Location: Kent, England
Salary: £7.70 - £8.70 per hour + + Package
Posted: about 1 month ago
Contract Type: Permanent
Industry: Construction
Contact Name: Mark Boyes

Apprentice - Offsite Construction Manufacturing

Job Description

Business Unit: Berkeley Modular Ltd.

Role: Apprentice

Reporting To: Operations Director / Technical Director

Business Unit Location: Crete Hall Road, Northfleet Embankment,Ebbsfleet, Kent

Package: During first year of apprenticeship, £7.70 per hour

During second year of apprenticeship, £8.20 per hour

During third year of apprenticeship, £8.70 per hour


Life Assurance

Holiday Entitlement - 25 days


Core Values: Integrity






This is an opportunity to join an exciting new business within the Berkeley Group at an early stage of the project. This strategic new venture is being established to produce volumetric modules on behalf of Berkeley Group which are specifically designed and engineered for the residential housing sector to help create high performing, high quality and comfortable homes for people to enjoy living in. Employment will be on the basis of full time, permanent as part of Berkeley Modular.

As an apprentice you will join a cohort of exciting new talent being recruited into the business who will follow a fully-funded three year course of study to a Level 3 qualification. We have agreed a curriculum with our higher education training partner, North Kent College, who will deliver this new programme which has been configured to suit a business which intends to be at the forefront of volumetric modular housing supply. The course of study will comprise the following subject matter:

Year 1 - Digital Design / CAD / IT Literacy / Manufacturing & Construction Principles

Year 2 - BIM / Engineering / Commercial / Production

Year 3 - Computer Aided Engineering / Engineering / Projects / Manufacturing

Our aspiration is to create exciting new career opportunities in the offsite housing sector. Accordingly, part of the curriculum for the apprenticeship programme will involve a 14 week placement at Dudley College to learn the basics of digital design and its importance in manufacturing.

Development Objectives:

As well as following the formal course of study, the plan is to ensure that all apprentices spend some time working across the various functions in the business as part of a familiarisation process. This work-based part of the programme is intended to give exposure to all of the key disciplines in the Berkeley Modular business (as referred below), in order to provide an insight into future career path options:

  • Concept Design
  • Building Regulations
  • Project Management
  • Detail Design / Engineering
  • Systems Engineering
  • Supply Chain
  • Procurement
  • Logistics
  • Information Technology
  • Business Improvement
  • Lean Manufacturing Techniques / Technologies
  • Manufacturing Engineering
  • Maintenance Engineering
  • Health & Safety
  • Environmental Management
  • Quality Management
  • Site Works
  • Construction Assembly

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Minimum entry age to be 18 years old by 31 August 2019
  • Minimum of 5no GCSEs at Level 5 or above
  • Specifically GCSE Level 6 in Mathematics, English and a Science
  • Work experience
  • Good communication skills
  • Good organisational skills
  • Good IT skills

Behavioural Competencies:

  • Ability to inspire
  • Ability to influence
  • Strong work ethic
  • Tenacious
  • Self-aware
  • Strong team ethic
  • Ambition to achieve


Disclaimer: This vacancy is based in the United Kingdom. Barker Ross Recruitment only operates in the UK and can only process applications from candidates who are currently a resident and eligible to work in the UK.

Whilst we endeavour to contact you following your response due to the high volume of applications this cannot always be possible. If you have not had notification within 7 days unfortunately your application has not been successful.

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