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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 Fabricator/Welder

Engineering

MDS Security Systems

Edgworth

Vacancy ref

001L7

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

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)
Trainee Production Administrator

Business Admin

Specialised Conservatory Systems

Preston

Vacancy ref

001LC

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

Based in an office environment working with Microsoft Office software and design construction software. You will liase with 3rd party suppliers, installers and the production employees in the smooth running of the production of conservatory roof systems.
They will be taught how to process customer orders using our in-house computer system which includes using Rapidity, ‘U’ Design, Excel and Word
Will be trained to provide a high level of technical customer service and support to our trade customers.

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
Trainee Commercial Estate Agent

Business Admin

Duxbury Commercial

Blackpool

Vacancy ref

001LJ

Description
This is an extremely exciting opportunity for someone to work with a pro-active company and for someone who would love to join the estate agency industry as a ‘trainee estate agent’. An apprentice who works hard could have a career for life and move onto industry qualifications, in the future a management position, company car, bonus schemes… The options are endless!

As a trainee estate agent within an extremely busy team, you will assist the sales team with all of their duties, dealing with vendors/landlords, buyers and tenants and third-party companies on a daily basis

Reply to emails and send the appropriate information when needed
General admin duties and answering of telephone calls / emails.
Working with other members of a team to complete estate agency work.
Meet and greet customers/clients who enter the premises.
Answering of and making telephone call, same with incoming and out-going emails.
Use of in house modern computer systems and databases.
Potentially, the carrying out of external appoints.

This initial job role can lead to an ever expanding and rewarding career in estate agency.

The job role is generally Monday – Friday, 9am – 5.30pm.

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
Electrical & Electronic Apprentice

Engineering

Global Bakery Solutions

Nelson

Vacancy ref

001MU

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

The Electrical Manufacturing & installation of a wide range of Bespoke Automated Machinery to include;
Control Panel assemble
Control Panel wiring based on electrical schematic drawings
Electrical containment installation
Machine wiring
Electrical control panel installation
Electrical machine installation
Machine testing & Commissioning
With the possibility of future career development in electrical design & PLC software design

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)
Business Administration Apprentice Level 3

Business Admin

Energy Suite Ltd

Nelson

Vacancy ref

001N6

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

Business Administration Job Duties:
Providing office support including customer and employee support
Keeping well-organised files and records of business activity
Researching company data and archived reports
Keeping computer databases up to date
Interacting with clients either on the phone or in person
Answering phones and connecting calls to the proper department
Taking phone messages and passing them on
Following up on business communications, billing, and ordering
Communicating with materials suppliers and vendors
Invoicing
Using spreadsheets to track expenses and company spending
Collecting and inputting company data
Making travel arrangements for employees
Learning about the company's mission and available products/services
Building relationships with clients
Sending faxes and emails
Preparing documents by printing, copying, and binding
Writing and editing company correspondence
Collecting and sorting post
Scheduling appointments and events
Ordering office stationery and other supplies
Preparing meeting rooms by setting up chairs and getting refreshments
Participating in office meetings and taking meeting minutes
Giving feedback on office efficiency and suggesting possible improvements
Being ready for any other administrative tasks that are 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
Security Systems Apprentice

Engineering

James Matthew Steel

Bacup

Vacancy ref

001OY

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

Basic Skills
Clean criminal record
Be able to work safely, using the correct equipment in a variety of domestic, commercial and industrial environments following prepared and dynamic risk assessments. Be able to identify risks and communicate them effectively.
Preferably have own vehicle and be able to travel to local places of work
Ability to lift, carry, push, and pull up to 25 kilograms
Ability to work on ladders
Ability to bend, climb, squat, reach, and kneel
Be comfortable working in small spaces
Comfortable reading and understanding basic schematics/diagrams and be able to understand and follow instructions, both verbal and written.
Ability to calculate basic mathematical problems
Ability to operate hand and power tools associated with installation/maintenance work or be able to learn how to do so with relevant guidance
Maintain tools and test equipment for proper function and use
Be able to communicate professionally with the customer
Willing to work overtime

With guidance, begin to learn the following skills
Install, maintain, and enhance security systems and components, including alarm systems, CCTV and door entry installations
Inspect, test, and diagnose issues with the security systems and components
Perform all work in a manner that meets and follows relevant codes and standards
Perform preventative maintenance, test and maintain security systems and components to ensure proper functioning
Complete required documentation of repairs and service information
Ensure adequate inventory of necessary supplies and parts
Troubleshoot problems and make timely repairs
Install, configure and test network infrastructure components relevant to security systems
Learn and develop your knowledge and skills of CCTV Engineering and alarm systems

Training Provided:
Training to meet skills and behavioural requirement of the standard
Lean Manufacturing Operative

Engineering

Crown Blinds

Blackburn

Vacancy ref

001PD

Description
This vacancy is for a Lean Manufacturing Operative based in Blackburn
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

A 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
Manufacturing different types of window blinds, i.e venetian blinds, roller blinds, vertical rail blinds.
Sorting fabrics/ components
Goods in and out - taking deliveries in & cross referencing documents and same again for goods out, cross referencing documents to leave the premises.
Manual handling of blinds, boxes & components
Tidying the shopfloor
Manufacturing using machinery, i.e hoists, guillotine, cutting saw, digital venatian cutting machines, vertical digital cutting machines and assembling

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
Conveyance Junior Administrator Apprentice

Business Admin

Farnworth Rose Limited

Lancashire

Vacancy ref

001Q6

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

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 responsibilities
We 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.

Skills Required
Communication skills
Ability to manage time well
Work using own initiative
Good organisational skills
Confidence
The ability to work well as part of a team
Knowledge of Microsoft Office

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
Apprentice Business Administrator

Business Admin

Devonshire Primary Academy

Blackpool

Vacancy ref

001QI

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

To provide general clerical or administrative support to the school under the direction or instruction of senior staff.

Responsibilities
Key duties:
Provide administrative support, following instructions or set routines e.g. photocopying, filing, faxing, emailing, completion of routine forms, school meals.This could be directly supporting the Headteacher
Update manual and computerised records/management information systems.
Exchange of information with other school staff and teachers, senior leadership team, pupils, parents /carers, suppliers.
Maintain confidentiality and adhere to safeguarding procedures

Individuals in this role may also:
Undertake reception duties, act as first point of contact in response to telephone and face-to-face enquiries,
sign in visitors
Open, sort and distribute incoming mail and post outgoing mail
First point of contact for sick pupils, liaise with parents / carers / staff
Assist with arrangements for visits, for example by school nurse, photographer
Ensure collection of attendance registers
Responsible for the selection, ordering and storage of supplies under direction.

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
Technical Support Technician Apprentice

Engineering

Vestas Celtic Wind Technology Ltd

Cheshire

Vacancy ref

001QK

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

Operating within the Northern Europe business units of Vestas Wind Systems A/S, Vestas Celtic Wind Technology Ltd focuses exclusively on selling, constructing and operating onshore wind power plants in UK and Ireland.
With offices in Warrington and Dublin, the Service Department looks after the servicing and maintenance of wind turbines in UK and Ireland.
Vestas Celtic Wind Technology Ltd is synonymous with professionalism, innovation and the capability of providing robust business solutions for our customers.
To achieve our targets, we offer our employees a good working environment where openness, passion and willpower are the daily ingredients to embrace the exciting tasks.
If you are as enthusiastic about the wind industry as we are, you may be the colleague we are looking for.

Responsibilities
Technical Apprentice with the ultimate aim of completing training and becoming a Technical Planner for sites across UK & Ireland, the role at the end of the training will include;

Fault diagnostics – error log analysis and review of recurring alarms, with a view to creating technical solutions for the business moving forward
Review across multiple sites, focused analysis and technical comparison. Identifying underlying issues and faults – with a solutions-focused view.
First line support for the various sites under Vestas Celtic control, communicating with both field and office – proving key updates to the technical lead, whilst also feeding into wider technical planning team. In some occasions potentially customer interaction
Ownership of future assigned platform type
Regular interaction with global technical support teams as and when required.

Qualifications
The right candidate will have an aptitude for engineering work, GCSE (or equivalent) in English, Maths, a Science subject a GCSE Craft/ Design Technology (if taken) would be beneficial to the application

Competencies
The right attitude; Vestas are not a global leader for no reason! We welcome people who are enthusiastic, committed and happy to take responsibility as well. The more you put in, the more you get out!
Communications really matter; you will work with a broad and diverse group of people and need to get your point across in the best way possible.
Comfortable to be able to work at height of 100 metres and in adverse weather conditions (akin to seasickness, motion etc.)
Excellent problem solving and fault-finding skills
Experience of team working
A proactive approach, be self-motivated and well organised
Good verbal and written communication skills

What We Offer
We offer a very competitive apprentice salary, 25 days annual leave, optional Medical/Dental cover as well as a pension.
Vestas has some of the best training the industry can offer for a career, there is no limit to where you can go within the company, renewables is the market to be in for the future.

Additional Information
Primary work location is Warrington , UK.
This position/apprentice training program will require travel across UK/IRE and Denmark

Successful canidiate must (to their knowledge) not be scared of heights as part of the apprentice training program and the role at the end of it, they will be expected to work at height inside the turbines to become familiar with the equipment. Some of the wind turbines are 100 metres in height.

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
Customer Service Apprentice

Customer Service

Gibsons Garden Machinery Limited (GGM Groundscare)

Colne

Vacancy ref

001QV

Description
This vacancy is for a Customer Service Apprentice based in Colne.
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.
To provide accounts administration support to the Accounts Manager
To provide general administration support to the Parts and Service Department
Answering the telephone – redirect where appropriate, taking and passing on messages
Process incoming mail and distribute
To assist with stock taking
Regular stock taking and ordering of stationery
To assist in the daily office administrative tasks including filing, posting out statements/invoices, photocopying,

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 Business Administrator

Business Admin

Phoenix Plant Engineers Ltd

Burnley

Vacancy ref

001QX

Description
This vacancy is for an Apprentice Business Administrator 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:
Liaising with engineers to organise on-site visits
Tracking Customers jobs and keeping all informed
Dealing with Parts suppliers
Issuing Invoices and supporting clients through the invoice process
Taking daily initiatives to reduce costs and maximise profits throughout your work
Providing office support including customer and employee support
Keeping well-organised files and records of business activity
Researching company data and archived reports
Keeping computer databases up to date
Interacting with clients either on the phone or in person
Answering phones and connecting calls to the proper department
Taking phone messages and passing them on
Following up on business communications, billing, and ordering
Communicating with materials suppliers and vendors
Invoicing
Using spreadsheets to track expenses and company spending
Collecting and inputting company data
Making travel arrangements for employees
Learning about the company's mission and available products/services
Building relationships with clients
Sending faxes and emails
Preparing documents by printing, copying, and binding
Writing and editing company correspondence
Collecting and sorting post
Scheduling appointments and events
Ordering office stationery and other supplies
Preparing meeting rooms by setting up chairs and getting refreshments
Participating in office meetings and taking meeting minutes
Giving feedback on office efficiency and suggesting possible improvements
Being ready for any other administrative tasks that are 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
Apprentice Scaffolder

Scaffolding

Kirk Scaffolding Ltd

Blackburn

Vacancy ref

001RL

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

This exciting opportunity will enable successful candidates to gain valuable experience and skills working in a specialist industry whilst also undertaking an Apprenticeship to CISRS Scaffolder Standard Level 2.
If you are compassionate, willing to learn, flexible and hardworking then we would like to hear from you.

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.
Loading & Unloading scaffolding from a lorry
Knowledge of Equipment & Selection

Training Provided:
Non regulated provision, Level 2, Building and Construction
English and Math's Functional Skills if needed.
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/ Receptionist

Optical

Philip Jones Opticians LTD

Carnforth

Vacancy ref

001SQ

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



Receptionist Duties can include:


Meeting and Greeting Customers


Answering Enquiries face to face and over phone


Managing the appointment Diary - taking patient details and
booking in


Taking payments


Cashing up and balancing the till


Logging in of jobs received


Ringing patients to inform of appointments or collections


Filing Patient Record cards


Management of email communications





Admin Duties:


Maintaining Company Social Media and web pages


Housekeeping


Preparing NHS forms


Generating patient reminders


Stock control of forms, stationary and accessories


Processing of invoices


Staff Rotas





Optical Assistant Duties
Assisting customers in frame choice


Repairing and adjusting frames


Maintaining optical equipment


Pre Tests


Frame ordering


Frame Styling

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 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
Apprentice Dental Nurse

Dental

St Annes Private Dental Practice

Lytham St Annes

Vacancy ref

001SY

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

You will provide chair side support to dental professionals, delivering a high level of patient care.
You can work as an apprentice dental nurse without academic qualifications - meaning you can "earn whilst you learn"!
The Dental Nurse Apprenticeship reflects all aspects of clinical responsibilities and duties of a dental nurse’s role and will provide you with the relevant qualification to apply to the General Dental Council (GDC) for professional registration as a dental nurse.

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
Optical Assistant

Optical

Rogers Optical Limited

Wells

Vacancy ref

001T0

Description
This vacancy is for an Apprentice Optical Assistant based in Wells, Somerset.
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
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
Fabrication and Welding

Engineering

Altham Fabrications

Blackburn

Vacancy ref

001T3

Description
This vacancy is for an Apprentice Metal Fabricator (Fabrication & Welding) 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

Eye Care (Blackburn) Ltd

Blackburn

Vacancy ref

001T4

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

While working for Eyecare you will have to travel to our other stores all within Blackburn.

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.
Booking in eye tests
Triaging patients based on symptoms
Basic administrative tasks and taking calls
Keeping the practice clean and tidy

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 Administrator

Business Admin

Dental Engineering UK

Darwen

Vacancy ref

001TC

Description
This vacancy is for an Apprentice Business Administrator based in Darwen, 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:
Dealing with queries on the phone
Updating computer records and maintaining contact lists
Ordering supplies
Printing, copying, scanning and filing
Data entry and file maintenance
Creating new accounts
Organising travel, meetings and conference bookings
Data entry
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
SUPPLY CHAIN ASSISTANT

Business Admin

Berry Superfos (RPC)

Blackburn

Vacancy ref

001TE

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

Training in the role of Production Services Co-ordinator to enable continuous production in a fast-paced manufacturing environment. Ensuring there is enough stock of raw material, masterbatch, packaging and consumables.
Estimating & procuring requirements of raw materials, masterbatch (colour) packaging for production needs.
Ordering all other consumables required to run a busy manufacturing site
Placing purchase orders on the system.
Running various reports & spreadsheets to help keep control of stocks of raw material, masterbatch & packaging.
Looking for and securing costs savings when & where possible.
General office administration duties.
Co-ordinating on a daily basis the shop floor work wear contract.

Training in other areas of the supply chain function, this will be but not limited to:-
Production Planning.
Sales Co-ordination.
Import & Export procedures for both Sales & Purchasing.
System housekeeping.
Usage of the various in house software packages & bespoke computer systems.

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
Dental Nursing Apprentice

Dental

Strictly Dental Practice Ltd

Carlisle

Vacancy ref

001TF

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

Whalley Dental Limited T/A King Street Dental Practice

Whalley

Vacancy ref

001TK

Description
This vacancy is for an Apprentice Dental Nurse based in Whalley, 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

Renovo Dental Limited

Chatburn

Vacancy ref

001TL

Description
This vacancy is for an Apprentice Dental Nurse based in Chatburn, 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 Business Administrator

Business Admin

M&S Law Ltd

Blackburn

Vacancy ref

001TM

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

Roles & Responsibilities:
Dealing with inbound and outbound calls.
Send emails to customers and other clients.
Speaking to customers on the phone and providing good level of service.
Monitor accounts on a daily basis
Identify outstanding account receivables

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 Metal Fabricator (Fabrication & Welding)

Engineering

Inox Fabrication Ltd

Blackburn

Vacancy ref

001TO

Description
This vacancy is for an Apprentice Metal Fabricator (Fabrication & Welding) 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.

Main Purpose of Job Role
To manufacture bespoke pieces of catering and ventilation fabrications

Duties & Responsibilities
Manufacture catering and ventilation fabrications using relevant tools, machinery and welding equipment
Work in accordance with production manager and workshop supervisor for production schedules and design drawings
Quality and final check items made following company processes
Monitor supplies & stock levels, report accordingly when levels get low
Ensure machinery & equipment is safe to use prior to operating, reporting immediately any faults / maintenance issues following company processes
Practice good housekeeping, keep work areas clean, tidy and free of any potential hazards
Adhere to Health & Safety policies, risk assessments & safe working Practices, ensuring your own health & safety and that of others
Adhere to company policies and working practices
Willingness to help train apprentices in collaboration with managers / directors & relevant training providers
Help in other areas within your level of competency as requested by managers and directors

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 Sales Administrator

Business Admin

Surteco Uk Ltd

Burnley

Vacancy ref

001TU

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

Sales administrators play a key administrative role in supporting the sales team and provide an important link between the Sales Manager/Sales Executives/Directors and the client.
Ideal candidates for the role are efficient and adaptable workers with good all round administrative abilities. They must have excellent customer service skills and be good organisers.
The post holder will work as part of a sales team under the direction of the Sales Office Manager and is required to establish effective working relationships with various departments including planning and production.
The role can be demanding as it requires the post holder to deal with a variety of tasks and situations in a busy environment maintaining successful customer relationships that reinforce the positive perception of our company. Poor handling of customers can be detrimental to the overall success of the company and its products.

JOB DESCRIPTION
To provide administrative support to the Sales Team, Sales Manager and other sales staff.
To operate manual and computerised office systems.
To undertake general office duties including dealing with emails, drafting and sending standard letters and filing.
To perform many general tasks such as raising quotations, handling customer requests, answering customer’s telephone/email queries, producing reports, maintaining client records.
To establish excellent customer relationships and provide a high standard of service to customers (both internal and external).
To maintain relationships with clients by providing support, information and guidance.
To process customer orders and follow through to completion of order.
To ensure all administration requirements for your customers are carried out to a very high standard.
To satisfactorily deal with any customer queries and complaints.
To ensure that all records (manual or electronic) are kept up to date and accurate.
To prepare reports by collecting, analysing and summarizing information.
To contribute to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
To resolve order and inventory problems by investigating data and history; identifying alternate means for filling orders; notifying managers and customers.
To forward samples by entering request; arranging shipment; notifying customer.
To maintain adequate stocks of customer specific stock under the authorisation limits set by the sales manager.
To present a supportive, positive and enthusiastic attitude towards the job, the company and your colleagues at all times.
To actively promote the benefits of the company and its products and to ensure that company policy and procedures are adhered to at all times.

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
Customer Service Apprentice

Customer Service

Interior Contracts (Kitchens Limited)

Darwen

Vacancy ref

001U0

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.

Working as an integral part of our customer service team, your role will include:
Taking incoming calls confidently and fluently
Calling customers with updates
Communicating fluently with a range of colleagues
Sending professional emails out to customers
Receiving email enquiries and responding accordingly
Using a computer system to track the progress of orders
Organising and updating Google sheets
Processing small remedial items to be sent out by courier
Assisting in organisational tasks in the office
Completing reports for a number of customers
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

OM Optical Limited

Brighton

Vacancy ref

001U7

Description
This
vacancy is for an Apprentice Optical Assistant based in Brighton.


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 Quality Controller

Engineering

Attwater & Sons Limited

Preston

Vacancy ref

001UB

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

This will be a multi-functional role; the position requires that the staff member be flexible, well organized, a good communicator and have a good attention to detail.
The person needs to take a proactive approach to be able to contribute to the company’s ability to manufacture goods for its customers “right first time” and delivered on time.

“A team player is essential.”

Duties include but not limited to:
Use of business software and hardware systems throughout all processes
Assisting in the documenting and defining of business processes
Support for planning and customer related processes by identifying contract related requirements
Organizing day to day batch traceability records for the Aerospace sector and other customers
Organize electronic record of works orders/inspections/test reports associated with the above
Provide support for production by means of inspection and test activities
Perform in-house calibration of the company’s measuring equipment
Assist in auditing activities
Assist in day-to-day non-conformance management and associated activity.
Assist in supplier management activities
Providing general support to the quality/technical department

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 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 Mechanical Maintenance Fitter

Engineering

SACO - Specialist Anodising Co Ltd

Burnley

Vacancy ref

001UE

Description
This vacancy is for an Apprentice Mechanical Maintenance Fitter 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: Repairing, maintaining, or replacing anything mechanical within or around the SACO buildings.
Reporting to Mechanical Maintenance Manager.

1.First Year - Block release, off the job training at selected Training Provider. Plus, basic machining operations such as drilling, linishing, hacksawing, marking out, deburring etc. at company. (NVQ level 2).
2. Attendance at Training Provider 1 day per week for the first 24 months of apprenticeship. ONC (Ordinary National Certificate/B-TEC Level
3. Second Year - On completion of first year block release, training to continue at SACO under supervision of the Mechanical Maintenance Manager, consisting of developing skills learned in the first year and learning additional skills such as machine isolation, fabrication, pipe fitting, stripping, and rebuilding machinery.
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 press or plant repairs/breakdowns, including full rebuilds, major fabrications and clutch inspections.
6. Fourth Year – Training will continue with exposure to all factory equipment, working more independently, gaining more experience, and becoming 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:
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 Electrical Maintenance Fitter

Engineering

SACO - Specialist Anodising Co Ltd

Burnley

Vacancy ref

001UF

Description
This vacancy is for an Apprentice Electrical Maintenance Fitter 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: Repairing, maintaining, or replacing anything electrical within or around the SACO buildings.
Reporting to Electrical Maintenance Manager.

1. First Year - Block release, off the job training at selected Training Provider. Plus, basic machining operations such as drilling, linishing, hacksawing, marking out, deburring etc. at company. (NVQ level 2).
2. Attendance at Training Provider 1 day per week for the first 24 months of apprenticeship. ONC (Ordinary National Certificate/B-TEC Level
3. Second Year - On Completion of first year block release, training to continue at SACO under supervision of the Electrical Maintenance Manager, consisting of developing skills learned in the first year and learning additional skills such as machine isolation, trunking, re wiring, problem solving & permit to work procedures.
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 press or plant repairs/breakdowns, including full rewiring, assembly machine repairs or rebuilds, plus lighting and socket work.
6. Fourth Year – Training will continue with exposure to all factory equipment, working more independently, gaining more experience, and becoming 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:
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)
Mechatronics Maintenance Technician Apprentice

Engineering

Surteco Uk Ltd

Burnley

Vacancy ref

001UG

Description
This vacancy is for an Mechatronics Maintenance Technician Apprenticeship based in Burnley.
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

Job Description
Monitoring and maintaining the running of the plant, equipment and systems in line with a preventative maintenance schedule
Reacting immediately to emergency breakdowns of plant and equipment
Ensuring that equipment is reliable and will perform consistently in specified operating environments
Implementing modifications in the manufacturing process (this can include manufacturing and fitting new parts or modifying existing parts where necessary)
Work in a safe manner following all Health and Safety regulations
Following all IMS procedures relating to his/her own work activities
Liaising with Managers/Team Leaders and other departments as required
To work as an integral part of the Engineering Team to ensure that work is carried out as efficiently as possible
To attend training courses as and when required. I.e. renewal of licences and updating of knowledge

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)
Customer Service Apprentice

Customer Service

Electra Commercial Vehicles

Blackburn

Vacancy ref

001UK

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.
Stock control/issuing parts to jobs/engineers/putting stock parts away
Purchase order numbers
Placing orders
Stock taking duties
House keeping
Scanning
Shredding
Taking phone calls

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 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.
Project Engineer

Engineering

DRM Industrial Fabrics Ltd

Bury

Vacancy ref

001UN

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

Apprenticeship: Project Engineer (Technical Support Level 3 Extended Diploma)
This is an active role that mixes weekend travel and hands-on work with a customer facing technical support role.
The successful candidate must be willing to travel and work some weekends/late nights to carry out maintenance and fitting work throughout the UK & Ireland together with our Head Engineer.

Job role:
Be part of a two people strong team that fits Ironer Clothing and Springing on customer premises. This work is done out of hours (weekend/evening).
Develop technical knowledge and capability with regard to Laundry Ironers used at Commercial Laundries
Design products from customer supplied samples and/or drawings
Translate customer requirements into working instructions for the production team
Prepare cost estimates and identify required components
Analyse and improve manufacturing methods
Document processes and set up standardised methods and costings for reliable repeatability
Utilise knowledge of textile products, materials, production equipment and construction methods to improve product design and develop new ideas

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).
Learn how an ironer in an industrial laundry works & how to fit springing and ironer clothing from our Lead Engineer
Learn the different production stages of our products by working closely with the production team
Learn how to measure products, identify fibres and different ways of constructing a product
Gain an understanding of the different manufacturing equipment – what is their main function and their limitation
Learn how our mrp system works and how to build a product cost structure
Learn about the varied end uses of our textile filtration products. Did you know that our products are used to process a headache pill, chicken stock, salt, flour and many more.
Apprentice Dental Nurse

Dental

Crosby Village Dental Practice

Liverpool

Vacancy ref

001UZ

Description
This vacancy is for an Apprentice Dental Nurse based in Liverpool.
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
Vehicle Damage Mechanical, Electrical & Trim MET

Automotive

Smart Xpress Paint & Body Ltd

Blackpool

Vacancy ref

001V0

Description
This vacancy is for a Vehicle Damage Panel Technician Apprentice based in Blackpool, Lancashire.
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.
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
Apprentice Business Administrator

Business Admin

The Spectacle Factory Limited

Preston

Vacancy ref

001V3

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.

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
Business Administration Apprenticeship

Business Admin

Hughes & Co Ltd

Barrowford

Vacancy ref

001V4

Description
This vacancy is for a Business Administration Apprenticeship based in Barrowford, Nelson.
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:
Answering phone calls and e-mails
Produce business documents
Using and maintaining office equipment
Client liaison
Producing letters for clients
Producing client practice guides
Maintaining and updating client records
Social Media – Facebook
Managing work flow within the practice
Basic Payroll and Bookkeeping duties
Assisting other members of staff with 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 Dental Nurse

Dental

ARC Dental Surgery

Blackpool

Vacancy ref

001V9

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

You will receive ongoing support, development and training to equip you with the skills and knowledge required for a successful dental nursing career.

Your daily activities could 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.
Sterilising instruments
Updating patient records
Maintaining equipment
Preparing instruments and materials for various treatments

During your Apprenticeship you’ll develop the skills required to support patients and dental staff in providing safe and effective treatment from simple check-ups to advanced specialist treatments

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 Optical Assistant

Optical

Valley Associates Ltd (Boots franchise)

Camden

Vacancy ref

001VA

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

A vital role in providing our customers and patients the best experience at Boots Opticians at every step of the customer journey.
You will drive sales through great product knowledge and style advice to provide the most appropriate eyewear solutions for customers.

Key responsibilities include:
Creating great rapport with customers and understand their needs throughout their journey; making Recommendations suited to the customer’s vision and lifestyle needs.
Using the Optometrist’s recommendations to build perfect product solutions for the customer, including accessories, contact lenses and additional pairs.
Delivering the technical tasks in the practice by ensuring the safe supply of eyewear, such as ordering, verification, contact lens teaches, glasses collections, glasses adjustments and relevant administration
Delivering operational processes and tasks relating to the role such as date checking, banking etc, in order to give right first time customer care.
Follow all legal and professional requirements and clinical SOP’s to the required standards.
Pre screening responsibilities to support clinic running and optometrist needs.

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 Administrator

Business Admin

Flextex Ltd

Preston

Vacancy ref

001VD

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.
Answering phone calls and referring them to the appropriate person(s) when needed
Replying to emails in a timely manner
General duties such as filing, photocopying etc.
Helping members of the team when necessary
Working off computer systems
Taking notes in meetings
Meeting and greeting clients when they enter the premises~
Dealing with Saga

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 Optical Assistant

Optical

Longton Optical Limited

Preston

Vacancy ref

001VJ

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

The duties within this role include:
Support patients in promoting and sustaining good eye health, signposting to other professionals when appropriate.
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.
You will ensure that your product knowledge is up to date and that you ensure the company SOP’s are followed at all times.
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
You will respond appropriately to patient requests for advice on self-care and their eye health.
You will support patients in the safe and appropriate use of eyecare products and the maintenance of their eye health.
You ensure that stock displays are clean, and fully stocked.
You will assist in ensuring that in line with GOC guidelines a date checking, and cleaning schedule is in place and records maintained.
You ensure new stock is visible, and any promotions are displayed professionally and correctly.
You will ensure that as part of our health promotion role any topics highlighted are actively promoted.
You ensure full and accurate records are maintained and updated where necessary.
You ensure all patient / patient representatives sign GOS forms or other as appropriate at the time of service, and that evidence of exemption is requested where appropriate.
You will ensure reception and waiting areas are presented in a clean tidy and professional manner.
You are aware of waiting times and potential issues with eye examination or the provision of advice and other services, keeping the team / patients informed of any delays.
You assist in ensuring that invoices and statements are correct, stock is checked off accurately and that returns are completed accurately and promptly.
You assist in ensuring that stock is ordered appropriately and that levels are maintained in a way that provides an adequate level of stock cover for the minimum investment.
You will assist in ensuring that dispensing orders are accurate.
You demonstrate flexibility

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
Light Vehicle Technician

Automotive

C & S Coaches (Pendle) Ltd

Colne

Vacancy ref

001VK

Description
This vacancy is for an Apprentice Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Mechanic based in Colne.
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:
VCQ Level 2 in Vehicle Maintenance and Repair
VRQ Technical Certificate, Level 2 Vehicle Maintenance and Repair
Key Skills, Functional Skills
Level 1-ICT
Level 2-Application of Number and Communication.
CNC Turning Apprentice

Engineering

Horner Shearing Ltd

West Bradford

Vacancy ref

001VP

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

The successful applicant will make a valuable contribution to productivity whilst undertaking recognised vocational qualifications, namely L3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Machinist).

Starting Duties
Operation of CNC lathes and mills as required
Ensuring components produced meet specifications set out in drawings
Recording information in job sheets
Routine machine maintenance

Working Towards
Tool setting of a various CNC machines
Ordering tooling and raw stock in good time
Setting up and running of both new and existing jobs on your own

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)
Administration Apprentice

Business Admin

GS Car Centre Ltd

Preston

Vacancy ref

001VR

Description
This vacancy is for an Apprentice Business Administrator based in Bamber Bridge, Preston.
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
Administration
Marketing the vehicles
Assisting the director
Responding to sales calls
Sending and receiving e-mails, texts and live chats
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 Optical Assistant

Optical

Angela Reed Ltd (Boots Opticians)

Kenilworth

Vacancy ref

001VS

Description
This vacancy is for an Apprentice Optical Assistant based in Kenilworth.
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
Apprentice Business Administrator

Business Admin

Astute Lighting

Blackburn

Vacancy ref

001VT

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:
Keep Up to date with all admin duties
Chase payments & create statements for month end to send to clients.
Create a good working relationship with clients
Know how to stock take & make sure it correlates with the website at all time
Upload & delete new and old data from the website.
Handle all telephone calls to the business & pass them on to relevant people.
Have general product knowledge. Enough to hold a conversation with a customer & then pass on to someone with more experience
Learn complete order process & the importance of statuses.
Candidate will be expected to wear steel toe cap boots
Candidate will be given a uniform (not immediately)

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 Scaffolder

Scaffolding

Mountain Scaffolding LTD

Manchester

Vacancy ref

001VX

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.
To carry out labour duties and shadow scaffolders.

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

Scaffolding

IBN Scaffold Access Limited

Oldham

Vacancy ref

001VZ

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

Your employment will begin in on site for a minimum of 6 months.
Basic scaffolding product knowledge and handling skills will be taught, including the different types of scaffolding, scaffolding components, servicing of equipment and most importantly health and safety.

Prior to starting work on site, you will need to pass the CSCS Health & Safety Test and attend a 1 day COTS course.
Once these have been achieved and you have been employed for a minimum of 6 months, onsite training/mentoring will commence.
To begin with most duties will include general labouring, however, as confidence, competence, knowledge and skills increase, the Apprentice will be given more responsibilities and gradually become less of a labourer and more of a scaffolder.

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.
GP Receptionist Apprentice

Business Admin

Sabden & Whalley Medical Limited

Clitheroe

Vacancy ref

001W5

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

Job Role:
Welcoming patients to the surgery in courteous manner and projecting a positive and friendly image to patients and other visitors
Providing general information, assistance and directing patients in accessing the appropriate service
Answering the telephone and transfer calls to the appropriate healthcare professional or other team members
Processing personal and telephone requests for appointments, visits and consultations and dealing with requests for home visits, changing appointments etc.
Maintaining and monitoring the practice appointments system
Registering new patients and ensuring all necessary information is obtained and entered
Updating patients’ medical records as required
Dealing with medical records received and deduction process
Assisting patients with the completion of any forms, as necessary
Filling, photocopying and scanning organisational documents, records, patients’ documentations
Facilitating effective communication between patients, members of the health care team and visitors
Checking, filling and issuing prescriptions to patients and resolving any issues patients may have in relation to a prescription request
Reporting any problems with the premises, medical equipment or the running of the practice to the manager
Ensuring the reception area, notice-boards, the entrance remain tidy and welcoming
Abiding by all legislation in relation to patient information, data protection and confidentiality
Following practises procedures and protocols
Undertaking any other administrative duties that may arise from time to time to assist in the smooth running of the practice
Support Administrator to the Reception Manager/Practice Manager

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
Office Administrator

Business Admin

Surteco Uk Ltd

Burnley

Vacancy ref

001W7

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

The office administrator post will be a varied role across different areas within the office, including Finance, production planning, goods inwards, despatch and sales. There will be therefore the chance to pick up a varied amount of knowledge and skills within the business.
Ideal candidates for the role are team players with attention to detail.

JOB DESCRIPTION
To create a file of the different processes within the business.
To assist in posting supplier invoices.
To make phone calls to customers to chase unpaid invoices.
Posting cash received form the bank.
Provide support to the finance area in busy periods
Assist with booking in of goods when received
Assisting in the preparation of goods for despatch
Provide support to the production planner
Assist the quality manager
Provide support to the sales admin team
General admin 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 Work Shop Technician

Automotive

Hippo Vehicle Holdings Ltd

Blackburn

Vacancy ref

001WA

Description
Are you looking to start your Career as a Vehicle Technician in a successful expanding company? Hippo Motor Group are recruiting for an apprentice vehicle technician to join a busy and expanding workshop team.
Around 800 cars a month pass through our busy workshop whilst our team of 13 technicians ensure they are all in excellent condition ready for our customers. Due to our success we are constantly developing which provides excellent career development opportunities for our staff.
For the chance to work for a successful family run business with an enviable reputation please see details below.

This vacancy is for a Apprentice Work Shop Technician based in Blackburn.
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 successful candidate will have the opportunity to learn alongside qualified technicians to become a competent, Maintenance Technician, servicing vehicles and carrying out appropriate fixes

The role may be on of our shift patterns which could be 6am-2pm, 8.30am-5.00pm or 2.00pm-10.00pm, Monday to Friday, plus you will be expected to work 1 in 4 Saturdays 8.00am-4.00pm.

Key Responsibilities
To work alongside a Maintenance Technician, servicing vehicles and carrying out appropriate fixes
Taking part in road testing of vehicles
To carry out all work effectively and within the advised repair times
To accurately record all details on the relevant job cards
Ensure all work is carried out to a high standard
To maintain the highest level of customer satisfaction at all times
To maintain and update your individual experience, skills and knowledge through training programmes*Responsibilities could change or just include SOME of the above

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

Automotive

Hippo Vehicle Holdings Ltd

Blackburn

Vacancy ref

001WB

Description
Do you have a keen interest in the Automotive Trade? If so, this could the apprenticeship for you! Hippo Motor Group are recruiting for an apprentice Bodyshop technician to join a busy and expanding body shop team.
Around 800 cars a month pass through our busy body shop whilst our team ensure they are all in excellent condition ready for our customers.
Due to our success, we are constantly developing which provides excellent career development opportunities for our staff.
For the chance to work for a successful family run business with an enviable reputation please see details below.

This vacancy is for a Bodyshop technician Apprentice based in Blackburn.

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to learn alongside qualified painters
Job role
Complete this apprenticeship with Hippo and gain knowledge of:
Filler Repairs
Paint Preparation
Paint mixing
Priming
Painting and Colour Matching.
Bumper texture coat
Preparing external panels for paint including body filler & stopper
Priming, topcoat and lacquer application
Final flatting and polishing to a high standard (90% of a quality finished paint repair is in the preparation and finishing off)
Assist with keeping the Bodyshop clean and tidy at all times
Assist the body shop technicians in their day to day roles*Responsibilities could change or just include SOME of the above

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

Dental

Queensgate Dental Practice

Burnley

Vacancy ref

001WE

Description
This vacancy is for an Apprentice Dental Nurse based in Burnley.
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
Business Admin - Sales Support Apprentice

Business Admin

Utility Swopshop

Blackpool

Vacancy ref

001WI

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

The Business Administrator – Sales Support will be required to meet daily KPI’s and keep tasks upto date that are being generated.
The apprentice will be involved in:
weekly sales catch up call to discuss the weeks activities
work closely with the the Business Administartor – Marketing Support

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.
Support the development of the company data base and CRM system.
Explain the energy broker service to potential clients and open up new leads/opportunities which will then be passed over to senior members of the team.
Deliver a scripted sales pitch, adjusting where necessary to better target the needs and interests of the customer.
Update prospect details and support the Operations Manager.
Maintain and update the company’s CRM with prospect details
Keep up to date with energy industry news
Ensure that company procedures are followed and records updated as per company policy.
Follow up on campaigns and signals that are sent out via the CRM system
Undertake other ad hoc duties as required by the Company

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 Sales Apprentice

Business Admin

Elite Electronics & Security Ltd

Blackburn

Vacancy ref

001WK

Description
This vacancy is for a Business Sales Apprentice based in Great Harwood, 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:
Answering phone calls and e-mails
Produce business documents
Using and maintaining office equipment
Dealing with the public
Sales ability
Conflict resolution
Product knowledge
Clear communication skills
Knowledge of admin / paperwork
IT Literate - Word / Excel
HTML & Website work

We would preferably be looking for someone with a full UK Driving license as well.

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 Administrator

Business Admin

Recruit Right Limited

Rishton

Vacancy ref

001WM

Description
An exciting opportunity as an Apprentice Administrator has become available within Recruit Right inour Blackburn.
Recruit Right are a well-established recruitment company specialising within theIndustrial and Commercial sectors.

The ideal candidate will be based in Blackburn and must be able to work in a fast-paced environment,able to work to strict deadlines and manage their own workload using their own initiative but, also beable to work within a team and take instruction too.

Duties to include:
Dealing with incoming calls
Formatting CV’s - Data Entry
Preparing candidate registration paperwork
Operating in house computer system
Greeting visitors
Post duties, Filing, and Photocopying
Monitoring Compliance Documentation
Any other admin 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
Motor Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician Apprentice

Automotive

Deanfield MOT Test Centre

Clitheroe

Vacancy ref

001WN

Description
This vacancy is for a Motor Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician Apprentice based in Clitheroe.
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.

Ideally a driver or someone local to Clitheroe, also someone with a keen interest in cars.

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

Business Admin

Woven Art Company Ltd

Clitheroe

Vacancy ref

001WO

Description
This vacancy is for an Apprentice Business Administrator to join a growing company based in Clitheroe. This is a great opportunity to join a family owned business with genuine progression opportunities available.
The working hours are 8:30am- 5pm Monday to Thursday and 8am- 1pm on a Friday!

The general administration duties within this role will include:
Processing customer sales orders over the phone and via email
Tracking Customers orders and keeping all informed
Working closely with the warehousing team to ensure orders are dispatched on time
Assist in the warehouse occasionally with dispatch
Providing office support including customer and employee support
Keeping well-organised files and records of business activity
Keeping computer databases and Excel spreadsheets up to date
Answering phones and connecting calls to the correct department
Collecting and inputting company data
Preparing documents by printing, copying, and binding
Writing and editing company correspondence
Collecting and sorting post
Scheduling appointments and events
Ordering office stationery and other supplies
Participating in office meetings and taking meeting minutes
Giving feedback on office efficiency and suggesting possible improvement

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
Dental Nurse Apprentice

Dental

Thurston Dental Practice

Preston

Vacancy ref

001WQ

Description
This vacancy is for an Apprentice Dental Nurse based in Leyland, Preston.
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 and 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 computerized 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 patient and equipment during the taking of x-rays and processing and storing all images.
Assisting the dentist chair side with a full range of dental treatments.
Adopting all aspects of Infection control to a high standard.
Dealing with patients on a daily basis

Training Provided:
Level 3 Diploma in Dental Nursing
Functional Skills Level 2 in Application of Number and Literacy
Employer Rights and Responsibility
Personal Learning and thinking Skills
Safeguarding
First Aid
Conflict resolution
Apprentice Optical Assistant

Optical

Clayton Optometric Services Limited Frodsham

Frodsham

Vacancy ref

001WR

Description
This vacancy is for an Apprentice Optical Assistant working for our company, Clayton Optometric Services Ltd a Boots Opticians Franchise in Frodsham, Cheshire.
We need you to provide a great experience for every customer at our at Boots Opticians store.

You will drive sales by playing your part in delighting our customers.
We want a friendly, welcoming and energetic person to join our team!

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

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 us
Apprentice Dental Nurse

Dental

Zoryslave Taylor TA Towngate Dental Practice

Leyland

Vacancy ref

001WT

Description
This vacancy is for an Apprentice Dental Nurse based in Leyland, Preston.
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 and 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 computerized 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 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 Application of Number and Literacy
Employer Rights and Responsibility
Personal Learning and thinking Skills
Safeguarding
First Aid
Conflict resolution
Customer Communications Advisor

Business Admin

Washington Specsavers Limited TA Specsavers

Washington

Vacancy ref

001WU

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

Customer Communication Centre Assistant support the operation of the store by providing customers with an effective service.

The general administration duties within this role may include:
Efficiently answer all telephone calls to the store.
Respond positively to customer enqueries and direct to the appropriate department.
Advise customers of current promotions
Appointment management disciplines are maintained.
Store to store protocol is followed
Be an Ambassador for the Specsavers brand at all times
Understand and apply NHS procedures
Meet and exceed all personal team goals
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 Business Administrator

Business Admin

Wardynamic ltd

Blackburn

Vacancy ref

001WW

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:
Effective communication with colleagues, managers and directors.
Effective written communication
Liaising with the company’s external Health & Safety, Environment and Quality consultant.
Liaising with the company’s chosen training provider to book training.
Liaising with customers via phone, email and in person.
Liaise with suppliers and place orders using the company procedures.
Liaise with the company’s external HR manager when necessary
Learn how to provide advice to customers when necessary.
Undertake relevant research.
Learn how to identify hazards and assess.
On occasions assist in back to work interviews for employees
Learn to take minutes during staff meetings and management meetings.
Learn and adhere to company policies
Assist in the implementation of the Integrated Management Systems (IMS).
Learn all aspects of IMS – forms, risks and opportunities register, etc.
Follow the company document procedures.
On occasions assist in appraisals for employees.
Attendance during external audits, including those of ISO, Achilles and customers.
Learn to conduct internal audits and document.
Learn to use accounting software.
Learn to process incoming and outgoing accounts and payments.
Learn to compile accounts and keep up to date ready for submitting to the accountant at the end of each VAT period or year end.
Chase overdue customer accounts.
Learn to submit staff wages and make payments.
Assist in planning and booking servicing from external companies such as PAT testing, vehicle servicing, vehicle MOT’s, etc.
Updating supplier and customer information following strict GDPR regulations.
Updating employee information when necessary following strict GDPR regulations.
Record and document personal hours in diaries.
Assist and work closely with other departments.
Assist in maintenance and cleanliness of company premises and property.
Assist colleagues with tidying up and closure of the premises each day.
Attend college when required.
Complete any work set by your training provider.
Attend any training the company sees necessary – in hour and external.
Any other tasks the company sees appropriate to assist with the smooth running of the business.
Good IT skills – use of Microsoft programmes, word, excel, power point and emails.
Excellent time keeping.
Ability to motivate others.
Use of own initiative.

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 Machinist Apprentice

Engineering

UK Precision

Barrow, Clitheroe

Vacancy ref

001WX

Description
This vacancy is for a CNC Machinist Apprentice based in Whalley, Lancashire.
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 to 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)
Apprentice Business Administrator

Business Admin

Witton Park Academy

Blackburn

Vacancy ref

001X1

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.
Reception duties and to provide general administrative support to the school? Provide general administration support to the whole school? Undertake reception duties - take telephone calls, sign in visitors, assist parents, pupils and staff with all enquiries with a high degree of professionalism? Assist with school attendance recording? Maintain records, keep the school management information system accurately up to date? Assist in the administration of school trips and school events? Work as part of a team and support others at all times contributing to the overall work and ethos of the school? Undertake personal development and participate in other training activities as required? Provide general advice and guidance to staff pupils and others? Demonstrate an awareness of confidentiality and abide by confidentiality requirements in relation to duties undertaken in the role? Undertake any other duties commensurate with the role

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 Optical Assistant

Optical

Scartho Eyecare Limited

Grimsby

Vacancy ref

001X2

Description
This vacancy is for an Apprentice Optical Assistant based in Grimsby.
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
Injection Stretch Blow Moulding Apprentice

Engineering

Berry Superfos (RPC)

Blackburn

Vacancy ref

001XB

Description
This vacancy is for an Injection Stretch Blow Moulding Apprentice (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. If successful the apprenticeship could consist of up to 4 years learning.
The first year will be based full time, Mon to 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, City and Guilds, which will be 1 day a week classroom based learning.

We are looking for an individual who is motivated and ready to learn a new skill set working in the Injection Stretch Blow Moulding department.
Mechanical and electrical skills will be developed throughout every aspect of the department and all individual job roles within the department.

The ideal candidate would be trained in the smooth operation and maintenance of 10 ISBM machines and downstream equipment, able to demonstrate the ability to solve machine and process problems.

Tool changes can be part of the day to day work, so the apprentice would start work with the dedicated Tool Change Team who complete most of the changes and are at the forefront of all maintenance tasks in the department.

The role also includes machine maintenance, machine and tool cleaning, cycle time and quality control. Also learning the steam sleeving process and label application processes employed in the department.

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 Dental Nurse

Dental

SmileSite

Preston

Vacancy ref

001XD

Description
This vacancy is for an Apprentice Dental Nurse based in Preston, Lancashie.
The successful applicant will have the opportunity to undertake valuable work experience whilst gaining on the job qualificationm in a well established private practice. To train under experianced nurses and be supported and guided through appreantiship by caring, encouraging managers.

Main duties include; 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
Business Administrator Apprentice

Business Admin

Contel Ltd

Accrington

Vacancy ref

001XH

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.

We are looking for a passionate individual who will have:
Excellent listening skills and understanding of a good customer experience
A flexible can-do attitude and professional
Attention to detail is essential
Ability to work under pressure and act decisively
Ability to work with others to reach common goals collectively
Proactive and the ability to plan ahead
Good written and verbal skills along with ICT
Share your ideas and help your colleagues to improve overall customer experience
Be a brand ambassador for Contel

Key responsibilities:
Assisting the Directors with overseeing customer support and call outs requests.
Maintain the callout and repair database to ensure jobs are logged and actioned in a timelymanner.
Plan the field service engineers diaries to ensure that each day is complete whilst route planningto ensure logistically the works scheduled can be completed.
Liaise with the customers to arrange access to vehicles in order to carry out the repairs.
Processing of the field service engineers job sheets to log parts used and time spent on site.
Raise proforma invoices via quick books with accurate costings of the work undertaken.
Send call out and repair proforma invoices to the clients whilst requesting order numbers tocover the works.
Log the order numbers against the repairs on the database and turn the proformas into invoices.
Ensure any SLA’s are met and make the Directors aware of any issues.
Log and arrange quarterly vehicle inspections where contracted to do so.
Any Ad hoc activities when requested by the management team.

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 Business Administrator

Business Admin

Cargo Movers Ltd

Samlesbury

Vacancy ref

001XJ

Description
This vacancy is for an Apprentice Business Administrator based in Samlesbury.
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:
To learn all aspect of the shipping industry, including: booking shipments, billing customers, customs clearances, start to end customer journey updating the customer at every step.

Key elements:
Communication with customers
Confident on telephone
Helping where needed; one team.
The working ours will be 9-5:30 with 1 hour lunch.
The two individuals will be our shipping apprentices and if successfully a role will be made permeant after their apprenticeship.

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 Business Administrator

Business Admin

M65Jobsearch

Blackburn

Vacancy ref

001XK

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:
Based on reception, you will be the first point of contact, meeting and greeting candidates, handling any footfall as they come in the office.
Taking both telephone calls and e-mail enquires and delivering them to the correct person.
General admin duties, placing adverts, perhaps some social media, keeping the CRM up to date, with data. Learning all aspects of working in a busy environment, photocopying, printing,

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 Mechanical, Electrical & Trim (MET) Technician Apprentice

Automotive

YCC Service Centre Ltd

Preston

Vacancy ref

001XM

Description
This vacancy is for a Vehicle Damage Mechanical, Electrical & Trim (MET) Technician Apprentice based in Preston.
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.
Apprentice Business Administrator

Business Admin

Partwell Ltd

Blackburn

Vacancy ref

001XN

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.

We are looking for someone with interest in engineering drawings, using CAD/CAM software to look at DXFs for quoting and using nesting software.
The role will include general office duties but mainly quoting and estimating CNC machined parts and creating production worksheets from customer orders.
Also, gathering quotes from material suppliers and recording data on our CRM software.

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
Dental Nursing Apprentice

Dental

Zebra Dental

Windermere

Vacancy ref

001XO

Description
This vacancy is for an Apprentice Dental Nurse based in Windermere.
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 and 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 computerized 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 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 Application of Number and Literacy
Employer Rights and Responsibility
Personal Learning and thinking Skills
Safeguarding
First Aid
Conflict resolution
Fire, Emergency & Security Systems

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
Multi Skilled Engineering Apprentice

Engineering

Stolle European Manufacturing Solutions Limited

Accrington

Vacancy ref

001XU

Description
This vacancy is for an Multi Skilled Engineering Apprentice based in Accrington.

The role will be multi skilled and cover the following areas of engineering
Stolle EMS have advised the apprenticeship training will be multi-skilled for your first year spent at Training 2000 and you will learn the following areas of engineering so you can gain a better understanding of Stolle and the engineering skills they require. (please see below brief overview of each discipline explaining more about it)

So once you progress to your second year of training (which will be based at Stolle) you can then decide which of the below engineering reas you would like to progress into.
CNC
Fitting
Fabrication and Welding

If you can please let me know if you are interested in the apprenticeship and I will forward your CV to the employer.
CNC
CNC Machinists are responsible for manufacturing a range of parts using a variety of methods and machines, including turning, milling, programming, setting and operating.
This involves interpreting engineering drawings, working to a fine degree of accuracy using manual and electronic measuring instruments.
Duties will include the following 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.

Fabrication and welding
Your job role will consist of different tasks such as
Welding components
Welding Castings
MIG and TIG
Due to the nature of the role there is lots of heavy lifting involved.

The successful candidate will train and become competent welding, components and castings industry, 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 and handling of engineering information. Additional skills covered may include, fitting using hand skills, producing sheet metal components and assemblies and a range of welding techniques and principles.
Each of these is decided by the level of qualification being taken and the job role you are undertaking.
The suitable candidate will undertake a range of welding duties.

Fitting
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:
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)
Mechanical Engineer Apprentice

Engineering

Gaffey Technical Services Ltd

Accrington

Vacancy ref

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

Essentially, primary duties will be to assist with day-to-day workshop activities with sharedresponsibilities and general assistance to manufacturing, assembly and production relatedtasks.
The following list of duties (but not limited to) is a summary and you will also be expectedto provide assistance, as necessary, to other areas of the business, in order to maintainthe high level of customer service that the company prides itself upon.
Preparation of raw materials for machining and fabricating
CNC machine preparation and operation
Hot gas/air plastic fabrication
Assembly of components and equipment for system builds
Sub-component assembly, including metal & plastic materials requiring cutting &jointing
Electrical control panel & associated device wiring
Assist in assembly of basic/standard product lines
Assist with product stock control duties
Assist in maintaining good “house keeping” within the workshop and premises aspart of the company’s Health & Safety policy, and help assist with H&S issues where necessary

Training Provided:
In-house training will be given to familiarise you with our administrative procedures, products and services, and also Health & Safety procedures. Skills and competency training will be provided on the job and externally where necessary at the cost to the company.
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