Bricklaying and Construction Apprenticeship

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Number of vacancies:
1 or more depending on the suitability of the candidate

Company name:
Armada Construction Limited

Company location:
16 Whiteford Road, Plymouth, PL3 5LX

Salary per week:
£156 - £500 dependant on age and experience

08:00 - 17:00 Total hours per week: 40.00


Are you looking to develop your career in Construction ? Alongside your academic learning ? We are looking for exceptional candidates with passion and enthusiasm to join our Bricklaying and Construction team. This vacancy is being managed by City College Plymouth, who will deal with your initial application.

Do you enjoy a challenge ? Then this is an excellent opportunity to develop your craftsmanship and skills in a dynamic and unique supported learning environment.

Our team works with skill and accuracy on a variety of residential, commercial and industrial construction projects. Armada delivers a high standard of construction services from the initial design stage to the finished product.

We require our workforce to be professional and uphold safe practices at all times, work consistently and maintain high standards taking pride and ownership in the work produced. It is essential that our workers are reliable and communicate well within the team, with other trades and with the clients.

Duties will include but will not be limited to:

  • Attend College and maintain studies
  • Maintain safety aspects
  • House keeping
  • Supporting team members
  • Learning and skill management
  • Health and safety awareness
  • General labouring
  • Working as a team
  • Observing other members of the team


All training to be provided by City College Plymouth in collaboration with the company themselves throughout the duration of the apprenticeship.

Your apprenticeship may consist of the following components;

  • NVQ Diploma Level 2 in Bricklaying
  • Technical Cert
  • Functional Skills maths and English if required
  • Employee Rights and Responsibilities
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills

All components will be agreed upon before the start of the apprenticeship.

Qualities and skills:

Desired skills

Armada welcomes all levels of ability and skills as long as commitment, a passion for learning, developing skills and craftsmanship is demonstrated at all times. Armada Construction Limited will support you throughout your training. It is an important and desirable attribute to possess the ability to work safely and identify risks whilst in a working environment.

Personal qualities

  • Problem solving
  • Enthusiasm
  • Positive work ethic
  • Team player
  • Good communication skills
  • Eager and willing to enhance skills and knowledge base
  • Loyalty
  • Professional and Reliable

Desired qualifications

  • CSCS Card
  • A GCSE in Maths or equivalent or able to display adequate mental arithmetic
  • Basic English language
  • Health and Safety and/or First Aid qualification desirable


The potential for permanent employment for the right candidate.

Other info:

Required to work in all weathers unless deemed a danger or a potential hazard has been identified, notice will be given.