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Department:
Construction (Generic)
Salary Details:
£7.70 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 Construction Operations, 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:
To be a construction operative, you will need a good level of fitness, a basic knowledge of building methods and an understanding of the materials used in construction. At the start of a job, you will help to prepare the site, unload and store building materials and once the work gets underway, further duties could include:
  • Ground working – marking out and digging shallow trenches for foundations
  • Form working – putting up or dismantling the shuttering that holds the concrete in place
  • Steel fixing – bending and fixing the bars used to reinforce concrete structures
  • Steel piling – fixing steel sheets together to form temporary retaining walls for excavation work
Minimum Requirements: 
  • Applicants need to have at least an Entry Level 3 in Functional Skills or GCSE grade D or above in English and Maths (GCSE’s valid within last 5 years)
  • Willingness to work unsociable hours (night shifts)
Qualification Duration:
12-24 months
 
Qualification Title:
City & Guilds Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Construction Operations
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.