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Interested in a Dry Lining apprenticeship? Then get in touch

Residents of Barking and Dagenham aged 25 and under interested in a career as a Dry Liner are being invited to find out more and to apply.
Interested residents are being invited to attend a site visit at Barking Riverside on Tuesday 9 August, where they will have a chance to meet with the employer and find out more about the role and have their questions answered. They will also be interviewed for the jobs.
The apprenticeship will be at Level 2 and applicants do not need to have prior experience, however they candidates MUST show a real commitment to pursuing this career.
It will involve a day release and candidates will work towards NVQ Level 2 and will obtain their CSCS Blue Skilled Workers Card on completion.
The job will involve heavy lifting of boards.
The apprenticeship will be paid at London Living Wage of £11.05 per hour, which will then move to price per job completed. So, there is great potential to earn a very good salary once qualified.
Councillor Sade Bright, Cabinet Member for Employment, Skills & Aspiration, said: “As a council, we are committed to ensuring that our residents benefit from growth in the borough, and this are excellent opportunities for our young people to get training and employment opportunities in the building trade.
“I really hope as many of our borough’s young people see this as a starting point in their career and get in touch to make it to next Tuesday’s event.”
As a Dry Liner, the job will involve creating walls using plasterboard, measuring and cutting boards to the right size, fixing boards to metal or ceiling joists, sealing joints using fillers and adhesives and sanding down surfaces ready for painting and decoration.
If interested, please email your CV to construction@lbbd.gov.uk and we will be in touch.