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Apprentice Groundworkers

Want to study, learn, earn and work towards a professional qualification, all at the same time?
We are looking for Apprentice Groundworkers to join our Southern Civils Construction team, working in and around Kent.

What is involved with studying for an apprenticeship?

Your apprenticeship is made up of learning on the job, but also gaining the academic skills to put into practice in your day-to-day job. As a result, you’ll complete the apprenticeship as part of a structured learning programme alongside working in the role.

The learning programme is made up of a suite of modules and milestones and you’ll be required to evidence your work against these modules via tasks and assignments. For some apprenticeships, you may also undertake additional technical qualifications, which include studying for, and taking an exam.

The Apprentice Groundworker Role

You will work in a supported learning environment to develop the skills and knowledge for an Apprentice Groundworker. This apprenticeship combines both learning at the National Construction College East at Bircham Newton on a residential basis with alternating 2 weeks at college and 8 weeks on site.

Things to consider

Working as a Groundworker means that you will be working outside in all seasons. It is a physically demanding job. You must be willing to take instruction and to follow rules from site and your own safety.

Qualification upon completion

• Level 2 Construction Groundworker
• Level 1 Functional Skills, working towards L2 (test must be taken)

In summary

We are more than construction. Every day, our projects change the way the world looks and improve the way it works. And because we do more, you will too! We will give you a platform to drive your career, explore your capabilities and turn ambition into reality. If you’ve got what it takes to join this year’s intake of apprentices get in touch and apply today.


    To be considered for this role you must have GCSE’s or equivalent in Maths and English at grades 3-9 or a Functional Skills L1 or above.

    You will be reliable, hardworking with an interest in the construction industry.


    We will provide an opportunity to work on exciting construction projects, where each day brings new challenges but most importantly a great place to work with family at its heart. We are passionate about ensuring we have the right environment to maximise return on investment by getting the best from our teams, giving the right skills to do your job.

    With a starting rate of £8.00 rising in the second year, 21 days annual leave + BH’s, additional long service related days along with the opportunity to buy holiday, Employee Assistance Programme and personal development opportunities where we will support you every step of the way.
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