Cambridge Training Hub

A training hub in the East of England for bricklaying and groundworker apprenticeships

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Our third training hub in Cambridge will support the next generation of skilled house builders in the East of England. It will train more than 100 apprentices per year and will immerse apprentices in a realistic working environment adjacent to the Histon Football Club. The training hub is a purpose-built facility, equipped with classrooms, welfare and catering facilities.

Built in partnership with Hill, these training hubs form part of our ongoing commitment to support the next generation of house builders, equipping them with the skills to build high quality new homes. The scheme will train apprentices all year round with numerous cohort intakes throughout the year.

Intake dates

Groundworker Spaces Remaining
5 August 2024 12
Bricklaying Spaces Remaining
9 September 2024 14

Where to find us

Open days

Visit our training hubs to take a tour of the facilities, meet the expert trainers and find out more about the apprenticeship courses.

Courses available at our hubs

Find out more about the courses we offer at our training hubs.

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Bricklaying apprenticeship

After an initial 5-week period of intensive hands-on training at one of our unique training hubs, 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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Hear from our Bricklaying apprentices

Kane and Kyle Reynolds, DPH Construction and Keepmoat

Kyle and Kane Reynolds were looking forward to starting their careers working on site as bricklayers with DPH Construction, but an unexpected challenge arose.

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Nick Cox, Bloor Homes

Nick's been working hard building his career brick by brick to perfect his skill through an apprenticeship with Bloor Homes.

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Reece Osborne, Bloor Homes

Reece had been looking for an opportunity to get into bricklaying since school and was pleased to finally find one.

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Tom Warner, LTW Developments Ltd

Tom decided to change his plans after leaving school to a more practical option, starting his career in construction.

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