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Department:
Construction (Generic)
Salary Details:
£7.38 per hour
Vacancy Type:
Apprentice
About The Role
The Shared Apprenticeship Scheme brings together a some of Heathrow’s major construction companies to offer local people the chance to contribute on upcoming Heathrow projects, whilst gaining a nationally recognised qualification.
 
As an apprentice on the Shared Apprenticeship Scheme, you will have the opportunity to work with leading companies such as: Balfour Beatty, Morgan Sindall, MACE, Ferrovial, Dyer & Butler and their supply chain.
 
Throughout your Apprenticeship, you will be fully supported by a dedicated Apprentice Programme Manager at the Heathrow Employment & Skills Academy, who will keep in touch and offer assistance as required throughout the duration of your Apprenticeship.
 
This vacancy is for Dry Lining, however we have number of other roles available that can be searched through our careers page or by downloading our overview brochure.
  
What you as an apprentice will be doing:
Dry Liners build internal walls and ceilings in residential and commercial structures. They use plasterboard panels to reduce cost and time and to make the walls easier to move or be removed. Dry Liners need have a good fitness level. Some of the tasks that you will undertake include
  • Fixing stage – measuring, cutting and installing stud work
  • Finishing stage – Sealing, taping, skimming and sanding
Dry lining methods are used to hide wiring or pipes, to improve a room’s acoustics, to improve a cavity space for insulation or to smooth out uneven walls during renovation work. This role can be combined with traditional plastering or other types of work, for example sectioning off areas in open-plan offices.
 
Minimum Requirements: 
  • Good written and verbal communication skills, including the skill of listening and following both simple and complex instructions
Qualification Duration:
12-24 months
 
Qualification Title:
City & Guilds Level 2 Interior Systems
About The Company

The Shared Apprenticeship Scheme is provided through K10 Apprenticeships.

K10 is an Apprenticeship Training Agency (ATA), accredited by the National Apprenticeship Service (NAS), that manages the delivery of high-quality apprenticeship and traineeship programmes within the construction sector. It is independent of any other organisation whilst working in collaboration with government, local authorities, developers, contractors, sub-contractors, training providers and 3rd sector organisations.