Training and Apprenticeships in Construction Limited

Apprentice Bricklayer - Intermediate (Level 2)

Training and Apprenticeships in Construction Limited (Employer)

City College Norwich (Training Provider)

Annual wage £10,004.80 to £19,760.00
40.0 hours per week Approximately 7.30am - 4.00pm. Exact working days and hours TBC. Total of 40 hours a week.
24 months (duration)
10 October 2022(start date)
Bricklayer (apprenticeship standard)
2 positions available
30 September 2022 (application closing date)
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Job Description

This is an excellent opportunity to take your first steps into developing your career as a Bricklaying apprentice. You will be working under the direction and guidance of an experienced supervisor on site whilst working towards a Bricklaying apprenticeship, achieving the skills and experience to become a fully operational tradesperson.

Responsibilities

What will the apprentice be doing?

Tasks will include:

  • Carrying out relevant bricklaying duties as requested to required specifications
  • Working to allocated times and project schedules
  • Assisting with general labouring
  • Setting out and laying bricks and blocks correctly and checking alignments
  • Setting out and building brickwork, including simple arches and surrounding brickwork
  • Shaping and trimming bricks by hand and power tools
  • Selecting materials and resources to be able to set out and lay concrete, drainage and other substructure materials
  • Determine quality and quantities of building material including mix ratios of mortar and concrete, areas and volumes of materials and resources
  • Interpreting drawings and plans
  • Working as part of a team and using materials safely
  • Building and maintaining good working relationships with colleagues, customers and managers
  • Using authorised plant and equipment safely and as supervised
  • Adhere to relevant health and safety legislation, codes of practice and apply safe working practices, including when working at heights. Safe use of ‘disc cutters’, and power cutters and the wearing of personal protective equipment when necessary
  • Raise any safety concerns with a manager or supervisor
  • Taking part in the apprentice review process and complete any training required and be capable of working independently in the final year of the apprenticeship
  • Undertake such other duties as are commensurate with the apprentice role, as may be reasonable required at the initial place of work or at other locations in the company
  • General site work, keeping the workplace clean and tidy, helping to clear up at the end of the day

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

The apprentice will achieve a Level 2 Bricklaying apprenticeship. They may also achieve Level 2 in Functional Skills depending on your current qualifications. 

The college training will be based on day release from the college campus. 

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

On successful completion of the apprenticeship there will be the opportunity to move into full-time employment or progress onto a higher level apprenticeship.

Reality Check

The vacancy involves working outdoors in all weathers. Assistance will be given in helping you to achieve CSCS Card. Successful offer of the Apprenticeship will be subject to passing of Drugs and Alcohol Test.

Skills Required

Communication skills, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Physical fitness

Qualifications Required

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 3) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 3) Desired
Other CSCS test (Grade Pass) Essential
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