JASK Construction Ltd

JASK Construction Ltd

£156.00 per week

Plymouth and Surrounding Areas

Bricklaying Apprentice
Published: Mar 11, 2019
Ref: JP649SB

The successful candidate will learn all aspects of bricklaying within a commercial & residential environment, whilst working towards achieving their level 2.

The Apprentice’s Role

The successful apprentice will learn a variety of construction trades and be involved in a range of different tasks.

To give you an idea of the type of work you will be carrying out, Jask Property Ltd have recently been fitting new kitchens and are currently working on some house extensions.

Some of the services they provide includes building works, roofing, fascias and guttering, plastering, conservatories and many more.

Whilst on site you will be expected to use a variety of equipment safely, once taught how to do so. You’ll also shadow members of the team whilst they undertake their work and learn from them before picking up the tools yourself.

Working Hours: 40 hours per week. 8-5 Monday to Friday. To be on site in Plymstock for 8am pick up.

Wages: £156.00 per week. Any overtime above the 40 hours per week, will be paid at the appropriate national minimum wage depending on age.

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.

Jask Properties are a local Plymouth family business with over 20 years experience in building, renovations and maintenance.

They pride themselves on their commitment to provide a professional and speedy service at all times, whilst maintaining the highest quality of work.

They take on all types of jobs from small domestic work to larger commercial projects, all carried out to the highest standards, and at very competitive prices.

After completing a level 2 in bricklaying there maybe an opportunity to progress onto an advanced level 3 qualification.

Skills Required

The right candidate must take pride in their work and show attention to detail. You must have excellent communication skills to work well within a team and use your initiative when working alone. Good time keeping and attendance are also desirable.

Personal Qualities

You will need to be keen to succeed, reliable, hardworking and have the ability to cope with the physical demands of the role. Good hand-eye coordination and attention to detail would also be an advantage to the right candidate.

Prior Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent grades A-E (or equivalent) is desired but not essential.

The Apprenticeship in Bricklaying consists of:

  • Level 2 NVQ in Bricklaying
  • Level 2 Diploma in Trowel Occupations
  • Functional Skills in Maths and English (Level 1)
  • Construction Skills Health, Safety and Environment test – CSCS Test
  • Emergency First Aid
  • Certified Health and Safety Course
  • Internet Safety / Safeguarding

As part of the apprenticeship programme, attendance is required at our Skills Group training centre for one day per week. All other aspects of the qualification will be delivered on-site by the employer. You will have regular visits every six to eight weeks from your designated Skills Group assessor, who will monitor your progress during your apprenticeship training.

Whilst at the Skills Group training centre, you will learn the necessary skills and gain experience to help you throughout your role. Part of your training will be knowledge and theory based, whilst the rest will be practical. Learning additional skills will benefit you on returning to the employer.

As an additional qualification you will also achieve your Emergency First Aid and certified Health and Safety Certificates, along with Internet Safety and Safeguarding.