Eliot Design & Build Ltd

Eliot Design & Build Ltd

£156.00 per week

Plymouth and Surrounding Areas

Groundworks Apprentice's x2
Published: May 01, 2019
Ref: ED

A well established Plymouth building company are looking to employ two Groundworkers to join their experienced, busy team.

The Apprentice’s Role

Working on various locations in and around the Plymouth area. This company provides professional training and high quality work for new residential builds. The ideal candidate will have some knowledge of the construction environment, ideally within Groundworks but its not essential. Proforming duties such as Placing internal drainage and connecting external drainage. Digging and pouring Strip footings, Landing Beam and block floors, forming external steps, laying slabs and brick paviors, Foul and storm drainage including manholes varying in size from concrete.

Working Hours: Working hours will vary depending on location of site but generally 08:00 – 17:00, 40 hours per week.

Wages: £156.00 per week, potentially increasing with performance related pay reviews throughout your apprenticeships.

Holiday: 28 days holiday entitlement (including bank holidays) will be paid each year, during the course of your apprenticeship.

Contact Details: If you have any queries please contact us on either this email address apprenticeships@skillsgroupuk.com or call us on 01752 332442.

Eliot Design & Build (ED&B) is a growing company that is dedicated to providing much needed affordable housing throughout the South West.

Our expertise in understanding this specialist sector has been acquired over many years in the industry working with numerous partners including RSLs (Housing Associations); Landowners and Local Authorities in delivering sustainable quality schemes for local communities.

On completion of your level 2 apprenticeship with the company, the right candidate may have the opportunity to progress within the company.

Skills Required

You will need to be able to cope with the physical demands of the role. Good communication is required to work well within a small friendly team. You must always be on time and prompt with the work you carry out.

Personal Qualities

Someone looking to build a fantastic career within the Construction industry. Hard working, willing to work outside in all weathers.

Prior Qualifications

Qualifications desired for this role include GCSE's grades A* – E in Maths and English, or equivalent qualifications.

The Apprenticeship Framework in Groundworks consists of:
• Level 2 NVQ Diploma In Construction Operations and Civil Engineering Services
- Construction Operations
• Level 2 Diploma in Construction Operation – General Construction
• Functional Skills in Maths and English (Level 1)
• Construction Skills Health, Safety and Environment test – CSCS Test

Mandatory Units
• Conforming to general health, safety and welfare in the workplace
• Conforming to productive working practices in the workplace
• Laying modular pavement in the workplace
• Setting out secondary dimensional work control in the workplace
• Laying kerbs and channels in the workplace.

Optional Units
• Establishing work area protection and safety in the workplace
• Segregating the area for highways works in the workplace
• Preparing and mixing concrete and mortars in the workplace
• Erecting and dismantling access / working platforms in the workplace
• Placing and compacting concrete in the workplace
• Installing street ironwork in the workplace
• Preparing and operating forward tipping dumpers to receive transport and discharge
materials in the workplace
• Preparing and operating ride-on rollers to compact materials in the workplace
• Preparing for and arranging and securing plant or machinery for transportation in the
• Preparing to and directing and guiding the movement of vehicles, plant or machinery in
the workplace
• Slinging and hand signalling the movement of suspended loads in the workplace
• Preparing and operating powered units, tools or pedestrian plant, machinery or
equipment in the workplace
• Moving, handling and storing resources in the workplace
• Providing temporary excavation support in the workplace
• Reinstating excavation and highway surfaces in the workplace
• Reinstating ground condition in the workplace.