Apprenticeship courses

We are passionate about using our expertise, knowledge and experience to support the next generation of construction professionals

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We’ve created our apprenticeship qualifications with input from across the industry to ensure that they meet the needs of employers and employees alike. By choosing an NHBC apprenticeship, you can be assured that our fully qualified tutors use their own construction and training expertise to support you at every step, meaning you join the world of work with the skills you need to have a rewarding and long-lasting career.

Our house-building apprenticeships are available to anyone aged 16+ and living in England. Whether you’ve just taken your GCSEs, you’re still studying or you’ve already been in the world of work for a while, an apprenticeship could be the perfect next step for you.

Why study for an apprenticeship with NHBC?

Trusted by the

Our relationship with builders gives us a strong understanding of the sector's needs and many large building firms have signed up their apprentices to this year’s cohorts.

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Taught by
construction experts

NHBC apprenticeships are delivered by our fully qualified, experienced trainers who use their construction and training expertise to develop apprentices.

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Focused on

We are a market-leading, trusted brand with a core purpose to improve construction quality. We support the Government’s ambitions to create high-quality jobs for the future and develop a talented and skilled workforce.

Designed by
the industry

We have a long track record in providing bespoke training for builders. Our apprenticeships have been created specifically for the house-building industry in conjunction with leading national house builders.

Apprenticeship courses available from NHBC

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Construction Site Supervisor apprenticeship

This apprenticeship offers the perfect start for anyone embarking on a career in site management. Construction Site Supervisors will manage sub-contractors and ongoing operations, ensuring quality with a view to moving into management as they develop.

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Bricklaying apprenticeship

This Level 2 accelerated apprenticeship will typically take 18 months to complete. After an initial 5-week period of intensive hands-on training at one of our unique training tubs, apprentices will join a site health and safety savvy and with sufficient basic skills to be able to positively contribute from day one.

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Groundworker apprenticeship

Groundworkers are the first trades on any construction site and their work is fundamental to preparing the site for new homes to be built. This Level 2 accelerated apprenticeship will typically take 18 months to complete. Apprentices will split their time between blocks of training at our unique training hubs (initially at Tamworth) alongside onsite delivery with their employer.

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Training hubs

Our purpose built facilities can each support more than 100 apprentices annually, providing a realistic working environment.

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