Level 2 Bricklaying Apprenticeship
EVOLVE APPRENTICES LTD
We are looking for Hillingdon borough residents who are interested in completing a Level 2 or 3 Bricklaying apprenticeship. The successful candidate will spend 30 months working as a Brickwork Apprentice as part of the CITB Shared Apprenticeship Scheme. Employed by Evolve Apprentices while earning a wage, gaining experience, and qualification.
- Hourly wage
£4.81 to £9.50 (National Minimum Wage for their age)
Statutory Sick and Holiday Pay + Bank Holiday Pay, automatic enrolment into the NEST Pension Scheme, Bike2Work Scheme partners, Apprenticeship Oyster Card available for first year travel discounts, NUS Discount Card, course costs covered by Evolve
- Working week
Monday-Friday, weekends may be an option. Minimum of 35 hours per week but potential for more. Approx. 8am-4pm but hours will be confirmed by contractor after successfully passing the Stage 1 & 2 Interview.
- Expected apprenticeship duration
- Apprenticeship level
Intermediate Level Apprenticeship
Level 2 (GCSE)
What will the apprentice be doing?
The main duties and tasks of a Bricklaying Apprentice are:
- General labouring, tidying of site, and tool/equipment fetching
- Mixing and turning mortar, loading boards
- Moving, stacking, and passing bricks
- Laying of bricks and blocks
Bricklayers lay bricks, blocks and other types of building components in mortar to construct and repair walls, foundations, partitions, arches, and other structures e.g., chimney stack. They might also refurbish brickwork and masonry on restoration projects.
What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?
The qualification you would be working to is the Level 2 Brickwork (Standard) where we will be looking to partner with a training provider to provide the training.
This training will mainly be through remote learning with a paid study time as needed up to 7 hours/1 day per week. You are expected to travel when necessary for training and/or assessments. You will be responsible to managing/arranging with your line manager.
What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?
On completion of this apprenticeship, you can progress into a Level 3 Advanced Bricklaying qualification or seek work as a qualified Trainee Bricklayer where, with more experience, you can look to progress into a senior bricklaying position, site/contracts/project management, self-employment, or brickwork business owner
You will be eligible for the Skilled Worker (Blue) CSCS Card after the level 2 qualification
Requirements and prospects
Do you reside in any of the following areas:
- UB3, UB4, UB5, UB7, UB8, UB9, UB10, HA4, HA5, HA6, WD3, TW6, TW19.
Desired skills and personal qualities
IT skills, Attention to detail, Problem solving skills, Team working, Initiative, Patience, Physical fitness
Things to consider
We are looking for reliable candidates who are committed to starting and completing this apprenticeship, who have good timekeeping and attendance, who are as determined to gain the qualification alongside the work experience. We are committed to equality and diversity in the workplace – you will not be judged on age, gender, or ethnicity.
GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 1-3 / Level 1) desired
GCSE or equivalent Mathematics (Grade 1-3 / Level 1) desired
CITB Health, Safety & Environment (HS&E) Operative test (passed within 2 years) essential
Level 1 Certificate in Health & Safety in a Construction Environment (passed) desired
CSCS Card (valid) desired
About the employer
Evolve Apprentices manage the Construction Industry Training Board Shared Apprenticeship Scheme in London. We are a not-for-profit organisation aiming to deliver social value and provide opportunities for disadvantaged groups.
Employer: EVOLVE APPRENTICES LTD
Contact: Terrie Wells, email@example.com, 02037440200