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Somerset County Council - Taunton

Human Resources and Organisational Development Administration Apprentice

Do you have a learning disability and want to become an apprentice?

Do you want to receive excellent training to develop your skills whilst you are working and being paid?

Do you want to improve your skills in English and Maths?

Somerset County Council are looking for a HR & OD (Human Resources and Organisational Development) Admin apprentice who meets the above criteria. You will get the opportunity to join a dynamic team and work on a variety of different and engaging projects throughout our HR&OD service. You will be based at our offices at County Hall in Taunton. This apprenticeship will be a partnership with the Royal Mencap Society.

Closing date: 24 Jan 2022

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Somerset County Council - Taunton

Parking Services Administration Apprentice

Do you have a learning disability and want to become an apprentice?

Do you want to receive excellent training to develop your skills whilst you are working and being paid?

Do you want to improve your skills in English and Maths?

We are looking for a computer proficient apprentice administrator to join our parking enforcement team. No knowledge of parking regulations is required as full training will be provided, so if you have can use IT equipment and follow agreed systems, read on!

Our parking team deals with all aspects of parking in the county, keeping Somerset moving and ultimately improving the day-to-day lives of our residents and everyone who works in or visits our county.

We recognise the importance of a good work-life balance and do everything we can to accommodate flexible working and other arrangements. Please just let us know in your application or at any stage throughout the process (and beyond) if these are options you'd like to explore.

Closing date: 24 Jan 2022

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Somerset County Council - Taunton

HR Admin and Payroll Apprentice

Do you have a learning disability and want to become an apprentice?

Do you want to receive excellent training to develop your skills whilst you are working and being paid?

Do you want to improve your skills in English and Maths?

Somerset County Council are looking for a HR Admin and payroll apprentice who meets the above criteria. You will get the opportunity to join a dynamic team and work on a variety of different and engaging projects throughout our HR&OD service. You will be based at our offices at County Hall in Taunton. This apprenticeship will be a partnership with the Royal Mencap Society.

Closing date: 24 Jan 2022

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Moore Scarrott Chartered Accountants - Taunton

AAT Accountant Apprentices

Hair professional
Level 2 (GCSE)

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Moore Scarrott Chartered Accountants are urgently seeking talented individuals to be our new AAT Apprentices within our Accounts Team based in our Taunton office.

Moore Scarrott Chartered Accountants offer a friendly, approachable and supportive training environment within a platinum approved training practice. You will be assigned a training mentor for the duration of the programme and will have the opportunity to work with a range of clients.

We will cover all the costs towards your training programme, giving you a debt-free route to a professional qualification.

Your career with Moore Scarrott continues after you have successfully achieved your AAT qualification with the opportunity to progress onto the ACCA/ACA qualification.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

As a trainee you will be undertaking, assisting and learning how to:

  • Prepare period-end financial statements for companies, partnerships, sole traders and LLP’s
  • Prepare period end tax returns including corporation tax, partnership and personal tax
  • Bookkeeping and VAT reporting
  • Develop knowledge of various accounting software packages and keeping up to date with various packages
  • Direct client interaction to ensure accounts are finalised in a timely manner
  • Liaise with H M Revenue & Customs

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

  • A minimum of 5 GCSE’s including maths
  • An interest in the financial and accountancy sector, evidenced by prior work experience, extended reading or other relevant experiences
  • A high standard of ethics, both professional and personal
  • Keen to work in an individual performance-driven business (and be awarded accordingly)
  • Able to work well in a successful and busy team
  • Good organisational, interpersonal and communication skills
  • A desire to learn and develop
  • General IT proficiency

BENEFITS

In addition to receiving a competitive salary, for the right candidate this position will offer:

  • Salary reviews every 6 months
  • Fully funded training/qualification
  • Discretionary performance bonus
  • Starting entitlement of 28 days annual leave (including bank holidays)
  • Purchase additional holiday scheme
  • Payment of professional subscriptions
  • Client referral programme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Company Pension plan
  • Life assurance
  • Free parking

Moore Scarrott believes strongly in personal growth and in rewarding their trainees for their individual performance and hitting study targets, therefore you will find our salaries are above the recommended apprenticeship salary rates.

Only applications in the form of a CV, together with a covering letter will be considered.

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Taunton Barbershop - Taunton

Apprentice Barber

Hair professional
Level 2 (GCSE)

Apprentice Barber

Whilst training on the job to develop all barbering skills and techniques which will enable you to work as a fully qualified barber across the UK. You will be working with an experienced team of barbers to support them in the smooth day to day running of a busy barbershop. By the end of this apprenticeship programme you will obtain the skillset/experience needed and an accredited qualification to work on a busy barbering floor.

Day to day duties will include:

  • Meeting and greeting clients
  • Reception duties to include greet and meeting clients
  • General housekeeping throughout the day to ensure the shop cleanliness is maintained
  • Candidates will be required to attend an interview and may be asked to complete a skills scan assessment

The ideal candidate will:

  • Be friendly
  • Be outgoing
  • Be efficient
  • Work on their own initiative
  • Be hardworking
  • Be willing to learn

Future Prospects:

Once you have completed your NVQ Level 2 Barbering you will become a qualified barber. You will then have the opportunity to continue learning and further develop your skills by completing the NVQ Level 3 Barbering qualification. This could lead to a very rewarding career within the industry.
The (NVQ) Diploma in Barbering covers a range of practical skills and theoretical knowledge to prepare students for entry into the industry.

It provides the student with basic skills in:

  • Client Consultation
  • Shampooing & Conditioning
  • Cutting & blade work
  • Beard trimming
  • Wet shaving
  • Styling
  • Giving a positive impression of yourself and your organisation
  • Health & Safety

Closing date: 15 Feb 2022

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Evosite - Taunton

Web Developer Apprentice

Software developer
Level 4 (Higher National Certificate)

Web Developer Apprentice

This is an excellent opportunity to join a multi award winning web development agency based in Somerset who work with many leading UK businesses. The successful candidate will learn all areas of web development from a highly skilled team of senior developers on a varied mix of web projects.

The job role will include various aspects of website development including front-end and back-end development in PHP.

You'll be working on a variety of web-based projects on a number of systems including:

  • WordPress
  • Laravel
  • Our own bespoke CMS platform (EvoCMS)

Your work will initially be based around front-end development using technologies such as HTML, CSS/SCSS and Javascript/jQuery. It’ll also include web graphic creation/manipulation and content population via CMS systems.

As you progress and your knowledge expands, we’ll get you more involved in some of the back-end development using PHP to add more features and functionality to our websites.

You’ll also have the ability to learn and will be given training in areas you are interested in, such as command-line and server management skills for example.

Closing date:10 Feb 2022

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Brewhouse Theatre & Arts Centre - Taunton

Theatre Technician Apprentice

Creative Venue Technician
Level 3 (A level)

Theatre Technician Apprentice

Job Description of the role:

  • Assist in the duties associated with the getting in, fitting up, running in and getting out of productions/events taking place in the theatre spaces
  • Assist with event management and operation
  • Under direction of the Technical Manager operate & set-up lighting equipment, sound equipment
  • Assist in the maintenance of technical equipment within the theatres as required
  • Assist in ensuring that all areas of the building are kept in a clean, tidy, and safe condition
  • Identify and undertake training and development as required, in order to meet personal and business needs
  • Adhere to all H&S requirements to ensure employees, visitors and performers are safe
  • Undertake any other reasonable duties to ensure the smooth running of the theatre Assist in any department-relevant administrative work required

 

Closing date: 16 Jan 2022

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SRK Scaffolding - Wellington

Apprentice Scaffolder

Level 2 (GCSE)

Apprentice Scaffolder

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.   

A range of duties will include:-

  • Servicing of Equipment, Tube & Fittings
  • Erection and Dismantling Scaffolding
  • Loading and Unloading scaffolding from a lorry
  • Knowledge of Equipment and Selection

Closing date: : 30 Jan 2022

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Scutum Group UK Limited - Wellington

Apprentice Fire & Security Engineer

Fire emergency and security systems technician
Level 3 (A level)

Apprentice Fire & Security Engineer

Scutum Group UK are proud to announce the establishment of Scutum Academy. Building on existing apprenticeship schemes across the Group, we have brought together the best elements to commence our Academy in January 2022.

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Security maintenance and fire alarm maintenance to include CCTV/Intruder and Access Control
  • Electrical and electronic principles - including codes of practice, commissioning, design criteria and installation, testing and maintenance techniques
  • Testing and maintaining different systems - including a range of fire, emergency, and security systems
  • System technologies - including storing, retrieving, manipulating, transmitting, and receiving electronic data across a range of information communication technology (ICT) applications
  • Using ICT tools and equipment - including email, mobile devices, personal computers, and web applications
  • Communications - including communication styles and communicating in a clear, articulate, and appropriate manner
  • Specialist fire, security, fire and emergency lighting or fire and Security Technician skills
  • Health and safety practices, regulations and legislation within fire, emergency, and security environments - including environmental compliance

Annual wage: £18,500 - £19,500

Closing date: 19 Jan 2022

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Tor View Kennels & Cattery Ltd - Glastonbury

Animal Care Apprentice

cat and dog

Animal care and welfare assistant Level 2 (GCSE)

Closing date: 30 Jan 2022

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Yonder Brewing & Blending Limited - Radstock

Digital Marketing Apprentice

Digital Marketing Apprentice (FACEBOOK)

Digital Marketer Level 3 (A level)

Closing date: 29 Jan 2022

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Wessex Water - Yeovil

Quantity Surveying Apprenticeship Degree

mathematical calculations

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Provide assistance to and support commercial staff within the team.
  • Assist with estimating, procurement and tendering, contract management, to effectively control construction costs.
  • Work to financial targets and deadlines, interpret project programmes, understand risk and react to the demands of construction delivery to ensure best value.
  • Develop skills in data management software systems to ensure compliance with corporate systems, standards and procedures.

Training and Qualification?

Training will take place at University West of England (UWE) Bristol. This will be a blend of day release and online learning. On completion of the course you will gain the following qualifications:

  • Chartered Surveyor QS Degree Apprenticeship
  • BSc(Hons) in Quantity Surveying and Commercial Management.
  • Professional membership of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (MRICS).
Career progression?
Become a fully qualified and chartered Quantity Surveyor on completion of the apprenticeship.

If you do not drive we will pay for driving lessons as part of this apprenticeship.

Closing date: 20 Feb 2022

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Feltham's Farm Ltd - Templecombe

Apprentice Cheese Making Assistant

Apprentice Cheese Making AssistantWe love food and cheese and we’re based near Wincanton in Somerset. This is a key role in the cheese room in a growing team.  

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Sterilising pasteuriser
  • Assisting the Head cheesemaker (Marcus, one of the owners) with the daily make
  • Overseeing & executing as needed cleaning before and during production
  • Contributing ideas & effort towards increasing the efficiency & quality of the cheese room
  • Full clean of the cheese room after each make and at the end of the week
  • Maturing/affinage of three kinds of cheese
  • Wrapping and labeling
  • Helping develop and test new cheeses for the market
  • Working on sales and distribution team to grow the market for Feltham’s Farm cheese (Weekend Work)

Driver needed due to location.

Closing date: 30 Jan 2022

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Leonardo - Yeovil

Electrical Engineer Degree Apprentice

 

The Opportunity

Our Electrical Aerospace Engineering Degree (Rotorcraft) Apprentice Programme caters for those who are interested in the practical and theoretical aspects of supporting a fleet of helicopters, helping to maintain airworthy and available aircraft, along with performance analysis of our products.  Over the 5 and a half year programme you will be trained to become a Rotorcraft Engineer, as well as an integral part of the organisation. You will take in placements in areas such as; Auto Flight Control Systems, Electrical Installation Design and Diagnostic Systems, among others.

Programme Description

Looking for a great start to your career in technology, earning and learning on a professionally accredited, award-winning scheme? We are looking to recruit the experts of the future on our nationally recognised, award-winning Apprenticeship Programme.

The organisation has a long history of training apprentices with evidence of progression of apprentices post completion of their schemes into senior and critical roles.  Apprentices have gone on to reach the highest levels in the Company - to management level and beyond!

Leonardo’s five and a half year Aerospace Engineering Degree (Rotorcraft) Apprenticeship provides a wealth of learning and development opportunities.  By the end of the scheme trainees will have completed a Level 6 Degree (BEng) in Aeronautical Engineering.

Closing date: 13 Feb 2022

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Gavin Alan Garnett - Merriott

Plastering Level 2

Fire emergency and security systems technician
Level 3 (A level)

Plastering Level 2 Merriott

Garnett Plastering and Building offer all types of plastering and rendering services available. The Company also offer a full range of services for all your general building needs. This will also be covered in your Apprenticeship. During your apprenticeship, you will work with Gavin and his team in the surrounding areas of Tiverton and Bampton.

As an Apprentice your duties will include:

  • Watching employer enabling new skills
  • Learning plastering techniques, using different methods
  • Complying with health and safety
  • Learner how to plaster boards
  • Measuring cutting, attaching boarding
  • General labouring
  • Some Groundwork
  • Mixing materials
  • Making sure that the work area is clean and tidy
  • Fixing plaster boards
  • Respect the working environment including customers’ properties, impact on other trades and the project
  • Renovate and restore internal and external effected surfaces back to original state.

You will be fully supported throughout your Apprenticeship.

Weekly wage: £184.80 to £356.40

Closing date: 20 Jan 2022

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Bridgwater & Taunton College

Walled Gardens Apprentice

Horticulture or landscape operative
Level 2 (GCSE)

Garden filled with flowers

The Walled Gardens Apprentice will work on all aspects of the Gardens maintenance and development alongside the Gardeners and the Walled Gardens Manager.

Main Duties: • Weeding. • Watering. • Grass cutting. • Propagation. • Pruning.

Desired skills

You will need to be able to relate easily to others, a confident communicator and able to use a variety of machinery.

Personal qualities

• Dynamic.• Enthusiastic.• Keen on learning.

Future prospects

Opportunity to secure full time employment as a horticulture and landscape operative and to further develop your skills by progressing onto the Level 3 Landscape/Horticulture supervisor Apprenticeship should a suitable role become available.

Closing date: 6 Feb 2022

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Environment Agency - Bridgwater

IEP Officer Data Analyst

Level 4 Apprenticeship

Data Analyst Apprenticeship (Level 4)Do you have a passion for number crunching, statistics and potentially modelling? Are you motivated by spotting patterns, identifying trends and understanding what the data is telling you? Do you like to innovate and try out new ways of working? Are you interested in the environment ?

If so, we’re looking for a Data Analyst Level 4 Apprentice full of enthusiasm and potential to support our environment planning team.

The Team you’ll be joining focuses on improving water environment and managing water resources. Working with other internally and externally the team produces environmental evidence informing and drives local priorities and investment. You'll be generating, analysing and understanding the data to establish what it tells us.

This role enables you to work with a wide range of environmental data and information helping to understand the problems and where actions are needed.

£19,686

Closing date: 19 Jan 2022

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Sidcot School - Winscombe

Equine Apprenticeship

Senior equine groom
Level 3 (A level)

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Sidcot School, based on the edge of the village of Winscombe in Somerset, are looking to recruit an experienced equine apprentice to join their team at The Equestrian Centre.

he Equestrian Centre offers a rare combination – a school livery yard, highly commended by BHS, and a boarding school. For students who already ride, or who want to learn, Sidcot is a popular choice with a friendly atmosphere and tuition for both beginners and experienced riders alike.

The centre offers a full livery service in addition to a range of riding lessons and training opportunities for all levels. On site they have a 30 x 40m floodlit arena, full set of BS jumps, horse walker, solarium, hot shower and off road hacking.

Roles and Responsibilities:

General yard duties to include:

  • Mucking out
  • Turning out and bringing in
  • Maintain appropriate record charts
  • Prepare horses for lessons including tacking up/grooming, ensuring any health and welfare concerns are reported to the equestrian manager, ensuring the yard in kept clean & tidy and annual maintenance checks completed

There is the opportunity for the successful candidate to bring their own horse on livery. Day of work would be Wednesday - Sunday, 40 hours a week with a very annual competitive salary. Would suit someone who is interested in working with younger people and children within the equine industry.

Weekly wage: £172.00

Closing date: 19 Jan 2022

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Aldi Store Management Apprentice - Level 3

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Store Management Apprentice​

Level 3 Retail Team Leader 

Aldi Vacancies

One thing's for sure as a Store Management Apprentice in Retail you'll never be bored. Balancing theory with practical store work, you'll be expected to work hard on this three-year programme.

There's a real family feel here and we all pitch in as part of a close-knit team. And since there's always loads of support from those around you, ranging from Store Managers to Store Assistants, you'll never feel like you're struggling.

In this fast-paced environment, you'll get to learn something new every day in a company that thrives on being different. As someone who wants to make things happen, you'll find all this adds up to an exciting challenge.

The time will fly by and before you know it you will have you

r Level 3 Retail Team Leader qualification and be working as a fully-fledged Deputy Store Manager with real opportunities for progression in the future.

Please note you will need GCSEs in Maths and English, grade 4 and above (minimum grade C or equivalent) to be able to undertake the Apprenticeship.

Salary: £6.34 phr - £9.44 phr

Apprenticeship vacancies locations

Taunton | Highbridge | Glastonbury | Shepton Mallet | 

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Aldi Career Starter Stores - Level 2

Aldi

Career Starter Stores

Level 2 Retail qualification

One thing's for sure as a Career Starter Apprentice in Retail you'll never be bored. Balancing theory with practical store work, you'll be expected to work hard on this one-year programme.

There's a real family feel here and we all pitch in as part of a close-knit team. And since there's always loads of support from those around you, ranging from Store Managers to Store Assistants, you'll never feel like you're struggling. In this fast-paced environment, you'll get to learn something new every day in a company that thrives on being different. As someone who wants to make things happen, you'll find all this adds up to an exciting challenge. The time will fly by and before you know it you will have your Level 2 Retail qualification and be working as a fully-fledged Store Assistant with real opportunities for progression in the future.

Apprenticeship vacancies locations

Highbridge | Yeovil | Shepton Mallet | 

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First Steps Day Nursery

Store Management Apprentice​

Level 3 Retail Team Leader qualification

One thing's for sure as a Store Management Apprentice in Retail you'll never be bored. Balancing theory with practical store work, you'll be expected to work hard on this three-year programme.

There's a real family feel here and we all pitch in as part of a close-knit team. And since there's always loads of support from those around you, ranging from Store Managers to Store Assistants, you'll never feel like you're struggling.

In this fast-paced environment, you'll get to learn something new every day in a company that thrives on being different. As someone who wants to make things happen, you'll find all this adds up to an exciting challenge.

The time will fly by and before you know it you will have your Level 3 Retail Team Leader qualification and be working as a fully-fledged Deputy Store Manager with real opportunities for progression in the future.

Please note you will need GCSEs in Maths and English, grade 4 and above (minimum grade C or equivalent) to be able to undertake the Apprenticeship.

Find out more and apply:

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First Steps Day Nursery

Level 3 Early Years Educator Apprentice

We are looking for a caring, enthusiastic Level 3 Apprentice to join our team. You will be involved in the day to day care and education of very young children in a safe and nurturing environment.

Closing date: 23 Nov 2021

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First Steps Day Nursery

Level 3 Early Years Educator Apprentice

We are looking for a caring, enthusiastic Level 3 Apprentice to join our team. You will be involved in the day to day care and education of very young children in a safe and nurturing environment.

Closing date: 23 Nov 2021

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Spotlight on Yeovil

Apprenticeship Vacancies

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South West Apprenticeship Company Limited

ATA Leather Craftsperson Apprentice

A unique opportunity to learn the practical skills and expertise of making leather. The leather craftsperson apprentice will be working within the tannery department of a Yeovil based firm learning all the skills required to turn an animal hide into premium quality leather.

Closing date: 05 Dec 2021

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South West Apprenticeship Company Limited

ATA Laboratory Testing Apprentice

We have an opportunity for an individual to join the Technical department being involved in laboratory testing, quality assurance, technical administration and support for a Yeovil based firm that is the preferred supplier of high-performance leather for many global brands of gloves, shoes, luxury leather goods and sports equipment.

Closing date: 05 Dec 2021

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Administrator vacancy - DSTPN

Dorset and Somerset Training Provider Network Ltd (DSTPN) is a not for profit company limited by guarantee with a membership consisting of fee-paying members who are training organisations, colleges, employers, and stakeholder bodies delivering and working in the post 16 education and training sector.

DSTPN provide a range of services for the membership and community and are working in partnership with Somerset County Council to manage and deliver the Skills for Growth (SfG) project funded by the European Social fund. This role is to support DSTPN deliver the SfG projects Skill Up and Springboard.

DSTPN are a team of 6 currently delivering the organisation member services and project objectives.

To apply for the job role please complete the application form that can be downloaded below and submitted to Rod Davis r.davis@dstpn.co.uk by Friday 5th November 2021

The candidates selected for interview will be notified on Monday 8th November 2021.

Interviews will be held in person if Coronavirus requirements and safety allows or via Microsoft Teams on Monday 15th November 2021, The interview panel will consist of 3 members maximum.

Safer recruitment practice will be applied to this role and the successful candidate may be required to undertake a DBS check and continued employment may depend on the outcome of the check.

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Job Title:  Administrator 0.6 Full-Time Equivalent (22.5 hours per week)

Salary and benefits: £24,000 per annum pro-rata to the hours, work from home, flexible hours possible ensuring objectives can be met, pension and travel expenses where appropriate

Note: This post is funded by the European Social Fund until June 2023

Purpose of Job: To set up, produce, maintain and manage project administration and communications content, procedures, processes and records, including support for the social media channels. Organise and prioritise workload to assist the company to deliver business objectives in an economical, timely and professional manner and in accordance with best practice and contractual requirements.

Level 2 Hair Professional Apprenticeship

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Company: Sarah Hodge LLP

Job Role

A fantastic opportunity to join as a hairdressing apprentice at Sarah Hodge, a stylish, contemporary hair salon with locations in Taunton, Chard, Tiverton, Wellington and Honiton.

For the right person there is the opportunity to secure full-time employment and progress to higher level qualifications.

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Main Duties and Responsibilities

What will the apprentice be doing?

Sarah Hodge wishes to attract passionate and gifted hairstylists to complement the existing highly trained team.

Full training and mentoring will be given, which will lead to gaining a Level 2 Hair Professional Apprenticeship.

Duties include:

  • Reception
  • Answering telephone enquiries
  • Greeting customers
  • Assisting stylists
  • Shampooing hair
  • Maintaining the presentation of the salon
  • General salon duties

Main Duties and Responsibilities

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

Training will be provided one day per week at the newly refurbished Hair Academy South West in Taunton. 

You will be working towards the Level 2 Hair Professional qualification which includes:

  • Consultation
  • Shampoo, condition and treat the hair/scalp
  • Cut hair using a range of techniques
  • Style and finish hair using a range of techniques
  • Colour and lighten hair
  • Perming hair

 

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

There are a number of opportunities available to you once you have qualified as a Level 2 Hair Professional apprentice including progression onto a Level 3 in Hairdressing or the Level 3 Advanced & Creative Hair Professional Apprenticeship.

For more details of how to apply, contact:

Level 2 Hair Professional Apprenticeship

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Featured Vacancy

Level 2 Butchery Apprenticeship

Company   ABP Langport

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Job Role

Join ABP Langport`s award winning Butchery Apprenticeship Programme, where you will be supported and trained as a Beef Butcher.

This practical based apprenticeship is about training for a real job, with real responsibility and real financial benefits.

If you are interested in genuine benefits, like…

  • Learning a trade
  • Getting paid to train
  • Earning a recognised qualification
  • Starting on a good salary with opportunity for quick progression
  • An employment opportunity in an industry-leading company
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…. this apprenticeship could be for you; particularly if you have; good hand/eye coordination and excellent attention to detail.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

ABP Langport is looking to recruit 6 apprentices this year to join their Award Winning “Best Company Training Scheme” which will commence in September. The award is endorsed by the Institute of Meat (IOM), the professional body for those working in the meat industry. We were awarded Bridgwater College Apprentice Employer of the Year 2017 and in 2019 received the first Distinction for the college.

As part of the programme, you will be supported by a full time trainer with additional support from the HR Team. The week is divided into 4 days spent hands-on in production on the butchery training line and 1-day theory study on site, supported by Bridgwater and Taunton College. Our flexible approach means that this can be carried out in the working environment.

As part of the role you will learn various craft and knife skills used for cutting, boning, trimming and the principles of meat including knowledge associated with the carcase, by-products, primal, joints and muscles. You will gain an understanding of the meat sector, the handling of livestock and animal welfare.

You will also be trained in health and food safety including hygiene both in personal terms and as part of the wider food sales/production environment.

The apprenticeship is designed to equip you with the skills, knowledge and behaviours required by the butchery employers. When you complete your apprenticeship there are real career opportunities in the business with quick financial progression for those demonstrating the skills and motivation.

KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE 

You will need:

  • Good hand/eye coordination
  • Be physically fit
  • Have a good attention to detail
  • Be committed
  • Be able to follow detailed instructions
  • Be able to work with your hands
  • Minimum of Level 3 GCSE or Functional skills Level 1 in Maths and English

Salary

£260 / week 

 

 

If you want to find out if an apprenticeship could be for you speak to us for free impartial, advice and guidance hello@skillupsomerset.org.uk

For more details of how to apply, contact:

Level 2 Butchery Apprenticeship

Langport.hr@abpbeef.com

or call 01458 254503 /254517 /254516

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