General Build Apprentice
Published: Sep 19, 2018
Ware and Tare Property Care are based in Brixton, Plymstock is looking for a hardworking and reliable apprentice to join their professional team to work primarily on domestic sites.
The Apprentice’s Role
As the apprentice you will be expected to work hard on a daily basis and experience all construction trades, you will be taught how to work quickly and efficiently as well as safely at all times. You will expected to experience all aspects of construction such as carpentry, painting and decorating, brick work and plastering.
On daily basis you will be tidying the work area, carrying tools, shadowing David and undertaking jobs which are set out for you within a general build/ Maintenance trade route.
Working Hours: The working hours will be 40 hours per week, Monday to Friday, 8:00am to 5:00pm. Some flexibility will be required due to the nature of the job.
Wages: £156.00 per week, based on a 40 hour 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 firstname.lastname@example.org or call us on 01752 332442.
Ware and Tare Property Care was established by David Walrond who is a competent builder with over 25 years of experience. He covers Plymouth and surrounding areas and takes pride in every job he does no matter how large or small.
After completing a level 2 in a multi-trade qualification you maybe offered a full time position within the company and the possibility to progress onto other specific trade qualifications.
You will need to be hardworking, reliable, keen and friendly, you must be able to work in a team and have good communication skills in order to work with colleagues and speak to clients. You must possess excellent time keeping skills and be precise with your work. A passion for the construction industry is essential.
You must be friendly and hardworking as well as be able to take direction well, you must also have excellent communication skills and be focused at all times.
GCSE English and Maths at C or above would desirable however not essential.
The Apprenticeship in Multi-Trade consists of:
◾Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Maintenance
◾Level 2 Diploma in Maintenance
◾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. You will develop your hand skills, carry out brick and block work, learn the correct use of specific tools, carry out pointing and learn mortar ratio mixes under the guidance of your assessor. Learning all these 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.