Level 2 Formworker Apprentice - Tower Hamlets
Company: Evolve Apprentices Ltd.
Location: Tower Hamlets, E1 1BJ
Salary: National Minimum Wage
Sector: Construction, Planning and the Built Environment
Application Deadline Date: 31/01/2024
Start Date: 02/02/2024
Positions Available: 1
Working Week: Monday - Friday
We are looking for Tower Hamlets borough residents who are interested in completing a Level 2 Formworker apprenticeship. The successful candidate will spend 18 months working as a Formworker Apprentice as part of the CITB Shared Apprenticeship Scheme. Employed by Evolve Apprentices while earning a wage, gaining experience, and a qual
English GCSE G/1 or above (or equivalent)
Maths GCSE G/1 or above (or equivalent)
Desired skills and personal qualities
Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Team working, Initiative, Patience, Physical fitness, Comfortable with heights
Things to consider
We are looking for reliable candidates who are committed to starting and completing this apprenticeship, who have good timekeeping and attendance, who are as determined to gain the qualification alongside the work experience. We are committed to equality and diversity in the workplace.
Training to be Provided
Apprentices without level 1 English and maths will need to achieve this level prior to taking the end-point assessment.
To gain L2 and progress
• Hourly wage
£5.28 to £10.42 (National Minimum Wage for their age) or £11.95 (London Living Wage)
Statutory Sick and Holiday Pay + Bank Holiday Pay, automatic enrolment into the NEST Pension Scheme, Apprenticeship Oyster Card available for travel discounts, NUS Discount Card, course costs covered by Evolve.
• Working week
Monday-Friday, weekends unlikely. Minimum of 35 hours per week but are expecting closer to 47-50 hours per week. Working hours will be confirmed by contractor during the Stage 2 Interview.
• Expected apprenticeship duration
• Apprenticeship level
Intermediate Level Apprenticeship
Level 2 (GCSE)
What will the apprentice be doing?
Alongside general labouring, formworkers are responsible for using casts to form concrete slabs, support beams and walls, to support the building process during construction.
- Assisting carpenters initially with a view to becoming a formwork carpenter
- Striking / dismantling formwork and falsework
- Building structures on site using wood or putting together pre-made metal frames
- Dismantling casts without damaging them, so that they can be used again
- Must be comfortable working at height, will be trained to do so
What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?
The qualification you would gain is the Level 2 Formworker (Standard) where we will be looking to partner with a training providing to provide the training, provider not yet confirmed.
This training will include a paid study day, once enrolled, up to 7 hours/1 day per week. You are expected to travel when necessary for training and/or assessments. You will be responsible to managing/arranging with your line manager.
What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?
On completion of this apprenticeship, you can work as a qualified Junior Formworker where, with more experience, you can look to progress into a senior formwork position or work your way up to a foreman/supervisor position. With experience and drive, you could end up as a manager or even run your own company.
You will be eligible for the Skilled Worker (Blue) CSCS Card after the level 2 qualification