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Recycling General Operative Apprentice EFFECTIVE CONSUMABLE SOLUTIONS (UK) LIMITED

The Recycling Operative will be working at ECS in the copier industry, receiving inbound collections, sorting, cleaning, treating cartridges for reuse and resale.

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Closing date: 24 Dec 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £184.80 to £356.40

    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates
  • Working week

    Shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    05 Jan 2022

  • Date posted

    22 Jul 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

The Recycling Operative will be working in the copier industry. 

  • Receiving inbound collections
  • Sorting, cleaning and treating cartridges for reuse
  • Resaling them as a new sustainable product
  • Learning health and safety principles
  • Working as team member
  • Manual handling
  • Using compressors and LEV extractors to clean and prepare for refilling of empty cartridges
  • Shredding unusable plastics

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good worker
  • Listener
  • Keen 
  • Enthusiastic

Personal qualities

  • Honesty
  • Integrity
  • Willing to progress at ECS
  • Be able to work with others in a similar role

Desired qualifications

GCSE or equivalents at 3/D in maths & English or above - Desirable.

Future prospects

Permanant post with ECS after completing the apprenticeship.

Things to consider

The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage guide (ANMW):

About the employer

Recycling Company




Stockwith Park Units 11-14


DN10 4ES

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Axia Solutions Limited


Ellie Rowland 01782572777

  • Waste Resource Operative L2
  • Maths & English Functional Skills L1 

Apprenticeship standard

Waste resource operative

Level 2 (GCSE)

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