Drylining Apprenticeship

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Conneely Group are considered one of the largest specialist subcontractors in the supply and installation of interior finishes and exterior facades.  This is illustrated by the fact their client base is that of the UKs most progressive developers and prestigious main contractors helping the company to a turnover in excess of £50M with a workforce over 800 in number.

Location: Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, Stratford

Please note candidates need to hold a Green CSCS card in order to be able to apply for this opportunity.

The Role and Duties:

The successful candidates will be placed within a team of metal stud fixers on one of Conneely's prestigious London projects to learn all aspects of the drylining trade to include:

  • Material schedules from detailed drawings
  • Loading of the correct material to the work face
  • The setting out of partitions and ceilings using the detailed drawings and measuring equipment
  • Installation of the metal stud partitions and ceilings to include the plasterboard finish using suitable small tools

On completion of the apprenticeship the newly qualified trades persons will be invited to join Conneely's experienced work force and continue to work either within the same team or set up their own team from the recently qualified apprentices.

Skills required:

  • Green CSCS card
  • Good communication with others and ability to take instruction. 
  • Good teamwork is essential. 
  • Reading of drawings and specifications to ensure correct installation. 
  • Good grasp of maths for calculating dimensions.
  • Punctual and prompt, the skilled trades people will be on site ready to work by 8am, so must the apprentice. 
  • Easy temperament and positive attitude, construction sites are busy places with a mix of personalities and apprentices will be interacting with the site management, site admin, other trades people and head office staff.    

By joining their experienced workforce of over 800 employees you will help construct some of the most prestigious residential and commercial properties in London. With the right application the successful candidates could, in time, set up their own company and have their own workforce working for Conneely Group.  Other paths to success are available.

Age Range: 17-55 years old

Working Week and Hours: Monday – Friday 8am-5pm


First year of apprenticeship £5.50 per hour for first 3 months, upon successful completion of this probationary period review to national living wage

Closing date for this opportunity is Sunday 19th January 2020

To apply please click on APPLY NOW to access the online application form where you also upload your CV.