Apprentice Construction Manager, Fit Out

Mace Group Ltd
155, Moorgate, London, EC2M 6XB
£17,000.00 - £19,000.00 annually
01 Feb 2021
24 Feb 2021
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
Mace Interiors is a specialist fit out contractor that prides itself on employing the most talented people in the industry. Interiors has a long and successful history within the fit out industry and has gained a reputation for innovation and best practice. With over fourteen years in the sector, they have built up an enviable portfolio of work in helping our clients create high-quality, inspirational workplaces and are an integral part of the international consultancy and construction company, Mace Group.

We deliver fit out from shell and core, Cat A and existing spaces together with light refurbishment. We're a flexible partner, delivering projects of differing sizes and under all forms of contract. Our interiors business brings truly specialised teams to complex fit out challenges - and our ability to deliver in occupied and operational spaces efficiently and safely is second to none. Our mission is to be a positive force for change in the fit out and refurbishment sector, to be respected and trusted in the construction industryand to be famed for building valuable, lasting customer relationships.

The role:

Construction managers are at the "sharp end" of project delivery working on site. A construction manager will be involved from the pre-construction/planning stage right through to project handover and sometimes beyond.

As an Apprenticeship Construction Manager, your responsibilities will include, but not limited to:
  • Assisting in the production of short-term construction plans
  • Assisting with the procurement of trade/sub-contractors
  • Assisting in project start up and preconstruction stages
  • Assisting in the daily control, management and co-ordination of site activity
  • Keeping a detailed diary of works planned and actually carried out by trade/sub-contractors
  • Checking sub-contractor works, benchmarking and quality control
  • Ensuring that all relevant paperwork is received, reviewed and communicated where necessary
  • Contributing to site progress meetings with trade/sub-contractors
  • Ensuring health and safety is adhered to onsite, including site inspections and conducting site inductions
  • Assisting construction managers with various elements of the build
  • Establishing key relationships with the trade contractors, setting up clear lines of communication to coordinate labour and help address issues that may arise


Apprentice Construction Managers are sponsored through a two year HNC at a London-based university (one study day per week).

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Effective ability to self-manage
  • Experience of successfully interacting with a wide variety of people
  • Good team working ability
  • Clear and effective written and verbal communication

Personal qualities

  • Keen interest and strong understanding of role applied to
  • Enthusiasm to work in the construction industry
  • High client/customer focus mindset

Desired qualifications

Applicants must be in the final year of study or have completed Level 3 qualifications to have achieved the following UCAS points by 1st September 2021, in any subjects:
  • Apprentice Construction Manager (Fit Out) - 96 UCAS points

Future prospects

The aim is that our apprentices progress their careers to achieve Chartered Professional status in their discipline and progress as high as possible into leadership positions in Mace.

Things to consider

All apprentices on these programmes are employed on permanent contracts.

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