Trowel Trades Apprentice

Rihoy & Son is one of Guernsey’s longest-established building contractors. We employ more than 200 staff and are involved in all types of projects, from small contracts to many of the island’s most prestigious developments.

When you join our team you’ll benefit from job stability, career progression, a competitive remuneration package and the opportunity to gain experience on a wide variety of sites.

We are looking for a Trowel Trades Apprentice to join our busy team.

The Position

As an Apprentice in Trowel Trades, your principal role is to support qualified Wet Trades staff in a variety of tasks including blockwork, plastering, setting out and levelling and restoration and repair. You will also work towards a City & Guilds Level 2/3 Diploma with the College of Further Education.


  • Carry out relevant site-based tasks as directed by the Site Managers.
  • To complete relevant mandatory and optional units set within the NVQ qualification, depending on level of entry.
  • Capture the knowledge and experience of a qualified Bricklayer to understand the trade.
  • Ensure that all Health and Safety procedures are followed at all times and any hazards reported immediately.

Experience & Qualities

The apprenticeship course is 4 years and on-the-job training will be provided. An awareness of the construction industry will be beneficial to the successful candidate.

  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to follow instructions
  • Good levels of numeracy and literacy
  • Honesty and Integrity
  • Solving problems and thinking skilfully
  • Reliable
  • Punctual
  • Ability to work in a team

Further details

Hours - Full time, 39 hours per week (including attendance at College for one day per week)
Contract - Permanent

If you are interested in working for Rihoy & Son, please contact Izabelle Ellis, sending your CV with a covering letter.

Apply today