Trade Apprentice - Joinery, Painting, Bricklaying, Plastering

  • Anonymous
  • Bath, Bath and North East Somerset, UK
  • Sep 13, 2017
Full time Construction

Job Description

Crest Nicholson PLC are a market leading Housebuilder, specialising in high quality design and builds of new homes across the country. We have a number of 2 and 3 year apprenticeships leading to nationally recognised qualifications.

Apprenticeship summary

We require enthusiastic apprentices to work on our existing sites. The applicant must be committed to learning, with a genuine interest and commitment to this exciting and dynamic industry.

Apprentices will be working alongside experienced tradesmen on a daily basis on site and will complete off-the-job training at a local college on a day release basis. We welcome applications from candidates across joinery, plastering, painting and decorating, and bricklaying.

Typical tasks include:

•Interpreting technical drawings & specifications and understanding how the product fits into a house or building.
•Understanding the performance and uses of different types and grades of wood.
•Assessing and selecting appropriate wood for the job.
•Using hand, power tools specialist tools and traditional techniques to measure, mark, cut, shape, join, fit, fix finish wood/timber according to the drawings / specifications.
•Erect permanent structures such as roofs and walls.
•Erect temporary structures such as formwork/shuttering.
•Dismantling temporary structures.
•Assessing risks and working in a safe manner.

Required Skills

•Literacy and Numeracy.
•Good spatial awareness.
•Good communication and interpersonal skills.
•Ability to listen and follow instructions.
•Good practical skills.

Training to be provided:

NVQ & Diploma level 2 or 3
Functional Skills L1 or L2 in English and Math's (if relevant GCSE grades not obtained)

Personal qualities

•Committed to the values and 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 ability.
•Able to work in a well organised and accurate way.
•Flexible approach to location work.

Qualifications required

•Good general education.
•GCSE's grade 5 - 9 (previously grade A* - C) in Maths, English and Science

We seek to be an ethical and progressive employer which encourages a culture of openness, creativity and continuous professional development and which rewards the effectiveness and loyalty of our employees.

Crest Nicholson is an equal opportunities employer