Apprenticeship Newsletter 12th June 2014

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SNOP UK Ltd.

Apprentice Maintenance Engineerx3

Duties include:

 

  • Perform effective reactive maintenance on KUKA robots, spot welding equipment, presses and other production machinery, following the SNOP escalation procedure at all times.
  •  Identify and rectify problems in Kuka robot and Siemens S7 PLC programs.
  • Perform scheduled Planned Preventative Maintenance in order to minimise unplanned downtime
  •  Work with the Methods Engineers to produce effective maintenance strategies, procedures and methods.
  • Liaise with Production and Quality departments to ensure machine availability to build quality parts
  •  Controlling and sourcing maintenance tools, equipment and spares.
  •  Documenting breakdowns; identifying route cause and remedial action to help identify and resolve reoccurring issues.

 

They are offering £210 per week, 37 hours. You will work towards a Level 2 NVQ in Performing Engineering Operations (PEO) with a block release to Gateshead College to complete Technical Certificate and Functional Skills.

 

North East Ambulance Service

Apprentice Patient Transport Service (Operational) x12

Duties include:

  • Contribute positively to the effectiveness and efficiency of the PTS crew in which you work.
  • Support with route planning, log sheets, vehicle maintenance, equipment stock etc
  • Support customers/patients to get ready to travel, to and from the vehicle in a manner appropriate to their mobility and ensure they are safe, secure and comfortable throughout their journey.
  • The full and accurate maintenance of all records and reports in line with Service policies and procedures, including Accident Reporting, Patient Transport Records both paper and electronic.
  •  Undertake required training to maintain acceptable standards and quality of care.
  • Be prepared to work flexibility to ensure patients are moved in a timely, safe and dignified manner
  • Performing other tasks in keeping with the post as required by supervisory staff and Officers.

 

MUST HAVE FULL UK DRIVING LICENSE (MAX 3 POINT AND HELD FOR A MINIMUM OF 12 MONTHS)

 

They are offering £100.50 per week, 37.5 hours. You will works towards a Level 2 NVQ in Customer Service with a day release to Gateshead College to complete Technical Certificate and Functional Skills.

The Maltings Trust (Berwick)

Arts Venue Apprenticeship

Duties include:

  • Ticket Sales
  • Taking Customer Information
  • Ushering, Bar/Catering work
  • Assistant Stage Management/Sound and Lighting
  • Cinema projection
  • Building and Equipment Maintenance
  • Mounting/Dismounting Exhibitions
  • Invigilating at Galleries
  • Sales at Galleries
  • Supporting Education and Development projects
  • Marketing- Distribution of materials
  • Supporting Project Administration

 

They are offering £ 111.60 per week, 30 hours with weekend work. You will work towards a Level 2 NVQ in Community Arts with a day release to Gateshead College to complete Technical Certificate and Functional Skills.

Lotus (Newcastle)

Customer Service Apprentice

Duties include:

 

  • Manage Lotus Newcastle information email address and forward queries onto the relevant departments.
  • Uploading content to the company website, including cars currently for sale, offers, latest news etc,
  • Manage / update customer database and send out regular mailshots / press release
  • Work with the Management Team to provide monthly updates / statistics on sales and work carried out in workshop
  • Provide administrative and event support
  • Produce all Requisition Orders for invoicing and work with the admin team to ensure fast turnaround
  • Any other Duties as appropriate.

 

They are offering £129.50 per week, 37 hours. You will work towards a level 2 NVQ in Customer Service with a day release to Gateshead College to complete Technical Certificate and Functional Skills.

Bill Quay Community Farm (Gateshead)

Food & Café Apprentice

Duties include:

• To prepare, cook and serve hot and cold meals to customers ensuring all food is prepared to high standards

• Help maintain a high standard of customer service and interact with customers, taking orders, serving drinks, meals and snacks

• Assist the team in maintaining a safe, clean and hygienic environment in the kitchen and café to high standards and to maintain Safer Food Better Business

• Support community projects and activities at the farm, such as public events, activities and classes, visitor attractions, wellbeing activities

 

They are offering £93.80 per week, 24 hours.

You will work towards a Level 2 NVQ Certificate in Professional Cookery (Preparation and Cooking), with a day release to Gateshead College to complete Technical Certificate and Functional Skills. The remainder of the training is to be carried out at Gateshead College on day release.

 

Salsa Cafe (Newcastle)

Apprentice Chef

Duties include:

  • Support the Head Chef in ensuring the efficient and effective running of the kitchen.
  • Ensure and maintain standards of cleanliness, relating to the working areas and kitchen equipment, complying with company standards and legal requirements

 

They are offering £93.50, 35 hours. You will work towards a Level 2 NVQ Certificate in Professional Cookery (Preparation and Cooking), with a day release to Gateshead College to complete Technical Certificate and Functional Skills. The remainder of the training is to be carried out at Gateshead College on day release.

The Cheaper Waste Group

Customer Service Apprentice

Duties include:

  • Sending out contracts
  • Chasing contracts that need to be signed
  • Filing documents
  • Answering incoming calls
  • Making outgoing customer service calls
  • Liaising with the depot about missed collections/ customer queries

 

They are offering £99.16 per week, 37 hours. You will work towards a Level 2 NVQ in Customer Service with a day release to Gateshead College to complete Technical Certificate and Functional Skills.

County Hotel

Apprentice Chef

Duties Include:

  • Support the Head Chef & kitchen team in ensuring the efficient and effective running of the kitchen.
  • Ensure and maintain standards of cleanliness, relating to the working areas and kitchen equipment, complying with company standards and legal requirements.

 

They are offering £107.20 per week, 40 hours. You will be working towards a Level 2 NVQ in Professional Cookery with a day release to Gateshead College to complete Technical Certificate and Functional Skills.

West Newcastle Academy

Apprentice Catering Assistant

Duties include:

  • To work under the direction of the School Chef to help prepare and serve school meals to staff and pupils.
  • To clear away after school meals, to wipe down tables, sweep the floor and wash up all cooking utensils.
  • To clean the kitchen, including all surfaces, cupboards and fridges daily, under the direction of the Chef. To undertake daily cleaning duties ensuring that satisfactory levels of cleanliness and hygiene are achieved and maintained.
  • Adhere to all food and personal cleanliness regulations under the direction of the Chef.
  • To undertake such other duties appropriate to the post as may from time to time be required to ensure the smooth and efficient running of the school.

 

They are offering £99.16 per week, 35 hours. You will work towards a Level 2 NVQ in Kitchen Services with a day release to Gateshead College to complete Technical Certificate and Functional Skills.

 

Purvis News (Washington)

Retail Apprentice

Duties include:

  • Clarifying the terms of sale with the customer
  • Providing excellent customer service to all customers
  • Processing returns and exchanges
  • Recording sales using the internal till system
  • Cashing up at end of shift
  • Replenishing stock
  • Taking payment for accounts, such as newspaper account
  •  Dealing with sales representatives

 

They are offering £105.00 per week, 40 hours.

You will work towards a Level 2 NVQ in Retail, with Functional Skills. You will be assessed within the workplace by Gateshead College assessor. There may be occasional attendance to Gateshead College required.

 

Arts Centre Washington

Performance and Exhibitions Technical Apprentice

Duties Include:

 

  • To support Reception and Box Office staff as required
  • To ensure health and safety procedures, regulations and legislation are complied with.
  • To undertake staff training and development as and when required
  • To attend events at ACW out of normal office hours, at least 3 per season to ensure knowledge of artists and programme
  • To attend internal and external meetings as required
  • To represent Arts Centre Washington at internal and external events as required
  • To undertake any other duties that may be required by the arts centre’s management from time to time

 

They are offering £99.16 per week, 37 hours. You will be working towards a Level 2 NVQ in Technical Theatre with a day release to Gateshead College to complete Technical Certificate and Functional Skills.

Punter Southall Group (Newcastle-Upon-Tyne)

Apprentice Business Administrator

Duties Include:

  • Postal duties
  • Accurately scanning documents and post onto internal systems
  • Organising and documenting paper files to be scanned
  • Meet and greet visitors to the office
  • Answering phones in line with corporate guidelines
  • General office and administration duties, supporting other team members during busy periods
  • Basic pension administration such as dealing with address changes, acknowledging receipt of nomination forms, returning certificates to members.
  • Any other duties required by your line manager, all within your capabilities.

 

They are offering £116.00 per week, 36.25 hours. You will work towards a Level 2 NVQ in Business and Administration with day release to Gateshead College to complete Technical Certificate and Functional Skills.

 

 

Lambton Arms

Apprentice Chef

Duties Include:

  • Assist in the smooth running of the kitchen.
  • Ensure a high standard of food preparation at all times.
  • Be responsible for the running of the kitchen in accordance to all Health & Safety and Food Hygiene Regulations.
  • Under the direction of Head Chef, prepare and produce food as directed, ensuring that all food is cooked and served to a high quality.
  • Ensure food is served at the appropriate temperature, using probes whenever necessary.
  • Perform any other tasks within your capability when requested by a Manager.

 

They are offering £125.80 per week, 37 hours. You will be working towards a Level 2 NVQ in Professional Cookery with a day release to Gateshead College to complete Technical Certificate and Functional Skills.

 

Lord Crewe Arms

Apprentice Chef

Duties include:

  • Assist in the smooth running of the kitchen.
  • Ensure a high standard of food preparation at all times.
  • Be responsible for the running of the kitchen in accordance to all Health & Safety and Food Hygiene Regulations.
  • Under the direction of Head Chef, prepare and produce food as directed, ensuring that all food is cooked and served to a high quality.
  • Ensure food is served at the appropriate temperature, using probes whenever necessary.
  • Perform any other tasks within your capability when requested by a Manager.

 

They are offering £125.80 per week, 37 hours. You will be working towards a Level 2 NVQ in Professional Cookery with a day release to Gateshead College to complete Technical Certificate and Functional Skills.

 

 

Crabtree

Stores Apprentice

Duties Include:

  • Loading and unloading goods.
  • Check paperwork tallies with incoming and outgoing orders.
  • Complete paperwork for orders and deliveries.
  • Alert admin manager to any incoming or outgoing discrepancies.
  • Prepare goods for dispatch, ensure goods are stored appropriately.
  • Assist on deliveries and installations.
  • Use of a variety of warehouse IT systems for operations including receipting of goods, picking, taking receipt and dispatching sub contracted parts.
  •  Responsibility for quality and stock management
  • Ensure orders are picked correctly in accordance with the warehouse procedures.
  • Ensure all despatches are checked properly in accordance with the warehouse procedures.
  • Ensure all stock discrepancies and incorrect location forms are completed immediately in accordance with the warehouse procedures.
  •  To work in a team towards set targets with support from your peers.

 

They are offering £144.00 per week, 36 hours. You will be working towards a Level 2 NVQ in Warehousing and Storage with a day release to Gateshead College to complete Technical Certificate and Functional Skills.

ALDI (Various Locations)

Retail Apprentice

Duties Include:

  • You will work alongside colleagues in a busy store environment, providing our customers with a reliable and high quality service.
  • You will complete the Store Assistant training in Year 1 which will cover areas such as stock control, merchandising, the processing of customer purchases and payments and general retail housekeeping.
  • Your progress will be monitored through regular on the job assessment by your Store Manager and an appointed external assessor.

 

They are offering £128.75 per week, 25 hours including weekend work. You will work towards a Level 2 NVQ in Retail with Functional Skills, if required.

 

 

 

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or

visit our website

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If you are interested in being put forward for any of our current vacancies, please contact the Apprenticeship Department on:

 

0191 490 4636

 

apprenticeships@gateshead.ac.uk