Technical Construction Apprentice

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Recruiter
Vinci Construction Uk Ltd
Location
82-92, Worcester Road, Bromsgrove, B61 7AQ
Salary
£16,000.00 annually
Posted
07 Apr 2021
Closes
23 Apr 2021
Ref
VAC001696348
Specialism
Engineering
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
May
Duration
Permanent
VINCI Construction UK are committed to creating a working environment that is inclusive and diverse.
  • The successful candidate will be based on our live construction sites within the Building Building Solutions
  • You will work with the site management team to ensure the projects are completed safely, on time, on budget and to the correct specifications
  • This position offers candidates to opportunity to learn on the job, gain a recognised qualification and the opportunity to progress on to a degree course upon completion


VINCI Construction UK, design and build projects, such as student accommodation, hospitals, car parks, retail developments, schools, commercial buildings - we specialise in large construction projects.

Building Solutions is a specialist building and refurbishment arm of Vinci facilities and handles technical projects in complex environments including prisons, courts and a variety of other settings. Our clients have ranged from HMRC to schools and private companies. Working for Building Solutions will bring you a diverse and interesting working environment which can be both challenging and highly rewarding.
  • As a Building Solutions apprentice, you will take on a wide range of job roles which will develop over time and provide you with a greater understanding of how the company works to deliver projects
  • Your starting role will be based predominantly around on site works and will generally entail shadowing a site manager on a project and understanding exactly what that person does
  • During this team you will be expected to listen intently, ask lots of questions and slowly start to take responsibility over simple tasks which will grow and develop your skills over time
  • This shadowing role can be undertaken on a multitude of sites, with various different site and project managers and will work hand in hand with the 2-year college course you will be taking

Joining our team will mean working on our sites in and around the Bromsgrove area.

Candidates must have a flexible approach and be willing to work on projects throughout the Worcestershire Region (Note allowances are payable where applicable to make this affordable to the candidates).

As well as learning on the job, you will be required to attend College on a day release basis. The two year course will provide you with a Level 4 Construction Site Supervisor Apprenticeship, including an HNC in construction and the built environment. In addition to the qualifications the programme will enable candidates to progress in terms of level of responsibility, interpersonal skills, leadership, commercial awareness and technical engineering knowledge.

This apprenticeship offers an interesting and progressive career in construction & site engineering which can ultimately lead to full membership of the relevant professional institutions.

This opportunity could be an attractive alternative to a traditional university career path, with no student debt and regular wage.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • You will need to be able to effectively communicate with a wide range of people from tradesmen to clients and upper management
  • You will need to content with speaking in phone calls and online meetings


Personal qualities

  • Willingness to learn
  • Ability to make things happen
  • Ability to work in a team.
  • Ability to understand and adhere to safety procedures


Desired qualifications

GCSE or equivalent maths grade5 or above

GCSE or equivalent English grade 5 or above

Any others: A levels or a Level 3 qualification (in construction or engineering)

Future prospects

Progression onto a degree apprenticeship (the level 4 qualification will enable candidates to hop on to the 3rd year (of 5) of a relevant degree course.

As well as support from college Training Provider, there will be ample opportunities to gain further qualifications and training. You will be put through your Site Manager Safety Training Scheme (SMSTS) and First Aid at Work training as well as the relevant test in order to gain a CSCS card. There will be further opportunity to gain internal training in things like Temporary Works and external training in things such as mental Health First Aid. The opportunities are there for a plethora of courses both internal and external and the development opportunities are endless.

Things to consider

You must have a flexible approach and ability to adapt to different situations, keen to learn and willingness to take on responsibility.

Demonstrates a good level of maturity, construction sites can be dangerous places and safety is a priority.

Studying and working at the same time is very rewarding, but also requires self-discipline and hard work, to meet the requirements of the job whilst gaining a qualification.

There may be a requirement for a DBS check to be completed if working in an environment that requires it.

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