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: 1397
Job Title: 
Accounts Assistant
Belmont Business Park
Hours of Work:
Monday to Friday  9am-5pm 35 hours per week
Salary: £197.92

Duties to include:

  • 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: 1396
Job Title: Trainee Service Coordinator
Location: Dunston, Gateshead
Employer: IDS Fire & Security
Hours of Work:  08.30-5.00 Monday-Friday
Salary: £168.00 at ages 16/17, £236.00 at 18-20 and £295.20 at 21 and over

Duties to include:

  • Answer and direct telephone calls
  • Liaise with the Service Manager
  • Plan routine maintenance activities
  • Ensure demand service duties are fulfilled
  • Ensure efficient and productive direction of the service team
  • Use of Microsoft office to include outlook, word and excel
  • Use of bespoke software
  • Use of office equipment such as photocopier, scanner, franking machine

Vacancy ref no: 1394
Job Title: Office Administrator
Location: Sunderland
Employer: Eomac
Hours of Work: 08.30am-4.30pm Monday to Thursday 08.30am to 4.00pm Friday
Salary: £190.00 per week

Duties to include:

Answering the telephone

Processing internal / external post & packages

Ordering materials electronically

Filing & photocopying documents

Use of Microsoft Word, Excel and email

Arranging travel & accommodation for site personnel and processing expenses

Issuing purchase orders

processing invoices / following up

Other administrative duties as required


Vacancy ref no: 1392

Job Title: Resource Assistant

Location: Newcastle City Centre

Employer: Kelburn Recruitment

Hours of Work: 08.45am-5.00pm Monday to Friday

Salary: £240.00 per week

Duties to include:

Candidate Management

  • Pro-actively identify (from Job Boards) and register agreed number of Candidates each week including
  • Completion of registration forms and photocopying of right to work documentation
  • Where appropriate arrange skills testing and follow up reference checks on Candidates
  • Record full Candidate details on database including appropriate attributes
  • Re-format Candidate cv and publish on database
  • Book appointment with Consultant and record subsequent interview outputs on database
  • Complete registration process as appropriate for all other candidates that visit the office or apply online

Job Assignment Handling

  • Take job briefs from Consultants; write appropriate and compliant adverts; publish on agreed Job Boards
  • Search company database and create shortlist of suitable registered Candidates
  • Where necessary, search appropriate Job Boards for additional suitable Candidates
  • Acknowledge receipt of all job applications and issue Equal Opportunities monitoring form

Managing Temporary Placements

  • Create weekly timesheet batch in database at start of week
  • Receive and enter details of actual hours worked into database
  • Where applicable advise Umbrella Companies of hours worked by their workers
  • Chase any outstanding timesheets and ensure all entered into database by close of play Monday
  • Respond to reference requests for previous Temporary Workers

Vacancy ref no: 1392
Job Title: Warehousing Apprentice

Location: Gateshead

Employer: Lulu Bella Boutique
Hours of Work: Monday to Friday 9.30-5pm

Salary: £148.00 per week

Duties to include:

  • Printing off orders
  • Picking and Packing
  • Managing packaging slips
  • Understanding and facilitating Spotify and being able to update the website
  • Stock control- ensuring adequate stock available
  • Accepting deliveries
  • Familiarity with stock
  • Placing stock in located areas
  • Postage duties
  • Using the shipment process via Royal Mail
  • General housekeeping duties
  • Provide shop front customer service support when necessary


Vacancy ref no: 1391
Job Title: Apprentice Accountant
Location: Team Valley
Employer: Barkley Johnson
Hours of Work: Monday -Thursday :9:00am -5:00pm Friday: 9:00am-4:00pm
Salary: £172.50 per week

Duties to include:

Bank reconciliation

Cash book reconciliation

General double entry book keeping using various software

Input sales and purchase invoices and reconciliation

Process payroll

Process VAT returns

General administration and customer service

Vacancy ref no: 1390
Job Title: Administration Apprentice
Location: Team Valley
Employer: APM Cleaning

Hours of Work: Between 9:00am and 5:00pm

Job Description:

Answer and make telephone calls

Give quotes via telephone and email

Selling on the telephone

Schedule appointments

Update the work calendar

Make sure office boards are up to date

Produce End of Tenancy invoices

Produce GM reports

Handling any problems that may occur throughout the day when I see fit

Liaising with staff throughout the day to ensure they are completing jobs on time

Sending formal emails, texts and follow up calls

Daily attendance check to complete

Calling back relevant clients on a daily, 3 monthly, 6 monthly and yearly basis

Maintaining the cleaning bible on a weekly basis

Maintaining the cleaning dairy on a weekly basis

Greeting guests

Book in meetings/quotes onto the calendar

Changing over of cloth cleaning/drying

Filling away of work orders/keys/documentation etc

Managing of the personnel files

General admin tasks

Managing the personnel files

Vacancy ref no: 1389
Job Title: Warehousing Apprentice
Location: Gateshead
Employer: Kooltech
Hours of Work: Monday to Friday 8 am-5 pm- 40 hours

Job Description:


  • Inspection of goods received for quality, damage and/or validation against the company’s official purchase order.
  • Ensure effective rotation of stock holdings to avoid “ageing” in shelf life.
  • Undertake cycle checks regularly to validate accuracy of stock records, advising Office Administration for discrepancies, out-of-stock lines and those below authorised minimum stocking levels.
  • Maintain good housekeeping standards in the warehouse, with storage of goods aided by mechanical handling equipment (fork lift truck, hydraulic lift or any such device provided by the company) and ensure that warehouse is regularly swept and kept tidy.
  • Prepare delivery schedules, whenever necessary and pack/assemble products against customer orders due for despatch on that “run” – to economise on transport costs.
  • Accurately complete Goods Received and Goods Despatched documentation in a timely manner ensuring immediate data entry to the computer system.
  • Organising external carriers for timely despatch of goods.
  • Thoroughly check/inspect goods “Return” for verification of stated causes and accurately complete relevant paper-work required by Office Administration. All such “Returns” should be immediately quarantined in the warehouse, pending decision/direction by the Warehouse Supervisor.
  • Provide assistance to sales and administrative colleagues by accepting telephone orders and communicating details for the sales order processing system.
  • Promote product sales to customers calling at the Trade Sales counter and assist in distributing technical literature for enquiries when Sales Engineers are not available.
  • Maintain familiarity with operation of the computer system with “hands-on” approach.
  • Ensure good inter-personal relationships with all personnel at the Branch and at other locations of the company to foster corporate teamwork.
  • Actively participate in Branch meetings to discuss and exchange views and ideas to improve performance, efficiency or productivity and other matters appertaining to the larger group picture.

Vacancy ref no: 1388
Job Title: Apprentice Cost Management Technician
Location: Wallsend
Employer: CMR UK
Hours of Work: Monday – Thursday 7.30 am – 4.30 pm
Salary: 156.25

Job Description:

  • Analysis of key cost accounts on a monthly basis and investigating any issues
  • Ensuring new stock items are correctly set up and attaining expected profit levels
  • Continually looking for improvements in the processes and assist in driving improvements through the business
  • Cost analysis within the manufacturing
  • Producing information to support management accounts and forecasts
  • Stock transactions reports on how they affect accounts
  • Assisting with year-end reporting for audit purposes
  • Identify opportunities for improvement within the finance and costing function, suggest projects and develop project plans with cost management accountants support
  • Provide cover for cost management accountant during absence, holiday etc
  • Provide assistance to other finance team members as and when required
  • To display the proper ‘can do’ attitude and behaviour, job knowledge, and effective communication to build good working relationships thereby motivating people to accomplish tasks and meet objectives
  • Process new items by checking off the checklists from Sharepoint
  • Analysis of stock adjustments on a monthly basis
  • Review component pricing against stock valuation
  • Review order book for zero value sales lines and implement actions to resolve where necessary
  • Review feedback from monthly stock reviews and ensure actions are followed up on a timely basis


Vacancy ref no: 1383
Job Title: Warehousing/Stores Apprentice
Location: Bells Close Industrial Estate, Newcastle Upon Tyne
Employer: Photogeeks
Hours of Work: 10:00am- 4:30pm
Salary: £111.00 per week

Job Description:

Familiarise with the couriers website

Use inventory software

Pick all parts to be posted and make decisions about packaging

Packing and labelling

Confidently locate products/location of the warehouse

Use delivery notes/invoices

Attention to detail when posting goods

Help unload containers

Stock checks

General health and Safety and housekeeping

Vacancy ref no: 1380
Job Title: Apprentice Administrator
Location: Tyne Tunnel Trading Estate, North Shields
Employer: Cormeton
Hours of Work: 8:30AM-5:00PM
Salary: £157.50 per week

Job Description:

Preparing reports

Analysing data

Planning in work for Engineers and using a diary system

Issuing jobs and prioritising work


Scanning and photocopying documents

Dealing with customer queries

Data entry and a range of other general administrative duties as required.

Applicants should have a good knowledge of Microsoft Office, such as Word, Excel and Outlook, and will be shown how to use the company’s bespoke IT systems




Vacancy ref no: 1371
Job Title: Print Operative
Location: Newcastle Upon Tyne
Employer: Bang on Print
Hours of Work: 9.00-5.30 Monday to Friday
Salary: £148.00 per week

Job Description:

Duties to include:

using various equipment involved in the print process including digital inkjet printers

Heat press and various other methods of printing finishing

Packaging of customer orders

Unloading and loading goods to/from vehicles

also general housekeeping duties




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