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Building products occupations apprenticeships

Types of apprenticeships that you can apply for in the building products occupations sector.

This apprenticeship covers the manufacture and production of a range of building products like bricks, tiles, plaster, cement, pipes and other construction materials.

Training opportunities

You could be working as a building products operative and help produce building materials. During your apprenticeship you could learn how to:

  • load and operate mixers
  • crush raw materials
  • handle equipment like cranes and kilns
  • deliver finished goods to construction sites

On the advanced apprenticeship you’ll learn more technical procedures, take on a more supervisory role, and be well placed for further education or career progression.

Health and safety will play a significant part in your job.

Types of apprenticeships

There are 2 levels of building products occupations apprenticeships, intermediate and advanced. Your roles could be:

  • precast concrete installer
  • production operative

Apply for a building products occupations apprenticeship apprenticeship

You can become an apprentice in England if you’re:

  • 16 or over
  • eligible to work in England
  • not in full-time education