Bricklaying Apprentice

Recruiter
Sussex Downs College Apprenticeships
Location
Eastbourne
Salary
Competitive
Posted
27 Oct 2018
Closes
24 Nov 2018
Specialism
Engineering
Start Date
Immediate
Duration
Permanent

The employer will be interviewing throughout the recruitment process so if you are interested in the role please make sure you submitt your application.

The key tasks will include:

  • measuring work areas in order to lay down bricks
  • mixing mortar
  • using the mortar to lay bricks on top of each other
  • cutting and shaping bricks
  • working from plans
  • repairing structures and bricks

The essential skills for the role include:

  • maths skills for measuring the mixing the materials correctly
  • attention to detail
  • the ability to stand up for long periods of time and lift materials
  • understanding the importance of health and safety
  • the ability to work in a team

Personal qualities

The essential personal qualities for the role include:

  • reliability
  • keenness to work
  • the ability to listen, watch, and learn

Desired qualifications

There are no essential qualifications; however, English and maths GCSEs (or equivalent) at grades A*-C/9-4 are desired.

The successful apprentice will be required to undergo an English and maths assessment before beginning the apprenticeship. This is to ensure that the course is right.

Future prospects

There is the opportunity for continuous employment on completion of apprenticeship.

Things to consider

Site work is based outside and open to the elements.

You will be required to attend college, at the Eastbourne Campus, one day per week, during term time. In the holidays you will be required to go to the employer's unless you are on Annual Leave.

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