19/12/2017 The Growth Company Greater Manchester OL1 1TT

Advanced Building Control Apprentice 29869 29869

  • Sector: construction
  • Location: Greater Manchester
  • Salary: 10,675
  • Level: 4
  • Reference: 29869
Advanced Building Control Apprentice 29869

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Oldham Council


This is a great opportunity to undertake a level 3 NVQ diploma in construction contracting operations. Working for Oldham Council you be carrying out all the building control functions.

A normal day would include:
Undertaking a range of tasks associated with the work of the building control group including surveys, inspections, plan checking, plan printing and land searches under the supervision of a senior building control officers
Providing support in assessing building regulation charges
Responding to enquiries from applicants or their agents, contractors or members of the public
Providing technical advice to customers on pre-application submissions
Attending internal and external meetings
Contributing to achieving the building control service’s objectives and targets as set out in the plan

Undertaking the L3 NVQ Diploma in Construction Contracting Operations Apprenticeship includes a day release to attend technical training and a formal qualification. This will be supported by practical training necessary through shadowing officers in the building control service and officers in other groups.

The apprentice may be in contact with members of the public, professional agents, developers and other council services including highways, planning and housing, the police and fire service as well as national accreditation bodies.

Oldham Council is committed to developing a co-operative future; one where citizens, partners and staff work together to improve the borough and create a confident and ambitious place.

What you could go on to do:
There are long term career opportunities available for the right person.

How you will be supported:
Full training and support will be provided by The Growth Company to help you achieve your apprenticeship and reach your full potential in your role.

What will happen next:
New applicants to The Growth Company who meet any basic entry requirements of the role will be contacted within two working days to be invited to meet a member of our team.

You will then have the opportunity to find out:
• More about this vacancy and any others you are suitable for
• Any training you need to complete
• What the next steps will be

How you could get there:
If you would be catching public transport for this role, visit the Journey Planner on www.tfgm.com to see how you would get there and how long it would take.
What you should have to apply

GCSE grades A-C in English and maths or level 2 functional skills
Personal Qualities

Ability to utilise time effectively and prioritise workloads
Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing in a clear, polite and informative manner
Be physically capable of climbing scaffolds and ladders

Construction industry experience gained by temporary, seasonal, or voluntary work
Ability to interpret plans and technical information
Ability to write clear concise reports
Ability to use Microsoft office applications including Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint
Some knowledge and understanding of building control legislation

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