What will the apprentice be doing?
Groundworkers work includes setting out and preparing the subsurfaces ready for the structural work to begin, installing drainage systems, concreting, constructing roads and pathways and carrying out the finished hard landscaping. They are able to transfer between heavy construction and civil engineering sites as well as house building, commercial building and general building sites. Groundworkers work for all types of construction companies from small subcontractors to large main contractors.
What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?
One day a week training or training taken place on site with provider
What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?
Reality CheckThe apprenticeship will involve working outdoors and/or lifting heavy objects.
Skills RequiredCommunication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Physical fitness
Qualifications RequiredGCSE or equivalent English (Grade Entry level 3/GCSE D/3) Essential