Apprentice Groundworker

  • Apprenticeships
  • Bury St Edmunds
  • Elan Civil Engineering
  • £15,000.00 Annual Wage

Elan Civil Engineering is a groundworks company with extensive civil engineering experience throughout East Anglia.

As a groundworker apprentice you will be working under the direct supervision of an experienced supervisor. The role is varied depending on the site and requirements.

What you will do in your working day

The duties include but are not limited to:

  • Construction of foundations, roads and footpaths
  • Installation of drainage and service ducts
  • Laying kerbs, edgings and construction of car parks
  • Excavation works General labouring
  • Adhering to all Health & safety policies and legislation with Elan and the site


The training you will be getting

  • The learner will be studying the Groundworker Level 2 Apprenticeship Standard qualification.
  • Day release to West Suffolk College.
  • Functional skills will be studied if equivalent qualifications are not held.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

After completion of the Apprentice Groundworker Level 2 course you will be employed full time as a fully qualified Groundworker. They are many opportunities within the company to keep progressing within the company, including and not limited to Plant Operator, Supervisor or Site Manager. Elan are keen to encourage upskilling of our staff and actively encourage it.


  • Desired skills and personal qualities

    Communication skills, Attention to detail, Team working, Initiative

  • Qualifications

    NVQ or SVQ Level 1 or equivalent Maths and English (Grade Pass) Essential GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade 4-9) Desired

To apply head over to the company site or alternatively head over to indeed where you will also find more information about this role.

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