Construction Apprentice

plus benefits
08 Jan 2019
05 Feb 2019
Start Date
Do you want to gain technical skills alongside academic studies?

Are you looking for a well-defined career path with continuous training and opportunities to develop your career?

Hanson's Leadership, Education and Development (LEAD) higher apprenticeship programme is designed to attract and develop future supervisors and managers. Hanson is looking for a Construction Apprentice who is an enthusiastic post-A-Level candidate who is keen to learn and develop their skills in a hands-on environment. You will be joining our construction team where you will have responsibilities from early on in your career and where you will have the opportunity to learn something new every day.

Hanson produces aggregates (crushed rock, sand and gravel), ready-mixed concrete, asphalt, cement and cement-related materials from over 300 UK production sites. We are part of the Heidelberg Cement Group and employ over 3,600 people.

During the Leadership, Education and Development (LEAD) Programme you will:

* Have the freedom to manage your own time and be involved in projects essential to the continuous progression of our products.

* Develop skills in a concrete laboratory and out on site, alongside a team of motivated people who will support you.

* Gain experience in all areas of the business specialising in concrete production including carrying out testing to ensure a high-quality product is delivered to our customers.

* Also 'earn while you learn' by completing a foundation degree in mineral extractives, this can also be topped up to a full honour's degree.

* During the three-year course, you will gain experience and relevant qualifications in operational aspects of our business alongside distance learning delivered by The University of Derby. From year four onwards you could progress to a supervisory role whilst studying towards an honour's degree.

To be successful during the Leadership, Education and Development (LEAD) Programme the Construction Apprentice will have the following skills and experience:

* 5 GCSEs at grade C/ Level 4 or above, including Maths, English and Science or equivalent.

* 2 A-C A Levels or equivalent to UCAS 180 points previously or 64 UCAS points in the current format.

* Full UK driving licence (or at least have this in place by August 2019).

* Initially based in Chipping Sodbury, Gloucestershire but you must be willing and able to relocate at any stage during the course to benefit from the opportunities on offer.

All study for the Leadership, Education and Development (LEAD) Programme is fully funded by Hanson and the Construction Apprentice will be paid a competitive salary with a comprehensive benefits package, you will be supported by a mentor as well as your line manager.

Hanson will offer the Construction Apprentice a clear career pathway, with access to multiple opportunities across our business, so if this Leadership, Education and Development (LEAD) Programme sounds like the right opportunity for you then please apply online

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