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Bricklayer apprenticeship

  • Head Office, Chasetown
  • Submission deadline:
    16th May 2022

We are looking to support several trade apprentices through the new NHBC Bricklaying apprentice scheme. Learning their trade in the new NHBC bricklaying hub in Tamworth along with time working alongside experienced site gangs on our flagship development in Burton on Trent.

Who we are?

We have a reputation for providing quality new homes and exceptional customer experience.  Every aspect of the location, design and specification of our homes is carried out with good attention to detail and the utmost care.  In order to achieve this, we rely on the commitment and effectiveness of our employees.  In return we provide a working environment that offers autonomy, support and opportunity.  We are a five-star builder and were awarded Business of the Year 2019 by the Express and Star.  

The role

What will the role involve?

We are looking to support several trade apprentices through the new NHBC Bricklaying apprentice scheme. Learning their trade in the new NHBC bricklaying hub in Tamworth along with time working alongside experienced site gangs on our flagship development in Burton on Trent. 
Your time will be split between on-site work and learning as you become a fully qualified Bricklayer.
 
After a 5-week continuous block of heavily practical sessions held at the NHBC Training Hub, you will return to site working alongside a qualified and experienced gang of bricklayers. You will return and be able to carry out these tasks: 

  • build cavity walls
  • build to gauge
  • build to line
  • joint walling
  • correctly position wall ties, DPCs, cavity trays and weep holes
  • know where to insert insulation and fire stopping.

You will then return to the hubs every 8-10 weeks to complete additional intensive two-week blocks of training. Without college term times and our intensive blocks of learning you can complete within 18 months.

Training 

You will complete the NHBC Bricklaying Apprenticeship course. More information on the course can be found here. 
After an initial 5-week period of intensive hands-on training at the unique training hubs, apprentices will join our site, health and safety savvy and with sufficient basic skills to be able to positively contribute on day one.
After their initial 5 weeks they will return to the training hub for intensive 2-week blocks over the remainder of their 18-month programme. With block delivery all year round, 36-hour weeks within a site-like environment and a syllabus front-loaded to home building.
At the end of the programme, you will be ready to progress your career within the industry with a recognised and valuable qualification.


Progression

We will discuss with you how you want your career to develop and will provide the support you need. You will be setting objectives that will provide clarity and purpose and a development plan that provides the right level of development for you at your stage of your career. You will be joining a company that develops individuals careers, provides all the necessary support within a culture that has strong family values.
Career routes could include working with a bricklaying gang or progression into our Site Management team. 


Requirements:


This is a site-based role, so you will need to be happy to work outdoors in all weathers. You will need to be good with your hands, good working within a team, and passionate about the industry. You will be based in the East & West Midlands, and will require your own transport to travel to your site and occasionally our offices in Chasetown, Staffs
GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade 2-3) essential 

 

Our offer?

You will be rewarded generously for your contribution.  You will be paid a market rate salary and will receive an annual bonus based upon the Company meeting its targets. You will receive a benefits package that is competitive within the industry and receive all the training and development you need. 

Equal opportunities

Cameron Homes Limited is committed both to promoting equality and diversity in the Company and to Equal Opportunities in employment.  The Company believes in equality regardless of race or racial group (including colour, nationality, ethnicity, national origins) religion, caste or belief, age, disability, gender, gender identity, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, marriage and civil partnerships, surrogacy, adoption and parental rights.  This includes any incidents of perceptive or associate discrimination and harassment.

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What happens next? Here you'll find more information about our selection process, what might be involved and how our People team will be on hand to support. Learn more

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