Lewisham – Level 4 Construction Site Supervisor Apprenticeship

Job Borough: Lewisham
Job Duration: 36 Months

Brief overview

We are looking for Lewisham borough residents who are interested in completing a Level 4 Construction Site Supervisor apprenticeship. The successful candidate will spend 36 months working as a Site Supervisor Apprentice as part of a Shared Apprenticeship Scheme employed by Evolve Apprentices earning a wage, experience, & a qualification throughout.

Apprenticeship summary

  • Hourly wage

£4.81 – £9.50 National Minimum Wage or £11.05 London Living Wage (depends on the construction site)

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 the potential for more. Approx. 8 am-4 pm but hours will be confirmed by the contractor during an interview.

  • Expected apprenticeship duration

36 months

  • Apprenticeship level

Higher Level Apprenticeship
Level 4 (Higher national certificate)

What will the apprentice be doing?

The main duties and tasks of a Site Supervisor Apprentice are:

– Supervision of specialist contractors
– The control of health and safety standards on construction projects
– Recording, controlling, and reporting progress on a construction project
– The minimisation of the environmental impact of construction projects
– Control of quality of works on a construction project
– Assisting commercial staff with the monitoring of costs on a construction project

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

The qualification you would be working for is the Level 4 Construction Site Supervisor (Standard) where we will be looking to partner with MIT Skills to provide the training.

This training will be a paid study day each week, either on-campus or remote learning. You will also possibly have assessments done on-site as needed. Both of you will be responsible for managing/arranging with your line manager.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Typical job titles can include Assistant Site Manager, Assistant Supervisor, or Construction Site Supervisor. In the case of SME construction companies, the roles are likely to include Site Manager or Site Supervisor.

At the end of this apprenticeship, you would be capable of working as a qualified Assistant Site Manager with the likely progression into a degree qualification partnered with further experience to become a Site Manager.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Organisation skills, Problem-solving skills, Administrative skills, Teamwork, Initiative, Patience

Things to consider

We are looking for reliable candidates who are committed to starting and completing this apprenticeship, who have good timekeeping and attendance, and 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 4 (C) or Higher) essential
GCSE or equivalent Mathematics (Grade 4 (C) or Higher) essential

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 organization aiming to deliver social value and provide opportunities for disadvantaged groups.


Website: www.evolveuk.org

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