Apprentice Floor Layer

What will the apprentice be doing on site

Job description

EN:Able Futures, an award winning apprenticeship employer have partnered with the experienced and established team at Inside Contracts and are offering a fantastic opportunity for an Apprentice Floor Fitter to join their team in Prudhoe.

Day to day activities:-

As an apprentice Floor layer your duties will include supporting a Time served Floor layer. Duties can range from attending commercial and domestic environments where you will learn to install textile and resilient floor coverings. Some of the skillsets you learn will include:

- Removing existing floor coverings and Preparing areas – You will be expected to prepare the area ready to receive new floor coverings, this may included sweeping, scraping or vacuuming, It may also include applying adhesive or primers.
- Subfloor preparation – Screeding, Ply boarding and in some cases working with Damp Proof Membranes
-Textile Floor coverings – Gripper, Underlayment’s, Carpets
- Resilient Floor Coverings – Luxury Vinyl Tiles, Vinyl Flooring
-Wood Floor Coverings – Laminate Flooring and trimmings
- Measuring, Planning and Estimating – Measuring and working out areas, Planning rooms and quantities required to complete the job, produce cutting plans for carpets
- Troubleshooting Issues – You will be required to attend customer care jobs where you will need to assess what is needed to complete the flooring repair as well as liaise with a team member to book in a suitable plan to resolve the issues.

Driving licence is an advantage however not essential.

CSCS Cards and Heath and Safety Certificates are also an advantage however these will also be provided if successful candidate does not already have one.

What sort of candidate are you looking for

Essential or Desirable Qualities:-

- Have effective communication.
- Be Reliable
- Be able to work effectively as part of a team and independently. -
- Good attention to detail.
- Have a keen and enthusiastic manner.

Qualifications Required

Successful candidate will;

-Have Maths & English GCSEs grads (A-D/4-9)
-Will be working Towards – Level 2 Floor Layer Apprenticeship (Duration 33 months including end point assessment)
- Day release at Derwentside College.

Relevant information about the site

Working Hours/Salary

£209.40 per week - (This is made up of the National Apprentice Wage plus £17 per week travel allowance).

40 hours per week – between 7.30am and 5.00pm with the occasional requirement to move things around.


Reference INS-0002-23
Location Northumberland
Apprenticeship Apprentice Floor Layer
Level Level 2 (Intermediate)