The LRCTG is dedicated to promoting the benefits of rewarding careers in the construction industry and we are committed to providing quality work experience and apprenticeship opportunities in craft, technical and management occupations.

Employer members of LRCTG are currently offering the exciting apprenticeship and work experience opportunities listed below. To apply, please send your CV and a covering letter clearly stating the opportunity you are interested in to

This list will be updated regularly so please check back for new vacancies.

Current Apprenticeship Opportunities

Brown & Carroll (London) Ltd - Apprentice Site Carpenter Level 2

This is an excellent opportunity for a dedicated and hardworking individual to begin their career in construction with a company who will provide the necessary training and site experience to become a qualified site carpenter. The successful candidate will initially complete a Level 2 apprenticeship and will then progress to Level 3. Attendance at college will either be on a block or day release basis. NB although the majority of projects are in the London area, it may be necessary to spend some time during induction at Head Office in Basildon, Essex.

Expected start date: September 2020

Entry requirements: minimum Grade C/4 GCSE in English and Maths. There will also be an initial assessment in college before the apprenticeship starts.

Closing date for applications: 21st February 2020

Company website: 

K&M McLoughlin Decorating Ltd. - Apprentice Painters & Decorators Level 2

Operating in London and the South East, Kind & Company is a principal contractor delivering modern construction projects to the residential, commercial, care, education and health markets and includes new-build and refurbishment projects. They are currently seeking an apprentice painter & decorator to join their team and applications are invited from enthusiastic and motivated individuals. The successful candidate will be required to undertake a formal apprenticeship programme and to attend college on a part-time basis.

Expected start date: Flexible

Company website:

Bastows Ltd - 2 x Apprentice Painter and Decorator Level 2

Min qualifications needed – Good communication, numeracy and comprehension skills
Should be enrolled/about to enrol on a L2 painting & decorating course
Looking for bright, motivated, positive and enthusiastic individuals with a desire to progress in the industry.

Expected start date: Immediate

McLoughlin Group Holdings Ltd - Apprentice Painters & Decorators Level 2 – 4 vacancies

Min qualifications needed – Functional skills in English and Maths however if not already achieved this will form part of the learning at college. Suitable applicants will be offered an apprenticeship only upon satisfactory completion of a 4-week pre-employment course delivered at the employer’s Training School in Islington (Brewery Road, N7 9NH).

Expected start date: Various

Current Work Experience Opportunities


Up to 2-week placements available either at Head Office in EC1 or on site.
Professional and office-based opportunities to gain an insight into the running of the business as a whole or to work in specific departments such as design, buying, marketing, surveying, business planning. Site-based opportunities to shadow management occupations.

When applying, please state which occupational area you are interested in.

Head Office Charterhouse Street, London, EC1

Company Website:

Rooff Ltd – Trainee / Assistant Site Management

2-week paid on site placements for various projects in Hackney, Islington and Lewisham – Autumn 2019 –Spring 2020

Broseley London Ltd. – Carpentry and Joinery

2-week placement based in Westminster, immediate start.  Possibility of progression to employment and apprenticeship upon successful completion of placement.

Careers and Recruitment Information and Guidance

Careers event support and recruitment within schools is an extremely important aspect of our work. Using our network of member firms, Local Authorities, the National Careers Service, Schools, Colleges and Universities, employer representatives and the Group’s Careers Co-ordinator attend a number of careers advice and recruitment events across London.