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Quality Practitioner Apprenticeship – Level 4 DK Holdings Ltd

To work within a fast paced office environment, to undertake the Quality Practitioner Apprenticeship and become a key member of the team.

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Closing date: 01 Nov 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £17,500.00 - £18,500.00

  • Working week

    The role is full time, 37.5 hrs per week, Mon – Fri 8.30 – 5pm (1 hr lunch)

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    02 Nov 2021

  • Date posted

    14 Jul 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Working in a busy environment, varied role, opportunity to be part of a great team. Duties include assisting our newly promoted Compliance Administrator and learning all aspects of ISO work.

A 100% tailored training and assessment program will be delivered to support you throughout your Apprenticeship, core duties for which the training relates are as follows

  • Contribute to the formulation of quality strategy.
  • Contribute to the formulation of output related customer satisfaction activities.
  • Contribute to the formulation of supplier performance measurements.
  • Responsible for deployment of Quality Policies, Processes and Procedures.  
  • Plan and conduct audits/assurance in line with the organisation’s audit plan/programme.
  • Identify, investigate and contain non-conformances.
  • Inspect/verify/validate a Product or Service against stated product requirements/acceptance criteria/service levels.
  • Develop quality control/assurance plans for the product, service or project they are responsible for.
  • Advise on and/or use tools and techniques to improve quality performance.
  • Gather and analyse routine quality performance data and produce relevant reports.
  • Guide and support others inside the Quality Function or in other functions to improve quality competence and quality performance.
  • Support the development of new/changed products or services, through identifying/quantifying quality risks and contribute to the analysis and mitigation/prevention of these risks.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • A good communicator, with the ability to work well on your own initiative or as part of a team.
  • A competent level of literacy and numeracy and IT skills
  • Ability to communicate and engage effectively with customers and colleagues
  • Experience of working within an Administration role
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Ability to manage difficult situations
  • Knowledge and understanding of health and safety in the workplace
  • Knowledge and understanding of the importance of confidentially

Personal qualities

  • Be approachable
  • Be a reliable member of the team, working co-operatively and with flexibility
  • Be prepared to undertake professional development as required
  • Demonstrates a high level of honesty and integrity
  • Ability to form warm relationships
  • Is smart in personal appearance
  • Demonstrates a consistent drive for results

Desired qualifications

  • GSCE in maths, English, ICT at Grade C / 4

Future prospects

During this apprenticeship you will undertake training/development of yourself, full training will be given. The opportunity to progress to an advanced apprenticeship may also be available. We are looking to develop an apprentice, with a view of offering a permanent position upon successful completion of the apprenticeship programme and to further ‘Internal Audit Practitioner (level 4)’ apprenticeship and ISO capability for the company including Quality, H & S and Environmental, possibly to CRSP apprenticeship.

About the employer

DK Holdings is a world-leading diamond tool specialist. We manufacture and supply our electroplated, vacuum brazed, resin-bonded and flexible tools to clients all over the world. Applications include the cutting, drilling, profiling, grinding and polishing of a range of materials including stone, glass, ceramics, composites and hard metals.


DK Holdings Ltd


Station Approach


TN12 0QN

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Mbkb Ltd


Nicki Bevan 07494596865

  • Quality practitioner level 4

Apprenticeship standard

Quality practitioner

Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

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