Training and Apprenticeships in Construction Limited

Apprentice Groundworker ref MBP-0001-22 - Intermediate (Level 2)

Training and Apprenticeships in Construction Limited (Employer)

Trac (Training Provider)

Weekly wage £192.40
40.0 hours per week Monday - Friday 7.30am - 4.00pm 1/2 hour unpaid lunch
18 months (duration)
2 June 2022(start date)
Groundworker (apprenticeship standard)
27 May 2022 (application closing date)
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Job Description

A fantastic opportunity for someone with a keen interest in construction. Working with a Civil Engineering & Groundworker company that delivers infrastructure, highway, housing, site enabling & remedial works, the apprentice will carry out a wide range of groundworker duties as well as receive theoretical learning provided by a course provider.

Responsibilities

We have a fantastic opportunity for someone with a keen interest in construction to undertake an apprenticeship in groundworks. Working with a Civil Engineering and Groundworker company that delivers infrastructure, highway, housing, site enabling and remedial works, the successful candidate will be carry out a range of ground worker duties, learning the skills involved through a combination of on the job training and theoretical learning provided buy a course provider.

The candidate will be expected to become part of a team on site, and have a willingness to undertake various tasks throughout the course of each day/week. Some of the types of work the candidate will be undertaking are listed below, but not limited to:

• Assisting excavation of foundations

• Checking levels 

• Interpreting plans and marking the information on the ground 

• Understanding and installation of various types of pipework

• Working with various materials from timber to concrete to steel

• Supervising excavations 

• Laying of kerbs, edgings and slabs 

• A general understanding of basic machinery and power tools

• Working safely within a construction environment

There would also be training and use of basic hand tools, laser levels, concrete breakers, pumps, disc cutters, basic power tools and the potential to progress onto gaining machinery tickets such as dumper and roller (subject to training and age requirements.)

Future Prospects

  • On successful completion of the apprenticeship there is the potential opportunity for full time employment.

Reality Check

  • Applicant must be 18+ (due to insurance)
  • The applicant must have a CSCS card or be in the process of taking a CSCS Test.

Skills Required

  • Good organisational skills.
  • Ability to work in a team.

Qualities Required

The right candidate will :

• Have a willingness to learn.

• Be able to take instruction from others. 

• Be pro-active and able to take initiative. 

• Have good organisation skills.

• Have the ability to work in a team.

• Not be afraid to work outside in all weathers.

*       Be 18+ due to site insurance restrictions.

Qualifications Required

  • CSCS Card
  • Minimum Grade D/3 English & maths GCSE or equivalent
  • Own transport and full license preferred but not essential

Training Provided

Training will be provided by MT Training

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