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Bricklaying Apprenticeship


Job description

The construction sector is the driving force behind the UK economy and bricklaying is at the heart of the sector, particularly in house building where the government has set ambitious targets for new house building.

As an apprentice bricklayer you would under supervision help set out buildings using bricks, mortar and blocks in accordance with approved construction techniques, working to individual client and architect's specifications and detailed plans and designs.

Projects at RS Hall Construction Ltd are wide and varied, but mainly relate to:

  • Residential extensions as well as other more general brick projects and developments such as:
  • Walls
  • Decorative work
  • Refurbishing brickwork
  • Masonry

Throughout this apprenticeship you will have the opportunity to work at a variety of locations as and when new projects arise.

How to apply for this vacancy

You can apply for this vacancy through the National Apprenticeship Service. If you require any assistance with applying for this vacancy please contact us on 0115 945 7260 or email the apprenticeship team.

Application deadline: 02/09/2019

Possible start date: 09/09/2019

Skills required

  • Able to follow clearly given instructions
  • Good attention to details
  • Will need to liaise and interact with a wide range of people including with team colleagues, clients and suppliers plus other trades people so excellent communication skills are an essential

Qualifications required

Minimum entry requirements: maths, English Language and ICT GCSE grades A-D*/8-3 and above (or equivalent qualification).

Candidate requirements

Many brickwork projects are by nature carried out outdoors and have to proceed throughout periods of hot, cold and wet weather. RS Hall Construction have a strong reputation for quality work in Nottinghamshire, however the exact location of future projects are unknown, but will involve some aspect of traveling for the team to get to and from each site / project as and when required.

Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week). For more information please visit:

Please note that anyone under the age of 18 will only work a maximum of 40 hours per week. Any role which exceeds these hours on advert will be amended accordingly to fall in line with the legislation.

Please note if the successful applicant is found prior to the closing date the vacancy maybe withdrawn early.

Training provided

  • Intermediate Construction Building framework
  • Functional skills in maths and English (if required)

Apprenticeship as agreed. In company induction on starting and ongoing health & safety briefing relevant to the role and equipment used within role.

Future progression

  • Be keen to develop their individual skills and be engaged with their ongoing career and skills development
  • Potential opportunity for a permanent role within the company following successful completion of the apprenticeship

Employer information

RS Hall Construction Ltd specialises in providing quality bricklaying services to their loyal clients throughout Nottingham and the surrounding areas and as part of the next stage of their development, they are now looking to recruit an apprentice bricklayer.

Address details:

R S Hall Construction Limited
Leake Road
NG11 0JN

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Reference number VAC001556414
Working week 8:00 am - 16:30 pm with some flexibility
days TBC.
(40 hours per week)
Expected duration 18 months
Apprenticeship level Intermediate
Related course Trowel Occupations - Intermediate Apprenticeship (Level 2)
Salary £156.00 (Weekly) Minimum wage rates