Apprenticeship Vacancies


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.


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 and please entitle your email as ‘new application’:

Application Form

Vacancy ref no: 1362
Job Title: Warehousing
Location:  Sunderland
Employer: Ability supplies UK Limited
Hours of Work: 40hrs Over (Monday-Sunday)
Salary: £140.00 per week

Job Description:

  • serving customers
  • dealing with customer enquiries
  • maintaining products
  • stock replenishment
  • processing deliveries
  • placing goods in storage areas
  • retrieval of goods from the warehouse
  • stock rotation and expiry date monitoring
  • maintaining Health and Safety standards
  • general house keeping
  • pre-packing goods for sale
  • sales and stock related administration
  • warehouse inventory control
  • merchandising product ranges
  • Stock control activities
  • project work

Vacancy ref no: 1361
Job Title: Administration Assistant
Location:  Newcastle Upon Tyne
Employer: Green Zone Survey
Hours of Work:  8.30-5pm Monday-Friday
Salary: £150.00 per week

Job Description:

  • Booking in works (mainly audits & cleans) with clients
  • Submitting risk assessments, method statements & insurance documentation
  • Compiling delivery schedules for our in-house & external teams
  • Updating the internal management system, adding monthly site visits/costs and updating accordingly
  • Checking reports before issue to clients
  • Uploading client reports onto relevant portals
  • Keeping competency certificates & subcontractor insurance documentation on file and up-to-date
  • Maintaining a record of client keys for site access & posting to contractors/clients as required
  • Able to prioritise
  • A good telephone manner and customer service skills are essential
  • Previous admin experience also essential, plus competent in MS Office Suite
  • Driving licence desirable, but not essential.

Vacancy ref no: 1360
Job Title: Administration Assistant
Location:  Newcastle Upon Tyne
Employer: Pattinson Scientific Services Limited
Hours of Work:  08.00-4.30 Monday to Thursday 08.00 to 4.00 Friday
Salary: £207.20 per week

Job Description:

  • Preparation of technical reports / quotations / invoices and general correspondence
  • Dealing with clients via the telephone, email and also face to face
  • Greeting visitors as part of reception duties
  • Processing card payments
  • Ordering consumables
  • Maintaining and updating record systems
  • Use of office equipment to include; photocopier, scanner, PC and telephone
  • Processing incoming and outgoing post
  • Liaising with senior staff and technical / laboratory staff
  • Working to procedures within an accredited Quality Management System
  • This role will also include general office duties as required in support of the business

Vacancy ref no: 1359
Job Title: Invoicing Administrator Assistant
Location:  Newcastle upon tyne
Employer: Allay
Hours of Work: 8.30-5pm Monday to Friday
Salary: £160.00 per week

Job Description:

  • Sorting the mail for the team
  • Actioning all non-invoiceable accounts letters
  • Review any outstanding accounts related mail
  • Sending documentation to the lender
  • Deal with email/online enquiries
  • Assign tasks to the relevant parties further to action raised by team members
  • To meet all daily targets given by management
  • Ensure all letters are actioned correctly, produce them daily in a timely manner and distribute to the relevant parties.
  • Ensure you are organised at all times and communicate accurately with the relevant departments.
  • Ensure all mail is reviewed from the system and is actioned correctly according to the content of the letter.

Vacancy ref no: 1358
Job Title: Warehousing Assistant
Location:  Washington
Employer: Bathroom & Cladding Centre LTD
Hours of Work: Mon-Fri 8.00-4.30pm
Salary: £140.00 per week

Job Description:

  • Assemble orders for despatch
  • Receiving goods in and out
  • Picking and packing
  • Working in line with health and safety
  • Familiarise with VEND- Epos system – deliveries, making notes and updating status
  • Ensure stock is at required levels for orders and despatched
  • Heavy manual handling

Vacancy ref no: 1357
Job Title: Apprentice Administration Assistant
Location:  Stanley
Employer: Classic Lifts
Hours of Work: 9.00-5.00 Monday to Friday
Salary: £150.00 per week

Job Description:

  • Answering the telephone to customers
  • Transferring calls and taking messages
  • Preparing letters to customers
  • Filing & photocopying documents
  • Sending & receiving emails
  • Use of Microsoft Office to include Excel and Word
  • Will be trained how to use bespoke company software

Vacancy ref no: 1356
Job Title: Apprentice Administration Assistant
Location: Washington
Employer: Posithread UK Limited
Hours of Work: Monday-Friday 9am-5pm
Salary: £150.00 per week

Job Description:

  • Issuing production paperwork
  • Stock checking items
  • Preparation of paperwork for finished goods and raw materials
  • Filing & photocopying documents
  • Use of Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Use of telephone
  • Other general administrative duties as required

Vacancy ref no: 1355
Job Title: Accounts Assistant
Location: , Belmont Business Park, Durham
Employer: Ribchester Chartered Accountants
Hours of Work: Monday-Friday 9am-5pm
Salary: £ 197.92 per week

Job Description:

  • Assisting with our internal workflow management system including booking in of client records.
  • Providing a bookkeeping service for clients
  • Preparation of VAT returns
  • Preparation of other statutory forms for filing with Companies House.
  • Use of accounting packages to include Kashflow, Sage, XERO and IRIS.
  • Preparation of management and year end accounts for sole traders, partnerships and Limited companies.
  • Company Secretarial matters.

Vacancy ref no: 1354
Job Title: Apprentice Clerical / Medical Receptionist
Location: Low Fell
Employer: Fell Cottage Surgery
Hours of Work: 8.30am-6.15pm (Monday to Thursday only)
Salary: £121.50 age 16/17 per week
£168.00 age 18/20 per week

Job Description:

  • Receive and direct patients appropriately
  • Answer the telephone according to practice procedures
  • Make appointments at the surgery, along with ‘Hub’ appointments
  • Arrange emergency ambulances
  • File and extract medical records
  • File correspondence in medical records
  • Register new patients / temporary residents in accordance with practice guidelines; arrange PIN numbers for patient access
  • Process repeat prescriptions, repeat dispensing, batch prescriptions also EPS prescription’s
  • Run searches for automatic/batch prescriptions
  • Explaining the results of test results to patients (based on GP recommendations)
  • Prepare and tidy consulting rooms
  • Prepare and tidy waiting area
  • Arrange / accept specimens to be sent to the hospital labs
  • A range of administrative duties relevant to the role including photocopying, filing, printing etc.

Vacancy ref no: 1353
Job Title: Administration Assistant
Location: Washington
Employer: Chainbridge Steel Co Ltd
Hours of Work: Monday-Friday 8am-4.30pm
Salary: £140.00 per week

Job Description:

  • Contacting existing customers to identify any needs they may have
  • Taking customer orders via telephone
  • Writing up job cards for products ready to dispatch
  • Carrying out stock checks
  • Raising invoices
  • Purchasing office products as required
  • A range of administrative duties including filing, photocopying, scanning etc

Vacancy ref no: 1352
Job Title: Accounts Assistant
Location: Newcastle upon Tyne
Employer: Razak and co
Hours of Work: Monday-Friday 9:00am-5:00pm
Salary: £150.00 per week

Job Description:

  • VAT calculations/accounts preparation
  • Use of Microsoft Excel – data inputting onto spreadsheets
  • Bank reconciliation
  • Balancing bank accounts

Ongoing training will be provided for the right person

Vacancy ref no: 1351
Employer: Edif NDE
Job Title: Business Administrator
Location: Sunderland,Tyne and Wear
Hours of Work: Monday-Thursday 8.30am-5.00pm Friday- 8.30am -4.00pm
Salary: £150.00 per week

Job Description: 

• Answering phone and liaising with other offices
• Producing emails
• Opus data entry for Reports
• Photocopying / Scanning,
• Review/preparation of Timesheets as per local instruction / Client Itineraries/other documents
• Creating New jobs / Inspector Assignments in Opus, ensuring that all job related documents are uploaded to Opus or saving to ftp server for further distribution to inspector
• Monthly check of all job Files + OMS for action / open points and follow up on all actions required for all clients (refer to Job Status Check Guideline).
• Back-up for Administrative Assistant.
• Assist with back-up / Holiday coverage within the Coordination Team.
• Ensure that all assigned activities are executed in accordance with the Edif NDE Quality Management System.
• Support and participate in the organisation’s environmental and safety program to conform to ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001 requirements.
• Comply with HSE Policies, Procedures and Guidelines.
• Responsible for waste disposal as per the guidelines of the organization.
• At all times, comply with NDE Code of Ethics.
• Keep social media up to date
• Any other administration duties as requested by your line manager
• Full training will be given

Vacancy ref no: 1350
Job Title: Business Administration Apprentice
Location: Marcross Drive, Moorside, Sunderland
Employer: Benedict Biscop C E Academy
Hours of Work: Monday-Friday 8.00am-4.30pm
Salary: £129.50 per week

Job Description: 

  • Providing general reception duties including answering telephones, checking identities, gate management, taking messages and responding to enquiries, data entry, receiving and dispatching post.
  • Clerical and administrative support including maintaining office systems, data entry, photocopying and providing information to pupils, parents, staff and governors.
  • Ensuring the efficient day to day management of the school office, including managing the school calendar, text messaging system, emails and hospitality.
  • Undertaking word-processing, data entry and other IT based tasks
  • To be enthusiastic in developing own expertise and skills to ensure all administrative systems in school are run effectively.
  • Assisting with the marketing and promotion of the school, including newsletters, brochures and prospectuses etc.
  • Management of all pupil information across school, including individual pupil files and SIMS, and updating pupil information in a timely manner.
  • An interest in finance would be beneficial to the development of this role within the growing Trust.

Providing a range of administration tasks as required by your Manager.

Vacancy ref no: 1307
Job Title:Apprentice Food Production Operative
Location: Consett, County Durham
Employer: Redemption Food
Hours of Work: 8.00am – 3.00pm Monday to Friday
Salary: £160 per week

Job Description:

Redemption Food based in Consett is looking to recruit a hardworking, enthusiastic apprentice to join their production team. Working in a busy factory environment, the successful applicant will benefit from valuable ‘on the job’ training whilst also working towards a recognised qualification. Duties to include:
• Working between all departments to get a full understanding of the production process involved in the role

• Ensuring incoming products are placed correctly for the day’s workload ensuring it is compliant to company standards and rejecting any products that do not make the quality standard

• Transferring components to relevant departments and completing relevant paper work to ensure correct manufacture process will be followed by latter stages

• Undertaking quality control checks at all points of the production

• Shutdown and cleaning of all operating equipment

• Understanding Health & Safety practices within the factory

Vacancy ref no: 1299
Job Title: Apprentice Administrator
Location: Sunderland
Employer: Prince Biscops Teaching School Alliance
Hours of Work: 8:30am – 4:30pm  Monday to Friday
Salary: £112.50 per week

Job Description

Prince Biscops Teaching School Alliance is offering a unique opportunity for a candidate to develop their administration skills within a fast paced and varied role. The successful applicant will benefit from valuable work experience whilst working towards a recognised qualification.

Duties to include but not limited to:

  • To Promote a positive and professional image of the Prince Bishops Teaching School Alliance in telephone, face-to-face and written communication
  • Daily retrieval and delivery of answer machine messages to the Teaching School Manager and Teaching School Coordinator.
  • Dealing with client queries via telephone, email and face to face
  • Check the on line diary for the Teaching School administrator and assist with the preparation of training packs for both internal and external training events.
  • Training room event organisation – preparation/ room set up
  • Scanning / Photocopying / Ad-hoc preparation of post
  • Organisation and upkeep of filing and stationary areas
  • Assist in the meeting and greeting of visitors
  • The production & distribution of training certificates
  • Organisation of filing and stationary areas

This role is Term Time only so wage has been adjusted accordingly.

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If you require any further information about these vacancies please contact:

Olivia Davies – Administration Assistant on tel: 0191 490 4653