'll be given greater exposure to your division and the roles of your team members. Our overarching Company value is Health and Safety (H&S) and to assist you in understanding this value, we require our apprentices to complete a number of H&S related courses.

Typical activites could include:

  • Manage the planning, process and produce materials and mineral products
  • Optimise the effectiveness of the team by actively participating in daily/weekly briefings, appraisals and reviews
  • Work with all members of the management team to continually raise the Health, Safety and Environmental standards of the company
  • Maximise productivity of mineral extraction and products process by making cost effective use of resources, products and equipment
  • Identify ways to improve processes by monitoring production process and end product

Various locations in the Midlands, North East, South East and South West

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

  • During the Apprenticeship you'll complete a Foundation Degree in Mineral Products Technology at the University of Derby, but the learning doesn’t stop there. Throughout the apprenticeship you're given the opportunity to attend various development interventions organised by the Company’s Learning and Development Team
  • As well as earning from day one, as part of this apprenticeship, you’ll gain the full university experience. Attending University, and meeting with fellow students, approximately every 6 weeks. Alongside online (distance learning) and virtual classrooms. Travel, accommodation and a meal allowance will be included

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Upon successful completion of the programme you will have attained the skills and knowledge to start your career with Aggregate Industries as an Assistant Manager
  • If you want to progress up the career ladder, it doesn't have to stop there, you skills, drive and determination will open up many existing opportunities

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Organisation skills, Logical, Team working


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4 /C) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4 /C) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Science (Grade 4 /C) Essential
Other 2 A levels (Grade A*-C) Essential
Other GCSE or equivalent Any 2 further subjects (Grade 4 (Grade 4 /C) Essential

About the employer

Aggregate Industries is one of the leading building materials suppliers in the UK! Our mission is to become the UK leader in innovative and sustainable building solutions, and you can help us get there. With over 200 sites and around 3,700 dedicated employees, we offer a full range of construction products to help our partners work sustainably, safely, professionally and profitably. Home to everything from aggregates, asphalt, ready-mixed concrete, cement and precast concrete products, we also produce, import and supply construction materials, export aggregates and carry out national road surfacing and contracting solutions. We’re a proud member of Holcim, which is the leading global building materials and solutions company with around 70,000 employees in over 80 countries. It holds leading positions in all regions with a balanced portfolio of developing and mature markets.




Westleigh Quarry



EX16 7JB

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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Mineral products technician

Level 5 (Higher national Diploma)

Employer's Application Instructions

1. Submit a CV. We'd recommend you complete some research about us. 2. Your application will be reviewed within 5 working days. You will receive an invitation to complete our behavioural assessment. 3. Successful candidates will be invited for a site tour and provided a date for assessment centre.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 31 Mar 2023