Job Summary
  • Salary
    £132 (per week)
  • Location
    Derby, Derbyshire
  • Sector
    Construction Level 2
  • Duration
    12 Months
  • 1 Position Available
  • Closing Date
    23rd September 2017
  • Employer Name
    Hodgkinson Construction
  • Distance from academy
    • 2.9 Miles
    • 9 Minutes
  • Address
    Royal Scot Road, Derby DE24 8AJ, United Kingdom

Job Description

Fantastic opportunity for a hardworking and driven individual to work as part of a bricklaying firm, constructing commercial and private developments. The chance to join one of the highest demand sectors in the country, with fantastic career progression

Through the apprenticeship programme you will be taught by a qualified member of staff who will teach you the skills and knowledge you need to know to successfully complete the qualification.
The successful apprentice will learn how to use all the specialist hand tools, machinery and power tools associated with this role. You will need to show attention to detail when cutting and aligning brickwork and slabs. You will be shown how to use all the power tools and specialised cutting equipment safely and correctly by a qualified member their team.
You will be involved in applying and sealing foundations with materials that are damp-resistant and spreading and removing excess mortar. When working with bricks you will also learn how to inspect vertical and horizontal brick alignment.
You will learn how to build arches and brick structures along with repairing and restoring brick structures, supporting with the maintenance of our existing academies.

Working Week

Monday – Friday 7.30am-4pm 40 hrs pw


Requirements & Prospects


Ideally a minimum 4 GCSE’s C and above Including Maths and English

Desired Skills

Keen to succeed, reliable, hardworking and have some experience of the trade.(Although this is not essential) Ability to cope with the physical demands of the role.

Personal Qualities

This role is very demanding on an individual and will therefore require a large amount of stamina to succeed. You need to be willing to learn and have a genuine interest in the construction trade. Must be a good team player and have the ability to get on with all people at all levels.

Future Prospects

The successful apprentice will have the opportunity to complete their Level 2 qualification and progress on to their Level 3 Apprenticeship, achieving a full qualification.

  • Apprenticeship Length
    12 Months
  • Training Provider
    Aspire Achieve Advance Ltd
  • Academy Location


The Apprentice will work towards a Level 2 Apprenticeship for trowel trades. The qualifications consist of:
• Intermediate Apprenticeship in Bricklaying
• Level 2 Diploma in Bricklaying
• Level 2 Functional Skills

Qualification Gained

Intermediate Apprenticeship (Level 2)