Apprenticeship Newsletter March 2015
Hair Shore (Cullercoats)
Hairdressing ApprenticeHair Shore is dedicated to giving you the best experience possible every time you visit, in the heart of Cullercoats.
This hair salon is looking for an apprentice hairdresser to become fully trained in all aspects of hairdressing.
This will include:
They are offering £105 per week; working between 30-37 hours per week. You will work towards a Level 2 NVQ in Hairdressing with attendance to Gateshead College and Functional Skills if required.
D S T Output (Jarrow)
Client Services Administrator
DST helps businesses engage with their customers, deliver relevant messages and content, and work more efficiently.
Combining creativity and the latest technology, we print and mail 3 million items daily, and send countless e-communications, for some of the UK’s best known brands.
The successful new apprentice
They are offering £148 per week; working 37 hours per week – Monday – Friday. You will work towards a Level 2 NVQ in Business Administration with attendance to Gateshead College to complete Technical Certificate and Functional Skills if required.
Printing Mad – (Washington – Galleries)
Graphic Design Apprentice
The role will involve:
They are offering £95.55 per week; working 35 hours per week – Monday – Friday. You will work towards a Level 2 NVQ in Design Support with attendance to Gateshead College to complete functional skills if require
|D E Pharmaceuticals (Prudhoe)
Apprentice Business Administrator
DE Group are one of the UK’s largest national short line pharmaceutical wholesalers, offering a leading range of generics, parallel imports, ethicals, dressings, feeds, OTC’s, dispensary consumables, veterinary products, and specials to independent pharmacy. The DE Group are the only short line wholesaler with multiple depots across the UK. With the benefit of strong group buying power, they offer:
• Exceptional value to customers;• Market leading product range;
• Twice daily deliveries;
• Dedicated local account managers.
You will work towards a Level 2 NVQ in Business Administration with day release to Gateshead College to complete a Technical Certificate and Functional Skills if required.
GCSE C or above in English, Maths and ICT or equivalents
They are offering £107.20 per week, working 37 hours, Monday – Friday 9.00am – 5.00pm. You will work towards a Level 2 NVQ in Business Administration with day release to complete a Technical Certificate and Functional Skills if required.
Aesthetic Response (Team Valley Gateshead)
Contact Centre Support Apprentice
Aesthetic Response offers an enquiry and diary management service for a wide range of aesthetic and cosmetic practices which involve call answering, message taking, appointment making, diary management, call analysis reports, SMS text reminders, and email response services.
Aesthetic Reponse expertise in enquiry call handling offers a first class, ‘virtual front of house’ service for aesthetic and cosmetic professionals.
The successful Apprentice will be involved in a variety of duties including:
They are offering £3.75 an hour, 37 hour per week working Monday – Saturday with some late nights required. You will work towards a Level 2 NVQ in Business Administration with day release to complete a Technical Certificate and Functional Skills if required.
The Twisting Ducks Theatre Company
Live Events and Promotion Apprentice
The Twisting Ducks Theatre Company provides opportunities for people with learning disabilities to participate in film, music and the performing arts.
You must be confident, enthusiastic and outgoing with good communication skills and an interest in working with people with learning disabilities.
You will be expected to cover the following duties:
This position is based at the Twisting Ducks Studio, Westgate Community College on Newcastle’s West Road. Progression into a permanent position is available upon completion of Apprenticeship for the right candidate.
To apply for this position you must have GCSE D or above in English, Maths and ICT or equivalent.
This Apprenticeship opportunity is funded through the Apprenticeship Plus fund which is aimed at encouraging 16-18 year olds from Newcastle area to gain employment. Exception under the Equality Act 2010. You must live within the Newcastle upon Tyne catchment area to be eligible for this position They are offering £88.73 per week; working 32.5 hours per week – Monday – Friday. You will work towards a Level 2 NVQ in Community Arts Administration with attendance to The Sage Gateshead to complete Technical Certificate and Functional Skills if required.
Apprentice Engineer (Rail) x 10
Nexus are looking to recruit ten engineering apprentices to commence training in September 2015.
Nexus owns and manages the Tyne and Wear Metro and applicants will want to contribute to the running of this essential light rail service, which carries 38 million passengers a year.
Three years in duration, the apprentice programme will equip you with the skills and experience necessary to become a Maintenance Engineering Technician. All Nexus apprentices start training in Mechatronics. Mechatronics is the combination of mechanical engineering, electronic engineering, a multidisciplinary field of engineering.
In the later stages of your apprenticeship your training will be more specialised towards Electrical/Mechanical & Plant; Overhead Lines OHL [Electrical/Mechanical]; Signalling & Communications [Electrical/Electronic].
Successful applicants will spend the first year at Gateshead College’s specialist engineering training centre. At the commencement of your second year you will attend college on a block release basis studying for an HNC. The remainder of your second and third years will be spent at Nexus’s Rail Engineering base in South Gosforth, Newcastle, working with experienced maintenance teams who look after Metro infrastructure, including tracks, signalling systems and structures.
From the very beginning, you will learn about our very high safety standards which are a critical part of your everyday life in the railway industry, and obtain the qualifications and skills to develop a long-term career with Nexus. Whatever discipline, the work is safety critical and is always conducted with the highest levels of safety in mind.
It is important you understand what is involved in a career with Nexus. This is job that is regularly required to work outdoors and often requires a good level of physical fitness. Before an offer of employment is made you will be required to undergo a medical with our Occupational Health Provider. This is to ensure that you meet the standard for working in a safety critical role. Nexus has a strict policy on drug and alcohol use.
To apply, applicants will have already attained or are expected to achieve as minimum Four GCSEs at grade A*-C (or equivalent) including the following 3 mandatory subjects, English, Maths and Science or Engineering. Because of the intensity of Maths required for this programme.
They are offering £175 per week; working 37 hours per week – Monday – Friday – 9.00 am – 5.00 pm.
Apprentice Business Administrator x 2
Gateshead College are looking to recruit two apprentice administrators
The successful candidates will be involved in a variety of administration duties including:
To provide and be responsible for delivering a high quality support services to meet the Customer Service and reception service requirements. Responsibilities will include: Telephone and reception services, including dealing effectively with enquiries and taking messages for other staff
To apply for this position you must have 5 GCSs D or above in English, Maths and ICT or equivalent
They are offering £122.65 per week; working 37 hours per week – Monday – Friday. You will work towards a Level 2 NVQ in Business Administration and will complete Technical Certificate and Functional Skills if required.