Warehousing Apprentice

Absolute I T

An excellent opportunity has arisen for a reliable and enthusiastic individual to join a leading IT recycling company as an Apprentice Warehouse and IT Recycling Technician. You will be based within their premises in Derby where you will receive training in all aspects of the IT recycling industry.

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Closing date: 26 Feb 2017

Apprenticeship summary

Weekly wage


Wages explained
The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.40 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year.
Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year.
The minimum wage rates are £5.55 an hour for 18-20 year olds and £6.95 for anyone aged 21 and over.
Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

Working week

Mon-Fri 8.30 - 5.00

Total hours per week: 40.00

Apprenticeship duration

12 months

Possible start date

06 Mar 2017

Date posted

15 Dec 2016

Apprenticeship level

Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

Reference number



2 available

The role is to assist the IT recycling team in the day-to-day running of the warehouse.

This can include:

  • Breaking down IT equipment to its core components for recycling
  • Data sanitising IT media
  • Helping the collections teams on pickups
  • Asset tracking equipment through the system
  • There is also the opportunity of preparing equipment for the 2nd user market
  • The candidate will report directly to the Managing Director and will receive on-the-job training throughout the apprenticeship period
  • Ideally full driving licence desirable but not essential

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Basic interest in warehousing and IT
  • Basic interest in recycling
  • Common sense
  • Ideally a full driving licence, desirable but not essential 

Personal qualities

  • Professional and mature approach towards work
  • Hardworking
  • Methodical
  • Attention to detail
  • Trustworthy and reliable
  • Desire to learn about the industry
  • Enthusiasm
  • Can-do attitude

Qualifications required

  • None required

Future prospects

Permanent position for the right candidate.

Things to consider

Due to the company’s clients, the candidate will need to successfully complete counter terrorist security clearance.

About the employer

From our head office in Derby we’’ve been helping clients across the UK since 2003. We work in a range of sectors including financial services, manufacturing, healthcare, education, construction, retail and engineering. Providing the highest levels of IT solutions and support using our in-house team of accredited experts.


Absolute I T


Parker Industrial Estate

Mansfield Road


DE21 4SZ

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Training provider

  • Warehousing and Storage L2
  • ERR + Functional Skills if required

Apprenticeship framework

Warehousing and Storage

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Babington Business College


Masood Mohammadi 01332 345450 masood.mohammadi@babington.co.uk

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Closing date: 26 Feb 2017