Redrow: Apprentice Bricklayer - Redrow Homes South West

Apprentice Bricklayer

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Redrow Homes South West
The Alders
Fixed Term
Competitive salary

Closing Date: 28/06/2024

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Redrow Homes are looking for an individual who is passionate about bricklaying and other aspects of building to join as an Apprentice Bricklayer. As an apprentice you will be studying towards a level 2 apprenticeship in Bricklaying which will include both theory and practical skills for a duration of 18-months.


Your time as an Apprentice Bricklayer will be split between working on site with an experienced tradesperson learning from their years of expertise and, intensive block release training at the NHBC Brickwork Training Hub in Tamworth or Cambridge.

Key Responsibilities

  • Adherring to health, safety, environment and welfare policies and procedures in the workplace

  • Mixing mortar, setting out and building brickwork, including complex arches and surrounding brickwork, curved on plan, concave and convex brickwork and battered brickwork

  • Shaping and trim bricks/blocks using hammers, chisels and power tools

  • Using laser levels, spirit levels, optical levels and string lines to check that courses are straight, horizontally and vertically, and laid to a gauge

  • Operate equipment in a safe manner, including the use of hand and power tools

What we are looking for

  • Excellent timekeeping skills with the ability to work in adverse weather conditions

  • Punctual and reliable

  • Able to work at height

  • Excellent attention to detail and an ability to be thorough

  • Excellent communication skills with the able to work in a team and on your own

  • Flexible approach to working on different sites

  • Passionate about construction

  • Live within a maximum of a 45-minute commute by public transport or 60 minutes using your own transport of your assigned site

What we can do for you

We've been building a proud reputation for beautiful high quality homes across England and Wales for nearly 50 years. Key to our success are the many talented people working in every department across the business who are committed to excellence. We encourage them all to grow and maximise their potential by working with like-minded people who share their vision and values.

At Redrow we are committed to continuously promoting Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (ED&I) throughout the business to build a culture that is inclusive to all, actively values difference and ensures everyone is treated fairly.

Supporting the physical, emotional and financial wellbeing of our people really matters and it\'s something we take very seriously. The health and wellbeing of our employees and sub-contractors is embedded at the heart of our culture and as part of this, we offer a wide range of wellbeing programmes, initiatives and education to support our colleagues both in work and in their personal lives.

We promote a culture of development and believe in investing in each individual to help them fulfil their personal goals, excel in their current role and support their future career progression.

Application tips

It’s not just about the placements we offer; Redrow want the right people working for us. As we expect a lot of applications, we need our successful candidates to stand out from the rest. We like our people to be different – so what sets you apart? What can you offer us? Why do you want to work at Redrow?


Be clear and concise, and make sure that everything that goes into your application represents your qualities.

What next? Our recruitment and selection process is designed specifically to get the best from you and demonstrate your personal qualities. So be yourself, take initiative, get involved and enjoy it!


Good luck!


Redrow is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all suitably qualified candidates, regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation, or age.

Job Description

Benefits & Rewards

Generous holiday entitlement with service days
Volunteering days
Employee recognition
Competitive bonus scheme
Cycle to work scheme
Enhanced maternity/paternity pay
Pension Scheme
Share Plan
Wellbeing initiatives
Employee discounts
Holiday buy, sell and carry over
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