Apprenticeship Vacancies

Applications

We are advertising the following vacancies on behalf of employers in the North East.

We are also interested in receiving applications for apprenticeship opportunities in general and we will consider these against current vacancies and those which may arise in the future (please enter General where the application form asks for a vacancy number).

Selection process

If your application meets the required standard we will invite you for an initial interview at our Training Centre on the Team Valley in Gateshead.

CVs for those applicants successful at the initial interview are sent to employers who may invite you for an interview at their premises which in turn may lead to an offer of employment.

Access will then work with you and your employer to achieve your apprenticeship qualification.

Vacancies

If you are interested in any of the following Apprenticeship vacancies, please complete the application form below or alternatively forward a copy of your CV to info@accesstraining.org and please entitle your email as ‘new application’:

Application Form

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Vacancy ref no: 1496
Job Title: Finance Apprentice
Location:
 Cramlington
Employer: Boiler Plan UK
Hours of Work: 9.00am – 5.30pm Mon to Fri- 40hrs per week
Salary: £175.00 per week

There is an excellent opportunity to progress and grow within the company for the right candidate who is enthusiastic and keen to learn new skills. The main purpose of the role is to assist and support the finance team whilst developing the skills to achieve an AAT qualification. The role will include a variety of administrative and finance duties within the finance department and will include tasks within accounts payable and accounts receivable as well as assisting with the completion of month end closure. Please see duties below:

  • Accounts Payable

Match invoices to Purchase Orders;

Process invoices and credit notes onto accounting system (Xero) for payment within agreed terms

Interact with relevant departments and suppliers to resolve invoice queries

Reconcile supplier statements resolving any queries

  • Accounts Receivable

Allocation of cash received from sales

Email VAT invoices to customers

  • Reconcile and maintain office petty cash
  • Ensure the filing and archiving of invoice documentation is done in a timely manner
  • Scanning invoices and uploading onto the accounts system
  • Assist with the completion of month end closure in line with agreed deadlines
  • Efficient use of systems including Xero (accounting), Hubspot (CRM), excel and outlook (training to be provided)
  • Attend college and meet study deadlines of training provider
  • Undertake any other reasonable activity, as may be required by the Finance Director

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Vacancy ref no: 1495
Job Title: Apprentice Business Administrator
Location:
 Sunderland
Employer: McKenzie Bell
Hours of Work: 8.30am – 5.00pm Mon to Fri- 37.5hrs per week
Salary: £160.00 per week

An exciting opportunity has arisen at a reputable solicitors firm based in Sunderland City Centre – for an Apprentice Business Administrator. This is an excellent opportunity to progress and grow within the organisation for the right candidate who is enthusiastic and willing to learn new skills. As the first point of contact you will be working in a small well established and busy office in a varied job role undertaking business administration duties as follows:

  • Acting as front of house on reception and greeting visitors to the office
  • Answering the switchboard and transferring calls
  • Processing post, franking, DX post etc.
  • Producing documents
  • Use of Microsoft Office to include Word and Excel, use of email
  • General administrative duties to include; scanning, filing and photocopying documents etc.
  • Diary management & booking in appointments
  • Hand deliveries of documents and signing for deliveries to the office

These duties are not exhaustive and other duties may be required from time to time. It is also anticipated that the duties will progress over time.

Applicants should have good IT skills and the ability to use Microsoft Office programmes as detailed above.

Probationary period applies. Full training will be given.

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Vacancy ref no: 1494
Job Title: Accounts Apprentice
Location:
 Sunderland
Employer: JC Accountants
Hours of Work: 9.00am – 5.00pm Mon to Thurs,  9.00am – 4.30pm Fri – 37 hrs per week
Salary: £150.00 per week

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Accounts Apprentice at Sunderland based JC Accountants, with a view to learning all aspects of the business and progressing up the Accountancy career ladder.

Duties will be extremely varied and will include;

  • Learning all administrative processes
  • Bookkeeping duties to include purchase ledger & bank reconciliations
  • Use of accounting software to include; Absolute, Sage line 50, VT, Sage One and Bright Pay
  • Entering data with accuracy
  • Use of Microsoft Excel spreadsheets / balancing spreadsheets
  • Checking data from bank statements, invoices, aged debtors & payroll
  • VAT returns
  • Eventually liaising with clients directly
  • Meeting and greeting visitors, and other reception duties

Applicants should have good IT skills and the ability to work with accuracy. It is also essential that applicants have good numeracy & literacy skills, and can communicate at all levels.

Probationary period applies / full training will be given.

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Vacancy ref no: 1493
Job Title: Apprentice Administration Support Assistant
Location:
 Jesmond, Newcastle
Employer: Robson Laidler Accountants Limited
Hours of Work: 8.30am – 5.00pm Mon to Thurs,  8.30am – 4.30pm Fri – 36.5 hrs per week
Salary: £182.50 per week

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an Apprentice Administrative Support Assistant at Robson Laidler Accountants Limited; a well-established Accountancy Practice based in Jesmond. The purpose of this role is to provide effective and efficient administrative support to the Finance team. This is an excellent opportunity to progress and grow within the organisation for the right candidate who is enthusiastic and willing to learn new skills.

The role will be varied and will include the following duties;

  • Processing incoming /outgoing post
  • Answering the telephone, transferring calls and taking messages
  • Meeting and greeting visitors, and other reception duties as required
  • Filing documents in Docs (paperless office software)
  • Checking scanned documents
  • Dealing with correspondence, including sending and responding to emails
  • Other administrative duties such as filing and photocopying documents
  • Working with other team members to provide administrative support

These duties are not exhaustive and other duties may be required from time to time. It is also anticipated that the duties will progress over time.

Applicants should have good IT skills and be able to use a range of Microsoft packages including Excel and Word.

Probationary period applies.

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Vacancy ref no: 1492
Job Title: Apprentice Administration Assistant
Location:
 Metrocentre Business Park, Gateshead
Employer: IDS Fire and Security
Hours of Work: 8.30am – 5.00pm Mon to Fri – 40 hrs per week
Salary: £162 – £174 per week @aged 16/17 – £246 per week @18-20

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Administrative Assistant at Gateshead based company – IDS Fire & Security.  The successful applicant would have good long-term prospects with the opportunity to develop the role as the company continues to grow.

The successful applicant will be trained in the following duties:-

  • Compiling job packs
  • Reconciliation of purchase orders against deliveries
  • Off hiring plant equipment
  • Receiving and processing handover paperwork
  • Creating as fitted specifications
  • Photocopying and scanning documents
  • Use of Microsoft Office to include Word, Excel and outlook
  • Will be trained to use specialist in-house software
  • Other general administrative tasks to support this role as required

Applicants should have good IT skills and be able to work as part of a team.

Probationary period applies.

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Vacancy ref no: 1491
Job Title: Apprentice Fire & Security Engineer
Location:
 North Shields, Tyne and Wear
Employer: 2020 Vision Systems Limited
Hours of Work: 8.30am – 5.00pm Mon to Fri – 40 hrs per week
Salary: £162 – £224 per week

An excellent opportunity has arisen for an Apprentice Engineer at 2020 Vision Systems based in North Tyneside. There is an excellent opportunity to progress and grow within the company for the right candidate who is enthusiastic and keen to learn new skills.

Duties to include:

  • Carrying out 1st and 2nd fix for installation of CCTV and access control systems, also fire safety systems (pulling cables through / affixing equipment to walls etc.)
  • Use of hand tools & cordless drill
  • Attending routine maintenance and service calls
  • Completion of site paperwork
  • Working to company procedures and following all health & safety guidelines

Applicants should have a good knowledge of IT systems and be willing to attend day release at Team Valley, Gateshead (one day per week)

Probationary period applies.

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Vacancy ref no: 1490
Job Title: Apprentice Customer Service
Location:
  Denton Burn, Newcastle
Employer: Apex Radio Systems
Hours of Work: 9.00am – 5.00pm Mon to Fri – 37.5 hrs per week
Salary: £150 – £208 per week

An excellent opportunity has arisen for a Customer Service Agent based at their site in Denton Burn, Newcastle. There is an excellent opportunity to progress and grow within the company for the right candidate who is enthusiastic and keen to learn new skills. The main purpose of the role is to complete a wide range of customer service related duties to include:

  • Answering the telephone, taking messages / directing calls and dealing with enquiries
  • Liaising with suppliers re products / parts and availability etc.
  • Understanding customer needs and developing product knowledge in order to provide the highest level of customer service
  • Ensuring the product database is kept up to date
  • Processing card payments
  • Promoting the products and services of Apex Radio Systems
  • Providing support at meetings and at exhibitions
  • Preparing sales quotations and processing sales orders.

Applicants should have good IT skills and be confident using the telephone.

Probationary period applies.

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Vacancy ref no: 1489
Job Title: Apprentice Business Administrator
Location:
  Low Fell, Gateshead
Employer: Hathaways Law Firm
Hours of Work: 9.00am – 5.00pm Mon to Fri – 35 hrs per week
Salary: £150 per week

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Business Administration Apprentice based in Hathaway’s Law Firm based in Low Fell, Gateshead.

Duties to include:

  • Meeting and greeting clients and reception cover
  • Inputting client data into bespoke software – ALB and setting up clients files
  • Processing incoming and outgoing post
  • Scanning, photocopying and filing documents
  • Preparation of letters
  • Other general administrative duties as required

These duties are not exhaustive and other duties may be required from time to time.

Probationary period applies.

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Vacancy ref no: 1486
Job Title: Trade Counter Assistant 
Location: 
South Shields, Tyne and Wear
Employer: South Tyne Building Supplies Ltd
Hours of Work: 08.00-4.00 Mon to Fri – 37.5 hrs per week
Salary: £175 per week @aged 16/17 – £220 per week @aged 18-20

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Trade Counter Assistant at a South Shields based builders merchant. Duties to include: serving customers on the trade counter, dealing with customer queries, answering the telephone, checking on availability of stock for customers and advising on delivery dates etc., inputting orders onto the computerised system, data entry, processing delivery notes, entering deliveries of stock, advising customers re products (full training will be given), cash handling and other duties as required.  Good IT skills are essential for this role.

This is initially a 15 month contract and will be reviewed at the end of the term, and may lead to a permanent position. Please note if the contract becomes permanent after the initial 15 months; there is a possibility of working Saturday mornings.

Possible overtime may be required during busy periods.

6 month probationary period.

The potential successful applicant will be required to complete a 2 weeks paid work trial.

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Vacancy ref no: 1484
Job Title: Apprentice Manufacturing Assembler
Location: 
Dunston, Gateshead
Employer: Wirac Automation Ltd
Hours of Work: 08.00-4.00 Mon to Fri – 37.5 hrs per week
Salary: £230.63 per week

An excellent opportunity has arisen for an Apprentice Manufacturing Assembler at Wirac Automation Ltd based in Dunston, Gateshead. The successful candidate will be involved in the manufacturing of the company’s range of Noblegen gas generators, and will benefit from ‘on the job’ training whilst working towards a qualification. This is a fantastic opportunity to progress and grow within a well-established company.

The role will be varied and will include the following duties;

  • Assembling of electrical controls
  • Working from drawings to measure and cut products
  • Using drilling machinery
  • Checking products for damages
  • Packing crates ready for dispatch
  • Testing machinery
  • A range of general day-to-day housekeeping tasks to ensure that the workplace is kept safe and tidy

These duties are not exhaustive and other duties may be required from time to time.

Probationary period applies.

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Vacancy ref no: 1482
Job Title: Apprentice Engineer (Service Department)
Location: 
Newton Aycliffe
Employer: Cam-Tec Systems Limited
Hours of Work: 08.00-5.00 Mon to Fri
Salary: £180.00 per week

An excellent opportunity has arisen for an Apprentice Engineer at Cam-Tec Systems Ltd based in Newton Aycliffe. There is an excellent opportunity to progress and grow within the company for the right candidate who is enthusiastic and keen to learn new skills.

Duties to include:

  • Attending routine maintenance and service calls with the Engineer
  • Carrying out system maintenance, fault finding and repairs
  • Affixing replacement equipment to walls etc.
  • Use of hand tools & cordless drill
  • Completion of site paperwork
  • Working to company procedures and following all health & safety guidelines

Applicants should have a good knowledge of IT systems and be willing to attend day release at Team Valley, Gateshead (one day per week).  Will also be required to undertake overnight stays at location of the job on occasions.

3 month probationary period applies.  Driving license desirable.

Applicants will be required to complete an enhanced disclosure background check due to the nature of this work.

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Vacancy ref no: 1480
Job Title: Accounts Clerk / Administrator Apprentice 
Location: 
Newcastle
Employer: MRM Solutions
Hours of Work: 9.00-5.00 Mon to Fri
Salary: £156.00 per week

An exciting opportunity has arisen at Newcastle based MRM Solutions – for an Apprentice Accounts Clerk / Administrator. The Apprentice will undertake a wide range of duties and work towards a level 3 Apprenticeship in Business Administration with Access Training. Duties to include:

  • Use of Excel spreadsheets and accounting software – SAGE.
  • Answering the telephone
  • Dealing with accounts queries
  • Credit control duties / chasing monies due
  • Inputting data
  • Printing off invoices
  • Checking off supplier statements
  • Scanning & filing documents
  • Other general administrative tasks as required

Applicants should have good IT skills and be willing to learn.  Full training will be given.

Probationary period applies.

 

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Vacancy ref no: 1470
Job Title: Apprentice Factory Operator
Location: 
Sunderland
Employer: Armour Plastics
Hours of Work: 
Aged 16-17 – 32 hours per week £143.36 (4 x 8 hour shifts)
Aged 18 plus – 37.5 hours per week £168.00 (4 x 10 hour shifts)
Salary:
£143.36 per week @16/17
£168.00 per week @18-20

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Apprentice Factory Operator, based on Pennywell Industrial Estate, Sunderland.

The successful candidate will benefit from gaining skills and experience in a manufacturing environment whilst working towards a qualification.  Duties to include:

  • Packing products ready for dispatch
  • Trimming and laminating plastic baths
  • Lifting of baths
  • Use of computerised systems to manager orders
  • Using drilling and polishing machinery
  • A range of general housekeeping tasks to ensure that the workplace is kept tidy and safe

Probationary period applies / full training will be given.

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If you require any further information about these vacancies please contact Kate in our Business Solutions Team on 0191 490 4653