Brickwork Apprenticeship

Location
Persimmon Homes East Wales The Parish Cardiff CF5 6JR
Salary
National minimum wage
Posted
15 Jul 2021
Closes
23 Jul 2021
Ref
1521
Specialism
Other
Sector
Unspecified
Start Date
Ongoing
Duration
Undisclosed
About the apprenticeship

Duties

Working with fully qualified bricklayers building houses using both timber frame and traditional constructions methods, using blocks and bricks.
Setting out
Building boundary walls
Keeping the site clean and tidy
Moving, storing and handling materials
Working with other trades and as part of a team

Additional information

The successful candidates will be enrolled at Cardiff and The Vale College, Barry Campus at the Persimmon Academy. This course is for 2 years and you will work towards your Level 2 NVQ Diploma and Level 2 Diploma in Brickwork. You will attend college 1 day a week and this will include the evening. The remaining 4 days will be working on site, gaining practical experience in all aspects of brickwork for your NVQ Level 2.

PLEASE NOTE IF YOU HAVE COMPLETED EITHER THE LEVEL 1 DIPLOMA OR LEVEL 2 DIPLOMA IN BRICKLAYING YOU WILL NOT BE ELIGIBLE TO APPLY FOR THIS OPPORTUNITY.

The apprentice will be expected to work at more than one of the following locations and travel expenses will be paid ;

St Edryn's Village, Cardiff CF3 6YN
The Parish, Cardiff CF5 6JR
The District Centre, Barry CF62 5DJ
Carn y Cefn, Ebbw Vale NP23 6GT
Willow Court, Abergavenny NP7 6PX
Bishops Mead, Lydney GL15 5GB

Requirements

Skills

Must be punctual and reliable, able to work as part of a team and on their own initiative Must be motivated and want to learn a trade, as a lot of the work for the NVQ will be completed out of college hours. Must be able to drive, have your own transport, be flexible with travelling to sites due to the location of the sites and the business needs. Must be willing to work outdoors in all weather.

Qualifications

GCSE Qualifications to include/or equivalent qualification
GCSE Grade C English
GCSE Grade C Maths

Language

Welsh Spoken Skills: No Welsh Written Skills: No

Course details

Training provider:
Cardiff and Vale College

Qualification:
Level 2 NVQ Diploma and Level 2 Diploma in Brickwork

About the employer

Persimmon Homes East Wales The Parish

Cardiff
CF5 6JR

Disability confident

Yes, we are part of the Disability Confident Scheme from the UK Department for Work and Pensions.

Please note that all apprenticeships are open to everyone. However, some organisations have worked to achieve Disability Confident accreditation. You should always apply for the apprenticeship you feel best suited to.

Interview arrangements

Successful candidates will be invited to a face to face interview, which will conform to all Covid-19 regulations. The date to be confirmed with the candidates offered an interview after the selection process.

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