Apprenticeship vacancies with HWGTA

 

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  • Please note this is not a complete list of vacancies available at any one time.
  • As Accountancy and Engineering apprenticeships have one intake each year in September, these will not be advertised all year round and may just feature the company recruiting or type of role(s) available. 
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Exciting opportunity working for an established insurance business based in Hereford. You will work with a friendly team who will help you to learn in the role with the possibility of excellent career progression and prospects for the right person.

Some of the duties will include:

  • Assisting the Account Executive with the administration for our clients insurance policies
  • This might include Commercial or Household and Car Insurance
  • Other duties include mid-term adjustments to policies, renewals and claims
  • Any other administrative duties such as doing the daily post and answering the phone
  • Full training provided
  • This list is not exhaustive

Desired skills

  • Computer literate
  • Effective Customer Service
  • Team Leader

Personal qualities

  • Positive attitude
  • Motivated
  • Enthusiastic
  • Ambitious
  • Attention to detail

Contact

Hayley Grismond 01432 377010

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Would you like to start on the path to a successful and rewarding career? The Steiner Academy Hereford have a fantastic opportunity for an enthusiastic individual to be our Business Support apprentice, we will provide the successful applicant with a structured programme of training, along with learning many other practical skills.

What will the apprentice be doing?

If you love organisation and working with people, you will love this busy role where no two days are the same.

You will learn:

  • To answer the telephone and make internal and external calls
  • To work closely with members of the current Admin team to coordinate administrative processes
  • Drafting letters and emails
  • Managing deadlines
  • Distributing mail
  • General administration
  • Maintaining and using a database
  • Assisting pupils, staff and external visitors with queries

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Organisation skills, Team working, Personable, Efficient, Enthusiasm, Positive attitude

Contact

Hayley Grismond

Hayley.grismond@hwgta.org

01432 377010

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We are looking for someone who wishes to join our busy sales department and help us achieve our goals.

Duties to include but not limited to:

  • Acting as a point of contact for customers via email and phone in relation to orders, products and deliveries
  • Maintain and update sales and customer records
  • Process customer orders
  • General office duties including filing and archiving

Desired skills

  • Computer literate
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office programmes desired but not essential

Personal qualities

  • Team player
  • Enthusiastic
  • Positive attitude

Contact

Hayley Grismond 01432 377010

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An opportunity to work in a busy environment for a company which relies on our excellent technical ability and first-class quality and exports much of its production to Europe and rest of the world.

  • Laboratory testing of materials
  • Collecting and entry data
  • Generally assisting the Quality Manager
  • Administration
  • Filing tasks
  • Performing measurements of product and visual inspection
  • Calibration of equipment
  • Report and audit writing

Desired skills

Computer literate. Able to work effectively on their own.

Personal qualities

Team player when necessary, self-motivated. Good work attitude. Enthusiastic

Contact

Hayley Grismond 01432 377010

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To support our distribution team giving a first-class customer experience, required to deliver office supplies and other goods to customers sites, support the furniture installation teams building and configuring office furniture. You will work towards a Level 2 Customer Service Practitioner apprenticeship standard.

Will help with the Logistics side of the company:

  • Goods inwards
  • Assisting with office furniture installations
  • Van driving to deliver office supplies and stationery
  • Offer first class customer service and satisfaction
  • Warehouse management

Desired skills

  • Driving licence (due to the nature of the role)
  • Some IT skills
  • Customer service skills

Personal qualities

  • Positive attitude
  • Motivated
  • Enthusiastic.
  • Works well individually and in a team

Contact

Hayley Grismond

01432 377010 

hayley.grismond@hwgta.org

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Interact with customers to provide and process information in response to enquiries, concerns and requests about products and services.

  • Deal directly with customers either by telephone or electronically 
  • Respond promptly to customer inquiries
  • Process orders, forms, applications and requests
  • Handle and resolve customer complaints
  • Obtain and evaluate all relevant information to handle inquiries and complaints
  • Direct requests and unresolved issues to the designated person
  • Manage customers' accounts by monitoring back orders
  • Keep records of customer interactions and transactions
  • Record details of enquiries, comments and complaints
  • Contact viable new business to promote and sell products
  • Communicate and coordinate with internal departments
  • Support IT and service helpdesk by login incoming calls
  • Support external staff by producing finance documentation and agreements.

Desired skills

  • Computer literate with an understanding of Microsoft Office including Outlook and Excel. 

Personal qualities

  • Positive attitude, will go that extra mile for a customer, motivated to work as an individual and enthusiastic

Desired qualifications

GCSE grades 4  or equivilant 

Future prospects

Full time post upon completing the apprenticeship is available.

Contact

Hayley Grismond 01432 377010 hayley.grismond@hwgta.org

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Joining our team under the supervision of our Spares & Equipment co-ordinators you will assist with customer and staff materiel and technical enquiries, coupled with the high tempo commercial supply and demands.

What will the apprentice be doing?

Due to Company expansion, we are currently seeking to employ an apprentice to join our logistics team. Working closely with the Spare parts & Equipment co-ordinators you will assist with the daily customer and staff materiel and technical enquiries, coupled with the high tempo commercial supply and demands. 

With onsite training, your duties will include

  • Communicate with customers, face to face, via email, telephone
  • Accurately input supply and demand orders onto our in-house ICT system, Systems, Applications, and Products (SAP)
  • Execute the safe, efficient and accurate order selection
  • Pack orders
  • Label and despatch orders

With further training and development, you will learn the finite detail in supply chain operations and processes i.e., stock control, receipting of stores onto an account from internal and external suppliers, accounting and invoicing etc.

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Team working, manual handling ability, Confident

Contact

Hayley Grismond

hayley.grismond@hwgta.org

01432 377010

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A chance to be part of a local business in the motoring industry. You will be very much hands-on and part of the small team from day one.

What will the apprentice be doing?

Excellent opportunity to work for an established car repairs/MOT centre, duties to include:

  • Reception duties
  • Ordering parts
  • Organising staff/ job sheets
  • Taking bookings
  • Invoicing
  • Taking payments
  • Tidying up the reception area

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Administrative skills, Team working, Initiative

Contact

Hayley Grismond

hayley.grismond@hwgta.org

01432 377010

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To ensure the smooth and efficient running of the Education and Development Centre. To provide a high standard of reception duties to support the wider staff at WVT NHS who require support from the Education and Development team. To provide full clerical support to the team and provide support to the Practice Education team.

To ensure the smooth and efficient running of the Education and Development Centre. To provide a high standard of reception duties to support the wider staff at Wye Valley NHS Trust who require support from the Education and Development team. To provide full administrative and clerical support to the Education and Development Centre team in relation to trust corporate induction and provide support as necessary to the Practice Education team to support with nursing education.   

Administrative responsibilities:

  • To act as receptionist and welcome, assist and direct staff members in accessing their appropriate training session in the Education and Development Centre in a courteous, efficient and effective way
  • To support the education team with all administrative processes relating to staff inductions, placement activities and course attendance
  • Provide the education administration manager with administrative support in the facilitation of corporate induction
  • Ensure the education and induction mailbox are closely monitored throughout the day and annotate when tasks have been actioned
  • Liaise with recruitment in booking of full trust induction for new starters and confirming attendance
  • Chasing DNA’s and appropriately informing of DNA’s in relation to Induction
  • Issuing of staff ID badge as part of Corporate induction programme  
  • Sizing and ordering uniforms through use of Integra
  • Update training forms on ESR, group and book people dependent upon their compliance needs
  • Ensure all answerphone messages are dealt with frequently and in a timely manner
  • Collate and input course registers into ESR in an accurate and timely manner
  • Request, collate and input course feedback in an accurate and timely manner
  • Input mandatory training certificates/competencies into ESR in an accurate and timely manner to enable production of accurate training reports for the board and managers
  • Ensure rooms are organised in a timely manner ahead of training and left neat and tidy, windows closed and any literature/training material disposed of accordingly
  • Sort EDC post and redirect if necessary
  • Handling difficult situations in a calm and professional manner
  • General reception/administrative duties to include maintenance of spreadsheets, databases, course attendance registers
  • Prioritise own workload and maintain resources efficiently and effectively, ensuring quality within personal limits of competence
  • Managing and ordering of stationery supplies for the department.
  • To be flexible with work pattern and to cover staff shortages due to sickness or annual leave
  • To report as soon as possible all hazards and defects and take appropriate action where applicable
  • Replenish and maintain education resources/materials in the centre and on the information stand

Desired skills

  • Knowledge of ESR Learning Management System

Personal qualities

  • Team player
  • Flexible and adaptable approach
  • Willingness to learn and develop new skills

Contact

Hayley Grismond 01432377010

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To provide effective and efficient administrative support to a designated team in accordance with CFS policies and procedures. As this is an apprentice post, the job holder may be required to work in various areas and departments throughout the organisation to develop skills, knowledge and experience in all aspects of administration.

The post holder will be expected to carry out the following duties:

To efficiently undertake basic administration and clerical duties which may include the following duties as directed:

  • Data input, data extraction, scanning, photocopying, faxing, filing and typing duties as directed
  • To support the team to maintain accurate, timely and legible records
  • Updating job specific reports as requested including breakdowns, programmes etc.
  • Weekly locations for the contracts team to be collated and updated
  • Maintain plant records for the contracts department
  • Maintain stock of contracts department paperwork and equipment
  • To answer/deal with queries, both face to face and via the telephone, take messages and pass them on to the relevant member of staff in an appropriate and timely manner
  • To provide appropriate reception cover as and when required
  • To maintain filing systems in line with company procedures
  • Collating information for reports
  • To be a flexible and supportive member of the team
  • Throughout the training period the post holder will be expected to complete all educational and training as required
  • To sign a learning contract with the training provider and adhere to this agreement

The post is one of continual development. The job description is intended as a guide to the principal duties and responsibilities of the post and complements individual objectives set in line with the department annual business objectives. Responsibilities will be reviewed periodically in line with business and duties may change or new duties to be introduced after consultation with the post holder.

To meet the requirements of the apprenticeship, you will be expected to attend regular meetings with the supervisor and assessor and attend training sessions leading to an Apprenticeship Certificates in Business Administration. This consists of a National Vocational Qualification, a technical certificate and key skills. Apprenticeship training will be conducted with on the job training and formal training sessions to establish knowledge and understanding.

Desired skills

  • IT literate
  • Confident communicator

Personal qualities

  • Good attitude
  • Mature attitude and responsible
  • Eager to work
  • Self-motivated
  • Able to listen to instruction and take it onboard

Contact

Charlotte Anderson Ilic 01905 330 721

Charlotte.andersonilic@hwgta.org

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Excellent opportunity to start your business administration journey. You will work in a small and friendly department in a school in Malvern. Experienced staff will help you learn the basics of business administration.

What will the apprentice be doing?

The admin assistant will help the existing team in the following areas:

  • Answering calls
  • Entering data
  • Producing reports

They will also help the safeguarding team with their work.

Desired skills and personal qualities

  • Communication skills
  • Self-motivated
  • Eager to learn

Contact

Charlotte Anderson Ilic

Charlotte.AndersonIlic@hwgta.org

01905 330721

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We supply clients both in the UK and in numerous countries around the world including the USA and Germany. Continual growth has created the need to expand our service division and we are seeking an enthusiastic individual to join us as a Business Administrator Apprentice.

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Support buying team by carrying out ordering of goods.
  • Performing administrative duties and clerical functions in order to streamline the day to day business operations of the company.
  • Research and collect information as required by management and leadership team.
  • Update internal operating procedures as needed.
  • Ensuring training requirements are met and maintained.
  • Maintain logs and spreadsheets as and when required.
  • Compile quotations and reports.

Desired skills and personal qualities

  • IT skills
  • Administrative skills
  • Team working
  • Office experience
  • Motivated
  • Willingness to learn

Contact

Charlotte Anderson Ilic

Charlotte.AndersonIlic@hwgta.org

01905 330721

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In this challenging Account Manager role, you will manage customer orders from brief through to delivery. You will be responsible for client relationships, project management, on-time delivery, and budgeting and developing innovative campaigns.

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Aid and assist in the day-to-day running of the company
  • Delivering excellent customer account management
  • Assisting with customer requests across a range of print / direct mail services
  • Build effective rapport with customers in conjunction with Marketing & Sales
  • Raising job bags, and orders and taking ownership of projects ensuring quality and service levels are achieved
  • Liaising with staff in other departments and with external suppliers
  • Delivering excellent customer account management

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Customer care skills, Problem-solving skills, Creative, Good timekeeping, Willing to be challenged, Honest, Polite, Tactful, Work under pressure, and Can-do attitude

Contact

Charlotte Anderson Ilic

charlotte.andersonilic@hwgta.org

01905 330 721

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An inspiring opportunity to join a dynamic care business where our focus is both on high-quality care and ambitious business growth. You will work with our energised and highly experienced management team and will contribute to all aspects of our exciting and forward-thinking business. There are excellent opportunities for career progression.

What will the apprentice be doing?

You will work closely with our management team contributing to:

  • Learning about every aspect of our business: Customer service, marketing, recruitment, finance and ambitious business growth
  • Responding to new client enquiries by phone and email
  • Onboarding admin for new and existing clients
  • The admin associated with onboarding new staff
  • Diary management for the management team
  • Social Media and local marketing in the community
  • Office supply management
  • Tasks and projects to improve workflow

Desired skills and personal qualities

  • Communication skills,
  • IT skills
  • Team working
  • Compassionate
  • Client service focused
  • A passion for business
  • Good work ethic
  • Driver with use of a car
  • Motivated

Contact

Charlotte Anderson Ilic

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01905 330721

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Magnapower is an innovative and dynamic engineering company that provides high-quality industrial machinery to many customers worldwide. We offer an excellent opportunity for an ambitious, hardworking Business Administration Apprentice who would like to gain business experience whilst studying.

What will the apprentice be doing?

Responsibilities & Duties:

  • Liaising with customers and suppliers daily via phone and email.
  • A working knowledge of Microsoft Office is desirable but not essential as full training will be given on the job.
  • Maintaining the company diary through Microsoft Office.
  • Possessing great organisational skills, and having the ability to prioritise work and ensure it’s completed within specified timescales is advantageous.
  • Working closely with our existing business administrators in a quiet air-conditioned office.
  • Creating and opening jobs for new product sales using SAGE and ECEL.
  • Working with SAGE accounting software.
  • Filing and processing purchase and sales invoices.

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Team working, Confident, Effective time management, Willingness to learn, Act with integrity, Positive attitude, Enthusiastic, Good telephone manner

Contact

Charlotte Anderson Ilic

Charlotte.AndersonIlic@hwgta.org

01905 330721

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A fantastic opportunity to join the global Bosch Group. Here at Worcester Bosch, you will be joining our 1800-strong team supporting our renowned Research & Development department. This is a diverse role based in administration, with a host of opportunities to branch out into other key skill areas.

What will the apprentice be doing?

Work as part of the Engineering and Certification team in Research and Development, providing support within the compliance, development projects and department as a whole.

Main tasks include:

  • Assistance in creating technical files for the new appliances by bringing together the reports and documentation for these.
  • Assisting in the administration of the archive of current and new appliances.
  • Assistance in the setting up of meetings and workshops including moderation of the actual events as needed.
  • Assisting Director of Engineering on department tasks and deputy as needed.
  • Assistance in ensuring the compliance of all appliances and accessories with certification and declarations of conformity along with ensuring the ability to get to documents as required.
  • General administrative tasks e.g. Ordering items to support the department.

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Team working, Have used Microsoft Office, Prioritisation, Time-keeping, Detail orientated

Contact

Charlotte Anderson Ilic

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01905 330 721

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Excellent opportunity to work for a well established company, who will offer plenty of support during the apprenticeship. You will learn how to fabricate from drawing as well as learning how to operate a variety of steelworking machinery. The position is likely to lead to a full time position at the end of the apprenticeship.

  • Fabricate structural steelwork for buildings from drawings
  • Fabricate bracketry from drawings
  • Fabricate gates/handrails/staircases from drawings
  • Weld up larger components tacked up by others
  • Operate plate making machinery
  • Operate a saw
  • Learn the painting process
  • Operate a forklift
  • Operate overhead gantry cranes

Desired skills

  • Practical skills

Personal qualities

  • Positive attitude
  • Motivated

Contact

Sue Tong 01432 377002

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Apprentice Steel Fabricator - Level 3 - Hereford

 

Your responsibilities as an Apprentice Steel Fabricator will include:

  • Fabricate and weld aluminium and steel products in accordance with company drawings.
  • Carry out duties in accordance with standard company Quality Assurance procedures and Work Instructions
  • Carry out daily duties complying with correct PPE and safety procedures in the area
  • To carry out daily duties as required by the Production Chargehand Supervisor
  • Assist with the daily inspection and sign off of plant and equipment
  • Produce a finished product that complies with the drawings supplied
  • Ensure the product complies with the tolerances and conditions specified on the drawings
  • Complete production within the timescales specified
  • Ensure re-work is kept to a minimum and any quality issues are recorded

 

Who we’re looking for: 

  • 4 GCSES Grade 4 or above or Level 2 qualification or equivalent
  • You will be able to set the pace as well as the standards for the team
  • You will also have the ability to describe what interests and motivates you to the construction industry
  • You will have a strong work ethic and willingness to take responsibility for your academic and vocational development

Contact

Sue Tong 01432 377002

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Working on small / medium batch sub-con machining in the Automotive, M.O.D, High end Hi-Fi equipment, Agricultural, & medical sectors.

  • Turning
  • Milling
  • General Assembly
  • Quality Control & Inspection Checks
  • Desired skills

  • Mechanical interest
  • Attention to detail
  • Good verbal & written communication
  • Good numeracy skills
  • Computer literate
  • Personal qualities

  • Positive attitude
  • Motivated
  • Enthusiastic

Contact

Sue Tong 01432 377002

stong@hwgta.org

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  • Kerry Taste and Nutrition - Tenbury Wells - Mechatronics
  • F H Dale - Leominster - Fabrication/Welding
  • KGD Industrial Services - Rotherwas, Hereford - Fabrication/Welding
  • Bijur Delimon - Rotherwas, Hereford - Technical Support
  • Kingspan Insulation - Shobdon - Mechatronics
  • A J Lowther & Son - Ross on Wye - Fabrication/Welding
  • Haigh Engineering -Ross on Wye - Drawing Office
  • Flakt Group - Hereford - Various
  • Alan Keef Ltd - Ross on Wye - Machining
  • Clayton Engineering - Knighton - TBC
  • R B Medical Engineering - Ross on Wye - Machining
  • H R Smith Group - Rotherwas, Hereford - Various
  • Heineken UK - Hereford - Mechatronics
  • Special Metals Wiggin - Hereford - Mechatronics
  • K P Snacks - Stretford Bridge, Leominster - Mechatronics
  • Ornua - Ledbury - Mechatronics
  • PRP Polymer - Rotherwas, Hereford - Technical Support
  • Wye Cylinder Engineering - Rotherwas, Hereford - Machining
  • D & T Engineering - Hereford - Fabrication/Welding
  • Rudd Fabrications - Rotherwas, Hereford - Fabrication/Welding
  • Mitie Group - Hereford - Mechatronics
  • MFDS - Hereford - Technical Support
  • A-Met Metrology Ltd - Hereford - Technical Support

 

Contact for more information

Sue Tong

stong@hwgta.org

01432 377002

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