Plumbing and plastering apprentices wanted across Derby

Derby Homes has revealed it has job openings and is looking for people who need work for apprenticeships.

The housing manager has positions available in business administration, housing and surveying, in addition to a range of construction activities, including electrical, joinery, plumbing and plastering.

Applications are open to anyone over the age of 16 and not in full-time education – salaries are in line with the national minimum wage.

A Derby Homes spokesperson said: “We provide our students with transferable qualifications and work experience to help them build a future career with us or with another employer.

“We aim to train all students to level 3. Depending on your level of study, your internship will last between one and four years.

“Our apprentices are treated as employees, are part of our balanced workforce and work under the same conditions as our other staff.”

Students also have access to recognized trade unions for representation and consultation.

They added, “You will also have the opportunity to get involved in community projects, as part of our commitment to social value and to make a difference to people living in local communities.

“This could include refurbishing community centers or visiting local schools to raise awareness of apprenticeships as a career function.”

More information can be found at and applications can be made through Find An Apprenticeship at

Meanwhile, Derby Adult Learning Service offers a range of support to job seekers, including a course to help candidates achieve a qualification build.

Hosted at Derby Multicultural Center in Dairy House Road, Derby, from May 17th, students can obtain a level one certificate in the construction environment,

They can also pass the health, safety and environmental testing of Construction Industry Training Board employees and qualify for the Construction Skills Certification Scheme green card to enable them to work on site.

Registration for the course can be done at or by calling 01332 956565.

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