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Bricklaying Apprentice Bradford Watts

Assisting with general building works including labouring, groundworks and bricklaying.

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Closing date: 28 Sep 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday – 7.30am – 4.30pm Tuesday - 7.30am – 4.30pm Wednesday - 7.30am – 4.30pm Thursday - 7.30am – 4.30pm Friday - 7.30am – 4.30pm

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    24 months

  • Possible start date

    12 Oct 2021

  • Date posted

    07 Jul 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

  • Measuring work areas and setting out the first rows of bricks or blocks
  • Mixing mortar by hand or with a mechanical mixer
  • Applying mortar with a trowel and laying bricks on top of each other
  • Shaping and trimming bricks using hammers, chisels and power tools
  • Checking that rows are straight using a spirit level and plumb line

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good customer service skills
  • The ability to listen and follow instructions
  • Good practical skills
  • A flexible and adaptable approach to work

Personal qualities

  • A positive attitude
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills
  • A good attention to detail

Desired qualifications

Grades A-D (9-3) for maths and English GCSE are essential

Future prospects

There will be opportunities for progression and a permanent position subject to performance.

Things to consider

Travel costs will be subsidised by the company.

Out of hours works may apply due to nature of the project.

Ideal candidates would be willing to learn to drive

About the employer

Bradford Watts Ltd offers a wide variety of high quality onsite consultation and construction services for commercial properties.

We have completed projects from £1000 to £4.5 million and with directors collectively having more than 150 years experience in the building industry.


Bradford Watts


I O Centre Unit 5

Lea Road

Waltham Abbey


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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Hertford Regional College


The Apprenticeship Team 01992 411572

Working towards completing level 2 Bricklayer Apprenticeship Standard

Apprenticeship standard


Level 2 (GCSE)

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