Information for apprentices

Apprenticeships in site supervision and bricklaying represent effective routes into a rewarding and well-paid career in the construction industry.

Our apprenticeship courses enable you to be earning a wage from day one, whilst attending our training hub on block release for brickwork (level 2), or one day per week virtually for Site Supervision (Level 4). Apprenticeships take between 12 and 18 months to complete and are available from Level 2 to Level 6 (Honours Degree) for Construction.

The skills you need to succeed

NHBC is passionate about using its expertise, knowledge and experience to support the next generation of construction professionals. We’ve created our apprenticeship courses 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, so you join the world of work with the skills you need to have a rewarding and long lasting career.

What is a construction apprenticeship?

Apprenticeships are a form of education that combines practical ‘on the job’ training with studying in the classroom.

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Who can apply for a construction apprenticeship?

NHBC’s house-building apprenticeships are available to anyone aged 16 and over and living in the UK.

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How to apply for a construction apprenticeship

As well as offering training and a qualification, an apprenticeship is a real job, with a real wage, so you need to approach it the same way you would any other paid position.

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Career pathways

Once your apprenticeship course has concluded, there are a number of routes that you can take. You can use the skills that you have developed to continue your career in the relevant area of the construction industry.

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Parent's guide

If your child is interested in a career in construction, an apprenticeship could be the perfect route to success. Apprenticeships are a popular alternative to college and uni, offering the chance to get a qualification and relevant work experience.

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Information for employers

NHBC’s apprenticeships are recognised as a fantastic pathway into construction related areas and the perfect way to help young people develop a rewarding career in the industry, with the right training and qualifications for them to succeed and add real value to your business.

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NHBC apprenticeships

Start your career in construction today with an apprenticeship in Bricklaying or Construction Site Supervision.

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Do you need an employer to start your construction apprenticeship?

If you are still looking for an employer and want to enquire about becoming a construction apprentice please apply here and we can help place you with one of our partners.

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NHBC’s 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.