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Construction Apprentice - FP MCCANN LIMITED

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27th October 2023

Employer description

FP MCCANN is the UK's largest manufacturer and supplier of precast concrete solutions. In Northern Ireland, we also offer quarrying, ready mix, surfacing, dry silo mortar, construction and FP MCCANN HOMES. From our 12 UK based manufacturing facilities, FP McCann offers an extensive range of quality precast concrete solutions that include drainage and water management, tunnels and shafts, rail, power and infrastructure, walling, fencing, agricultural, flooring, filter bed systems, bespoke precast, tanks and chambers, dock leveller pit systems, box culverts, building products and architectural & structural products. At FP McCann, we can customise our solutions to ensure they create maximum value for your project, accommodating your site conditions, design requirements and construction needs. In Northern Ireland, FP McCann have an array of Quarries, Surfacing, Readymix and Precast plants, which supply a wide range of heavy building materials to the construction industry. We offer a range of sustainable and innovative product solutions that complement our standard package of products and services. FP McCann also operates within the Construction sector and has secured and completed a portfolio of award-winning construction work within Northern Ireland; these include projects in the public sector areas of health, education, water and transport infrastructure, and private industrial and commercial developments. At FP McCann, we have a long history of meeting our customers’ needs. Our product range has never been more diverse, more competitive, or more in-tune with our clients’ needs than it is today. The quality and reliability of FP McCann’s products and services are the foundation of our success. We are constantly developing and improving our solutions, whilst striving to exceed customer expectations. At FP McCann, we promise to perform and build a sustained trust with our stakeholders. By implementing our corporate values, we aim to deliver on this guarantee through our products, services, communications and, above all, the behaviour of our people. We recognise the importance of operating with integrity and apply high standards of corporate governance in the conduct of our business. Our ability to deliver to client specifications on major projects across the UK and Ireland has established FP McCann as a valuable and reliable partner. With twelve UK manufacturing facilities, FP McCann employs around 1,600 people, making us the largest precast concrete manufacturers in the United Kingdom.

Main description

We are seeking to recruit two apprentices for this role

During this apprenticeship you will undertake the tasks involved within various departments for the Architectural & Structural Division. This will include commercial, production, quality assurance, planning and transport. You will spend time in each department learning what they do and applying what you have learnt.

Initially you will spend time learning about the products and services we offer. When you are confident with the products and services that we offer, you will be assigned to one of the above departments to gain an understanding of what the department does.


  • Support the production of resource lists, based on estimates, using technical drawings to identify the requirements of the project
  • Assist with the development of tenders relevant to the construction project, ensuring records of tenders are kept and processed within the required timescales
  • Support the progress of construction projects, recommending
    and proposing revisions of programmes and assisting with the planning of schedules of work

Training Provided

Training provider

Apprenticeship standard
Construction support technician Level 3 (A level)

As part of your apprenticeship, you will be enrolled onto a nationally recognised Construction Support Technician Level 3 standard via our training partner, Learning Skills Partnership. Your apprenticeship typically takes 27 months to complete and is fully supported through a combination of regular online lessons, e-learning materials, and access to their team of experts for 1-2-1 advice and support.

Entry requirements

GCSE or equivalent English and Maths (Grade 4/C) Essential

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative

Employer's Application Instructions

To apply for this vacancy please click 'Apply now' and you will be redirected to the GetMyFirstJob website where you will be required to submit an application. If this is your first visit to GetMyFirstJob you will be required to register on the website, please complete all fields upon registration and ensure you attach a copy of your CV.

Future Prospects

There are excellent opportunities for progression within the company, with a strong focus on continued learning and personal development.

Closing Date

The closing date for this job offer is on 18/12/2023


£10,296.00 to £20,319.00


This job is located in Ely, Cambs

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