Job Title: Apprentice bricklayer
Employer: Redrow Plc
About my job
What does your department do?
Put simply, we build houses!
What do you do on a day-to-day basis?
Bricklaying; organising materials and labour; liaising with the Site Manager; walking to the site; checking Health & Safety is being adhered to; fetching drawings and checking drawings.
What do you like about what you do?
Competitions; learning new skills and developing existing skills; working for Redrow and building homes.
Why did you choose this career?
I joined in 2013, and was attracted by the management opportunities on offer.
What qualifications did you need to get this job?
You need an NVQ in a trade.
Is there any particular advice you would give to someone looking for a career in your area of work?
Work hard and get site experience.
Questions & Answers
What hobbies or interests do you have?
What’s your favourite type of music?
What’s your favourite film / film genre?
Where’s your favourite place to go on holiday?
No where in particular, I have many favourites.