Apprentice Scaffolder - TAS Scaffolding - REF: KA 028

Company overview:

"Tubular Access Services Ltd, Unit 6 Manor Complex, Kirkby Bank Road, L33 7SY.  We are a scaffolding company based in Kirkby on the industrial estate. Our Company was established in 2007 and grows in size every year.  The work we undertake is both for private households/companies through to bigger construction companies. Our work can be local to Liverpool on a day-to-day basis but quite often we travel all-round the North West and on occasions can be further afield."

Key responsibilities for the role:

  • Scaffolding
  • Lifting
  • Loading/unloading van
  • Follow Health and Safety guidelines at all times

The apprentice must be able to complete an apprenticeship framework in Level 2 Scaffolding at Simian in Warrington. Apprentices will attend their preferred training centre in 2 week blocks, interspersed with time onsite gaining experience. Throughout the apprenticeship, the learner will be expected to work towards and achieve English and Maths Functional Skills at the required level. Exemptions can only be made where learners hold GCSE Level 4 (grade C) or above, or another equivalent qualification. The apprentice must be committed to engaging with the learning provider/college to complete works set by them in a certain time frame.

Key skills to be successful in your application:

  • GCSE Maths & English Grade 4/C or equivlent or above. This is preferable otherwise they must be completed and passed during the apprenticeship to enable the apprenticeship to be completed and signed off.
  • Can work as part of a team
  • Good communication skills
  • Heavy lifting involved
  • Desire to work in this industry
  • Be able to work at height

Location: Yard based in Kirkby
Work can be all over the North West and sometimes further afield             Contracted hours: 40                       
Hourly rate of pay: National Minimum Wage for age 

Closing date: 12 July 2021       

How to apply: 
1. Download and complete the application form 

2. Return it via email to theknowsleyapprentice@knowsley.gov.uk

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