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Apprentice Bricklayer, Carpenter/Joiner or Plumber (Scotland) - job post

Barratt Developments Plc
Temporary contract
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  • Temporary contract



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  • Company pension
  • Cycle to work scheme

What you'll be doing?
Our apprentice programme is run in partnership with CITB, the Sector Skills Council for construction. It mixes college study with practical on-site training with experienced trade specialists, and a programme that goes well beyond the standard syllabus.
Once you're accepted, you'll start a four-year structured Advanced Modern Apprenticeship. You'll learn on the job, and in a locally approved college - so you'll be earning and learning all the time. At the end of your apprenticeship, you'll have a great amount of experience and valuable job skills, plus a technical certificate and nationally recognised apprenticeship qualification.
You will be reporting to the Site Manager, you will work towards gaining a nationally recognised apprenticeship qualification through on and off the job, trade specific training. You will be expected to: Complete the Barratt Training Manual, complete site and college work within agreed time limits and standards whilst being consistent at gathering quality work-based evidence. You will work with colleagues to learn and develop your trade skills safely. You will learn to use and maintain hand tools, portable power tools and equipment, communicate with colleagues, lecturers and customers politely.
Once you've completed your apprenticeship, there are plenty more options available to you, including our Management Programmes.
Our programmes will commence in August 2024

We are looking for trade apprentices for the below sites. For Divisions where we have not included postcodes, we have sites in a wide range of locations and welcome all applications in these areas.
North Scotland: Aberdeen and Inverness areas
East Scotland: Edinburgh, EH12 0AE / Winchburgh, EH52 6FQ
West Scotland: Kilmarnock, KA3 6AD

North Scotland: Aberdeen and Inverness areas
East Scotland: Edinburgh, EH12 0BB
West Scotland: Motherwell, ML1 5SZ / East Kilbride, G75 8WS

North Scotland: Aberdeen and Inverness areas

The Application process:
Please note that we only accept one application per person, per recruitment year for this programme. So take the time to get your application perfect before you submit it. Please see the application process below:

  • Online Application
  • Video interview
  • Interview with Hiring Manager
  • Offer of Employment

What you'll need?
To be successful in this role, we are looking for candidates who are:

  • Good with their hands
  • Have a good all-round education
  • Good working in a team
  • Happy to work outside in all weathers
  • Have a willingness to learn and study
  • Have plenty of energy
  • Have initiative and commitment.

Our Company and Benefits
We are an inclusive employer. We are building an organisation where anyone with drive and talent can pursue the career they want. We are building a culture where anyone, regardless of gender, race, sexuality, disability, background or any other characteristic, can progress and be proud to work for us.
We've been nationally recognised as a 5 star house builder fourteen years in a row, that's more than any other major house builder. This is because we combine the brightest minds, the latest technology, and a genuine commitment to putting customers first. We want the best people in the industry to help us shape the future of building.
We have tailored opportunities for apprentices, graduates, experienced professionals and ex-Armed Forces personnel to come and help us stay one step ahead, and build the homes that Britain needs. As part of working for Barratt Developments PLC and specifically for this role we offer:

  • Competitive Salary (BATJIC Rates)
  • Tool kit
  • 23 days holiday
  • Choice of Flexible Benefits (GymFlex, Cycle to Work, plus more. Subject to eligibility)
  • Private Medical Cover
  • Enhanced Family Friendly Policies
  • B&CE Pension Scheme

Job Type: Temporary

Work Location: In person

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