Apprenticeship vacancies with HWGTA

 

            Have a look at our vacancies below!

 

  • 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. 
  • We recommend you send in your applications even if you don't see a vacancy to suit you. This enables us to assess you and match you with vacancies as soon as they come in to us.
  • Please let us know on your application form if there is a specific vacancy you would like to apply for.

 

 

 

Apprentices

Abacus Associates

Excellent opportunity working for an established firm of financial advisers. You will work in a busy office providing an efficient and comprehensive admin service to our advisers.

You will be responsible for a range of administrative and customer service tasks including:

  • Opening and distributing post
  • Scanning
  • Answering the phone
  • Stationery requests

You will meet and greet clients/visitors to the office and have regular contact with insurance providers and advisers.

Desired skills

  • Computer literate with a good knowledge of Microsoft office
  • Attention to detail

Personal qualities

  • Positive attitude
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work individually or as part of a team
  • Enthusiastic
  • Ability to prioritise work and meet set deadlines

https://www.findapprenticeship.service.gov.uk/apprenticeship/-518180

Contact Hayley Grismond

01432 377010

hayley.grismond@hwgta.org

Clarke Jeffreys Insurance Brokers Limited

Insurance Account Handler Apprentice

You will work in a friendly, forward thinking office with interesting work ranging from Business Insurance to Car Insurance to Insurance for Bodyguards looking after high net worth individuals. An opportunity to learn from the ground up with full training given and the opportunity for development within the business for the right candidate.

Ensure accuracy, efficiency and professionalism when dealing with both the client and insurer and conducting related administration work:

  • New business
  • Renewals
  • Mid term adjustments
  • Claims
  • Queries
  • Premium financing arrangements
  • Cover note insurance
  • Ensure all business activity fully complies with FCA regulation and company procedures as detailed in the compliance manual - use checklists and support documentation as provided by the company to assist with demonstrating compliance
  • Achieve and maintain a high level of customer service and promote exceptional customer care standards at all times
  • Develop and maintain a professional working relationship with all clients
  • Actively secure renewal business by re-broking existing business to ensure the client is presented with the most suitable and cost-effective cover
  • Support the Account Executive with duties where required

Other office duties such as scanning, daily post, working on spreadsheets, making teas and coffees etc.

Desired skills

  • Computer literate
  • Experience of excel
  • Customer service skills

Personal qualities

  • A ‘can-do’ positive attitude
  • Polite with an excellent manner
  • Motivated
  • Enthusiastic

https://www.findapprenticeship.service.gov.uk/apprenticeship/-506695

Contact Hayley Grismond

01432 377010

hayley.grismond@hwgta.org

BPI Stretchfilms (Leominster)

Quality Assurance Service Apprentice

An exciting opportunity working for a leading global producer of high performance agricultural film with businesses around the world choosing our innovative films to grow, harvest, package and protect their products. You will be part of a busy, active team supporting the day to day running of the business.

Reducing/preventing product defects in the manufacturing process that lead to product failures. Involvement in Process control and continuous improvement. Conducting daily machine and process audits associated with ISO: 9001:2015

Technical Knowledge, Thoroughness, Communication, Planning, Risk Assessment, Analysis, Resource Product Testing, Computer Literacy, Organisation, Multi-tasking, Troubleshooting, Compliance.

Training Program/Duties:

  • Working together with a Quality Assurance (QA) team to assess product problems and brainstorm solutions
  • To learn how to audit and inspect production machinery and employees to make sure the production process runs smoothly
  • To gain skills in film analysis using laboratory tests equipment to determine the products tensile strength, tear & puncture resistance and film gauge
  • Learning how to investigate causes of defects that occur from internal & external rejects using the 8D methodology
  • Learning how to communicate with other departments to assist in resolving non-product related quality issues such as pricing errors, incorrect products being delivered and product damage via transportation
  • Learning how to apply technical skills related to the product being tested (knowledge of programming languages to software QA, knowledge of machinery for hardware, etc.)
  • Learning what is required to ensure the company and its employees and conforming to regulations and international standards when it comes to testing and quality assurance

Desired skills

Computer literate, basic knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel.

Personal qualities

Keen and enthusiastic with the desire to grow and develop in an office administration role.

https://www.findapprenticeship.service.gov.uk/apprenticeship/-517010

Contact Hayley Grismond

01432 377010

hayley.grismond@hwgta.org

Allpay

Apprentice Direct Debit Administrator and Adviser

To assist the Direct debit team leader with responsibility for the processing of Direct Debits and maintenance of the Direct Debit Instruction in compliance with the Direct Debit Scheme Rules regulated by BACs. To assist the business with taking telephone payments in compliance with PCI requirements. Completing a Customer Service Apprenticeship.

Desired skills

  • Experience of working in a Customer Service or Banking environment
  • Excellent telephone manner
  • Excellent ability to be able to communicate clearly both written and verbally
  • Ability to be able to adapt the communication style to aid explanation
  • Ability to demonstrate strong computer literacy
  • High degree of concentration amid competing demands
  • Excellent attention to detail

Personal qualities

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • A professional manner
  • Ability to plan own work load within the framework of the tasks allocated by the Line Manager
  • Ability to take responsibility for own actions
  • Ability to work well under pressure and demonstrate a high degree of concentration and accuracy amid competing demands
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Flexible and adaptable to changing situations
  • A pro-active approach to improving processes and procedures
  • Familiar with Statutory rules and regulations
  • Familiar with company and departmental policies and procedures
  • Professional business attire

https://www.findapprenticeship.service.gov.uk/apprenticeship/-510758

Contact Hayley Grismond

01432 377010

hayley.grismond@hwgta.org

Border Office Supplies and Systems Limited

Warehouse, Distribution and Installation Apprentice

You will work as part of the distribution team, ensuring goods, office furniture and office machines are installed and supported. This is within a 100 mile radius of Hereford.

Duties will include:

  • Distribution and installation of goods and services, mainly furniture
  • Working with young dynamic team
  • Checking of goods inwards
  • Liaison with suppliers
  • Distribution of goods
  • On site installation of office furniture
  • Training given on computer system
  • Opportunity to learn IT & copier skills
  • Forklift truck training given

Desired skills

  • Common sense
  • Physically fit
  • Computer skills
  • Customer skills

Personal qualities

Would suit someone who can work well with team and be presentable in front of customers.

https://www.findapprenticeship.service.gov.uk/apprenticeship/-508864

Contact Hayley Grismond

01432 377010

hayley.grismond@hwgta.org

Amada United Kingdom Ltd 

Excellent opportunity to work in a fast paced and expanding Global Engineering Company, recently awarded Large Apprenticeship Employer of the Year. Gain practical experience training with engineers on world - class engineering technology. Fully funded training course leading on to a HNC in Engineering.

Extensive in-house training with AMADA engineers on world class engineering technology.

  • Refurbishment of pre-owned machines
  • Maintenance and service
  • Installation
  • Machine consultancy and software demonstrations to customers

Our Apprentices make a genuine contribution to AMADA’s business success and are a valued asset to the team. They are seen as the foundation of our corporate strategy to develop from within.

Desired skills

  • Candidates will be required to demonstrate a passion for engineering through work experience and/or hobbies and activities
  • We are looking for practical engineers of the future

Personal qualities

  • Practical candidates
  • Strong work ethic
  • Enthusiasm for learning
  • Flexible attitude
  • Smart and professional presentation

https://www.findapprenticeship.service.gov.uk/apprenticeship/-515785

Contact Dale-Victoria Wooldridge 

Dale@hwgta.org

01905 330720

 

Komatsu Mining Corporation

Komatsu Mining Corp. Group, is a worldwide leader in high productivity mining solutions based in St. Johns, Worcester and are looking for an Engineering Apprentice to join their growing Product Engineering team. This is an excellent opportunity to develop a successful engineering career with a leading engineering business.

We are looking for a motivated and enthusiastic individual who wishes to develop their career within the Engineering industry. Engaging upon a 4-year training programme, the role will involve training at WGTA. This will be on a pre-defined programme that will provide the individual with the necessary skills to fulfil the role as a Design Engineer within the AFC Engineering team. When not in the classroom, there will be on the job training within the company which will involve being assigned to a project team to work on live projects and contributing through supporting the team.

After completing the apprenticeship, you would be given full support to lead to the opportunity of becoming a Design Engineer within the Armoured Face Conveyor team of Engineers, here in Worcester.

The Design Engineer role, once qualified, will be based in the Worcester office and will involve working on all aspects of AFC equipment, producing designs to support the global market.

Core duties:

  • Work within the engineering team to support the design of heavy-duty industrial mining equipment
  • Use internal systems to perform engineering calculations as required and consult with the appropriate subject matter experts for guidance
  • Support the production of layouts, CAD Models, bills of material and production information for assigned projects
  • Support the preparation of bids as required
  • Keep up to date with emerging CAD and other relevant technologies

Desired skills

  • Good communicator
  • Literate & numerate
  • Good IT skills
  • Can work independently
  • Asks for help when unsure
  • Team player with the ability to follow instruction

Personal qualities

  • Positive attitude
  • Self-motivated
  • Enthusiastic
  • Trustworthy
  • Honest
  • Has Integrity

https://www.findapprenticeship.service.gov.uk/apprenticeship/-516062

Contact Dale-Victoria Wooldridge

dale@hwgta.org

01905 330720

Severn Machines Limited

Severn Machines Limited is now actively looking to grow our work force and believe that adding apprentices is the best way to achieve long term success within our company.

Successful applicants will have the opportunity to work with the full range of TRUMPF equipment in our refurbishment programmes including Laser cutting, Punching & Pressbreak machines. Severn Machines have a vast amount of experience with TRUMPF equipment and are the UK’s only certified partner of TRUMPF so there will be many exciting projects and training courses to undertake and give the best apprenticeship available.

  • You will be gaining practical engineering skills while working within a team at Severn Machines and at Worcestershire Group Training Association
  • Get extensive in-house training with Severn Machines engineers on all the range of TRUMPF machines
  • Carry out a full range of tasks including: refurbishments of used TRUMPF machines, Maintenance & Service

Benefits

  • A competitive salary
  • Company uniform & all safety equipment
  • Fully funded training course leading to HNC
  • Help & support in your self-study
  • 25 days annual leave per annum plus Bank Holidays

Desired skills

  • Logical thinking
  • Problem solver
  • Good communication skills

Personal qualities

  • An enthusiasm for engineering
  • A strong and flexible work ethic
  • Good time keeping
  • Smart & professional presentation

https://www.findapprenticeship.service.gov.uk/apprenticeship/-515181

Contact Dale-Victoria Wooldridge

dale@hwgta.org

01905 330720

The following companies are looking to recruit Engineering apprentices for September 2020 starts.

Malvern Panalytical (Malvern) - Electronics

Titan Steel Wheels (Cookley) - Mechatronics

Wienerberger (Hartlebury) - Mechatronics

Roxel (Kidderminster) - Mechatronics

Sencon (Droitwich) - Mechatronics

Gardner Blade (Pershore) - Toolmaking

Ashland (Kidderminster) - Mechatronics

RG Luma (Worcester) - Technicians

Barton Optimas (Droitwich) - Toolmaking

Materials Solutions (Worcester) - Mechatronics

 

Contact Dale-Victoria for more information, dale@hwgta.org 01905 330720

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