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To apply for any of these Apprenticeship Vacancies you will need to complete an Online Application Form and make a note of the vacancy reference numbers if you are interested in more than one position. You can then bring these with you when you come into Training 2000 for your interview.

This form may not be suitable for users of assistive technology. If you require help filling it out or it in a different file format, please email [email protected]

Once you have attended this interview, you will then be put forward for the vacancies that you have applied for.

What happens after I apply?

  1. Interview with Training 2000
  2. Apply for one of our vacancies below, or if none are suitable we can help you find a vacancy. You may have an employer already, so you’ll just need to have an interview with us.
  3. Training 2000 will provide you with a start date for your course.
Apprentice Metal Fabricator

Engineering

F.J Fabrications Ltd

Blackburn

Vacancy ref

001S0

Description
This vacancy is for an Apprentice Metal Fabricator based in Blackburn, Lancashire.
The successful applicant will have the opportunity to undertake valuable work experience whilst gaining on the job qualifications.

The broad purpose of the occupation is to carry out metal fabrication work using things such as rolled steel joists, columns, channels, steel plate and metal sheet etc. Fabricators use a large range of metals including steel, aluminium and titanium at a range of thicknesses from 0.5mm up to over 20mm.

The successful candidate will train and become competent at welding, components and castings, learning to weld both MIG & TIG to a very high standard.

You will also be trained to learn:
Basic engineering drawing,
Measuring and marking out,
Knowledge of engineering materials
Handling of engineering information.

Additional skills covered may include:
Fitting using hand skills,
Producing sheet metal components and assemblies using a range of welding techniques and principles.

Your job role will consist of different tasks such as
Welding components
Welding Castings
MIG and TIG

Training Provided:
Extended Diploma in Fabrication & Welding NVQ L3
Diploma in Engineering L3
Functional skills in English, Maths and ICT (if not already achieved)
Apprentice Optical Assistant

Optical

Robert Glass Opticians

Liverpool

Vacancy ref

001SU

Description
This vacancy is for an Apprentice Optical Assistant based in Liverpool.
The successful applicant will have the opportunity to undertake valuable work experience whilst gaining on the job qualifications

A fantastic and unique opportunity to embark on a journey towards a great career.
Starting at Optical Assistant level as an Apprentice with future opportunities for career progression you will be supported with loads of great, fun and interactive training.

You will use these exciting new skills in your day to day job where you will gain customer service skills, knowledge in optical support and develop behaviour suitable to work in an optical practice.

Those with a flair for fashion will love the new frames coming in and if it’s your forte you may even get involved in meeting frame reps and helping choose the new ranges.
If you are more technical, you will get to learn lots of information about lenses and measurements, then you will transform that information into jargon free, easy to understand, customer friendly language.

It`s all about teamwork in an Opticians practice, there are many roles but you support each other to make sure your customers get the best experience possible.

Optical assistants are a very important part of any Optical practice and crucial to the customer journey. Individuals with a real passion for both healthcare and retail really thrive in this role, as it’s the perfect position for those who love to make a real difference to other people’s lives.

The duties within this role include:
Welcoming customers into store
Booking in eye tests
Pre-screening patients
Providing style advice
Measuring frames
Taking phone call
General office duties and responsibilities
Cleaning

Training Provided:
Level 2 Optical Assistant Apprenticeship
Functional Skills Level 1 in Functional skills Maths and Literacy, can be obtained on the course (if required)
Enhancement / challenge – how to develop ourselves
Equality and diversity – treating others equally, respect / accept others from different backgrounds
British values – democracy, rule of law, respect and tolerance, individual liberty
Prevent – safeguarding individuals from being drawn into terrorism
Digital skills – keeping up with technology and effective use
Optical Assistant

Optical

Boots Opticians Portishead

Portishead

Vacancy ref

001T1

Description
This vacancy is for an Apprentice Optical Assistant based in Portishead, Bristol.
The successful applicant will have the opportunity to undertake valuable work experience whilst gaining on the job qualifications.

The duties within this role include:
Greeting customers in a professional and friendly manner as they enter the practice.
Interpreting and understanding a clinically issued prescription, its effects on the eye, and the customer’s vision.
Helping customers select spectacle frame(s) that are suitable in terms of comfort, looks good and fits lifestyle requirements.
Be able to explain the features and benefits of particular frames, using non-technical customer friendly language
Measuring the frames and ensure they are a suitable size for a customer and can accommodate their lenses.
Making adjustments to customers spectacle frames using the correct tools to ensure stability and comfort
Basic frame repairs
Have a good knowledge of Ophthalmic lenses, tints and coatings to be able to meet visual / lifestyle requirements
Ordering prescription glasses and contact lenses in for the customer
Correct completion of NHS paperwork and written records in-line with company procedures.
Making follow up appointments for customers
Use a focimetre to find the prescription from spectacles.
Communicate contact lenses suitability, features and benefits
Carrying out pre-screening tests such as retinal imaging and pressure and visual field testing
Explaining offers and products to customers
Taking payments from customers.

Training Provided:
Level 2 Optical Assistant Apprenticeship
Functional Skills Level 1 in Functional skills Maths and Literacy, can be obtained on the course (if required)
Enhancement / challenge – how to develop ourselves
Equality and diversity – treating others equally, respect / accept others from different backgrounds
British values – democracy, rule of law, respect and tolerance, individual liberty
Prevent – safeguarding individuals from being drawn into terrorism
Digital skills – keeping up with technology and effective use
Apprentice Toolmaker (Transfer presses)

Engineering

SACO - Specialist Anodising Co Ltd

Burnley

Vacancy ref

001UC

Description
This vacancy is for an Apprentice Toolmaker (Transfer Presses) based in Burnley.
The successful applicant will have the opportunity to undertake valuable work experience whilst gaining on the job qualifications.

Main purpose of the job: Manufacturing tooling, develop tooling, refurbish tooling, setting of transfer presses.
Reporting to Toolroom Manager.
1.First Year - Block release, off the job training at selected Training Provider. Plus, basic fitting, drilling, milling, turning, hardening & tempering skills at company. (NVQ level 2)
2.Attendance at Training Provider 1 day per week for first 24 months of apprenticeship. ONC (Ordinary National Certificate/B-TEC Level 3)
3.Second Year - On completion of first year block release, training to continue at SACO under supervision of the Toolroom Manager, consisting of developing skills learned in the first year and learning additional skills such as surface grinding, cylindrical grinding, use of polishing heads.
4.HNC (Higher National Certificate/B-TEC Level 4) – This is an additional 2-year course following completion of the ONC.
This is not compulsory, and the apprentice will only be allowed to do this at management’s discretion, based on their performance.
5.Third Year - Additional training given in the above areas, plus additional skills, such as SED size/draw punches, ribbing, die radding and polishing.
By the end of this year apprentices should be able to manufacture complete sets of tools and may also start working in the press shop.
6.Fourth Year – Press work will increase so that the apprentice can competently set, full sets of tools in all presses and this will become a main feature of their work and they will also learn how to develop tooling.
All machining skills will continue and by the end of year 4 and apprentices should be competent in all areas. (NVQ level 3)
7.Perform general duties or any reasonable request as required.
1 Month before the end of year 4 the Company will decide as to whether to offer or decline you a full-time position.

Training Provided:
Level 2 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Foundation Competence).
Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Competence) – Toolmaker, Tool & Die Maintenence.
Level 3 Diploma or extended Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Knowledge).
Functional skills in English, Maths and ICT (if not already achieved).
Toolmaking Apprentice (Moulding Machines)

Engineering

SACO - Specialist Anodising Co Ltd

Burnley

Vacancy ref

001UD

Description
This vacancy is for a Toolmaking Apprentice (Moulding Machines) based in Burnley.
The successful applicant will have the opportunity to undertake valuable work experience whilst gaining on the job qualifications.

Main purpose of the job: Setting of Extrusion Blow moulding and Injection moulding machines, including basic toolmaking skills to maintain, replace and repair tooling.
1.First Year - Block release, off the job training at a selected Training Provider. (Level 2 Diploma in Engineering Operations)
2.Second Year - On completion of first year block release, training to continue under close supervision of shift supervisors and skilled engineers, consisting of full training given on Extrusion Blow Moulding Machines plus basic toolmaking duties.
3.Third Year - Additional training given in the above areas, plus additional skills, such as setting of Injection moulding machines, basic instructions in hydraulic circuits and compressed air circuits and basic knowledge of chilled water-cooling units.
4.Fourth Year – Skill level in all areas will increase and will include training within the maintenance team department to cover all aspects of moulding machine maintenance and appreciation.
5.Perform general duties or any reasonable request as required.
1 Month before the end of year 4 the Company will decide as to whether to offer or decline you a full-time position.

Training Provided:
Level 2 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Foundation Competence).
Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Competence) – Toolmaker, Tool & Die Maintenence.
Level 3 Diploma or extended Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Knowledge).
Functional skills in English, Maths and ICT (if not already achieved).
Apprentice Scaffolder

Scaffolding

Lightburn Scaffolding Services Ltd

Warrington

Vacancy ref

001UM

Description
This vacancy is for an Apprentice Scaffolder based in Warrington, Cheshire.
The successful applicant will have the opportunity to undertake valuable work experience whilst gaining on the job qualifications.

The primary role of a Scaffolder is to provide access solutions or structural support which allows other trades to carry out their role in safety whilst working at height.

Duties will include (but not be exclusive to):
Visually inspect and select serviceable materials such as Tubes, boards and fittings
Carry, raise, lower and use scaffold materials correctly and safely on a working platform
Erect scaffolds on pavements and public places safely and correctly.
Install anchor ties and other specialist fixings to manufacturer’s recommendations.

Training Provided:
Non regulated provision, Level 2, Building and Construction
English and Maths Functional Skills if needed.
Apprentice Optical Assistant

Optical

The Spectacle Factory Limited

Preston

Vacancy ref

001V2

Description
This vacancy is for an Apprentice Optical Assistant based in Preston.
The successful applicant will have the opportunity to undertake valuable work experience whilst gaining on the job qualifications.

A fantastic and unique opportunity to embark on a journey towards a great career.Starting at Optical Assistant level as an Apprentice with future opportunities for career progression you will be supported with loads of great, fun and interactive training.

You will use these exciting new skills in your day to day job where you will gain customer service skills, knowledge in optical support and develop behaviour suitable to work in an optical practice.

Those with a flair for fashion will love the new frames coming in and if it’s your forte you may even get involved in meeting frame reps and helping choose the new ranges.

If you are more technical, you will get to learn lots of information about lenses and measurements, then you will transform that information into jargon free, easy to understand, customer friendly language.

It`s all about teamwork in an Opticians practice, there are many roles but you support each other to make sure your customers get the best experience possible.

Optical assistants are a very important part of any Optical practice and crucial to the customer journey. Individuals with a real passion for both healthcare and retail really thrive in this role, as it’s the perfect position for those who love to make a real difference to other people’s lives.

The duties within this role include:
Welcoming customers into store
Booking in eye tests
Pre-screening patients
Providing style advice
Measuring frames
Taking phone call
General office duties and responsibilities
Cleaning

Training Provided:
Level 2 Optical Assistant Apprenticeship
Functional Skills Level 1 in Functional skills Maths and Literacy, can be obtained on the course (if required)
Enhancement / challenge – how to develop ourselves
Equality and diversity – treating others equally, respect / accept others from different backgrounds
British values – democracy, rule of law, respect and tolerance, individual liberty
Prevent – safeguarding individuals from being drawn into terrorism
Digital skills – keeping up with technology and effective use
CNC Machinist

Engineering

Motorsport Advanced Developments Ltd T/A Minisport Ltd

Burnley

Vacancy ref

001WY

Description
This vacancy is for an CNC Machinist based in Padiham, Burnley.
The successful applicant will have the opportunity to undertake valuable work experience whilst gaining on the job qualifications.

Machinists in the Advanced Manufacturing Engineering sector are predominantly involved in highly skilled, complex and precision work, machining components from specialist materials using conventional and/or CNC machine tools such as centre lathes, vertical and horizontal milling machines, horizontal and cylindrical grinding machines, electro discharge machines, single and multi-axis CNC machine tools centres. They will be expected to be able set up, operate and adjust/edit equipment settings as applicable to the machine tool being used. When using CNC equipment they will be expected to be able to produce, prove and/or edit programmes. During and on completion of the machining operations they will be expected to measure and check the components being produced and make adjustments to the equipment/programme to ensure components meet the required specification.
The range of tools and equipment you may use as part of your daily tasks may include:
Centre Lathes
Vertical and Horizontal Milling Machines
Horizontal and Cylindrical Grinding Machines
Single and Multi-Axis CNC Machines

Training Provided:

L2 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing (Foundation Competence)
L2 Diploma in Machining (Foundation Knowledge)
L3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Competencies) Machining
L3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Knowledge)


understand mathematical techniques, formula and calculation involved in the machining processes such as speeds and feeds, calculating angles/tapers, material removal

understand the practical and theoretical uses of the machines used, and their applications.

understand the work-holding devices, cutting tools, and setting up procedures, in adequate depth to provide a sound basis for carrying out the activities, correcting faults and ensuring the work output is to the required specification

read and interpret relevant data and documentation used to produce machined components

determine the most efficient and effective approach to machine the component using a range of tools, machining process and Techniques

select and set up the correct tooling and work holding devices

set and adjust the machine operating parameters to produce the work pieces to the required specification. This will involve setting feeds and speeds for roughing and finishing operations

select and use a range of measuring and testing equipment to check components are to the required quality and accuracy

produce complex and specialist components as a one off test and trial work piece and/or producing components in small or large batches

contribute to the business by identifying possible opportunities for improving working practices, processes and/or procedures
Fire, Emergency & Security Systems Apprentice

Engineering

1st Choice Alarms

Nr Blackburn

Vacancy ref

001XP

Description
This vacancy is for an Apprentice Fire, Emergency & Security Systems Technician based in Accrington.
The successful applicant will have the opportunity to undertake valuable work experience whilst gaining on the job qualifications.

Fire, Emergency and Security Systems Technician will install, service and repair any type of security system, for example, fire, cctv, intruder, dooraccess.

The main responsibilities include:
Carrying out preventative maintenance service duties
Liaising with customers to ensure satisfactory installation and completion of the job
Taking part in the key holder response rote (when appropriate)
Completing administrative tasks (including dockets, time sheets, holiday request forms etc) within the time frames given.
Undertaking the technical qualifications as required
Attending and taking part in additional training as and when required.
Providing ideas/solutions to improve services and products offered by the Company
Act in a manner befitting of the Company
Observe Health and Safety Polices at all times
Maintaining a smart appearance and cleanliness of self and Company vehicles
Contribute to being part of a team

Training Provided:
Training to meet skills and behavioural requirement of the standard
Apprentice Scaffolder

Scaffolding

BB Scaffolding Services (North West) Limited

Cheshire

Vacancy ref

001Y6

Description
This vacancy is for an Apprentice Scaffolder based in Dukinfield, Cheshire.
The successful applicant will have the opportunity to undertake valuable work experience whilst gaining on the job qualifications.

The primary role of a Scaffolder is to provide access solutions or structural support which allows other trades to carry out their role in safety whilst working at height.

Duties will include (but not be exclusive to):
Visually inspect and select serviceable materials such as Tubes, boards and fittings
Carry, raise, lower and use scaffold materials correctly and safely on a working platform
Erect scaffolds on pavements and public places safely and correctly.
Install anchor ties and other specialist fixings to manufacturer’s recommendations.

Training Provided:
Non regulated provision, Level 2, Building and Construction
English and Maths Functional Skills if needed.
Apprentice Scaffolder

Scaffolding

Vertex Scaffolding Solutions Ltd

Manchester

Vacancy ref

001YA

Description
This vacancy is for an Apprentice Scaffolder based in Manchester.
The successful applicant will have the opportunity to undertake valuable work experience whilst gaining on the job qualifications.

The primary role of a Scaffolder is to provide access solutions or structural support which allows other trades to carry out their role in safety whilst working at height.

Duties will include (but not be exclusive to):
Visually inspect and select serviceable materials such as Tubes, boards and fittings
Carry, raise, lower and use scaffold materials correctly and safely on a working platform
Erect scaffolds on pavements and public places safely and correctly.
Install anchor ties and other specialist fixings to manufacturer’s recommendations.

Training Provided:
Non regulated provision, Level 2, Building and Construction
English and Maths Functional Skills if needed.
Heavy Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician Apprenticeship

Automotive

North West Commercials & Chassis Specialists Ltd

Preston

Vacancy ref

001ZB

Description
This vacancy is for an Heavy Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician Apprenticeship based in Preston.
The successful applicant will have the opportunity to undertake valuable work experience whilst gaining on the job qualifications.
This apprenticeship is suitable for aspiring technicians looking to specialise in Heavy Vehicles. Learn how to service, inspect and repair Heavy Vehicles in categories and their associated trailers and ancillaries
A Heavy Vehicle technician works on all the systems found within the vehicle, ranging from replacing simple parts through to solving complex faults with the use of diagnostic methods and equipment.
The day-to-day tasks faced by the technician are constantly changing, driven by the introduction of ever more complex technologies and diagnostic techniques. They work in either a dealership that focuses on a particular manufacturer or for an independent garage, franchise or large fleet operator that deals with many different makes of vehicles.
Designed with different learning styles in mind, ensures apprentices are fully engaged and prepared for their End-Point Assessment (EPA).

Duties will include:
Service and maintain trucks and trailers to a high standard
Prepare vehicles to MOT standard as minimum
Have a great attention to detail
Understanding of compliance. Welding
Follow workshop procedures

Training Provided:
Work based training and mentoring. Off-site theory and practical training on a day release basis.
Apprentice Optical Assistant

Optical

Amni Optics Limited

London

Vacancy ref

00200

Description
This vacancy is for an Apprentice Optical Assistant based in Tooting.
The successful applicant will have the opportunity to undertake valuable work experience whilst gaining on the job qualifications.

The duties within this role include:
Greeting customers in a professional and friendly manner as they enter the practice.
Interpreting and understanding a clinically issued prescription, its effects on the eye, and the customer’s vision.
Helping customer’s select spectacle frame(s) that are suitable in terms of comfort, looks good and fits lifestyle requirements.
Be able to explain the features and benefits of particular frames, using non-technical customer friendly language
Measuring the frames and ensure they are a suitable size for a customer and can accommodate their lenses.
Making adjustments to customers spectacle frames using the correct tools to ensure stability and comfort
Basic frame repairs
Have a good knowledge of Ophthalmic lenses, tints and coatings to be able to meet visual / lifestyle requirements
Ordering prescription glasses and contact lenses in for the customer
Correct completion of NHS paperwork and written records in-line with company procedures.
Making follow up appointments for customers
Use a focimetre to find the prescription from spectacles.
Communicate contact lenses suitability, features and benefits
Carrying out pre-screening tests such as retinal imaging and pressure and visual field testing
Explaining offers and products to customers
Taking payments from customers.

Training Provided:
Level 2 Optical Assistant Apprenticeship
Functional Skills Level 1 in Functional skills Maths and Literacy, can be obtained on the course (if required)
Enhancement / challenge – how to develop ourselves
Equality and diversity – treating others equally, respect / accept others from different backgrounds
British values – democracy, rule of law, respect and tolerance, individual liberty
Prevent – safeguarding individuals from being drawn into terrorism
Digital skills – keeping up with technology and effective use
Business Admin Apprentice

Business Admin

Haworths Financial Services Ltd

Accrington

Vacancy ref

0020H

Description
This vacancy is for a Business Administrator Apprentice based in Accrington, Lancashire.
The successful applicant will have the opportunity to undertake valuable work experience whilst gaining on the job qualifications.

The general administration duties within this role may include:
Inputting of mortgage applications.
Sending packaging requirements to the lender after application has been submitted.
Creating tasks, records and reminders on IO.
Ensuring all documents are scanned to the activity, prior to and post offer.
Creating files in the relevant colour for the consultant and ensuring that documents are divided and labelled where a paper file is requested.
Creating invoices where applicable.
Ensuring MI is up to date on relevant spreadsheets.
Sending out of re-broke letters to clients.
Ensuring that files are compliant post completion,
Chasing lenders where required, and providing updates to clients
Liaising with clients, advisers and lenders
Taking phone calls
Sending and receiving e-mails
Filing
Photocopying
Data input
Any other general admin duties and ad-hoc duties as defined by management.
Good foundation knowledge of advice process and products.
IT competent with knowledge of Intelligent Office an advantage.

Training Provided:
BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Business Administration, QCF
(Functional Skills, Level 2 – Maths, English – if not already achieved)
Employer Rights and Responsibilities
Personal Learning and Thinking Skills
Apprentice Machine Operative

Engineering

Farnworth and Langan

Blackburn

Vacancy ref

0020L

Description
This vacancy is for an Apprentice Machinist based in Blackburn.
The successful applicant will have the opportunity to undertake valuable work experience whilst gaining on the job qualifications.

Apprentice Machine Operative - Learn how to set & operate CNC and other machines such as lathes and bandsaws using a variety of methods including turning and milling to produce components from metal.

This rewarding career requires a broad skill set —math, mechanical design, interpreting technical drawings and programs, eye for detail — to properly transform a metal casting into a valuable working machined part. It’s a unique fusion of digital and physical, brains and hands-on work.
CNC Machinists work with computer numerical controlled machine (CNC) heavy machinery from setup to operation to produce parts and tools from metal, plastic and other materials. Computer numerical controlled equipment is precision machinery that cuts, grinds, or drills into material. CNC machinists make adjustments to the machine to control speed, material feed and path of the cut, as well as make sure the machines are set up properly, working well and producing a quality product. They review the finished product to make sure it is defect free and ready for the next step in production.
Machinists in the Advanced Manufacturing Engineering sector are predominantly involved in highly skilled complex and precision work. They machine components from specialist materials using conventional and/or CNC machine tools.
The range of tools and equipment you may use as part of your daily tasks may include:
Centre Lathes
Vertical and Horizontal Milling Machines
Horizontal and Cylindrical Grinding Machines
Single and Multi-Axis CNC Machines

Training Provided:
L2 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing (Foundation Competence)
L2 Diploma in Machining (Foundation Knowledge)
L3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Competencies) Machining
L3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Knowledge)
Apprentice Welder

Engineering

Farnworth and Langan

Blackburn

Vacancy ref

0020M

Description
This vacancy is for an Apprentice Welder (Fabrication & Welding) based in Blackburn.
The successful applicant will have the opportunity to undertake valuable work experience whilst gaining on the job qualifications.

Apprentice Welder - Learn how to carry out metal fabrication using a range of welding techniques & principles.

The broad purpose of the occupation is to carry out metal fabrication work using things such as rolled steel joists, columns, channels, steel plate and metal sheet etc. Fabricators use a large range of metals including steel, aluminium and titanium at a range of thicknesses from 0.5mm up to over 20mm.

The successful candidate will train and become competent at welding, components and castings, learning to weld both MIG & TIG to a very high standard.

You will also be trained to learn:
Basic engineering drawing,
Measuring and marking out,
Knowledge of engineering materials
Handling of engineering information.

Additional skills covered may include:
Fitting using hand skills,
Producing sheet metal components and assemblies using a range of welding techniques and principles.

Your job role will consist of different tasks such as
Welding components
Welding Castings
MIG and TIG

Training Provided:
Extended Diploma in Fabrication & Welding NVQ L3
Diploma in Engineering L3
Functional skills in English, Maths and ICT (if not already achieved)
Optical Assistant Apprentice

Optical

Suzanne Floyd Optometrists

South Shropshire

Vacancy ref

0020P

Description
This vacancy is for an Apprentice Optical Assistant based in Shropshire.
The successful applicant will have the opportunity to undertake valuable work experience whilst gaining on the job qualifications.

An opportunity to join an optical practice who deliver professional and friendly advice to their patients.
As an Optical Assistant you will learn all aspects of the customer journey including admin both NHS and using the practice management system, booking appointments, meeting and greeting patients, updating on the progress of their glasses and learning about frames and lenses allowing you to advise on the best glasses to suit their needs.

The duties within this role include:
Greeting customers in a professional and friendly manner as they enter the practice.
Interpreting and understanding a clinically issued prescription, its effects on the eye, and the customer’s vision.
Helping customer’s select spectacle frame(s) that are suitable in terms of comfort, looks good and fits lifestyle requirements.
Be able to explain the features and benefits of particular frames, using non-technical customer friendly language
Measuring the frames and ensure they are a suitable size for a customer and can accommodate their lenses.
Making adjustments to customers spectacle frames using the correct tools to ensure stability and comfort
Basic frame repairs
Have a good knowledge of Ophthalmic lenses, tints and coatings to be able to meet visual / lifestyle requirements
Ordering prescription glasses and contact lenses in for the customer
Correct completion of NHS paperwork and written records in-line with company procedures.
Making follow up appointments for customers
Use a focimetre to find the prescription from spectacles.
Communicate contact lenses suitability, features and benefits
Carrying out pre-screening tests such as retinal imaging and pressure and visual field testing
Explaining offers and products to customers
Taking payments from customers.

Training Provided:
Level 2 Optical Assistant Apprenticeship
Functional Skills Level 1 in Functional skills Maths and Literacy, can be obtained on the course (if required)
Enhancement / challenge – how to develop ourselves
Equality and diversity – treating others equally, respect / accept others from different backgrounds
British values – democracy, rule of law, respect and tolerance, individual liberty
Prevent – safeguarding individuals from being drawn into terrorism
Digital skills – keeping up with technology and effective use
Apprentice Metal Fabricator (Fabrication & Welding)

Engineering

Lyndhurst Precision Engineering Ltd

Chorley

Vacancy ref

0020S

Description
This vacancy is for an Apprentice Metal Fabricator (Fabrication & Welding) based in Chorley, Lancashire
The successful applicant will have the opportunity to undertake valuable work experience whilst gaining on the job qualifications.

The broad purpose of the occupation is to carry out metal fabrication work using things such as rolled steel joists, columns, channels, steel plate and metal sheet etc. Fabricators use a large range of metals including steel, aluminium and titanium at a range of thicknesses from 0.5mm up to over 20mm.

The successful candidate will train and become competent at welding, components and castings, learning to weld both MIG & TIG to a very high standard.

You will also be trained to learn:
Basic engineering drawing,
Measuring and marking out,
Knowledge of engineering materials
Handling of engineering information.

Additional skills covered may include:
Fitting using hand skills,
Producing sheet metal components and assemblies using a range of welding techniques and principles.

Your job role will consist of different tasks such as
Welding components
Welding Castings
MIG and TIG

Training Provided:
Extended Diploma in Fabrication & Welding NVQ L3
Diploma in Engineering L3
Functional skills in English, Maths and ICT (if not already achieved)
Business HR Administrator

Business Admin

Breathe Eating Disorder Services Ltd

Preston

Vacancy ref

0020T

Description
This vacancy is for a Business HR Administrator based in Preston, Lancashire.
The successful applicant will have the opportunity to undertake valuable work experience whilst gaining on the job qualifications.

We are looking to recruit a hardworking, committed and enthusiastic individual, who can demonstrate they have the relevant learning ability to meet the role and the needed skills. The role will involve a range of administrative and support work, with a needed ability to quickly switch priorities with different deadlines or workloads. You will be expected to work well independently, but also as part of a team with a responsible and conscientious approach to working. We have a fast-paced environment and work together as a team to create the best possible outcomes for our clients and are looking for someone that can contribute well to this style of work.Your role within the organisation will support the team with day-to-day administrative tasks across the clinical department. Including providing up to date reports for the line manager and weekly progress report. These services may also include, but are not limited to any of the following; Imputing data onto the online system , contacting clients and booking appointments, ensuring files are up to date, creating client files, taking enquires calls and giving relevant information, supporting clinical team with admin duties and assisting with emails.

Duties and Responsibilities
Work closely with the Manager to ensure smooth operation of basic admin roles
Undertake administrative duties including updating files and ensuring kept tidy and in order
Undertake duties to amend and type up treatment plans and information relating to client appointments
Follow up with new clients to ensure contact is not lost
Undertake administrative duties to support the clinical team
Provide administrative support to the manager including word processing, distribution of information, organising and taking minutes of meetings for the clinical team meetings.
Required to use information technology on a regular basis to input and maintain the clinical information system online
Responsible for preparing, and amending confidential information concerning client contained within online software systems and paper personal files.
Responsible for ensuring that confidential information is kept secure.
Prepare reports ready for enquires meetings
Answering calls and assisting with any enquires

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Training Provided:
BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Business Administration, QCF
(Functional Skills, Level 2 – Maths, English – if not already achieved)
Employer Rights and Responsibilities
Personal Learning and Thinking Skills
Engineering Technician - Mechatronics Apprenticeship

Engineering

Consolidated Distribution Housing (Norfolk)

Thetford

Vacancy ref

0020U

Description
This vacancy is for an Engineering Technician - Mechatronics Apprenticeship based in Norfolk.
The successful applicant will have the opportunity to undertake valuable work experience whilst gaining on the job qualifications.

You will answer incoming phone calls and e-mails from colleagues and address their questions regarding ongoing work, as well as troubleshooting any technical problems they may have. Alongside this, you will support field engineers.

The long-term role responsibilities may include:
Service Technical Support
Work alongside the Technical Support Manager to support field service engineers in fault finding and coordinate handovers.
Be the technical frontline for stakeholders, ensuring that our established and potentially new relationships are maintained and developed through your professional approach.
For more complex problems that require instruction, you will also contact customers via phone and/or provide clear, written instructions and technical manuals.
Work closely with manufacturer stakeholders
Investigate and report on technical nonconformities.
To provide technical sales support
Projects Technical Support
Assist with CAD design and engineering drawings
Interpret technical specifications for projects
Brief in work to installation engineers
To provide specific support for engineering projects

Please note the apprentice will need to attend Training 2000 based in Lancashire, to complete the relevant skill units that have been agreed by Training 2000 and the employer, this will consist of the apprentice completing 6 blocks of skill specific Engineering training lasting 4 weeks each. As well as this they will also begin their Further Education course, BTEC Diploma and classroom based learning.

Training Provided:

Level 3 Mechatronics Engineering This includes:

Level 2 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Foundation Competence)
Engineering Technician - Mechatronics Apprenticeship

Engineering

Consolidated Distribution Housing (Southampton)

Southampton

Vacancy ref

0020W

Description
This vacancy is for a Engineering Technician - Mechatronics Apprenticeship based in Southampton
The successful applicant will have the opportunity to undertake valuable work experience whilst gaining on the job qualifications.

You will answer incoming phone calls and e-mails from colleagues and address their questions regarding ongoing work, as well as troubleshooting any technical problems they may have. Alongside this, you will support field engineers.

The long-term role responsibilities may include:
Service Technical Support
Work alongside the Technical Support Manager to support field service engineers in fault finding and coordinate handovers.
Be the technical frontline for stakeholders, ensuring that our established and potentially new relationships are maintained and developed through your professional approach.
For more complex problems that require instruction, you will also contact customers via phone and/or provide clear, written instructions and technical manuals.
Work closely with manufacturer stakeholders
Investigate and report on technical nonconformities.
To provide technical sales support
Projects Technical Support
Assist with CAD design and engineering drawings
Interpret technical specifications for projects
Brief in work to installation engineers
To provide specific support for engineering projects

Please note the apprentice will need to attend Training 2000 based in Lancashire, to complete the relevant skill units that have been agreed by Training 2000 and the employer, this will consist of the apprentice completing 6 blocks of skill specific Engineering training lasting 4 weeks each. As well as this they will also begin their Further Education course, BTEC Diploma and classroom based learning.

Training Provided:
L2 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing (Foundation Competence)
L3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Competencies) Mechatronics Maintenance Technician.
L3 Diploma or Extended Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Knowledge)
Compressed Air Apprenticeship (Level 3 in Mechatronics)

Engineering

Consolidated Distribution Housing (Reading)

Reading

Vacancy ref

0020X

Description
This vacancy is for a Compressed Air Apprenticeship(Level 3 in Mechatronics) based in Reading, Berkshire.
The successful applicant will have the opportunity to undertake valuable work experience whilst gaining on the job qualifications.

Fantastic opportunity to join CDH Group, a leading compressed air company, as a Compressed Air Service Apprentice. With a reputation for providing high quality technical expertise and a commitment to providing a first-class level of after sales service you'll be trained to the highest level.

Responsibilities
Working within our Service Leads and their teams to learn and deliver technical support across the business, including pro active and reactive maintenance. You will work closely with engineers and leading compressed air manufacturers to understand the complete compressed air system and different applications.
During training, you will work alongside a team of highly skilled engineers to carry out preventive and corrective maintenance and to identify opportunities and implement solutions, to improve efficiency, equipment reliability, product quality, with consideration with regards to health and safety and the environment.
You will answer incoming phone calls and e-mails from colleagues and address their questions regarding ongoing work, as well as troubleshooting any technical problems they may have. Alongside this, you will support field engineers.

The long-term role responsibilities may include:
Service Technical Support
Work alongside the Technical Support Manager to support field service engineers in fault finding and coordinate handovers.
Be the technical frontline for stakeholders, ensuring that our established and potentially new relationships are maintained and developed through your professional approach.
For more complex problems that require instruction, you will also contact customers via phone and/or provide clear, written instructions and technical manuals.
Work closely with manufacturer stakeholders
Investigate and report on technical nonconformities.
To provide technical sales support
Projects Technical Support
Assist with CAD design and engineering drawings
Interpret technical specifications for projects
Brief in work to installation engineers
To provide specific support for engineering projects

General:
Work safely, with regard for your duty of care to yourself and to others who may be affected by your work
Adhere to company policies and procedures at all times
Keep others informed of information that contributes to the performance of the team, department or company
Attend lectures, practical’s and visits as per training provider learning plan

Skills you’ll develop include:
Mechanical applications and solutions
Electrical wiring, testing and installation
Pneumatic and hydraulic systems
Process Control Systems
Compressed Air Treatment Maintenance
Compressed Air Equipment Servicing
Fault finding

Please note the apprentice will need to attend Training 2000 based in Lancashire, to complete the relevant skill units that have been agreed by Training 2000 and the employer, this will consist of the apprentice completing 6 blocks of skill specific Engineering training lasting 4 weeks each. As well as this they will also begin their Further Education course, BTEC Diploma and classroom based learning.

Training Provided:
L2 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing (Foundation Competence)
L3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Competencies) Mechatronics Maintenance Technician.
L3 Diploma or Extended Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Knowledge)
Apprentice Engineering Fitter

Engineering

Lyndhurst Precision Engineering Ltd

Chorley

Vacancy ref

0020Z

Description
This vacancy is for an Apprentice Engineering Fitter based in Chorley.

The successful applicant will have the opportunity to undertake valuable work experience whilst gaining on the job qualifications.

As an apprentice you will be trained in all functions within engineering fitting as well as completing a 3 year apprenticeship involving on the job learning via a recognised training provider.

The broad purpose of the occupation is to produce complex high value, low volume components or assemblies in full or part, using machines, equipment or systems, to the required specification. For example, turbines, cranes, gearboxes, production lines, rigs and platforms. Fitters may typically have a mechanical, electrical, electronic, control systems, pipe fitting or instrumentation bias or operate across multiple disciplines depending on the type of assembly. To produce or re-furbish the components fitters will interpret drawings/specifications and plan their work, for example ensuring they have the right tools, equipment and resources to complete the task to the required specification.
Fitters are required to check their work against quality standards and make adjustments as required based on their knowledge. On completion of the task a fitter will hand over the product and prepare the work area for the next task by checking equipment meets the standards required to operate. They may be based in a workshop or clients premises - this may include hazardous environments.
In their daily work, an employee in this occupation typically interacts with line managers/supervisors; depending on the size of the employer and nature of the work they may work as part of a team of fitters or independently. They may interact with personnel in other functions for example installation and maintenance engineers, health & safety and quality assurance personnel, as well as internal or external customers.
An employee in this occupation will be responsible for completion of their work to the required specification and deadlines, in line with quality, health & safety and environmental regulations and requirements, with minimum supervision.

The vacancy is an opportunity for someone who is interested in pursuing a career in Engineering.

If successful, the apprentice will be based at their employer working the hours agreed in their contract. The apprentice will need to attend Training 2000 to complete the relevant skill units that have been agreed by Training 2000 and the employer, this will consist of the apprentice completing 6 blocks of skill specific Engineering training lasting 4 weeks each. As well as this they will also begin their Further Education course, BTEC Diploma, City and Guilds, which will be 1 day a week classroom based learning.
A engineering fitter is responsible for constructing and assembling mechanical systems.
A engineering fitter is also expected to use their analytical and problem-solving skills so run tests on structural systems to determine the root cause of the malfunction, devise a plan of action, and troubleshoot these malfunctions by replacing the necessary components.
Working with the use of workshop equipment such as milling machines and lathes
Setting up and adjusting machine tools and equipment
Constructing and assembling mechanical systems
Liaising with clients in job execution, if required
Strictly adhering to all health and safety policies and procedures, including the use of the appropriate protective clothing
Carrying out the construction of structural components according to the plan on blueprints
Examining structural systems with attention to detail
Overseeing structural systems and ensuring that they are maintained regularly

Training Provided:
Level 3 BTEC Extended Diploma

Functional Skills, Level 2 in Mathematics, English, ICT, working with others and improving your own learning. Functional Skills requirements is subject to the successful applicants GCSE results. Grade A-C and within 5 years old means the apprentice will be relaxed from completing functional skills. Certification evidence will need to be provided.

Employer Rights & Responsibilities
Engineering Technician - Mechatronics Apprenticeship

Engineering

Consolidated Distribution Housing (Bristol)

Bristol

Vacancy ref

00210

Description
This vacancy is for an Apprentice Maintenance Engineer (Mechatronics) based in Bristol.
The successful applicant will have the opportunity to undertake valuable work experience whilst gaining on the job qualifications.

Fantastic opportunity to join CDH Group, a leading compressed air company, as a Compressed Air Service Apprentice. With a reputation for providing high quality technical expertise and a commitment to providing a first-class level of after sales service you'll be trained to the highest level.

Responsibilities
Working within our Service Leads and their teams to learn and deliver technical support across the business, including pro active and reactive maintenance. You will work closely with engineers and leading compressed air manufacturers to understand the complete compressed air system and different applications.
During training, you will work alongside a team of highly skilled engineers to carry out preventive and corrective maintenance and to identify opportunities and implement solutions, to improve efficiency, equipment reliability, product quality, with consideration with regards to health and safety and the environment.
You will answer incoming phone calls and e-mails from colleagues and address their questions regarding ongoing work, as well as troubleshooting any technical problems they may have. Alongside this, you will support field engineers.

The long-term role responsibilities may include:
Service Technical Support
Work alongside the Technical Support Manager to support field service engineers in fault finding and coordinate handovers.
Be the technical frontline for stakeholders, ensuring that our established and potentially new relationships are maintained and developed through your professional approach.
For more complex problems that require instruction, you will also contact customers via phone and/or provide clear, written instructions and technical manuals.
Work closely with manufacturer stakeholders
Investigate and report on technical nonconformities.
To provide technical sales support
Projects Technical Support
Assist with CAD design and engineering drawings
Interpret technical specifications for projects
Brief in work to installation engineers
To provide specific support for engineering projects

General:
Work safely, with regard for your duty of care to yourself and to others who may be affected by your work
Adhere to company policies and procedures at all times
Keep others informed of information that contributes to the performance of the team, department or company
Attend lectures, practical’s and visits as per training provider learning plan

Skills you’ll develop include:
Mechanical applications and solutions
Electrical wiring, testing and installation
Pneumatic and hydraulic systems
Process Control Systems
Compressed Air Treatment Maintenance
Compressed Air Equipment Servicing
Fault finding

Please note the apprentice will need to attend Training 2000 based in Lancashire, to complete the relevant skill units that have been agreed by Training 2000 and the employer, this will consist of the apprentice completing 6 blocks of skill specific Engineering training lasting 4 weeks each. As well as this they will also begin their Further Education course, BTEC Diploma and classroom based learning.

Training Provided:
Training Provided

Level 3 Mechatronics Engineering This includes:

Level 2 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Foundation Competence)

18th Edition Wiring Regulations
Engineering Technician - Mechatronics Apprenticeship

Engineering

Consolidated Distribution Housing (Crawley)

Crawley

Vacancy ref

00211

Description
This vacancy is for an Apprentice Maintenance Engineer (Mechatronics) based in Crawley.
The successful applicant will have the opportunity to undertake valuable work experience whilst gaining on the job qualifications.

Fantastic opportunity to join CDH Group, a leading compressed air company, as a Compressed Air Service Apprentice. With a reputation for providing high quality technical expertise and a commitment to providing a first-class level of after sales service you'll be trained to the highest level.

Responsibilities
Working within our Service Leads and their teams to learn and deliver technical support across the business, including pro active and reactive maintenance. You will work closely with engineers and leading compressed air manufacturers to understand the complete compressed air system and different applications.
During training, you will work alongside a team of highly skilled engineers to carry out preventive and corrective maintenance and to identify opportunities and implement solutions, to improve efficiency, equipment reliability, product quality, with consideration with regards to health and safety and the environment.
You will answer incoming phone calls and e-mails from colleagues and address their questions regarding ongoing work, as well as troubleshooting any technical problems they may have. Alongside this, you will support field engineers.

The long-term role responsibilities may include:
Service Technical Support
Work alongside the Technical Support Manager to support field service engineers in fault finding and coordinate handovers.
Be the technical frontline for stakeholders, ensuring that our established and potentially new relationships are maintained and developed through your professional approach.
For more complex problems that require instruction, you will also contact customers via phone and/or provide clear, written instructions and technical manuals.
Work closely with manufacturer stakeholders
Investigate and report on technical nonconformities.
To provide technical sales support
Projects Technical Support
Assist with CAD design and engineering drawings
Interpret technical specifications for projects
Brief in work to installation engineers
To provide specific support for engineering projects

General:
Work safely, with regard for your duty of care to yourself and to others who may be affected by your work
Adhere to company policies and procedures at all times
Keep others informed of information that contributes to the performance of the team, department or company
Attend lectures, practical’s and visits as per training provider learning plan

Skills you’ll develop include:
Mechanical applications and solutions
Electrical wiring, testing and installation
Pneumatic and hydraulic systems
Process Control Systems
Compressed Air Treatment Maintenance
Compressed Air Equipment Servicing
Fault finding

Please note the apprentice will need to attend Training 2000 based in Lancashire, to complete the relevant skill units that have been agreed by Training 2000 and the employer, this will consist of the apprentice completing 6 blocks of skill specific Engineering training lasting 4 weeks each. As well as this they will also begin their Further Education course, BTEC Diploma and classroom based learning.

Training Provided:
Training Provided

Level 3 Mechatronics Engineering This includes:

Level 2 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Foundation Competence)

18th Edition Wiring Regulations
Apprentice Business Administrator

Business Admin

East Lancashire Alliance

Accrington

Vacancy ref

0021B

Description
This vacancy is for an Apprentice Business Administrator based in Accrington .
The successful applicant will have the opportunity to undertake valuable work experience whilst gaining on the job qualifications.

The general administration duties within this role may include:
They will be responsible for co-ordinating meetings, booking rooms and organising events. As part of this, they will be required to prepare agendas as well as reports.
Provide administrative support for individual workstreams and projects for the Alliance.
Produce documents, briefing papers, reports and presentations using a range of office software.
To undertake specific assigned tasks, project support, or development / change work which may arise from time to time.
Establish and maintain effective varied means of communication with staff at all levels, including outside agencies using tact and diplomacy.
To handle correspondence and take telephone calls which could involve highly sensitive and confidential information in a calm, sensitive and empathetic manner that overcomes barriers to understanding.
Compile documents to a high standard using a range of software applications, including Microsoft Office.
Ensure that all company policies and procedures are implemented and adhered to.
To be responsible for the safety and maintenance of office equipment, reporting defects to internal and external companies

Training Provided:
BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Business Administration, QCF
(Functional Skills, Level 2 – Maths, English – if not already achieved)
Employer Rights and Responsibilities
Personal Learning and Thinking Skills
Administration Support Apprentice

Business Admin

Dextrapay Ltd

Blackburn

Vacancy ref

0021C

Description
This vacancy is for an Administration Support Apprentice based in Blackburn, Lancashire.
The successful applicant will have the opportunity to undertake valuable work experience whilst gaining on the job qualifications.

Duties:
Taking and making general phones call to customers and companies big and small in a polite and calming manner. You will be someone who can interpret information accurately and compile information and data correctly. You will input all information on to a computerised system, check information, and the process for payroll. Printing and maintaining reports for companies, including printing payslips for companies and distributing correctly. Dealing with HMRC and deductions reports including court orders, council tax and CSA payments. Utilising and maintaining email templates and spreadsheets. You will also be trained on using Sage invoicing and accounts and the franking machine.You will be supported and mentored by a small, friendly but very busy team to ensure you get all the resources you need.

Training Provided:
BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Business Administration, QCF
(Functional Skills, Level 2 – Maths, English – if not already achieved)
Employer Rights and Responsibilities
Personal Learning and Thinking Skills
Metal Processing Apprentice

Engineering

HML Recycling

Accrington

Vacancy ref

0021D

Description
This vacancy is for a Metal Processing Apprentice based in Accrington, Lancashire

The successful applicant will have the opportunity to undertake valuable work experience whilst gaining on the job qualifications.

As an apprentice you will be trained in all functions within the manufacturing department as well as completing a 2 year apprenticeship involving on the job learning via a recognised training provider.
Engineering Operatives are predominantly involved in engineering operations which are key to the success of the Manufacturing and Engineering sector allowing employers to grow their business while developing a work force with the relevant skills and knowledge to enhance the sustain the sector.
The role covers a wide range of common and job specific skills sets that can be transferred across the manufacturing engineering industry sectors during the course of their careers. Dependent on the sector that they are employed in there may be subtle differences in terms of composition and application of the job role specific skills and knowledge they will require, however the core skills and knowledge will be the same regardless of the sector/area they work in.
Engineering Operatives must comply with statutory regulations and organisation safety requirements including any environmental compliance procedures and systems; Identify hazards and hazardous situations; Prepare the work area and equipment; Obtain and follow the appropriate job documentation and work instructions; Extract the necessary data and information from specifications and related documentation; Carryout the engineering activities in line with their job role; Carry quality checks as required; working with minimum supervision either individually or as part of a team and will be responsible for their own actions and for the quality and accuracy and timely delivery of the work they undertake.
An Engineering Operative will be able to:
Work safely at all times, complying with health and safety legislation, regulations, environmental compliance procedures and systems and other relevant guidelines
Identify and deal appropriately with any risks, hazards, hazardous situations and problems that may occur within the engineering environment within the limits of their responsibility
Demonstrate effective communication skills which include oral, written, electronic
Complete appropriate documentation accurately, efficiently and legibly using the correct terminology where required
Obtain and follow the correct documentation, specifications and work instructions in accordance with time constraints and the roles and responsibilities identified for the engineering activities, extracting the necessary data/information from specification and related documentation
Select and use appropriate tools, equipment and materials to carry out the engineering operation
Deal appropriately with any problems that may occur within the manufacturing environment within the limits of their responsibility
Work efficiently and effectively at all times maintaining workplace organisation and minimising waste

An Engineering Operative will understand:
How to obtain the necessary job instructions, engineering drawings and specifications and how to interpret them
Relevant statutory, quality, environmental compliance procedures/systems, organisational and health and safety regulations relating to engineering operations
Their individual roles and responsibilities within the organisation and the flexibility required to support the achievement of company targets
Engineering operational practices, processes and procedures
Potential problems that can occur within the engineering operations and how they can be avoided

Training Provided:
Level 2 BTEC Extended Diploma

Functional Skills, Level 2 in Mathematics, English, ICT, working with others and improving your own learning. Functional Skills requirements is subject to the successful applicants GCSE results. Grade A-C and within 5 years old means the apprentice will be relaxed from completing functional skills. Certification evidence will need to be provided.

Employer Rights & Responsibilities
Trainee Service Engineer

Engineering

V W M Ltd

Lancashire

Vacancy ref

0021F

Description
This vacancy is for a Trainee Service Engineer based in Colne, Lancashire.
The successful applicant will have the opportunity to undertake valuable work experience whilst gaining on the job qualifications.

Mechatronics Maintenance Technicians ensure that plant and equipment perform to the required standard to facilitate production targets regarding Safety, Quality, Delivery and Cost within High Value Manufacturing environments.
This requires the application of a complex blend of skills, knowledge and occupational behaviours across the electrical, electronic, mechanical, fluid power and control systems disciplines.

The main responsibilities of an Engineering Maintenance Technician are:
Maintaining machinery and equipment
Trouble shooting issues to maintain productivity
Repairing faults in machinery and equipment

Training Provided:
L2 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing (Foundation Competence)
L3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Competencies) Mechatronics Maintenance Technician.
L3 Diploma or Extended Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Knowledge)
Apprentice Metal Fabricator (Fabrication & Welding)

Engineering

Northwest Seamless Guttering

Blackburn

Vacancy ref

0021Q

Description
This vacancy is for an Apprentice Metal Fabricator (Fabrication & Welding) based in Great Harwood, Lancashire.
Sheet Metal Fabricator/ Welder required for a busy Aluminium Guttering & Rainwater Goods Company in Great Harwood.
We currently have a Full Time position available to join our Aluminium Guttering & Rainwater Goods Team.
40 Hours a week.
Monday - Thursday 7:30am - 5:00pm Friday 7:30am - 2:30pm
Must be prepared to work a reasonable amount of overtime.

Work includes -
Use of Machinery - Press Brake, Guillotine & Clicker Press
Fabricating Rainwater Goods ready for welding and powder coating
Welding rainwater goods
Keeping the workshop/ warehouse stocked with goods
Keeping the workshop/ warehouse tidy
The successful applicant will have the opportunity to undertake valuable work experience whilst gaining on the job qualifications.

The broad purpose of the occupation is to carry out metal fabrication work using things such as rolled steel joists, columns, channels, steel plate and metal sheet etc. Fabricators use a large range of metals including steel, aluminium and titanium at a range of thicknesses from 0.5mm up to over 20mm.

The successful candidate will train and become competent at welding, components and castings, learning to weld both MIG & TIG to a very high standard.

You will also be trained to learn:
Basic engineering drawing,
Measuring and marking out,
Knowledge of engineering materials
Handling of engineering information.

Additional skills covered may include:
Fitting using hand skills,
Producing sheet metal components and assemblies using a range of welding techniques and principles.

Your job role will consist of different tasks such as
Welding components
Welding Castings
MIG and TIG

Training Provided:
Extended Diploma in Fabrication & Welding NVQ L3
Diploma in Engineering L3
Functional skills in English, Maths and ICT (if not already achieved)
Steel Erector

Engineering

Archbell Greenwood Structures Ltd

Fleetwood

Vacancy ref

00221

Description
This vacancy is for an Apprentice Steel Erector based in Fleetwood, Lancashire. The successful applicant will have the opportunity to undertake valuable work experience whilst gaining on the job qualifications.
The vacancy is an opportunity for someone who is interested in pursuing a career in Engineering. If successful the apprenticeship could consist of up to 4 years learning.
The first year will be based full time (Mon-Fri) at Training 2000 Ltd in the Engineering workshop where the apprentice will gain an insight into Engineering, and start to develop new skills relevant to the tasks they will be completing once they return to their respective employer. As well as this they will also begin their Further Education course (BTEC Diploma) which will be 1 day a week classroom based learning.
The Engineering Steel Erector role encompasses the installation and dismantling of the capital plant steel infrastructure which makes up engineering and construction projects, these operations are by nature complex and non-repetitive.
The construction is achieved through the use of static and mobile moving and lifting equipment and accessories and as the assembly of the structure progresses, can involve the use of additional specialist access equipment. Erectors will use powered as well as non-powered hand tools to assemble the structure, this can also require the fixing of metal decking, safety netting and edge rails to facilitate safe working.
Applicants will require a high level of physical fitness and be comfortable with living and working away from home after the first year of training at Training 2000.
The first year will require travelling to Training 2000 facilities in Blackburn. Transport for which may be provided and fully funded by the company, in addition to a substantial learners wage where you will earn while you learn.
Your career will entail working both outdoors and at height.
A willingness to embrace these circumstances and to have a high regard for safety and respect is essential for meeting the company expectations.

Training Provided:
Diploma in Erecting Engineering Construction Capital Plant Steel Structures L3
Diploma in Engineering L3
Functional Skills in English and Maths if not already achieved
Apprentice Metal Fabricator (Fabrication & Welding)

Engineering

Lancashire Steel Buildings

Burnley

Vacancy ref

00227

Description
This vacancy is for an Apprentice Metal Fabricator (Fabrication & Welding) based in Higham, Burnley.
The successful applicant will have the opportunity to undertake valuable work experience whilst gaining on the job qualifications.

The broad purpose of the occupation is to carry out metal fabrication work using things such as rolled steel joists, columns, channels, steel plate and metal sheet etc.
Fabricators use a large range of metals including steel, aluminium and titanium at a range of thicknesses from 0.5mm up to over 20mm.

The successful candidate will train and become competent at welding, components and castings, learning to weld both MIG & TIG to a very high standard.

You will also be trained to learn:
Basic engineering drawing,
Measuring and marking out,
Knowledge of engineering materials
Handling of engineering information.

Additional skills covered may include:
Fitting using hand skills,
Producing sheet metal components and assemblies using a range of welding techniques and principles.

Your job role will consist of different tasks but mainly required to work on structural steel work and occasional large agricultural trailers, such as:
Welding components
Welding Castings
MIG and TIG welding
Cropping and punching plates
Plasma cutting
Following technical drawings
Using press brakes
Guillotines
And general fabrication equipment

Training Provided:
Extended Diploma in Fabrication & Welding NVQ L3
Diploma in Engineering L3
Functional skills in English, Maths and ICT (if not already achieved)
Data Analyst Apprentice

Business Admin

Inspired Energy Solutions

Kirkham

Vacancy ref

0022A

Description
This vacancy is for an Apprentice Business Administrator based in Preston.
The successful applicant will have the opportunity to undertake valuable work experience whilst gaining on the job qualifications.
Providing a good experience to internal and external stakeholders
Supporting Data Analysts with their allocated clients to help the team work within customer agreed SLA timescales
Maintaining database(s) with accurate data in a timely manner
Supporting debt and disconnection correspondence is resolved asap
Raising billing queries and change of tenancies with suppliers via phone/email and following through to resolution
Maintaining and developing effective working relationships with supplier and customer contacts
Assisting the production and issue of payment files, cost & consumption reports, budgets, accruals and ad-hoc reports to clients
Attending conference calls and meetings with customers/suppliers as required
Understand and adhere to operational processes and procedures to manage workload and ensure business continuity
Build knowledge of the energy industry and develop an understanding of queries and resolution
Supporting the wider team to ensure all energy accounting client SLA’s are met
Supporting internal and external stakeholders with data and analysis related issues
Additional project work as required based on business priorities
Read and comply with the company Health & Safety Policy; taking reasonable care for the Health &
Safety of themselves and others; co-operate with managers and other employees in fulfilling our objectives and statutory duties.

Key competencies
Customer Service Skills: Be polite, conscientious. Engage with a can-do attitude
Effective Communication: Clear, concise. Be mindful of your audience
Building Relationships: Be honest, approachable, positive and helpful
Organisational Skills: Use IT systems effectively to organise workload, adhere to SLAs
External Representation: Be smart, presentable and professional at all time
IT Skills: Good understanding of MS packages including Excel
Processes: Develop an understanding of all internal processes required to carry out role
Reporting: Provide reports at the relevant level of detail in an accurate and timely fashion
Analytical Skills: Demonstrate an aptitude for recognising patterns and inconsistencies relating to billing and consumption data
Attention to Detail: Maintaining a high level of accuracy in regard to email, files, reports and internal systems
Teamwork: Making yourself available to support wider team where appropriate

The general administration duties within this role may also include:
Taking phone calls
Sending and receiving e-mails
Filing
Photocopying
Data input
Any other general admin duties and ad-hoc duties as defined by management.

Training Provided:
BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Business Administration, QCF
(Functional Skills, Level 2 – Maths, English – if not already achieved)
Employer Rights and Responsibilities
Personal Learning and Thinking Skills
Apprentice Engineering Operative

Engineering

Seaways Services Uk Ltd

Burnley

Vacancy ref

0022B

Description
The vacancy is an opportunity for someone who is interested in pursuing a career in Engineering. The vacancy is based in Burnley.
Engineering Operatives are predominantly involved in engineering operations which are key to the success of the Manufacturing and Engineering sector allowing employers to grow their business while developing a work force with the relevant skills and knowledge to enhance the sustain the sector.

The role covers a wide range of common and job specific skills sets that can be transferred across the manufacturing engineering industry sectors during the course of their careers.
Dependent on the sector that they are employed in there may be subtle differences in terms of composition and application of the job role specific skills and knowledge they will require, however the core skills and knowledge will be the same regardless of the sector/area they work in.

Skills:
Shape the materials using the appropriate methods and techniques
Join the materials using the appropriate methods and techniques
Produce components which meet the specification requirements
Carryout quality checks during and after the fabrication activities
Option 5: Engineering Operatives working within a materials, processing or finishing role will have:

Knowledge of:
Specific machinery, equipment and tooling required for the materials, processing or finishing operation
Different materials, processing or finishing techniques
Specific quality specifications for materials, processing or finishing operations

Working hours will be Tuesday - Thursday 6.00AM - 18.00PM. 4 hours will be required to work on either a Monday or Friday.
Apprentice wage will be £4.50 - £6.00 per hour (negotiable)

Training Delivery
If successful, the apprentice will be based at their employer working the hours agreed in their contract.
The apprentice will need to attend Training 2000 to complete the relevant skill units that have been agreed by Training 2000 and the employer, this will consist of the apprentice completing 6 blocks of skill specific Engineering training lasting 4 weeks each.
As well as this they will also begin their Further Education course, BTEC Diploma and classroom based learning.

Training Provided:

Level 2 BTEC Extended Diploma

Functional Skills, Level 2 in Mathematics, English, ICT, working with others and improving your own learning. Functional Skills requirements is subject to the successful applicants GCSE results. Grade A-C and within 5 years old means the apprentice will be relaxed from completing functional skills. Certification evidence will need to be provided.

Employer Rights & Responsibilities

If successful, the apprentice will be based at their employer working the hours agreed in their contract. The apprentice will need to attend Training 2000 to complete the relevant skill units that have been agreed by Training 2000 and the employer, this will consist of the apprentice completing 6 blocks of skill specific Engineering training lasting 4 weeks each. As well as this they will also begin their Further Education course, BTEC Diploma and classroom based learning.
Apprentice Welder Fabricator

Engineering

Seward Precision Fabrications Ltd

Burnley

Vacancy ref

0022F

Description
This Vacancy is for an Apprentice Welder Fabricator based in Burnley.
The successful applicant will take on valuable work experience within the Sheet Metal Industry whilst gaining a level 3 advanced apprenticeship qualification.

The broad purpose of the occupation is to carry out metal fabrication work using things such as rolled steel joists, columns, channels, steel plate and metal sheet etc. Fabricators use a large range of metals including steel, aluminium and titanium at a range of thicknesses from 0.5mm up to over 20mm.

This position offers to teach the successful applicant training to weld with MIG and TIG to a very high standard on thin gauge materials such as Mild Steel, Stainless Steel and Aluminium . Along with the welding they will also learn how to fabricate these materials to make a wide range of products from Electrical cabinets to Ultrasonic Wash Tanks using Press Brake Machines, Band Saws and many different small power tools whilst learning to read and work from engineering drawings.

Training Provided:
Extended Diploma in Fabrication & Welding NVQ L3
Diploma in Engineering L3
Functional skills in English, Maths and ICT (if not already achieved)
Mechatronics Maintenance Technician Apprentice

Engineering

Steel Dynamics

Blackburn

Vacancy ref

0022G

Description
This vacancy is for an Apprentice Maintenance Engineer (Mechatronics) based in Blackburn.
The successful applicant will have the opportunity to undertake valuable work experience whilst gaining on the job qualifications.

The vacancy is an opportunity for someone who is interested in pursuing a career in Engineering.

Duties will include:-
This is very much a hands-on role learning “on the job”
Primary plant and equipment are Bystronic Waterjets and Lasers, supplemented by other waterjets, brake presses, hi definition plasmas, and polishing equipment
Training will also be given on all ancillary equipment and general building repair
Training will be given by the OEM and maintenance manager
Assist in the translation of OEM manuals to daily, weekly and monthly checklist
Assist in the continued development of the preventative maintenance programme
Training will also be give on H&S in particular PUWER regulations
Assist on H&S audits of plant and equipment recommending and improvements
Involvement in the delivery, installation, and commissioning of new plant and equipment

Training Provided:
L2 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing (Foundation Competence)
L3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Competencies) Mechatronics Maintenance Technician.
L3 Diploma or Extended Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Knowledge)


If successful, the apprentice will be based at their employer working the hours agreed in their contract. The apprentice will need to attend Training 2000 to complete the relevant skill units that have been agreed by Training 2000 and the employer, this will consist of the apprentice completing 6 blocks of skill specific Engineering training lasting 4 weeks each. As well as this they will also begin their Further Education course, BTEC Diploma and classroom based learning.
Lean Manufacturing Operative

Engineering

Seaways Services Uk Ltd

Burnley

Vacancy ref

0022H

Description
This vacancy is for an Lean Manufacturing Operative based in Blackburn.
The vacancy is an opportunity for someone who is interested in pursuing a career in Manufacturing.
Lean Manufacturing Operative will be expected to carry out their work safely and meet the exacting quality standards demanded in a fast paced and efficient processing environment and develop into a multi-skilled operator through process ownership.

A lean manufacturing operative can be required to carry out manufacturing activities on multiple products with different specifications consecutively.

They will be required to prepare, control, contribute to and complete manufacturing operations, and follow manufacturing processes and standard operating procedures whilst adhering to specific safeworking policies & procedures.
A Lean Manufacturing Operative will be responsible for maintaining Health and Safety requirements at all times.

They will be required to contribute, develop and support improvement in the manufacturing operation using continuous improvement methods.

They will be responsible for carrying out quality checks throughout the manufacturing operations to ensure quality is built in and that any defects or concerns are highlighted and dealt with in line with relevant qualityStandards

Working hours will be Monday – Friday 8.00am- 16.00pm.

Training Delivery if successful, the apprentice will be based at their employer working the hours agreed in their contract. The apprentice will need to attend Training 2000 to complete the relevant skill units that have been agreed by Training 2000 and the employer, this will consist of the apprentice completing 6 blocks of skill specific Manufacturing training lasting 4 weeks each. As well as this they will also begin their Further Education course, BTEC Diploma and classroom based learning.

Training Provided:
Level 2 BTEC Extended Diploma

Functional Skills, Level 2 in Mathematics, English, ICT, working with others and improving your own learning. Functional Skills requirements is subject to the successful applicants GCSE results. Grade A-C and within 5 years old means the apprentice will be relaxed from completing functional skills. Certification evidence will need to be provided.

Employer Rights & Responsibilities

If successful, the apprentice will be based at their employer working the hours agreed in their contract. The apprentice will need to attend Training 2000 to complete the relevant skill units that have been agreed by Training 2000 and the employer, this will consist of the apprentice completing 6 blocks of skill specific Manufacturing training lasting 4 weeks each. As well as this they will also begin their Further Education course, BTEC Diploma and classroom based learning.
Apprentice Business Administrator

Business Admin

Breck Homes Limited

Blackpool

Vacancy ref

0022I

Description
We have an exciting new opportunity for an Apprentice Administrator to join our expanding team in Blackpool. The role will involve assisting the Office staff with the coordination, implementation and maintaining of all office procedures, with clerical and administrative support to ensure the smooth-running of the office.

Responsibilities
Using a variety of software packages, such as Microsoft Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel, etc., to Input Key data, produce correspondence and documents, maintain records, spread sheets and databases.
Coordinate office activities and operations to secure efficiency and compliance to company policies.
Assist colleagues whenever necessary to ensure smooth running of office admin procedures & office systems.
Operating a range of office machines such as photocopiers and computers.
Manage phone calls and correspondence (e-mail, letters, packages etc.)
Providing an efficient customer services, dealing with queries on the phone, by email and greeting visitors at reception where required.
Dealing with queries from residents & following through to a satisfactory conclusion.
Assisting with logging and pairing up of orders, invoices, maintaining records, filing & archiving.
Keeping all activity logged and up to date in an accurate manner.
Preparing and processing Client/Resident letters & mail shots.
Provide information to your line manager in a timely manner when requested.
Organizing and storing paperwork, documents, and computer-based information; photocopying and printing various documents.

Requirements
Grades A-C (or equivalent) in GCSE Maths and English.
Good communication
Customer service focused.
Positive attitude to work
Attention to detail.
Keen to learn.

Training Provided:
BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Business Administration, QCF
(Functional Skills, Level 2 – Maths, English – if not already achieved)
Employer Rights and Responsibilities
Personal Learning and Thinking Skills
CNC Manufacturing Apprenticeship

Engineering

Pneumatrol Ltd

Accrington

Vacancy ref

0022N

Description
This vacancy is for a CNC Manufacturing Apprenticeship based in Oswaldtwistle, Lancashire.
The successful applicant will have the opportunity to undertake valuable work experience whilst gaining on the job qualifications.

This rewarding career requires a broad skill set —math, mechanical design, interpreting technical drawings and programs, eye for detail — to properly transform a metal casting into a valuable working machined part. It’s a unique fusion of digital and physical, brains and hands-on work.
CNC Machinists work with computer numerical controlled machine (CNC) heavy machinery from setup to operation to produce parts and tools from metal, plastic and other materials. Computer numerical controlled equipment is precision machinery that cuts, grinds, or drills into material. CNC machinists make adjustments to the machine to control speed, material feed and path of the cut, as well as make sure the machines are set up properly, working well and producing a quality product. They review the finished product to make sure it is defect free and ready for the next step in production.
Machinists in the Advanced Manufacturing Engineering sector are predominantly involved in highly skilled complex and precision work. They machine components from specialist materials using conventional and/or CNC machine tools.
The range of tools and equipment you may use as part of your daily tasks may include:
Centre Lathes
Vertical and Horizontal Milling Machines
Horizontal and Cylindrical Grinding Machines
Single and Multi-Axis CNC Machines

Training Provided:
L2 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing (Foundation Competence)
L2 Diploma in Machining (Foundation Knowledge)
L3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Competencies) Machining
L3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Knowledge)
CAD Engineer Apprentice

Engineering

Steel Dynamics

Blackburn

Vacancy ref

0022S

Description
This vacancy is for a CAD Apprentice based in Blackburn, Lancashire.
The successful applicant will have the opportunity to undertake valuable work experience whilst gaining on the job qualifications.

The vacancy is an opportunity for someone who is interested in pursuing a career in Engineering.
If successful, the apprentice will be based at their employer working the hours agreed in their contract.

Duties will include:-
To support the sales team by generating costings for material and cutting time with the emphasis on reducing costs for our customers
Training and development given on specific software including Sigma Nest and Sigma MRP
Use CAD system to develop and draw customer specific requirements by PDF, DXF, DWG files
Liaise with customers by email and telephone to update them on current order status
Training given on different grades of material and specifications.
Training given on different cutting methods used to cut materials such as Laser, Waterjet and Plasma

If successful, the apprentice will be based at their employer working the hours agreed in their contract. The apprentice will need to attend Training 2000 to complete the relevant skill units that have been agreed by Training 2000 and the employer, this will consist of the apprentice completing 6 blocks of skill specific Engineering training lasting 4 weeks each. As well as this they will also begin their Further Education course, BTEC Diploma and classroom based learning.

Training Provided:
BTEC Diploma Level 2 Extended

Functional Skills, Level 2 in Mathematics, English, ICT, working with others and improving your own learning. Functional Skills requirements is subject to the successful applicants GCSE results. Grade A-C and within 5 years old means the apprentice will be relaxed from completing functional skills. Certification evidence will need to be provided.

Employer Rights & Responsibilities

SEMTA Apprenticeship in Engineering Framework (Once all elements are completed and learners portfolio has passed Internal Verification)
CNC Machinist Apprentice

Engineering

Addison Engineering (Hillhouse) Company

Thornton Cleveleys

Vacancy ref

0022T

Description
This vacancy is for an CNC Machinist Apprenctice based in Thornton-Cleveleys.
The successful applicant will have the opportunity to undertake valuable work experience whilst gaining on the job qualifications.

CNC Machinists work with computer numerical controlled machine (CNC) heavy machinery from setup to operation to produce parts and tools from metal, plastic and other materials. Computer numerical controlled equipment is precision machinery that cuts, grinds, or drills into material.
CNC machinists make adjustments to the machine to control speed, material feed and path of the cut, as well as make sure the machines are set up properly, working well and producing a quality product. They review the finished product to make sure it is defect free and ready for the next step in production.
Machinists in the Advanced Manufacturing Engineering sector are predominantly involved in highly skilled complex and precision work.
They machine components from specialist materials using conventional and/or CNC machine tools.

The range of tools and equipment you may use as part of your daily tasks may include:
Centre Lathes
Vertical and Horizontal Milling Machines
Horizontal and Cylindrical Grinding Machines
Single and Multi-Axis CNC Machines
To do carving profiles for ionic capitals and architectural corbels using small router cutters, like a 45-degree tool, 16mm radius and a 3mm radius for finer detailing which can produce amazingly detailed finishes
Setting cutter depths
Running programs The Role
Clear-cut progression to becoming a fully-qualified CNC Maintenance Engineer.
Full training as well as recognised, specialist courses and qualifications.
Working within first-class facilities on cutting-edge machine tools

Training Provided:
L2 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing (Foundation Competence)
L2 Diploma in Machining (Foundation Knowledge)
L3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Competencies) Machining
L3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Knowledge)
AAT Apprentice Level 3

Accountancy

Addison Engineering (Hillhouse) Company

Thornton Cleveleys

Vacancy ref

0022U

Description
This vacancy is for an AAT Apprentice Level 3 based in Thornton-Cleveleys.
The successful applicant will have the opportunity to undertake valuable work experience whilst gaining on the job qualifications.

Responsibilities and duties will include:
You may cover a range of roles including gathering, checking and analysing financial information

Wherever you work, your responsibilities will include:
Assisting in the preparation of accounts Dealing with basic book keeping Processing invoices Recording receipts and payments
Preparing and checking ledger balances and other monthly and yearly accounts
Completing and submitting tax returns, VAT returns and National Insurance contributions
Handling company expenses and payroll systems that pay wages and salaries
Using computerised accounting systems With experience, you might take on more complex tasks, such as: Preparing financial reports
Helping qualified accountants with accounts inspections (audits)

Training Provided:
AAT Advanced Diploma in Accounting L3 which contains:
Advanced bookkeeping
Final accounts preparation
Management accounting: costing
Indirect tax
If needed, three L2 modules will be included.
These are:
Bookkeeping controls
Bookkeeping transactions
Using accounting software (Sage 50)
Apprentice Optical Assistant

Optical

Washington Specsavers Limited

Washington

Vacancy ref

0022V

Description
This vacancy is for an Apprentice Optical Assistant based in Washington, Tyne-And-Wear.
The successful applicant will have the opportunity to undertake valuable work experience whilst gaining on the job qualifications.

The duties within this role include:
Greeting customers in a professional and friendly manner as they enter the practice.
Interpreting and understanding a clinically issued prescription, its effects on the eye, and the customer’s vision.
Helping customer’s select spectacle frame(s) that are suitable in terms of comfort, looks good and fits lifestyle requirements.
Be able to explain the features and benefits of particular frames, using non-technical customer friendly language
Measuring the frames and ensure they are a suitable size for a customer and can accommodate their lenses.
Making adjustments to customers spectacle frames using the correct tools to ensure stability and comfort
Basic frame repairs
Have a good knowledge of Ophthalmic lenses, tints and coatings to be able to meet visual / lifestyle requirements
Ordering prescription glasses and contact lenses in for the customer
Correct completion of NHS paperwork and written records in-line with company procedures.
Making follow up appointments for customers
Use a focimetre to find the prescription from spectacles.
Communicate contact lenses suitability, features and benefits
Carrying out pre-screening tests such as retinal imaging and pressure and visual field testing
Explaining offers and products to customers
Taking payments from customers.

Training Provided:
Level 2 Optical Assistant Apprenticeship Functional Skills Level 1 in Functional skills Maths and Literacy, can be obtained on the course (if required) Enhancement / challenge - how to develop ourselves Equality and diversity - treating others equally, respect / accept others from different backgrounds British values - democracy, rule of law, respect and tolerance, individual liberty Prevent - safeguarding individuals from being drawn into terrorism Digital skills - keeping up with technology and effective use
Apprentice Metal Fabricator

Engineering

Monks Contractors Limited

Blackburn

Vacancy ref

0022Y

Description
This vacancy is for an Apprentice Metal Fabricator (Fabrication & Welding) based in Mellorbrook, Blackburn.

As an apprentice in Fabrication and Welding you will work at Monks Contractors where you will develop the knowledge and practical skills to become a skilled Fabricator or Welder by working alongside a team of highly skilled technicians.

Responsibilities/Activities
Working alongside experienced welders / fitters to understand the various skills involved in welding /fabricating and be able to perform activities independently, but with close supervision
A focus of the apprenticeship training would be specialised on fabrication and welding skills and activities. However, training on hydraulics, electrical work and vehicle mechanics would also be provided. During the apprenticeship it would be expected that there should be a good understanding of these skills and the ability to work independently, under supervision, using these skills
To understand legal compliance regarding HGVs and HGV testing
To understand and adhere to all health and safety rules regarding all aspects of the workshop
To be trained to complete all workshop documentation in an accurate and timely manner
Attendance of industry recognized apprenticeship training program
Carry out such duties as maybe required from time to time at the request of line management & which are deemed to be within your capabilities

Whilst the above outlines the main duties of the post, the list is not exhaustive and duties may need to change slightly in light of future developments or as directed by management and business needs
The successful applicant will have the opportunity to undertake valuable work experience whilst gaining on the job qualifications.

The broad purpose of the occupation is to carry out metal fabrication work using things such as rolled steel joists, columns, channels, steel plate and metal sheet etc. Fabricators use a large range of metals including steel, aluminium and titanium at a range of thicknesses from 0.5mm up to over 20mm.

The successful candidate will train and become competent at welding, components and castings, learning to weld both MIG & TIG to a very high standard.

You will also be trained to learn:
Basic engineering drawing,
Measuring and marking out,
Knowledge of engineering materials
Handling of engineering information.

Additional skills covered may include:
Fitting using hand skills,
Producing sheet metal components and assemblies using a range of welding techniques and principles.

Your job role will consist of different tasks such as
Welding components
Welding Castings
MIG and TIG

Training Provided:
Extended Diploma in Fabrication & Welding NVQ L3
Diploma in Engineering L3
Functional skills in English, Maths and ICT (if not already achieved)
Apprentice Metal Fabricator (Fabrication & Welding)

Engineering

Rishton Welding & Engineering Co

Blackburn

Vacancy ref

00230

Description
This vacancy is for an Apprentice Metal Fabricator (Fabrication & Welding) based in Great Harwood, Lancashire.
The successful applicant will have the opportunity to undertake valuable work experience whilst gaining on the job qualifications.

The broad purpose of the occupation is to carry out metal fabrication work using things such as rolled steel joists, columns, channels, steel plate and metal sheet etc. Fabricators use a large range of metals including steel, aluminium and titanium at a range of thicknesses from 0.5mm up to over 20mm.

The successful candidate will train and become competent at welding, components and castings, learning to weld both MIG & TIG to a very high standard.

You will also be trained to learn:
Basic engineering drawing,
Measuring and marking out,
Knowledge of engineering materials
Handling of engineering information.

Additional skills covered may include:
Fitting using hand skills,
Producing sheet metal components and assemblies using a range of welding techniques and principles.

Your job role will consist of different tasks such as
Welding components
Welding Castings
MIG and TIG

Training Provided:
Extended Diploma in Fabrication & Welding NVQ L3
Diploma in Engineering L3
Functional skills in English, Maths and ICT (if not already achieved)
Parts Advisor

Business Admin

Cherry Tree Machines Ltd

Blackburn

Vacancy ref

00233

Description
This vacancy is for a Parts Advisor based in Blackburn, Lancashire.
The successful applicant will have the opportunity to undertake valuable work experience whilst gaining on the job qualifications.

Duties to include:
Business admin
Parts adviser

We are looking for someone to:
Control the secure issue of stores to customers and ensure the accurate recording of issued items
Handle customers' enquires swiftly, courteously and efficiently
Ensure the parts storage area is kept clean and tidy and safe to work in
Maintain stock, ensuring that quantities match and damages are recorded accurately.
Writing invoices
Dealing with customers’ accounts
Packing parts
Always observe all health and safety regulations and COSHH regulations.?

Training Provided:
BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Business Administration, QCF
(Functional Skills, Level 2 – Maths, English – if not already achieved)
Employer Rights and Responsibilities
Personal Learning and Thinking Skills
Apprentice Customer Service Administrator

Customer Service

Cummins Mellor Recruitment

Blackburn

Vacancy ref

00234

Description
This vacancy is for a Customer Service Apprentice based in Blackburn, Lancashire.
The successful applicant will have the opportunity to undertake valuable work experience whilst gaining on the job qualifications.

As a Customer Service Apprentice, your duties will include:
Provide excellent customer service to both internal and external customers
Communicate with customers by phone and e-mail.
Data input and any other general admin and ad-hoc duties as defined by management.

Training Provided:

BTEC Diploma in Customer Service L2 (embedded in the BTEC in Business Administration)

Employer Rights and Responsibilities.

Functional Skills Mathematics and English – up to L2

Personal Learning and Thinking Skills.
Apprentice Optical Assistant

Optical

Clayton Optometric Services Ltd (Widnes)

Widnes

Vacancy ref

00236

Description
This vacancy is for an Optical Assistant Apprentice based in Widnes, with Clayton Optometric Services Ltd a Boots Opticians Franchise.
The successful applicant will have the opportunity to undertake valuable work experience whilst gaining on the job qualifications.

The duties within this role include:
Greeting customers in a professional and friendly manner as they enter the practice.
Interpreting and understanding a clinically issued prescription, its effects on the eye, and the customer’s vision.
Helping customer’s select spectacle frame(s) that are suitable in terms of comfort, looks good and fits lifestyle requirements.
Be able to explain the features and benefits of particular frames, using non-technical customer friendly language
Measuring the frames and ensure they are a suitable size for a customer and can accommodate their lenses.
Making adjustments to customers spectacle frames using the correct tools to ensure stability and comfort
Basic frame repairs
Have a good knowledge of Ophthalmic lenses, tints and coatings to be able to meet visual / lifestyle requirements
Ordering prescription glasses and contact lenses in for the customer
Correct completion of NHS paperwork and written records in-line with company procedures.
Making follow up appointments for customers
Use a focimetre to find the prescription from spectacles.
Communicate contact lenses suitability, features and benefits
Carrying out pre-screening tests such as retinal imaging and pressure and visual field testing
Explaining offers and products to customers
Taking payments from customers.

Training Provided:
Level 2 Optical Assistant Apprenticeship
Functional Skills Level 1 in Functional skills Maths and Literacy, can be obtained on the course (if required)
Enhancement / challenge – how to develop ourselves
Equality and diversity – treating others equally, respect / accept others from different backgrounds
British values – democracy, rule of law, respect and tolerance, individual liberty
Prevent – safeguarding individuals from being drawn into terrorism
Digital skills – keeping up with technology and effective use
Office Administrator

Business Admin

Thomson FM

Rawtenstall

Vacancy ref

00238

Description
This vacancy is for an Office Administrator based in Rawtenstall, Lancashire.
The successful applicant will have the opportunity to undertake valuable work experience whilst gaining on the job qualifications.

Role and Responsibilities
Helping with the smooth running of the office
Providing reception duties, including greeting office visitors and organising refreshments
Answering calls in a polite and professional manner, screening the calls and taking detailed, accurate messages where necessary
Undertaking stationery inventories to ensure all stock, printer consumables and sundries are up to date and ordering more when necessary
Managing and distributing all incoming and outgoing post and couriers, efficiently and effectively
Photocopying and filing all company documents
Assisting the office manager with regular health and safety checks
Ad-hoc secretarial duties, including running personal errands and booking lunches
Support the Projects Co-Ordinator, when required, in coordinating projects, providing administrative support and data entry support
To establish and maintain positive relationships with colleagues, visitors, clients and other individuals visiting or working on Company premises
Keeping the office and in particular, kitchen, facilities clean and organised
Arranging for office waste and recycling disposal
Archiving of documents, prior to their waste disposal

Training Provided:
BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Business Administration, QCF
(Functional Skills, Level 2 – Maths, English – if not already achieved)
Employer Rights and Responsibilities
Personal Learning and Thinking Skills
Apprentice Fire, Emergency & Security Systems Technician

Engineering

I Security Limited

Bolton

Vacancy ref

0023B

Description
This vacancy is for an Apprentice Fire, Emergency & Security Systems Technician based in Horwich, Bolton.
The successful applicant will have the opportunity to undertake valuable work experience whilst gaining on the job qualifications.

Fire, Emergency and Security Systems Technician design, install, commission and maintain electronic systems in and outside simple and complex premises to protect individuals, homes and properties from risk and danger. Systems include fire, security and emergency systems to detect intrusion, provide surveillance, monitor and control access to buildings, properties and sites or to detect fire and emergencies.

The main responsibilities include:
Installing and maintaining various intruder, CCTV and Fire alarm systems.
Demonstrate systems for customers, and explain details such as the causes and consequences of false alarms.
Installing Commission/ Handover of CCTV, Intruder Alarms and Fire Alarm Systems
Ensure the health, safety and welfare of themselves and their team in accordance with the company's policy.
Advising customers on security issues, equipment use both face-to-face and over the phone.
Providing technical support.

Training Provided:
Training to meet skills and behavioural requirement of this Level 3 standard
Recruitment Consultant

Business Admin

Paragon Meed Limited

Bury

Vacancy ref

0023F

Description
This vacancy is for a Trainee Account Manager based in Bury, Lancashire.
The successful applicant will have the opportunity to undertake valuable work experience whilst gaining on the job qualifications.
This role is to join the Operational team, supplying labour to approx. 50 local businesses in the logistics/production/manufacturing sectors.
This role will involves talking to candidates and clients, both on the phone and face to face.
Training will be provided on advertising, screening and registering candidates in line with company standards.
The suitable candidates will be offered temporary assignments with our customers.
There will be a strong element of administering data for wages completion, including data inputting candidate details on to our IT platform, planning workers against the correct role/pay rate and creating/sending timesheets to our customers to gain accurate values.
As this role involves travelling around the local area, access to a vehicle is essential.

Key Duties
Visiting customer premises to understand their requirements
Advertising roles using internet job boards
Answering incoming calls from candidates and workers
Screening candidates against our live requirements
Booking candidates on to start dates with our customers
Meeting new starters at customers premises on Day 1 of assignment
Accurate transacting of timesheet and wages information

The general administration duties within this role may also include:
Taking phone calls
Sending and receiving e-mails
Filing
Photocopying
Data input
Any other general admin duties and ad-hoc duties as defined by management.

Training Provided:
BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Business Administration, QCF
(Functional Skills, Level 2 – Maths, English – if not already achieved)
Employer Rights and Responsibilities
Personal Learning and Thinking Skills
Vehicle Damage Panel Technician Apprentice

Automotive

D Walton Ltd

Manchester

Vacancy ref

0023G

Description
This vacancy is for a Vehicle Damage Panel Technician Apprentice based in Manchester.
The successful applicant will have the opportunity to undertake valuable work experience whilst gaining on the job qualifications.

The Vehicle Damage Panel Technician Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard is suitable for technicians looking to specialise in accident repair.Learn to remove, repair and replace vehicle body panels and components of the vehicle safely and efficiently, using a variety of body repair panel tools, equipment and devices.Designed with different learning styles in mind, ensures apprentices are fully engaged and prepared for their End-Point Assessment (EPA).

A Vehicle Damage Panel Technician works within the collision repair workshop, demonstrating expert working knowledge in relation to the removal, repair and replacement of vehicle body panels to vehicle manufacturer specification.The vehicles can include cars and light commercial vehicles.Technicians will use their skills to correctly identify the different body panel types and have the ability to use the correct repair tools to carry out the work to the highest possible standard.

Training Provided:
Work based training and mentoring. Off-site theory and practical training on a day release basis.
Vehicle Damage Mechanical, Electrical & Trim (MET) Technician Apprenticeship

Automotive

D Walton Ltd

Manchester

Vacancy ref

0023H

Description
This vacancy is for a Vehicle Damage Mechanical, Electrical & Trim (MET) Technician Apprentice based in Manchester.
The successful applicant will have the opportunity to undertake valuable work experience whilst gaining on the job qualifications.

The general duties within this role may include:
Assisting in Identifying damaged mechanical and electrical components on damaged cars and light commercial vehicles. Remove and refit or replace these damaged components before and after body repair work is carried out. Typically this work is carried out on accident damaged vehicles

Training Provided:
VCQ Level 3 in Vehicle Maintenance and repair
VRQ Technical Certificate, Level 3 Diploma in Vehicle Maintenance and Repair.
Key Skills, Functional Skills
Level 1-ICT
Level 2-Application of Number and Communication.
Trainee Dental Nurse

Dental

Standish Street Dental Ltd

Burnley

Vacancy ref

0023N

Description
This vacancy is for an Apprentice Dental Nurse based in Burnley, Lancashire
The successful applicant will have the opportunity to undertake valuable work experience whilst gaining on the job training and qualifications.

Duties within this role include:
Assist the Dentist during all clinical procedures in the surgery which will include fillings, root canal treatment, bridge crown and denture preparation and extractions
Assisting with the preparation of the patient and equipment during the taking of x-rays and processing and storing the digital images
Record and store notes, charting, medical history, and radiographs on the computer system
Assist the Hygienist with clinical procedures such as scale and polishes and oral health promotion plus charting and periodontal assessments
Disposing of all waste correctly, including clinical, sharps, specialist, amalgam and normal domestic
Carry out and be responsible for all Health and Safety and Cross Infection policies and procedures within the dental surgery
Reception duties which include answering the telephone, greeting patients, making appointments, and recording information on the dental software system

Training Provided:
Level 3 Diploma in Dental Nursing
Functional Skills Level 2 in Maths and English
Safeguarding
First Aid
Preparation for the end point assessment
Apprentice Technical Support Technician

Engineering

Seward Precision Fabrications Ltd

Burnley

Vacancy ref

0023S

Description
This vacancy is for an Apprentice Technical Support Technician based in Burnely .
The successful applicant will have the opportunity to undertake valuable work experience whilst gaining on the job qualifications.

Technical Support Technicians work as part of a team to provide technical support and expertise for all areas of the Engineering and Manufacturing function. The key aspect to this role is to ensure products are produced to the required specification and/or systems remain operational within their designated field.

Duties
will include (but not be exclusive to):


Day to
day coordination of field service activities


Preparation
of documentation that contains all relevant and necessary data and information
required for the technical activity being carried out


Provide
technical advice and guidance to others


Contribute to the business by identifying possible opportunities for
improving working practices, processes and/or procedures.



Training Provided:
Level 2 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Foundation Competence).
Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Competence) – Toolmaker, Tool & Die Maintenence.
Level 3 Diploma or extended Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Knowledge).
Functional skills in English, Maths and ICT (if not already achieved).
Customer Service & Sales Coordinator

Customer Service

Easy-Trim Roofing And Construction Products Ltd

Altham

Vacancy ref

00240

Description
This vacancy is for a Customer Service & Sales Coordinator based in Altham, Lancashire.
The successful applicant will have the opportunity to undertake valuable work experience whilst gaining on the job qualifications.

First point of contact for all customers (internal and external) with technical queries.
To have a dynamic and professional approach with a passion for providing the highest standards of customer support.
To maintain and enhance customer relationships and meet operational objectives.

Key Duties
Strive to achieve performance standards for timeliness and accuracy of orders and invoicing.
Process all incoming sales orders from customers and sales representatives accurately and efficiently.
Review back-order data to determine customer service outputs.
To be able to prioritise your own workload and work under your own initiative.
Follow the returns process through to refund or exchange.
Daily contact with customers, resolving issues and handling escalated queries.
Supporting the delivery process and liaising between logistics, sales and warehouse departments.
Liaise with couriers and be committed to excellence in all client relationships.
Adaptable to change and willing to embrace new ideas and processes.
Able to work in a fast-paced varied environment and be able to work under pressure.
Assist with technical queries and provide data/cosh sheets were required.

Training Provided:

BTEC Diploma in Customer Service L2 (embedded in the BTEC in Business Administration)

Employer Rights and Responsibilities.

Functional Skills Mathematics and English – up to L2

Personal Learning and Thinking Skills.
CNC Machining Apprentice

Engineering

Alan Dick Engineering Ltd

Morecambe

Vacancy ref

00242

Description
This
vacancy is for an Apprentice Machinistbased in Morecombe.


The
successful applicant will have the opportunity to undertake valuable work
experience whilst gaining on the job qualifications.



Machinists
in the Advanced Manufacturing Engineering sector are predominantly involved in
highly skilled complex and precision work.
They machine components from specialist materials using conventional
and/or CNC machine tools.



Setting up and programming using Heidenhain, Protrak and Bridgeport controls.

Machining small and medium sized fabrications using various 3 axis machines
Working to engineering drawings
Problem solving
Dressing and finishing
Marking and identifying materials
Checking that finished products comply with specifications

Training Provided:
L2 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing (Foundation Competence)
L2 Diploma in Machining (Foundation Knowledge)
L3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Competencies) Machining
L3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Knowledge)
Apprentice Assistant Accountant

Accountancy

Stuart Frazer Ltd

Rossendale

Vacancy ref

00244

Description
This vacancy is for an Apprentice Assistant Accountant based in Haslingden, Lancashire.
The successful applicant will have the opportunity to undertake valuable work experience whilst gaining on the job qualifications.

ACCOUNTS APPRENTICE

JOB SPECIFICATION
PRINTING INVOICES RECEIVED VIA EMAIL - DAILY
FILING DELIVERY NOTES - DAILY
MATCHING DEL NOTES AND ORDERS TO INVOICES - DAILY
IMPUTTING SHOPS PETTY CASH ON EXCEL – MONTLY
CHECKING MILEAGE CLAIM FORMS – MONTHLY
KEYING TIMESHEETS ONTO SAGE PROJECTS – MONTHLY
TYPING SALES INVOICES
ASSISTING IN VARIOUS ANALYTICAL WORK FOR FINANCE MANAGER
GATHERING INFORMATION FOR QUARTER END ACCOUNTS
GENERAL OFFICE HOUSEKEEPING DUTIES INCLUDING:-
FILLING BUSINESS MACHINES WITH PAPER - DAILY
MAINTANING A TIDY STOCK CUPBOARD/REQUESTING ORDERS FOR ANY LOW STOCK - MONTHLYDISTRIBUTING FAXES/PRINTS TO RELEVENT PERSON – DAILY

HOURS OF WORK - MON-THUR 8.30-4.30 FRIDAY 8.30-2.30 30MINS UNPAID LUNCHBREAK

PLACE OF WORK -
UNIT 11 THREE POINT BUSINESS PARK,
CHARLES LANE
HASLINGDEN,
BB45EH
5-10 MINUTE WALK FROM BUS STOP IN HASLINGDEN

Training Provided:
AAT Advanced Diploma in Accounting L3 which contains:
Advanced bookkeeping
Final accounts preparation
Management accounting: costing
Indirect tax
If needed, three L2 modules will be included. These are:
Bookkeeping controls
Bookkeeping transactions
Using accounting software (Sage 50)
Apprentice Electrical/Electronic Engineer

Engineering

SACO - Specialist Anodising Co Ltd

Burnley

Vacancy ref

00248

Description
This vacancy is for an Apprentice Electrical/Electronic Engineer based in Burnely.
The successful applicant will have the opportunity to undertake valuable work experience whilst gaining on the job qualifications.

Electrical engineers typically do the following:
Design new ways to use electrical power to develop or improve products.
Do detailed calculations to develop manufacturing, construction, and installation standards and specifications.
Direct manufacturing, installing, and testing of electrical equipment to ensure that products meet specifications and codes.
Investigate complaints from customers or the public, evaluate problems, and recommend solutions.
Work with project managers on production efforts to ensure that projects are completed satisfactorily, on time, and within budgetElectronics engineers typically do the following:
Design electronic components, software, products, or systems for commercial, industrial, medical, military, or scientific applications
Analyze customer needs and determine electrical system requirements, capacity, and cost to develop a system plan
Develop maintenance and testing procedures for electronic components and equipment
Evaluate systems and recommend design modifications or equipment repair
Inspect electronic equipment, instruments, and systems to make sure they meet safety standards and applicable regulations
Plan and develop applications and modifications for electronic properties used in parts and systems to improve technical performance.

Training Provided:
Extended Diploma in Electrical and Electronic Engineering NVQ L3
Diploma in Engineering L3
Functional Skills in English, Mathematics and ICT at L2
Apprentice Assistant Accountant

Accountancy

Stolle European Manufacturing Solutions Limited

Accrington

Vacancy ref

00249

Description
This vacancy is for an Apprentice Assistant Accountant based in Altham, Lancashire.
The successful applicant will have the opportunity to undertake valuable work experience whilst gaining on the job qualifications.

The general accounting duties within this role may include:
Responsible for all cash sheet balancing including cash and card payments taken for all treatments as well as account payments. Managing petty cash as well as PDQ payments, troubleshooting any discrepancies.
Managing discrepancies and liaising with Front of House to train them in the correct protocol. Check cashing up on previous days to ensure all are balanced.
Bought Ledger - processing
All invoices, expenses and credit notes into Kashflow software, ensure they are authorised, on the daily basis.
Investigating and managing any invoice discrepancies.
Working on projects - working on assigned projects during frog time.
Payments to suppliers – together with business director, processing payments for due invoices.
Maintain files and documentation thoroughly and accurately.
Processing employee’s expenses collecting and processing daily clinic employee’s expenses.

Duties may also include:
Data entry
Month end management accounts
Bookkeeping
Final accounts preparation
Yearend financial statements
VAT returns

Training Provided:
AAT Advanced Diploma in Accounting L3 which contains:
Advanced bookkeeping
Final accounts preparation
Management accounting: costing
Indirect tax
If needed, three L2 modules will be included. These are:
Bookkeeping controls
Bookkeeping transactions
Using accounting software (Sage 50)
Apprentice Maintenance Engineer

Engineering

Bright Blue Foods

Blackburn

Vacancy ref

0024D

Description
This vacancy is for an Apprentice Maintenance Engineer based in BLackburn.
The successful applicant will have the opportunity to undertake valuable work experience whilst gaining on the job qualifications.

Mechatronics Maintenance Technicians ensure that plant and equipment perform to the required standard to facilitate production targets regarding Safety, Quality, Delivery and Cost within High Value Manufacturing environments.
This requires the application of a complex blend of skills, knowledge and occupational behaviours across the electrical, electronic, mechanical, fluid power and control systems disciplines.

The main responsibilities of an Engineering Maintenance Technician are:
Maintaining machinery and equipment
Trouble shooting issues to maintain productivity
Repairing faults in machinery and equipment

Training Provided:
L2 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing (Foundation Competence)
L3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Competencies) Mechatronics Maintenance Technician.
L3 Diploma or Extended Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering
Warehouse LOGISTICS Operative – Goods Out (UK and Export)

Engineering

Merlin Diesel Systems Ltd

Preston

Vacancy ref

0024G

Description
This vacancy is for a Warehouse LOGISTICS Operative – Goods Out (UK and Export) based in Preston, Lancashire

The successful applicant will have the opportunity to undertake valuable work experience whilst gaining on the job qualifications.

As an apprentice you will be trained in all functions within the manufacturing department as well as completing a 2 year apprenticeship involving on the job learning via a recognised training provider.
The Manufacturing Industry offers an exciting and varied career both in the UK & abroad providing a broad spectrum of opportunities for people to work in a technically advanced and innovative environment.Businesses within the sector range from small family run manufacturing operations to large multi-national companies driving the countries growth & wealth.The UK’s Manufacturing Industry is highly regarded worldwide for its innovation and manufacturing excellence and requires a high degree of skill & knowledge across all levels of their organisations.A Lean Manufacturing Operative will be expected to carry out their work safely and meet the exacting quality standards demanded in a fast paced and efficient processing environment and develop into a multi-skilled operator through process ownership. A lean manufacturing operative can be required to carry out manufacturing activities on multiple products with different specifications consecutively e.g. automotive manufacturing – Multi models manufacturing results in the manufacturing of different models of vehicle with different specification variants within a high volume environment.They will be required to prepare, control, contribute to and complete manufacturing operations, and follow manufacturing processes and standard operating procedures (SOPs) whilst adhering to specific safe working policies & procedures. A Lean Manufacturing Operative will be responsible for maintaining Health and Safety requirements at all times e.g. wearing correct Personal Protective Equipment (P.P.E.) correct use of equipment and tooling, safe stopping and resetting of machinery, maintain an organised work area e.g. 5s (Sifting, Sorting, Sweeping, Spick & Span and Sustain) ensuring the safe disposal of waste in line with environmental systems and regulatory requirements (ISO 14001). They will be required to contribute, develop and support improvement in the manufacturing operation using continuous improvement methods, kaizen tools, process visualisation using lean principles and problem solving tools and techniques. They will be responsible for carrying out quality checks throughout the manufacturing operations to ensure quality is built in and that any defects or concerns are highlighted and dealt with in line with relevant quality standards (ISO 9002).
Work safely at all times, complying with health and safety legislation, regulations, environmental compliance procedures and systems and other relevant guidelines
Identify and deal appropriately with any risks, hazards, hazardous situations and problems that may occur within the engineering environment within the limits of their responsibility
Demonstrate effective communication skills which include oral, written, electronic
Complete appropriate documentation accurately, efficiently and legibly using the correct terminology where required
Obtain and follow the correct documentation, specifications and work instructions in accordance with time constraints and the roles and responsibilities identified for the engineering activities, extracting the necessary data/information from specification and related documentation
Select and use appropriate tools, equipment and materials to carry out the operation
Deal appropriately with any problems that may occur within the manufacturing environment within the limits of their responsibility
Work efficiently and effectively at all times maintaining workplace organisation and minimising waste

An Lean Manufacturing Operative will understand:
How to obtain the necessary job instructions, engineering drawings and specifications and how to interpret them
Relevant statutory, quality, environmental compliance procedures/systems, organisational and health and safety regulations relating to engineering operations
Their individual roles and responsibilities within the organisation and the flexibility required to support the achievement of company targets
Employer operational practices, processes and procedures
Potential problems that can occur within the operations and how they can be avoided
Health & Safety: Work safely at all times, complying with health and safety legislation, regulations, and other relevant guidelines. Identifying risks within their processes and support/carry out countermeasure activities to improve safe working. Manage tooling, equipment and materials daily in-line with supplier standards e.g. COSHH (Control of Substances Hazardous to Health).
Environmental: Comply with environmental procedures and systems and contribute to the achievement of specific standards e.g. ISO 14001 or other relevant environmental standards and use the 4R’s (Reduce, Re-use, Recycle, Recover) where possible.
Production: Demonstrate their ability to carry out their role effectively, efficiently and flexibly maintaining lean manufacturing principles to meet customer’s demands e.g. JIT
Lean Manufacturing Operations: Demonstrate their skill and knowledge following SOPs and building their versatility across a number of processes and process areas. Select and use appropriate tools, equipment and materials to carry out the manufacturing operation
Quality Control: Demonstrate appropriate process documentation control. Accurately completing check sheets, monitoring process and equipment data efficiently and legibly using the correct terminology required to meet the quality standard e.g. ISO 9002
Problem Solving: Demonstrate their ability to identify and resolve problems within the lean manufacturing environment using effective problem solving tools and techniques. Manage problems that may occur during the manufacturing process within the limits of their responsibility and escalate as appropriate
Continuous Improvement: Generate ideas and contribute to process improvement activities individually or as part of a team through fact finding and analysis to improve the safety, environment, quality, cost or production process. Identifying and eliminating the 7 wastes (defects, over production, transportation, waiting, inventory, motion and processing)
Communication: Demonstrate communication skills which include oral, written, electronic (PC), information boards or visual displays to effectively share information
Work Place Organisation: Maintains and monitors the work site efficiently and effectively at all times using the elements of sifting, sorting, sweeping, spick & span (5’s) within the lean manufacturing environment

Job Function:
To assist the Goods Out Team Leader in the management of the day to day running of the despatch function
Carry out all duties efficiently and effectively
Be able to work as part of a team
Be reliable, honest and trustworthy
Having knowledge about health and safety regulations
Be able to complete paperwork accurately and efficiently
Be able to work under pressure whilst always displaying discretion
Have excellent communication skills
Displaying a good attitude towards work, and the aims and objectives of the company
Being flexible and dependable

Job Duties
To work within the Goods Outwards team (UK or Export) in terms of overall performance levels and Key Performance Indicators
To carry out the swift picking and packing of material in line with company standards, policies and procedures as well as the relevant Key Performance Indicators
To carry out the swift consolidation of outgoing material, liaising with the delivery drivers to ensure accuracy of dispatch when required
To assist with regular inventory inspections (stock checks), and take any necessary corrective action to avoid recurrence of any issues
To raise any concerns with the Local Team Leadership and / or Management as and when necessary
Maintain a safe and clean work environment by keeping shelves, pallet areas and workstations in a tidy manner whilst also maintaining a clean stores area, complying with all company procedures, rules and regulations
Ensure the accurate completion of company paperwork, including delivery paperwork, and QHSE documentation
To carry out any other ad-hoc duties as requested by the departmental Management

The above description is inclusive, but not limited to, and is subject to change, as and when requested or agreed by the company

Training Provided:
Level 2 BTEC Extended Diploma

Functional Skills, Level 2 in Mathematics, English, ICT, working with others and improving your own learning. Functional Skills requirements is subject to the successful applicants GCSE results. Grade A-C and within 5 years old means the apprentice will be relaxed from completing functional skills. Certification evidence will need to be provided.

Employer Rights & Responsibilities
HGV Level 3 Apprenticeship

Automotive

Fagan & Whalley Ltd

Burnley

Vacancy ref

0024J

Description
This vacancy is for an HGV Level 3 Apprenticeship based in Padiham, Lancashire.
The successful applicant will have the opportunity to undertake valuable work experience whilst gaining on the job qualifications.

The focus of this Apprenticeship is to assist in the maintenance of the company fleet to the highest possible standards, ensuring compliance with all safety/VOSA standards. The successful candidate is required to carry out vehicle service repair and inspections of the company fleet and 3rd party vehicles (PSV and some plant equipment)
The general duties within this role include:
Assist in the servicing of all vehicles according to schedule
Maintain accurate records of service and repairs, ensuring full vehicle history is recorded
Assist with the diagnosis of faults and the rectifying of vehicle defects
Assist with all aspects of vehicle repair
Ensure adhere to Health & Safety requirements
Assist with the service of all equipment according to schedule

Training Provided:
HEAVY VEHICLE SERVICE AND MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN (ST0068/AP02)
Vehicle Damage Paint Technician Apprenticeship

Automotive

Read Motor Body Centre

Burnley

Vacancy ref

0024L

Description
This vacancy is for a Vehicle Damage Paint Technician Apprenticeship based in Burnley, Lancashire.
The successful applicant will have the opportunity to undertake valuable work experience whilst gaining on the job qualifications.

The Vehicle Damage Paint Technician Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard is suitable for aspiring technicians looking to specialise in accident repair.
Apprentices can gain expertise in the general principles of spray painting technology, paint composition, paint mixing and the various methods of paint spraying vehicles.
Designed with different learning styles in mind, ensures apprentices are fully engaged and prepared for their End-Point Assessment (EPA).

The successful applicant will have the opportunity to undertake valuable work experience whilst gaining on the job qualifications.
A Vehicle Damage Paint Technician works in the vehicle body repair sector of the motor industry.
The role is to prepare, spray and finish vehicles that have been involved in collisions and other incidents, in an efficient manner.
The vehicles can include cars/light commercial vehicles.
This includes ensuring correct colour match and final finish to the company and customer's exacting standards.
This is usually within a collision repair workshop or smart repair workshop/mobile repair micro business, working alongside another fully qualified Paint Technician.

The general duties within this role may include:
Undertake appropriate job preparation prior to commencing repair e.g. substrate surface preparation, paint volume calculation etc.
Correctly identify the substrate materials to be refinished e.g. plastic, steel, aluminium etc.
Interpret relevant technical data and methods to create paint manufactures specified application.
Use refinishing materials following paint manufacturer specifications to reinstate vehicle finish back to high quality
Identify and operate the correct repair tools, equipment and devices used in the process e.g mixing systems, paint booths, UV lamps and spray equipment.
Follow all company safe working practices and adhere to all Health and safety policies and procedures.

Training Provided:
Work based training and mentoring. Off-site theory and practical training on a block release basis.
Apprentice Business Administrator

Business Admin

Creative World

Lancashire

Vacancy ref

0024N

Description
This vacancy is for an Apprentice Business Administrator based in Altham.
The successful applicant will have the opportunity to undertake valuable work experience whilst gaining on the job qualifications.

The general administration duties within this role may include:
Working in an open plan office your role will include but will be not limited to:
Recieving inbound phonecalls and transferring or taking messages as required
Creating and sending appropriate emails
Putting together bespoke quotes for clients including recieving prices for any outsourced work
Working on the digital side of the business with respect to paid adds.
Screening incoming calls to the main switchboard
Handling incoming enquires into the business
Dealing with internal and external emails
Scanning and printing
Managing meeting room diaries

Training Provided:
BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Business Administration, QCF
(Functional Skills, Level 2 – Maths, English – if not already achieved)
Employer Rights and Responsibilities
Personal Learning and Thinking Skills
Apprentice Dental Nurse

Dental

Station House Dental

Barnoldswick

Vacancy ref

0024R

Description
This vacancy is for an Apprentice Dental Nurse based in Barnoldswick, Lancashire.
The successful applicant will have the opportunity to undertake valuable work experience whilst gaining on the job qualifications.

The duties within this role include:
Assist the dentist/therapist/hygienist during all clinical procedures
Carry out and be responsible for all Health and Safety and Cross Infection policies and procedures within the dental surgery,
Assist the dentist during all clinical procedures in the surgery which will include fillings, root canal treatment, bridge crown and denture preparation and extractions
Assessments, this may also include minor oral surgery.
Assist the hygienist with scale and polish and oral health promotion plus charting and periodontal assessments.
Record and store notes, charting, medical history and radiographs on either paper based or computerised systems.
Reception duties which include answering the telephone, greeting patients, making appointments and recording them correctly on the system.
Disposing of all waste correctly, including clinical, sharps, specialist, amalgam, and normal domestic.
Assisting with the preparation of the patient and equipment during the taking of x-rays and processing and storing all images.

Training Provided:
Level 3 Diploma in Dental Nursing
Functional Skills Level 2 in Maths and English
Safeguarding
First Aid
Preparation for the end point assessment
Apprentice Dental Nurse

Dental

Ramsbottom Dental Care T/A Dr R Goosen

Bury

Vacancy ref

0024S

Description
This vacancy is for an Apprentice Dental Nurse based in Ramsbottom, Bury.
The successful applicant will have the opportunity to undertake valuable work experience whilst gaining on the job qualifications.

The duties within this role include:
Assist the dentist/therapist/hygienist during all clinical procedures
Carry out and be responsible for all Health and Safety and Cross Infection policies and procedures within the dental surgery,
Assist the dentist during all clinical procedures in the surgery which will include fillings, root canal treatment, bridge crown and denture preparation and extractions
Assessments, this may also include minor oral surgery.
Assist the hygienist with scale and polish and oral health promotion plus charting and periodontal assessments.
Record and store notes, charting, medical history and radiographs on either paper based or computerised systems.
Reception duties which include answering the telephone, greeting patients, making appointments and recording them correctly on the system.
Disposing of all waste correctly, including clinical, sharps, specialist, amalgam, and normal domestic.
Assisting with the preparation of the patient and equipment during the taking of x-rays and processing and storing all images.

Training Provided:
Level 3 Diploma in Dental Nursing
Functional Skills Level 2 in Maths and English
Safeguarding
First Aid
Preparation for the end point assessment
Apprentice Dental Nurse

Dental

Lotus Dental Care T/A Mourughan kalyanasundaram & Dhanuja M

Preston

Vacancy ref

0024Z

Description
This vacancy is for an Apprentice Dental Nurse based in …………,……….
The successful applicant will have the opportunity to undertake valuable work experience whilst gaining on the job qualifications.

The duties within this role include:
Assist the dentist/therapist/hygienist during all clinical procedures
Carry out and be responsible for all Health and Safety and Cross Infection policies and procedures within the dental surgery,
Assist the dentist during all clinical procedures in the surgery which will include fillings, root canal treatment, bridge crown and denture preparation and extractions
Assessments, this may also include minor oral surgery.
Assist the hygienist with scale and polish and oral health promotion plus charting and periodontal assessments.
Record and store notes, charting, medical history and radiographs on either paper based or computerised systems.
Reception duties which include answering the telephone, greeting patients, making appointments and recording them correctly on the system.
Disposing of all waste correctly, including clinical, sharps, specialist, amalgam, and normal domestic.
Assisting with the preparation of the patient and equipment during the taking of x-rays and processing and storing all images.

Training Provided:
Level 3 Diploma in Dental Nursing
Functional Skills Level 2 in Maths and English
Safeguarding
First Aid
Preparation for the end point assessment
Apprentice Electrical Engineer/Control Panel Wirer

Engineering

Ralspeed Ltd

Blackburn

Vacancy ref

00250

Description
This vacancy is for an Apprentice Electrical Engineer/Control Panel Wirer based in Blackburn, Lancashire.
The successful applicant will have the opportunity to undertake valuable work experience whilst gaining on the job qualifications.

The vacancy is an opportunity for someone who is interested in pursuing a career in Engineering.
If successful, the apprentice will be based at their employer working the hours agreed in their contract.

Duties for the apprentice will include:-
Marking out back plates to fit electrical components
Cutting holes in electrical control panels for instrumentation
Learning to read wiring diagrams
Wire control panels to the wiring diagram
Learn about soft start units and inverter drives
Working as a team and by themselves

Duties for the apprentice when completing the store room will include keeping track of what is available in inventory and monitor current stock levels to decide if more should be ordered with guidance from the computerized stock system, as well as organizing existing inventory, so it is easily and safely accessible.

Training Provided:
Extended Diploma in Electrical and Electronic Engineering NVQ L3
Diploma in Engineering L3
Functional Skills in English, Mathematics and ICT at L2 (if not already achieved)

If successful, the apprentice will be based at their employer working the hours agreed in their contract. The apprentice will need to attend Training 2000 to complete the relevant skill units that have been agreed by Training 2000 and the employer, this will consist of the apprentice completing 6 blocks of skill specific Engineering training lasting 4 weeks each. As well as this they will also begin their Further Education course, BTEC Diploma and classroom based learning.
Dental Nursing Apprentice

Dental

Reedyford Dental Centre

Nelson

Vacancy ref

00255

Description
This vacancy is for an Apprentice Dental Nurse based in Nelson
The successful applicant will have the opportunity to undertake valuable work experience whilst gaining on the job qualifications.

The duties within this role include:
Assist the dentist/therapist/hygienist during all clinical procedures
Carry out and be responsible for all Health and Safety and Cross Infection policies and procedures within the dental surgery,
Assist the dentist during all clinical procedures in the surgery which will include fillings, root canal treatment, bridge crown and denture preparation and extractions
Assessments, this may also include minor oral surgery.
Assist the hygienist with scale and polish and oral health promotion plus charting and periodontal assessments.
Record and store notes, charting, medical history and radiographs on either paper based or computerised systems.
Reception duties which include answering the telephone, greeting patients, making appointments and recording them correctly on the system.
Disposing of all waste correctly, including clinical, sharps, specialist, amalgam, and normal domestic.
Assisting with the preparation of the patient and equipment during the taking of x-rays and processing and storing all images.

Training Provided:
Level 3 Diploma in Dental Nursing
Functional Skills Level 2 in Maths and English
Safeguarding
First Aid
Preparation for the end point assessment
Apprentice Dental Nurse

Dental

Dr Craig Farrell/Barrowford Dental Practice

Nelson

Vacancy ref

00256

Description
This vacancy is for an Apprentice Dental Nurse based in Nelson, Lancashire.
The successful applicant will have the opportunity to undertake valuable work experience whilst gaining on the job qualifications.

The duties within this role include:
Assist the dentist/therapist/hygienist during all clinical procedures
Carry out and be responsible for all Health and Safety and Cross Infection policies and procedures within the dental surgery,
Assist the dentist during all clinical procedures in the surgery which will include fillings, root canal treatment, bridge crown and denture preparation and extractions
Assessments, this may also include minor oral surgery.
Assist the hygienist with scale and polish and oral health promotion plus charting and periodontal assessments.
Record and store notes, charting, medical history and radiographs on either paper based or computerised systems.
Reception duties which include answering the telephone, greeting patients, making appointments and recording them correctly on the system.
Disposing of all waste correctly, including clinical, sharps, specialist, amalgam, and normal domestic.
Assisting with the preparation of the patient and equipment during the taking of x-rays and processing and storing all images.

Training Provided:
Level 3 Diploma in Dental Nursing
Functional Skills Level 2 in Maths and English
Safeguarding
First Aid
Preparation for the end point assessment
Dental Nursing Apprentice

Dental

Warwick Dental Care

Carlisle

Vacancy ref

00257

Description
This vacancy is for an Apprentice Dental Nurse based in Carlisle.

The successful applicant will have the opportunity to undertake valuable work experience whilst gaining on the job qualifications.

The duties within this role include:
Assist the dentist/therapist/hygienist during all clinical procedures
Carry out and be responsible for all Health and Safety and Cross Infection policies and procedures within the dental surgery,
Assist the dentist during all clinical procedures in the surgery which will include fillings, root canal treatment, bridge crown and denture preparation and extractions
Assessments, this may also include minor oral surgery.
Assist the hygienist with scale and polish and oral health promotion plus charting and periodontal assessments.
Record and store notes, charting, medical history and radiographs on either paper based or computerised systems.
Reception duties which include answering the telephone, greeting patients, making appointments and recording them correctly on the system.
Disposing of all waste correctly, including clinical, sharps, specialist, amalgam, and normal domestic.
Assisting with the preparation of the patient and equipment during the taking of x-rays and processing and storing all images.

Training Provided:
Level 3 Diploma in Dental Nursing
Functional Skills Level 2 in Maths and English
Safeguarding
First Aid
Preparation for the end point assessment
School Office Administration Apprentice

Business Admin

St. Francis C.E. Primary School

Blackburn

Vacancy ref

00258

Description
This vacancy is for an Apprentice School Officer Administrator based in Blackburn.
The successful applicant will have the opportunity to undertake valuable work experience whilst gaining on the job qualifications.

The general administration duties within this role may include:
Receive, process and distribute all incoming mail and e-mail etc. in a timely fashion.
Typing of routine correspondence as required in connection with the administration of the school.
Assisting with the answering of calls into the school and taking down messages effectively.
To welcome and greet visitors and parents as they walk into the office area, in a professional and friendly manner.
Ensuring the school diary is up to date at all times.
Organise the prompt distribution of school letters on a regular basis.
Dealing with basic first aid (training will be provided)
Handling cash and counting weekly monies
Photocopying and scanning documents.
Updating the notice board on a weekly basis.
Assist in the smooth operation of the school office.
Any other general admin duties and ad-hoc duties as defined by management.

Training Provided:

BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Business Administration, QCF.

(Functional Skills, Level 2 – Maths, English – if not already achieved).

Employer Rights and Responsibilities.

Personal Learning and Thinking Skills.
Apprentice Dental Nurse

Dental

Kirkham Health Care Limited

Kirkham

Vacancy ref

00259

Description
This vacancy is for an Apprentice Dental Nurse based in Kirkham.
The successful applicant will have the opportunity to undertake valuable work experience whilst gaining on the job qualifications.

The duties within this role include:
Assist the dentist/therapist/hygienist during all clinical procedures
Carry out and be responsible for all Health and Safety and Cross Infection policies and procedures within the dental surgery,
Assist the dentist during all clinical procedures in the surgery which will include fillings, root canal treatment, bridge crown and denture preparation and extractions
Assessments, this may also include minor oral surgery.
Assist the hygienist with scale and polish and oral health promotion plus charting and periodontal assessments.
Record and store notes, charting, medical history and radiographs on either paper based or computerised systems.
Reception duties which include answering the telephone, greeting patients, making appointments and recording them correctly on the system.
Disposing of all waste correctly, including clinical, sharps, specialist, amalgam, and normal domestic.
Assisting with the preparation of the patient and equipment during the taking of x-rays and processing and storing all images.

Training Provided:

Level 3 Diploma in Dental Nursing

Functional Skills Level 2 in Maths and English

Safeguarding

First Aid

Preparation for the end point assessment
Engineering Operative Apprentice

Engineering

Walkersteel Laser Services Limited

Accrington

Vacancy ref

0025A

Description
This vacancy is for an Apprentice Engineering Operative based in Accrington. The successful applicant will have the opportunity to undertake valuable work experience whilst gaining on the job qualifications.

Duties will include:
Shape the materials using the appropriate methods and techniques
Join the materials using the appropriate methods and techniques
Produce components which meet the specification requirements
Carryout quality checks during and after the fabrication activities Will gain Knowledge of:
Specific machinery, equipment and tooling required for the materials, processing or finishing operation
Different materials, processing or finishing techniques
Specific quality specifications for materials, processing or finishing operations

Training Provided:
Level 2 BTEC Extended Diploma

Functional Skills, Level 2 in Mathematics, English, ICT, working with others and improving your own learning. Functional Skills requirements is subject to the successful applicants GCSE results. Grade A-C and within 5 years old means the apprentice will be relaxed from completing functional skills. Certification evidence will need to be provided.

Employer Rights & Responsibilities
Electrical Maintenance Engineering Apprentice

Engineering

Vita Cellular Foams (Uk) Ltd - Caligen Foam Ltd

Accrington

Vacancy ref

0025G

Description
This vacancy is for a Electrical Maintenance Engineer Apprentice based in Accrington.
The successful applicant will have the opportunity to undertake valuable work experience whilst gaining on the job qualifications.

Provide the on-site engineering maintenance cover required to meet the needs of an expending business. A time-served multi-skilled engineer able to work with electrical control systems to fault finding level as well as carry out mechanical, pneumatic and hydraulic fault finding and repairs to a range of foam conversion equipment. Must have a thorough understanding PLC controls ideally be able to perform minor PLC changes. Strong oral and written communication, analytical and problem-solving skills essential as well as a broad knowledge of all aspects of engineering and site facilities. Must be self-motivated, have excellent judgment and be able to multitask under pressure.
To monitor and inspect the condition of production equipment, the site facilities and carryout maintenance and repairs as necessary, to ensure safety and maximise uptime performance.
To devise planned preventative maintenance schedules and update the CMMS accurately and on time
Monitor line performance for operational efficiency, report to management OEE and devise improvements to existing processes;
Carryout Root cause analysis when a breakdown occurs and implement solutions to mitigate reoccurrence
Assist with safety related issues on site including writing of risk assessments and safe operating procedures – a key member of the site safety team
Manage small projects when required
Ordering and stock control of spare parts, generate critical spares lists
Identify and organise condition monitoring routines
Organise and supervise external contractors carrying out work on site, ensuring permits are issued and Vita / regulatory standards are met at all times
Ensure statutory records for equipment are maintained on time
Create and keep updated maintenance work lists and proactively report to management progress

Essential duties and responsibilities include the following:
Strong fault diagnosis skills on industrial electrical and mechanical systems to rectify breakdowns of production machinery and site facilities
Able to read electrical and mechanical drawings with CAD experience desirable
Carry out planned preventive maintenance tasks
Record all planned and unplanned work in the CMMS before end of shift
Ensure all engineering work carried out on site is completed to the required safety standards
Issue permits to work and monitor contractor performance
Monitor and record the performance of production equipment
Suggest improvements and if approved carryout associated modifications as small projects
Liaise with suppliers, obtaining best prices and deliveries for services, spare parts and equipment purchases
When necessary work on the line / equipment to monitor performance
Become an expert in the operation of all equipment on site
Handover shift meeting at end of shift

The above is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities required. Other duties may be assigned.

Training Provided:
Extended Diploma in Electrical and Electronic Engineering NVQ L3
Diploma in Engineering L3
Functional Skills in English, Mathematics and ICT at L2 (if not already achieved)
Mechanical Maintenance Engineering Apprentice

Engineering

Vita Cellular Foams (Uk) Ltd - Caligen Foam Ltd

Accrington

Vacancy ref

0025H

Description
This vacancy is for a Mechanical Maintenance Engineering Apprentice based in Accrington.
The successful applicant will have the opportunity to undertake valuable work experience whilst gaining on the job qualifications.

Provide the on-site engineering maintenance cover required to meet the needs of an expending business. All aspects of mechanical and maintenance engineering to include, pneumatic and hydraulic fault finding and repairs to a range of foam conversion equipment. Strong oral and written communication, analytical and problem-solving skills essential as well as a broad knowledge of all aspects of engineering and site facilities. Must be self-motivated, have excellent judgment and be able to multitask under pressure.
To monitor and inspect the condition of production equipment, the site facilities and carryout maintenance and repairs as necessary, to ensure safety and maximise uptime performance.
To devise planned preventative maintenance schedules and update the CMMS accurately and on time
Monitor line performance for operational efficiency, report to management OEE and devise improvements to existing processes;
Carryout Root cause analysis when a breakdown occurs and implement solutions to mitigate reoccurrence
Assist with safety related issues on site including writing of risk assessments and safe operating procedures – a key member of the site safety team
Manage small projects when required
Ordering and stock control of spare parts, generate critical spares lists
Identify and organise condition monitoring routines
Organise and supervise external contractors carrying out work on site, ensuring permits are issued and Vita / regulatory standards are met at all times.
Ensure statutory records for equipment are maintained on time
Create and keep updated maintenance work lists and proactively report to management progress

Essential duties and responsibilities include the following:
Strong fault diagnosis skills on industrial and mechanical systems to rectify breakdowns of production machinery and site facilities.
Able to read electrical and mechanical drawings with CAD experience desirable.
Carry out planned preventive maintenance tasks.
Record all planned and unplanned work in the CMMS before end of shift
Ensure all engineering work carried out on site is completed to the required safety standards
Issue permits to work and monitor contractor performance
Monitor and record the performance of production equipment
Suggest improvements and if approved carryout associated modifications as small projects
Liaise with suppliers, obtaining best prices and deliveries for services, spare parts and equipment purchases
When necessary work on the line / equipment to monitor performance
Become an expert in the operation of all equipment on site

The above is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities required. Other duties may be assigned.

Training Provided:
L2 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing (Foundation Competence)
L3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Competencies) Mechatronics Maintenance Technician.
L3 Diploma or Extended Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Knowledge)
Medical Receptionist

Business Admin

Ribbleton Medical Centre

Preston

Vacancy ref

0025I

Description
This vacancy is for a Medical Receptionist based in Ribbleton, Preston.
The successful applicant will have the opportunity to undertake valuable work experience whilst gaining on the job qualifications.

Job summary:
Receive, assist and direct patients in accessing the appropriate service or healthcare professional in a courteous, efficient and effective way.
Provide general assistance to the practice team and project a positive and friendly image to patients and other visitors, either in person or via the telephone.

Job responsibilities:

Reception
Ensure an effective and efficient reception service is provided to patients and any other visitors to the Practice
Deal with all general enquiries and explain practice procedures when required
Explain practice arrangements and formal requirements to new patients and those seeking temporary cover and ensure procedures are completed
Handing completed repeat prescriptions to patients and checking names and address
Advise patients of relevant charges for private (non General Medical Services) services, accept payment and issue receipts for same

Appointments
Deal with practice tasks and book appointments accordingly
Deal with home visits requests and check the home visit screen to provide summary printouts for the clinician
Deal with late call requests
Ensure total familiarity with all appointment systems including regular and incidental variations
Book appointments and ensuring sufficient information is recorded to enable retrieval of the medical record
When covering reception to monitor flow of patients into the waiting room ensuring the appointment system accurately reflects the arrival of patients
Monitor effectiveness of the system and report any problems or variations to the Office Manager/Assistant Office Manager/Practice Manager

Computer
Registrations of new patients – computer data entry and medical records
Process patients’ changes of address ,computer data and medical records (have knowledge of practice boundary)
Process repeat prescription requests in accordance with practice guidelines

Telephone
Ensure prompt logging on to the telephone system
Receive and make telephone calls as required. Divert calls and take messages, ensuring accuracy of detail and prompt appropriate delivery
Have working knowledge of telephone system, during and after hours
Cover for colleagues when necessary

Administration
To have a thorough knowledge of all practice procedures
To work in accordance of written protocols
Pulling/filing notes when required and updating as necessary
Deal with request for patient notes from the Health Authority
Ensure adequate stationery is on the reception desk
Photocopy as requested
Display practice leaflets in the designated holders and on the reception desk
Action out of hours and discharge reports on Emis and highlight any action to be taken
Process Emis workflow in a timely manner

Provide administrative support to members of the primary health care team in the following areas ensuring appropriate practice records are kept up to date:
Pathology results
Add read codes onto the clinical system from hospital correspondence in line with data quality and information governance
Scan and attach documents onto the Emis clinical system
Forward all relevant mail to the clinicians and reception teams for actioning
Distribute all NHS mail received into the practice to the relevant departments
Sorting and Tagging medical records
To undertake administrative duties as per QOF (quality and outcomes framework)
Undertaken any additional duties appropriate to the post as requested by the Partners/Practice Manager/ Office Manager and Assistant Office Manager

Management of medical records
Ensure that records are available upon request
Retrieve and re-file records as requested, ensuring that strict alphabetical order is adhered to
Ensure correspondence, reports, results etc. are filed in correct records
Ensure records are kept neat and tidy and in good repair with all necessary information recorded correctly on the outer cover

Other Tasks
Ensure rooms are ready to use before and after surgeries
Ensure adequate stationery in all consulting rooms
Ensure all noticeboards are tidy in all consulting rooms
Ensure building security – have thorough knowledge of doors/windows/alarm
Tidy the waiting area in turn with your colleagues
Make and serve refreshments, ensuring the kitchen is kept clean and tidy
Undertaken any additional duties appropriate to the post as requested by the Partners/Practice Manager / Office Manager and Assistant Office Manager

The above is not an exhaustive list of duties and you will be expected to perform different tasks as necessitated by your changing role within the organisation and the overall business objectives of the organisation

Confidentiality:
In the course of seeking treatment, patients entrust us with, or allow us to gather, sensitive information in relation to their health and other matters. They do so in confidence and have the right to expect that staff will respect their privacy and act appropriately
In the performance of the duties outlined in this job description, the post-holder may have access to confidential information relating to patients and their carers, practice staff and other healthcare workers. They may also have access to information relating to the practice as a business organisation. All such information from any source is to be regarded as strictly confidential
Information relating to patients, carers, colleagues, other healthcare workers or the business of the practice may only be divulged to authorised persons in accordance with the practice policies and procedures relating to confidentiality and the protection of personal and sensitive data

Health & safety:

The post-holder will assist in promoting and maintaining their own and others’ health, safety and security as defined in the practice health & safety policy, the practice health & safety manual, and the practice infection control policy and published procedures. This will include:
Using personal security systems within the workplace according to practice guidelines
Identifying the risks involved in work activities and undertaking such activities in a way that manages those risks
Making effective use of training to update knowledge and skills
Using appropriate infection control procedures, maintaining work areas in a tidy and safe way and free from hazards
Actively reporting of health and safety hazards and infection hazards immediately when recognised
Keeping own work areas and general/patient areas generally clean, assisting in the maintenance of general standards of cleanliness consistent with the scope of the job holder’s role
Undertaking periodic infection control training (minimum annually)
Reporting potential risks identified
Demonstrate due regard for safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and adults.

Equality and diversity:

The post-holder will support the equality, diversity and rights of patients, carers and colleagues, to include:
Acting in a way that recognises the importance of people’s rights, interpreting them in a way that is consistent with practice procedures and policies, and current legislation
Respecting the privacy, dignity, needs and beliefs of patients, carers and colleagues
Behaving in a manner that is welcoming to and of the individual, is non-judgmental and respects their circumstances, feelings priorities and rights.

Personal/professional development:

The post-holder will participate in any training programme implemented by the practice as part of this employment, with such training to include:
Participation in an annual individual performance review, including taking responsibility for maintaining a record of own personal and/or professional development
Taking responsibility for own development, learning and performance and demonstrating skills and activities to others who are undertaking similar work

Quality:

The post-holder will strive to maintain quality within the practice, and will:
Alert other team members to issues of quality and risk
Assess own performance and take accountability for own actions, either directly or under supervision
Contribute to the effectiveness of the team by reflecting on own and team activities and making suggestions on ways to improve and enhance the team’s performance
Work effectively with individuals in other agencies to meet patients’ needs
Effectively manage own time, workload and resources

Communication:

The post-holder should recognize the importance of effective communication within the team and will strive to:
Communicate effectively with other team members
Communicate effectively with patients and carers
Recognise people’s needs for alternative methods of communication and respond accordingly

Contribution to the implementation of services:

The post-holder will:
Apply practice policies, standards and guidance
Discuss with other members of the team how the policies, standards and guidelines will affect own work
Participate in audit where appropriate

The above list serves to illustrate the scope and responsibilities of the post and is not intended to be an exhaustive list of duties. You will be expected to perform different tasks as necessitated by the development of this role as the practice develops, and the overall business objectives of the practice change.

Training Provided:
BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Business Administration, QCF
(Functional Skills, Level 2 – Maths, English – if not already achieved)
Employer Rights and Responsibilities
Personal Learning and Thinking Skills
Transport Coordinator Apprentice

Business Admin

Len Wright Salad Ltd

Preston

Vacancy ref

0025K

Description
This vacancy is for a Transport Coordinator Apprentice based in Preston.
The successful applicant will have the opportunity to undertake valuable work experience whilst gaining on the job qualifications.

To assist the Transport Manager in the day to day operational running of the Transport department and be a key role within the full business operations to ensure delivery to customer is delivered at a high standard.

Role and Responsibilities
Manage full delivery process from inbound to outbound, including all administration duties
Process daily orders of produce in a timely and accurate manner
Control the ordering, movement and stock levels of trays and pallets by coordinating with 3rd parties and internal departments
Data validation, including proof of delivery
Manage all order amendments within a timely and accurate manner
Liaise with 3rd party customers, providing key information, failed services or significant delays
Review internal processes, reporting any identified concerns and suggest areas of improvement
Assist in any departmental project work as required
Facilitate additional tasks as directed by senior management
General administration duties

Training Provided:
BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Business Administration, QCF
(Functional Skills, Level 2 – Maths, English – if not already achieved)
Employer Rights and Responsibilities
Personal Learning and Thinking Skills
Apprentice Machinist (Advanced Manufacturing Engineer)

Engineering

L I J Fluid Power Ltd

Leyland

Vacancy ref

0025L

Description
This vacancy is for an Apprentice Machinist based in Leyland.
The successful applicant will have the opportunity to undertake valuable work experience whilst gaining on the job qualifications.

This rewarding career requires a broad skill set —math, mechanical design, interpreting technical drawings and programs, eye for detail — to properly transform a metal casting into a valuable working machined part. It’s a unique fusion of digital and physical, brains and hands-on work.
CNC Machinists work with computer numerical controlled machine (CNC) heavy machinery from setup to operation to produce parts and tools from metal, plastic and other materials. Computer numerical controlled equipment is precision machinery that cuts, grinds, or drills into material. CNC machinists make adjustments to the machine to control speed, material feed and path of the cut, as well as make sure the machines are set up properly, working well and producing a quality product. They review the finished product to make sure it is defect free and ready for the next step in production.
Machinists in the Advanced Manufacturing Engineering sector are predominantly involved in highly skilled complex and precision work. They machine components from specialist materials using conventional and/or CNC machine tools.
The range of tools and equipment you may use as part of your daily tasks may include:
Centre Lathes
Vertical and Horizontal Milling Machines
Horizontal and Cylindrical Grinding Machines
Single and Multi-Axis CNC Machines

Training Provided:
L2 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing (Foundation Competence)
L2 Diploma in Machining (Foundation Knowledge)
L3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Competencies) Machining
L3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Knowledge)
Admin Assistant Apprentice

Business Admin

Tor View School - Rossendale

Haslingden

Vacancy ref

0025M

Description
This vacancy is for an Admin Assistant Apprentice based in Rossendale.
The successful applicant will have the opportunity to undertake valuable work experience whilst gaining on the job qualifications.

Reception duties to include dealing with face to face and telephone enquiries;
Provide a warm welcome to visitors and hospitality when required;
Provide routine clerical/ administrative support to the Academy Business Lead:
Filing correspondence as required (electronic and hard data);
Photocopy, routine reprographics and associated administration;
Routine telephone correspondence;
Access E Mails;
Maintain/ update manual/ computerised record/ management information Systems and completion of routine returns/ production of basic statistical data;
Organise storage of resources;
Receive and distribute incoming mail/ record and post outgoing mail;
General Clerical/ Administrative/ support;
Undertake standard word processing;
Amend and input information in the School diary;
Order of supplies and equipment/ maintain stocks of resources;
Undertake routine correspondence;
Work within Trust policies and procedures;
Contribute to the provision of an effective environment for learning, including setting up and managing the conference facilities;
Coordination of conference facility bookings;
Arranging refreshments for meetings as required;
Assist with marketing and promotion of Teaching School Service including teacher training;
Support the promotion of positive relationships with all agencies;
Attend skill training and participate in personal/ performance development as required;
Take care for their own and other people's health and safety;
Be aware of the confidential nature of the business.
Note: In addition, other duties at no higher level of responsibility may be interchanged with/added to this list as required.

Training Provided:
BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Business Administration, QCF
(Functional Skills, Level 2 – Maths, English – if not already achieved)
Employer Rights and Responsibilities
Personal Learning and Thinking Skills
Metal Fabricator

Engineering

Metal work Systems Ltd

Darwen

Vacancy ref

0025N

Description
This vacancy is for an Apprentice Metal Fabricator based in Darwen.
The successful applicant will have the opportunity to undertake valuable work experience whilst gaining on the job qualifications.

The broad purpose of the occupation is to carry out metal fabrication work using things such as rolled steel joists, columns, channels, steel plate and metal sheet etc. Fabricators use a large range of metals including steel, aluminium and titanium at a range of thicknesses from 0.5mm up to over 20mm.

The successful candidate will train and become competent at welding, components and castings, learning to weld both MIG & TIG to a very high standard.

You will also be trained to learn:
Basic engineering drawing,
Measuring and marking out,
Knowledge of engineering materials
Handling of engineering information.

Additional skills covered may include:
Fitting using hand skills,
Producing sheet metal components and assemblies using a range of welding techniques and principles.

Your job role will consist of different tasks such as
Welding components
Welding Castings
MIG and TIG

Training Provided:
Extended Diploma in Fabrication & Welding NVQ L3
Diploma in Engineering L3
Functional skills in English, Maths and ICT (if not already achieved)
Business Administrator Apprentice

Business Admin

Northern Industrial Electronics

Blackburn

Vacancy ref

0025O

Description
This vacancy is for an Apprentice Business Administrator based in Blackburn.
The successful applicant will have the opportunity to undertake valuable work experience whilst gaining on the job qualifications.

The general administration duties within this role may include:
Qualifying accounts for future business
Attention to detail is a necessity, including accurately updating customer records
Owning all tasks received to ensure safe hands and one point of contact
Dealing with multiple accounts and jobs simultaneously with methodical approach
Handling queries via a number of forms of communication including email and telephone
Interacting with customers and colleagues at all levels maintaining a professional approach
Representing Northern Industrial to a high standard to encourage repeat business and support building our brand
Liaising with internal and external teams to deliver results
Offering a world class service whilst maintaining quality standards
Achieving your own personal targets and working together to achieve team targets
Working to agreed KPI's
Filing
Photocopying
Data entry, including uploading images and cataloging them in order.
Any other general admin duties and ad-hoc duties as defined by management.

Training Provided:
BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Business Administration, QCF
(Functional Skills, Level 2 – Maths, English – if not already achieved)
Employer Rights and Responsibilities
Personal Learning and Thinking Skills
IT (Infrastructure Technician) Apprenticeship

ICT

Northern Industrial Electronics

Blackburn

Vacancy ref

0025P

Description
This vacancy is for an Apprentice Infrastructure Technician based in Blackburn.
The successful applicant will have the opportunity to undertake valuable work experience whilst gaining on the job qualifications.

An Infrastructure Technician provides support to internal and external customers, helping them to be productive when using technology to do their jobs.
Infrastructure Technicians use tools to problem solve and trouble shoot non routine problems.
As an Infrastructure Technician, you will set people up on systems and provide support when needed to help rectify issues and maintain the organisations productivity.

As part of your role as an Infrastructure Technician, your tasks may involve:
Provide onsite support for IT queries
Provide remote support using Teamviewer
Build and maintain office computers, printers and scanners
Keep track of IT inventory / Order inventory
Wire up ports for access to networked infrastructure
Manage and maintain Active Directory servers
Diagnose faults within timely manner
Maintain the server cabinets located around the building
Work with site engineers to install new cables / devices
Maintain WiFi / Unifi network

Training Provided:
As part of the Apprenticeship, the candidate will participate in 5 knowledge modules. These modules are:
Networking and Architecture (1 of 4 possible unit choices)
Mobile and Operating Systems (1 of 7 possible unit choices)
Cloud Services (1 of 5 possible unit choices)
Coding and logic (1 of 2 possible unit choices)
Business Process (1 of 3 unit choices)
The choices will reflect the knowledge content of the job role.
Apprentice Business Administrator

Business Admin

Specialist Training And Consultancy Ltd

Accrington

Vacancy ref

0025Q

Description
This vacancy is for an Apprentice Business Administrator based in Accrington, Lancashire.
The successful applicant will have the opportunity to undertake valuable work experience whilst gaining on the job qualifications.

The individual will be part of a small office working as part of the Operations Team. The role is very varied and will involve any or all of the below areas in a day:
pre course administration
preparing course material for trainers
on-course administration
post course administration
taking phone enquiries
assistance in implementing the online booking system (new project Jan 2022)

The role can be developed at a pace to best suit the selected candidate.

Pre course administration will involve communicating with the customers via email and sending out joining instructions for the candidate who is due to attend the course.

Preparing course materials will involve creating course registers, collating student notes and providing any other necessary information to the trainer such as accommodation and training location details.

On-course administration involves checking with the trainers that all candidates have arrived on course and ensuring all paperwork has been collated. If the course requires buffet then they would also be responsible for arranging this and sorting this on the training day.

Post-course administration involves processing certificates and registering candidates on external databases and sending these to the customer.

Phone enquiries will involve helping to answer the phone. Initially they will just be responsible for answering the phone however if the candidate shows confidence and keen to develop their knowledge of the training courses we provide then we will also develop them in being able to deal with a customer enquiry and advise the best course for the customer. If 'sales enquiry' is a path the individual is interested in then there is a opportunity to get more involved in this side of the business.

Training Provided:
BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Business Administration, QCF
(Functional Skills, Level 2 – Maths, English – if not already achieved)
Employer Rights and Responsibilities
Personal Learning and Thinking Skills
Parts Apprentice

Business Admin

Gunn JCB Ltd

Altrincham

Vacancy ref

0025R

Description
This vacancy is for a Parts Apprentice based in Cheshire

The successful applicant will have the opportunity to undertake valuable work experience whilst gaining on the job qualifications.
Stock control through stock checks and use of retail inventory management software
Ordering parts via Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) online catalogue
Building service kits using online quotation tools
Liaising with Engineers to assist them in supporting customers all over the country
Fulfilling the requirements of internal workshops when completing repairs or refurbishing machines
Drafting quotes for repair work, new plant additions and refurbishment of used equipment
Gaining an understanding of machine attachments and light equipment in order to respond to customer enquiries
Receiving and unloading stock, identifying most efficient locations for fast moving parts
Picking parts for customers' orders and checking availability of stock in the depot, other locations within the group, and various suppliers
Raising invoices for stock that is sold
Through inbound and outbound telephone enquiries, counter customers and internet enquiries, developing customer relationships by providing good product knowledge and creating an effective first impression
Handle warranty claims processing and complete all relevant administration
Acting as an ambassador for the JCB brand

Training Provided:
BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Business Administration, QCF
(Functional Skills, Level 2 – Maths, English – if not already achieved)
Employer Rights and Responsibilities
Personal Learning and Thinking Skills
Apprentice Dental Nurse L3

Dental

St Annes Private Dental Practice

Lytham St Annes

Vacancy ref

0025S

Description
This vacancy is for an Apprentice Dental Nurse based in ST Annes.
The successful applicant will have the opportunity to undertake valuable work experience whilst gaining on the job qualifications.

The duties within this role include:
Assist the dentist/therapist/hygienist during all clinical procedures
Carry out and be responsible for all Health and Safety and Cross Infection policies and procedures within the dental surgery,
Assist the dentist during all clinical procedures in the surgery which will include fillings, root canal treatment, bridge crown and denture preparation and extractions
Assessments, this may also include minor oral surgery.
Assist the hygienist with scale and polish and oral health promotion plus charting and periodontal assessments.
Record and store notes, charting, medical history and radiographs on either paper based or computerised systems.
Reception duties which include answering the telephone, greeting patients, making appointments and recording them correctly on the system.
Disposing of all waste correctly, including clinical, sharps, specialist, amalgam, and normal domestic.
Assisting with the preparation of the patient and equipment during the taking of x-rays and processing and storing all images.

Training Provided:
Level 3 Diploma in Dental Nursing
Functional Skills Level 2 in Maths and English
Safeguarding
First Aid
Preparation for the end point assessment
Conveyancing Junior Admin Apprentice

Business Admin

Farnworth Rose Limited

Nelson

Vacancy ref

0025U

Description
This vacancy is for a Conveyancing Junior Admin Apprentice based in Nelson, Lancashire.
The successful applicant will have the opportunity to undertake valuable work experience whilst gaining on the job qualifications.

The general administration duties within this role may include:
Taking phone calls
Sending and receiving e-mails
Filing
Photocopying
Data input
Any other general admin duties and ad-hoc duties as defined by management.

At Farnworth Rose we are seeking a Junior Administrator to provide support to our busy Conveyancing department at our Nelson office.
Duties will include dealing with incoming calls and general admin support such as filing, photocopying, dealing with incoming & outgoing post, file opening on our case management system and much more. This is a large responsibility to help keep the department running smoothly and efficiently.

Main responsibilitiesWe are looking for a driven, focused and enthusiastic person to join our team at our Farnworth Rose. The vacancy involves undertaking daily tasks including:
Filing
Photocopying
Binding legal documents
Inputting data into our case management system for new and existing clients
Answering the telephone
Taking detailed telephone messages
Updating third parties such as estate agents and mortgage brokers on cases
Contacting mortgage lenders to chase up correspondence
Dealing with incoming and outgoing post
Scanning and uploading incoming post to our case management system
Arrangement of appointments
Placing legal documents in to storage
Any generic admin tasks that are asked of you

You will be working in a fast-paced environment and will be expected to work using your own initiative. Good time keeping and organisational skills are important. Previous telephone experience would be desirable but not essential as full training will be provided.

This role is suitable for a motivated, polite and ambitious person who is keen to work in an office where career progression is encouraged. A positive attitude is essential along with the ability to use your own initiative. The candidate must be well presented with a happy to help nature.

Training Provided:
BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Business Administration, QCF
(Functional Skills, Level 2 – Maths, English – if not already achieved)
Employer Rights and Responsibilities
Personal Learning and Thinking Skills
Finance Administration Apprentice

Accountancy

Safran Group

Burnley

Vacancy ref

0025V

Description
This vacancy is for an Finance Administration Apprentice based in Burnley.
The successful applicant will have the opportunity to undertake valuable work experience whilst gaining on the job qualifications.

The general accounting duties within this role may include:
Compiling and Analysing business information
Accounts preparation
Bookkeeping
Budgeting
Financial Investigation
Compliance returns (VAT returns)

Training Provided:
AAT Professional Diploma in Accounting L4 which contains:
Management Accounting: Decision and Control
Management Accounting: Budgeting
Financial Statements of Limited Companies
Indirect tax
Learners also choose two from the following five optional units(depending on their job role):
Personal tax
Business Tax
Credit Management
Cash and Treasury Management
External Auditing
Learners will attend off-the-job training one day per week.
CAD Apprentice Engineer

Engineering

Solomon Commercials

Haslingden

Vacancy ref

0025Z

Description
This vacancy is for an CAD Apprentice Engineer based in Haslingden.
The successful applicant will have the opportunity to undertake valuable work experience whilst gaining on the job qualifications.

Technical Support Technicians work as part of a team to provide technical support and expertise for all areas of the Engineering and Manufacturing function. The key aspect to this role is to ensure products are produced to the required specification and/or systems remain operational within their designated field.

Duties will include (but not be exclusive to):
Day to day coordination of field service activities
Using CAD and AUTO CAD
Working with Managers to identify designs
Designing temperature controlled vehicles in accordance with customer requirements
Checking data - Review BoMs
Preparation of documentation that contains all relevant and necessary data and information required for the technical activity being carried out
Provide technical advice and guidance to others
Contribute to the business by identifying possible opportunities for improving working practices, processes and/or procedures.

Training Provided:
Level 2 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Foundation Competence).
Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Competence) – Toolmaker, Tool & Die Maintenance.
Level 3 Diploma or extended Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Knowledge).
Functional skills in English, Maths and ICT (if not already achieved).
Customer Service Advisor

Customer Service

SSYNS (Justhealth)

Burnley

Vacancy ref

00262

Description
This vacancy is for a Customer Service Apprentice based in Burnley.
The successful applicant will have the opportunity to undertake valuable work experience whilst gaining on the job qualifications.

As a Customer Service Apprentice, your duties will include:
Provide excellent customer service to both internal and external customers
Communicate with customers by phone and e-mail.
Data input and any other general admin and ad-hoc duties as defined by management.

Training Provided:

BTEC Diploma in Customer Service L2 (embedded in the BTEC in Business Administration)

Employer Rights and Responsibilities.

Functional Skills Mathematics and English – up to L2

Personal Learning and Thinking Skills.
Apprentice Finance Assistant

Business Admin

Vision Linens Group Limited

Blackburn

Vacancy ref

00264

Description
This vacancy is for an Apprentice Finance Assistant based in Blackburn.
The successful applicant will have the opportunity to undertake valuable work experience whilst gaining on the job qualifications.

The Apprentice Finance Assistant is a role designed to allow first time employees from education to move into a live commercial environment to increase their skills and knowledge.
The role sits within our finance team and exposes the role holder in to both internal company practices and our broad customer base.

Tasks of the Finance Assistant:
Management of customer portals online for uploading invoices to facilitate prompt payment
Assist with proof of delivery matching to invoices for key customer accounts
Reconciliation work including allocation of receipts and payments
Processing of purchase invoices
Ad hoc duties

Training Provided:
BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Business Administration, QCF
(Functional Skills, Level 2 – Maths, English – if not already achieved)
Employer Rights and Responsibilities
Personal Learning and Thinking Skills
Business Administration Apprentice

Business Admin

Harrison Engineering (Lancs) Ltd

Clitheroe

Vacancy ref

00268

Description
This vacancy is for an Apprentice Business Administrator based in Billington, Lancashire.
The successful applicant will have the opportunity to undertake valuable work experience whilst gaining on the job qualifications.

The general administration duties within this role may include:
Taking phone calls
Sending and receiving e-mails
Filing
Photocopying
Data input
Any other general admin duties and ad-hoc duties as defined by management.

Training Provided:
BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Business Administration, QCF
(Functional Skills, Level 2 – Maths, English – if not already achieved)
Employer Rights and Responsibilities
Personal Learning and Thinking Skills
Vehicle Damage Paint/Panel Technician

Automotive

P & M Autobody Repair Centre

Chorley

Vacancy ref

00269

Description
This vacancy is for a Vehicle Damage Paint/Panel Technician Apprenticeship based in Chorley.
The successful applicant will have the opportunity to undertake valuable work experience whilst gaining on the job qualifications.

The Vehicle Damage Panel Technician Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard is suitable for technicians looking to specialise in accident repair.
Learn to remove, repair and replace vehicle body panels and components of the vehicle safely and efficiently, using a variety of body repair panel tools, equipment and devices.
Designed with different learning styles in mind, ensures apprentices are fully engaged and prepared for their End-Point Assessment (EPA).

A Vehicle Damage Panel Technician works within the collision repair workshop, demonstrating expert working knowledge in relation to the removal, repair and replacement of vehicle body panels to vehicle manufacturer specification.
The vehicles can include cars and light commercial vehicles.
Technicians will use their skills to correctly identify the different body panel types and have the ability to use the correct repair tools to carry out the work to the highest possible standard.

The Vehicle Damage Paint Technician Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard is suitable for aspiring technicians looking to specialise in accident repair.
Apprentices can gain expertise in the general principles of spray painting technology, paint composition, paint mixing and the various methods of paint spraying vehicles.
Designed with different learning styles in mind, ensures apprentices are fully engaged and prepared for their End-Point Assessment (EPA).

A Vehicle Damage Paint Technician works in the vehicle body repair sector of the motor industry.
The role is to prepare, spray and finish vehicles that have been involved in collisions and other incidents, in an efficient manner.
The vehicles can include cars/light commercial vehicles.
This includes ensuring correct colour match and final finish to the company and customer's exacting standards.
This is usually within a collision repair workshop or smart repair workshop/mobile repair micro business, working alongside another fully qualified Paint Technician.

Training Provided:
Work based training and mentoring. Off-site theory and practical training on a block release basis.
Vehicle Refinishing Paint Apprentice

Automotive

HB Panelcraft Ltd

Preston

Vacancy ref

0026B

Description
This vacancy is for a Vehicle Refinishing Paint Apprenticeship based in Preston, Lancashire.
The successful applicant will have the opportunity to undertake valuable work experience whilst gaining on the job qualifications.
The Vehicle Damage Paint Technician Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard is suitable for aspiring technicians looking to specialise in accident repair.
Apprentices can gain expertise in the general principles of spray painting technology, paint composition, paint mixing and the various methods of paint spraying vehicles.
Designed with different learning styles in mind, ensures apprentices are fully engaged and prepared for their End-Point Assessment (EPA).

The successful applicant will have the opportunity to undertake valuable work experience whilst gaining on the job qualifications.
A Vehicle Damage Paint Technician works in the vehicle body repair sector of the motor industry.
The role is to prepare, spray and finish vehicles that have been involved in collisions and other incidents, in an efficient manner.
The vehicles can include cars/light commercial vehicles.
This includes ensuring correct colour match and final finish to the company and customer's exacting standards.
This is usually within a collision repair workshop or smart repair workshop/mobile repair micro business, working alongside another fully qualified Paint Technician.

The general duties within this role may include:
Undertake appropriate job preparation prior to commencing repair e.g. substrate surface preparation, paint volume calculation etc.
Correctly identify the substrate materials to be refinished e.g. plastic, steel, aluminium etc.
Interpret relevant technical data and methods to create paint manufactures specified application.
Use refinishing materials following paint manufacturer specifications to reinstate vehicle finish back to high quality
Identify and operate the correct repair tools, equipment and devices used in the process e.g mixing systems, paint booths, UV lamps and spray equipment.
Follow all company safe working practices and adhere to all Health and safety policies and procedures.

Training Provided:
Work based training and mentoring. Off-site theory and practical training on a block release basis.
Motor Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician Apprenticeship

Scaffolding

Chorley Autofit

Chorley

Vacancy ref

0026C

Description
This vacancy is for a Motor Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician Apprentice based in Chorley, Lancashire.
The Motor Vehicle Service & Maintenance Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard is suitable for aspiring technicians.
Learn to service and repair light vehicles, replace components, solve complex faults, use diagnostic methods and equipment, as well as a whole array of other skills.
Designed with different learning styles in mind, ensures apprentices are fully engaged and prepared for their End-Point Assessment (EPA).

A motor vehicle technician services and repairs light vehicles, working in either a dealership that focuses on a particular manufacturer, or for an independent garage.
Working on all systems found within the vehicle, the nature of the work ranges from replacing simple parts, right through to diagnosing and rectifying complex faults with the use of diagnostic methods and equipment.

The general duties within this role may include:
Contribute to the maintenance of a safe and efficient workshop.
Demonstrate due regard for own safety and that of others in the workshop and minimise risk of injury and vehicle damage.
Carry out fundamental tasks associated with removal and replacement procedures on a vehicle;
Obtain diagnostic and repair information
Interpret diagnostic information and use electrical wiring diagrams to determine system serviceability.
Use a range of diagnostic equipment.
Follow recognised diagnostic procedures, logical diagnostic sequence and apply advanced diagnostic principles and problem-solving techniques to establish faults.
Report faults using company procedures and recommend suitable further actions.
Follow recognised repair procedures to complete a wide range of repairs including those which involve complex procedures, or in depth knowledge.
Test the function of repaired and fitted components.
Adhere to business processes and complete documentation following workplace procedures.
Use ICT to create emails, word-process documents and carry out web based searches.
Complete a range of services and inspect and prepare a vehicle to the required quality standard for handover to the customer.

Training Provided:
Work based training and mentoring. Off-site theory and practical training on a day release basis.
Apprentice Toolmaker and Tool and Die Technician

Engineering

Taylor Eason T/A Elite Engineering Ltd

Burnley

Vacancy ref

0026E

Description
This vacancy is for an Apprentice Toolmaker and Tool and Die Technician based in Burnley, Lancashire.
The successful applicant will have the opportunity to undertake valuable work experience whilst gaining on the job qualifications.

Toolmaker and Tool & Die Technicians are predominantly involved in the highly skilled, complex and specialist detailed work of manufacturing and maintaining the engineering tooling used to produce components, products and assemblies.

This requires the application of a broad range of activities including:
Interpret Engineering drawings and technical instructions.
Use of hand, machine and computer controlled machines, tools and measuring equipment.
Comply with applicable legislation and organisational safety requirements
Test and adjust systems they have built or maintained ensuring tooling, jigs fixtures and assemblies meet the required specification

Toolmakers produce precision tools like jigs, dies and moulds that are used to make parts in manufacturing. You'll work with metals, alloys and composite materials, known as 'stocks' or castings.

Your day-to-day tasks may include:
Working with 2D and 3D computer aided design and manufacturing software (CAD/CAM)
Marking out the tool design on the 'stock' or casting following engineering drawings
Cutting and shaping tools using a combination of lathes, presses and cutting machines
Checking dimensions with precision measuring instruments like micrometres and gauges
Carrying out basic machine maintenance

Many machine tools used in industry are computer numerically controlled (CNC). This means a computer program operates the machine, which you may be responsible for setting and operating.

Training Provided:
Level 2 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Foundation Competence).
Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Competence) – Toolmaker, Tool & Die Maintenence.
Level 3 Diploma or extended Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Knowledge).
Functional skills in English, Maths and ICT (if not already achieved).
Light Vehicle Technician Apprentice

Automotive

Intack Self Drive

Blackburn

Vacancy ref

0026G

Description
This vacancy is for a Light Vehicle Technician Apprentice based in Blackburn, Lancashire.

A motor vehicle technician services and repairs light vehicles, working in either a dealership that focuses on a particular manufacturer, or for an independent garage.
Working on all systems found within the vehicle, the nature of the work ranges from replacing simple parts, right through to diagnosing and rectifying complex faults with the use of diagnostic methods and equipment.

What will you be doing every day as an Apprentice Technician / Mechanic?
Learning to service vehicles – conducting checks and maintaining vehicles as per set guidelines
Learning to repair and replace parts and components
Follow recognised diagnostic procedures, logical diagnostic sequence and apply advanced diagnostic principles and problem-solving techniques to establish faults.
Report faults using company procedures and recommend suitable further actions.
Follow recognised repair procedures to complete a wide range of repairs including those which involve complex procedures, or in depth knowledge.
Test the function of repaired and fitted components.
Adhere to business processes and complete documentation following workplace procedures.
Use ICT to create emails, word-process documents and carry out web based searches.
Complete a range of services and inspect and prepare a vehicle to the required quality standard for handover to the customer.

Training Provided:
Work based training and mentoring. Off-site theory and practical training on a day release basis.
Apprentice Dental Nurse

Dental

H Burns BDS Limited

Preston

Vacancy ref

0026H

Description
This vacancy is for an Apprentice Dental Nurse based in Preston.The successful applicant will have the opportunity to undertake valuable work experience whilst gaining on the job training and qualifications.Duties within this role include:Assist the Dentist during all clinical procedures in the surgery which will include fillings, root canal treatment, bridge crown and denture preparation and extractions.Assisting with the preparation of the patient and equipment during the taking of x-rays and processing and storing the digital imagesRecord and store notes, charting, medical history, and radiographs on the computer system.Assist the Hygienist with clinical procedures such as scale and polishes and oral health promotion plus charting and periodontal assessmentsDisposing of all waste correctly, including clinical, sharps, specialist, amalgam and normal domestic.Carry out and be responsible for all Health and Safety and Cross Infection policies and procedures within the dental surgery.Reception duties which include answering the telephone, greeting patients, making appointments, and recording information on the dental software system.

Training Provided:
Level 3 Diploma in Dental Nursing
Functional Skills Level 2 in Maths and English
Safeguarding
First Aid
Preparation for the end point assessment
Apprentice Administrator

Business Admin

Morrow Brothers Packaging Ltd

Chorley

Vacancy ref

0026M

Description
This vacancy is for an Apprentice Administrator based in Chorley.
The successful applicant will have the opportunity to undertake valuable work experience whilst gaining on the job qualifications.

Due to recent growth, we have an exciting opportunity within our administration team for an enthusiastic and driven individual as an Administration Apprentice.

What will the role consist of?
General office duties
Managing telephone calls/taking messages
Label inventory (receipt and outturn)
Processing Customer Bookings
Stock despatches
Creating production specifications
Dealing with incoming and outgoing post, parcels
Scanning documents, photocpying
Greeting customers
Stationery stock levels/ordering stationery
Filing, photocopying, scanning & laminating
Other ad hoc duties to support the team

Wage: £10.00 per hour.

Training Provided:
BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Business Administration, QCF
(Functional Skills, Level 2 – Maths, English – if not already achieved)
Employer Rights and Responsibilities
Personal Learning and Thinking Skills
Reception Apprentice

Business Admin

Hozier Street Garage Services Ltd

Blackburn

Vacancy ref

0026N

Description
This vacancy is for an Reception Apprentice based in Blackburn.
The successful applicant will have the opportunity to undertake valuable work experience whilst gaining on the job qualifications.

Apprentice Duties:
Greet and welcome guests as soon as they arrive at the office
Direct visitors to the appropriate person and office
Answer, screen and forward incoming phone calls
Ensure reception area is tidy and presentable, with all necessary stationery and material (e.g. pens, forms and brochures)
Provide basic and accurate information in-person and via phone/email
Receive, sort and distribute daily mail/deliveries
Maintain office security by following safety procedures and controlling access via the reception desk (monitor logbook, issue visitor badges)
Order front office supplies and keep inventory of stock
Update calendars and schedule meetings
Arrange travel and accommodations, and prepare vouchers
Keep updated records of office expenses and costs
Perform other clerical receptionist duties such as filing, photocopying, transcribing and faxing

Training Provided:
BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Business Administration, QCF
(Functional Skills, Level 2 – Maths, English – if not already achieved)
Employer Rights and Responsibilities
Personal Learning and Thinking Skills
Engineering Service Technician Apprentice

Engineering

Shrink & Stretch Ltd

Nelson

Vacancy ref

0026O

Description
This vacancy is for an Engineering Service Technician Apprentice based in Nelson.
The successful applicant will have the opportunity to undertake valuable work experience whilst gaining on the job qualifications.

The Apprentice will be available for supporting and attend our 7 day emergency service cover and participate in breakdown rosters.

The Apprentice is required to:
Attend scheduled service visits, working closely with the rest of the Engineering team to ensure that service visits are appropriately staffed and all relevant equipment and/or tools are ordered and prepared for service visits.
Inform the Engineering Manager and Shrink and Stretch coordinator once a stock machine is repaired and ready for sale.
Support the aims and vision of the Business
Act with honesty and integrity at all times
Be a positive ambassador for the Business
Demonstrate high standards of personal conduct
Set an example and encourage openness and honesty (particularly in reporting incidents and near misses) and will actively foster a culture of learning and improvement
Value and respect colleagues, other external staff, and customers
Work with others to develop and improve our services
Uphold the Businesses commitment to equality and diversity
Take personal responsibility for their words, deeds and actions and the quality of the service they deliver

The Apprentice is responsible for:
The installation, commissioning, maintenance, and servicing of all on site customer machinery either independently or in partnership with an engineer, dependant on the job and skill level.
Servicing stock machinery in the workshop in partnership with the Engineering team to prepare machinery for sale. The workshop should be maintained to a high standard and all equipment tidied away after.
Must be in line with all engineering staff for ensuring that anyone who enters the workshop is appropriately trained to use the equipment within and can work within health and safety guidance.
Ensuring that work is carried out in the workshop in a timely manner to a high standard with all work that they complete.

The Apprentice will also be required to demonstrate a minimum practical service/workshop time of 90% per week.

Training Provided:
Level 2 BTEC Extended Diploma

Functional Skills, Level 2 in Mathematics, English, ICT, working with others and improving your own learning. Functional Skills requirements is subject to the successful applicants GCSE results. Grade A-C and within 5 years old means the apprentice will be relaxed from completing functional skills. Certification evidence will need to be provided.

Employer Rights & Responsibilities
Apprentice Scaffolder

Scaffolding

Wyre Scaffolding Limited

Thornton-Cleveleys

Vacancy ref

0026P

Description
This vacancy is for an Apprentice Scaffolder based in Thornton-Cleveleys, Lancashire.
The successful applicant will have the opportunity to undertake valuable work experience whilst gaining on the job qualifications.

The primary role of a Scaffolder is to provide access solutions or structural support which allows other trades to carry out their role in safety whilst working at height.

Duties will include (but not be exclusive to):
Visually inspect and select serviceable materials such as Tubes, boards and fittings
Carry, raise, lower and use scaffold materials correctly and safely on a working platform
Erect scaffolds on pavements and public places safely and correctly.
Install anchor ties and other specialist fixings to manufacturer’s recommendations.

Training Provided:
L2 NVQ Diploma in Accessing Operations and Rigging
L2 Diploma in Scaffolding
English and Maths Functional Skills if needed.
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