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ATA Laboratory Testing Apprentice J3048 SOUTH WEST APPRENTICESHIP COMPANY LIMITED

We have an opportunity for an individual to join the Technical department being involved in laboratory testing, quality assurance, technical administration and support for a Yeovil based firm that is the preferred supplier of high-performance leather for many global brands of gloves, shoes, luxury leather goods and sports equipment.

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Closing date: 05 Dec 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £197.50

  • Working week

    Monday 8.30am to 4.30pm Tuesday to Friday 8am to 4.30pm with ½ hour unpaid lunch break

    Total hours per week: 39.50

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    13 Dec 2021

  • Date posted

    15 Jul 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001738571

  • Positions

    1 available

We have an opportunity for an individual to join the Technical department being involved in laboratory testing, quality assurance, technical administration and support for a Yeovil based firm that is the preferred supplier of high-performance leather for many global brands of gloves, shoes, luxury leather goods and sports equipment. 

We are looking to recruit someone into the Laboratory testing team, which is responsible for carrying out and assessing a variety of routine and non-routine testing on leather, to ensure that it possesses the consistent properties that the client’s premium quality leather products require.

The job is full-time, includes in-house training and offers an excellent entry point into the company for someone with a forward looking attitude to business and personal development and is an achieving, objective-focused team-worker who is keen to work flexibly and responsibly in a practically applied scientific domain.

You will need to be:

  • Practical
  • A confident communicator
  • Able to work with your hands 
  • Able to learn new skills
  • Able to pay attention to detail
  • A problem solver
  • Health and Safety and Quality conscious
  • Computer literate

You will need to demonstrate that you are someone who enjoys science subjects and has an analytical approach and also your:

  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Willingness to learn
  • Interest in understanding how things work
  • Self motivation
  • Enthusiasm
  • Excellent timekeeping and attendance

 


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Ability to learn
  • Can use technology
  • Team player

Personal qualities

  • Commitment
  • Common sense
  • Enthusiasm
  • Honesty and Integrity
  • Reliability

Desired qualifications

A minimum of 5 GCSE’s grades 9 to 4 (A* to C) or equivalent including English Language, maths and a Science.

Future prospects

A successful Apprentice who gains good experience of all aspects of theLaboratory testing function, would have opportunities to develop into a team-leading and/or supervisory role in the Laboratory. This can be an excellent platform for moving into other Technical and Production careers in the factory.

Things to consider

You will be expected to be reliable, on time, good attendees, trustworthy and enthusiastic!


About the employer

As an Apprentice, South West Apprenticeship Company Limited, the Apprentice Training Agency (ATA) will employ the successful candidate on behalf of this employer. 

99% of our apprentices gain permanent employment after completing their apprenticeship or progress onto higher qualifications. SWAC apprentices are highly employable and often rise to the top.

The experience and knowledge you gain, plus the relationships you develop, make it easier to progress quickly. Many former apprentices now run large organisations and attribute their success to their apprenticeship.

Employer

SOUTH WEST APPRENTICESHIP COMPANY LIMITED

Address

Sherborne Road

Yeovil

BA21 5BA

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Training

Training provider

SOUTH WEST APPRENTICESHIP COMPANY LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by South West Apprenticeship Company Limited

The Apprenticeship standard consists of: Laboratory & Associated Technical Activities Level 3

  • Certificate Level 3 Diploma in Laboratory and associated Technical activities (QCF) Industrial Science
  • Technical Certificate Level 3
  • End Point Assessment

Apprenticeship standard

Laboratory technician

Level 3 (A level)


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