Bricklaying Level 2 Apprenticeship - Newark at Barratt Development

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Bricklaying Level 2 Apprenticeship - Newark

What will the apprentice be doing? 

  • You will be working with experienced trades people on site
  • Contributing to our production from day 1
  • Hod carrying
  • Mixing mortar
  • Laying bricks (once skilled enough)
  • Digging foundations
  • Building 5-star quality homes for our customers
  • You’ll always have a senior mentor from the business who will help you with your learning and offer you career advice from someone who has been on the same journey

You will learn many different skills, including setting out and build brickwork, including simple arches and surrounding brickwork. Cavity walling, learning how to select materials and resources to be able to set out and lay concrete, drainage and other substructure materials. Health and Safety will also be an important part of your learning.

We pay BATJIC rates starting rates are from £11,032- £17,177 dependent on age. BATJIC rates are reviewed in June of each year.

Training to be provided

Level 2 Bricklayer apprenticeship standard, which includes:

  • Level 2 qualification in Bricklaying
  • Level 1/2 functional skills in maths and English (if required)
  • End-Point Assessment (EPA)

Training delivered through Stephenson College, based in Coalville, Leicestershire.

Desired skills

  • Organisation skills
  • Customer care skills
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Number skills
  • Analytical skills

Personal qualities

  • Team working
  • Non-judgmental
  • Physical fitness
  • Attention to detail

Desired qualifications

GCSEs at grades C/4 or above (or equivalent) in maths and English.

Future prospects

You’re going to have great options once you’re finished. You could go and work for one of our sub-contractors, set yourself up as self-employed or in some areas of the country work for us permanently as a qualified tradesperson.

Some Apprentices carry on training through our Assistant Site Manager Programme or go on to do one of our Sponsored Degree Programmes.

Things to consider

If you’re passionate about becoming a qualified Bricklayer, then this programme is for you.

You’ll want to become an expert in your craft, enjoy working outside, being part of a legacy for your community and like the idea of keeping your career options open.

This is a residential training programme and you will stay away from home for block weeks.

About Barratt Development

Barratt David Wilson Homes A leading housebuilder where people come first. We’ve been nationally recognised as 5-star housebuilder nine years in a row for supplying high-quality homes for all generations.

That’s more than any other major housebuilder. It’s because we combine the brightest minds, the latest technology, and a genuine commitment to putting customers first. We want the best people in the industry to help us shape the future of building.

How to apply

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