Brickwork / Trowel Occupations Intermediate (L2) Standard Apprenticeship
Type: Full Time
Start Date: Please contact the Information Centre for start date information
Fee: Please contact the Information Centre for fee information
Who is it for
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Are you a practical person who likes to build things from scratch?
Do you like working in different environments as part of a team?
Brickwork and Trowel Occupation Apprentices are an important member of a site team.This Apprenticeship is designed for anyone wanting to start a career in the brickwork industry.
Anyone living in England, over 16 and not in full–time education can apply.
Interview Skills Assessment
All candidates will be invited to a pre interview and initial assessments in English and Maths with the Apprenticeship Recruitment Officers.
What will I need
Level 2: Entry requirements of 5 GCSEs at grade D/3 and above including English and Maths.* A suitable supportive employer who will guide you through your apprenticeship. Vacancies are advertised on our website – https://www.peterborough.ac.uk/apprenticeships/apprenticeship–vacancies/
What is covered
This course covers a range of brickwork/construction topics such as:
•Mixing of materials
•Using hand and power tools
•Loading out materials
•Building brick walls, block walls and cavity walls
•Understanding construction drawings
•Health and safety
Apprentices are expected to attend college 1 day a week as part of 20% off–the–job training. Additional off–the–job training hours are expected to be completed within the workplace.
How is the course assessed
Coursework, exams and practical observations.
What can this course lead to
Successful learners can continue to work within the construction industry and gain promotion or learners could progress to a Level 3 in Brickwork/Trowel Occupations.
Are there any additional costs
Learners may need purchase uniform and/or equipment depending on employer.
A brickwork Apprentice will work in many different locations and could involve some travelling. This will mean early starts and sometimes late finishes. The weather is another consideration as a lot of work is outside. There can be some moving and handling of heavy materials in dusty environments. An Apprentice will work on average 30 hours a week, this may vary throughout the year dependent on work load.
An employed status apprentice will:
• Earn a wage – the national minimum wage for apprentices is £3.90 an hour, although many apprentices earn more than this
• Get paid holidays
• Receive training