Bricklaying Apprentice (Persimmon)

Vacancy Details

This is an Apprenticeship vacancy

Employer Name:

Persimmon Homes (Wales)

Type of vacancy:

Apprenticeship

Location:

1 vacancy in each location - Pontypridd; Cardiff; Barry; Newport

Closing Date:

28/04/2015

Vacancy ID:

29436

Pay:

National Minimum Wage rates apply

Hours of Work:

Monday-Friday 39 hours per week; 30 minute lunch break

Start Date:

01/09/2015

Careers Wales Admin Ref:

60552

Vacancy Description

Occupation:
Bricklayer
Sector:
Building and Construction
The Apprentice will learn and acquire the skills necessary to become a competent Bricklayer, obtaining an all-round knowledge of the construction processes leading to the finished product.
If you have an interest in construction, our Bricklaying Apprenticeship programme could be for you.
You will have the opportunity to join an established company and learn a trade that will stay with you for life, whilst learning in a safe environment and attending college to achieve an Intermediate and Advanced Apprenticeship.
We require enthusiastic apprentices to work on our existing sites.
The applicants must be committed to learning, with a genuine interest and commitment to this exciting and dynamic industry.
About the Scheme
• 3 Year Apprenticeship Scheme, working on-site with our experienced team.
• Day release at College leading to a recognised qualification.
• A personal mentor for ongoing support throughout the apprenticeship.
• Regular reviews and on-the-job assessment.
• The opportunity to “Earn whilst you Learn”
• A valuable “Trade” with first-rate employment opportunities
On successful completion of your Apprenticeship you will have the opportunity to become self employed, working within a gang, as a qualified Bricklayer.
Day or block release at a local college
Intermediate Apprenticeship - NVQ & Diploma 2 in Brickwork
Functional Skills 1 in English and Maths (if relevant GCSE grades not obtained)
Advanced Apprenticeship - NVQ & Diploma 3 in Brickwork
Functional Skills L2 in English & Maths (if relevant GCSE grades not obtained)
NB - please read the following instructions carefully
LOG IN TO YOUR CAREERS WALES ACCOUNT TO APPLY.
YOU MUST ALSO complete a CITB application form and upload a CV on http://www.citb.co.uk/bconstructive/citb-apprenticeships/bconstructive-application-form/
PLEASE TICK BRICKLAYING ON YOUR APPLICATION.

Training provided

Bricklaying Apprenticeship Framework Intermediate leading to an Advanced Apprenticeship

Preferred Learning Provider

CITB CONSTRUCTION SKILLS (WBL)

Learning Provider Course

Bricklaying Level 3 Diploma (CSkills Awards) 50040571

Desirable personal qualities

• Literacy and numeracy
• Good spatial awareness
• Good communication and interpersonal skills
• Ability to listen and follow instruction
• Good practical skills
• Committed to the Values & Expectations of the Apprenticeship Programme
• A desire to learn and progress
• Team player
• A flexible and adaptable approach to work
• Enthusiasm and self-motivation to learn and progress
• Willingness to complete relevant course work to the best of ability
• Able to work in a well organised and accurate way
• Flexible approach to location of work
• Good general education
• GCSE in English and Maths (preferably)

Qualification(s) Required

No Minimum Requirements

Welsh Language Requirements

Welsh Spoken Skills: No.
Welsh Written Skills: No.

Interview arrangements

Closing Date - 30/06/15
Interview Date - w/c 06/07/15
Start Date - w/c 01/09/15
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