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Despatch Operative Apprenticeship Apt Powerdrive

This Apprenticeship is an opportunity for a new individual to join a team and assist in the manufacturing of innovative power transmission products and building new state of art manufacturing plants.

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Closing date: 10 Sep 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    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

    Monday – Friday 08:00 to 16:00 Total hours per week: 37.5

    Total hours per week: 37

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    30 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    11 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Work within the processes set up in Build Centre to ensure that packing is done correctly and to a high standard.

· Work carefully and accurately to minimise damage to products.

· Fulfil duties related to document control processes within despatch dept.

· Booking shipments onto computerised system.

· Correct labelling of all shipments with delivery notes and shipping paperwork.

· Work smart to minimise any delays relating to the fulfilment of orders and help in resolving any issues to the mutual satisfaction of the customer and business.

· Communicate with the management team to ensure that they are aware of any potential issues that may impact the fulfilment of customer orders.

· Carry out general housekeeping duties within the workspace.

· Management of packing material stock levels.

· Upkeep of equipment used within the packing dept.

· Correct selection of packing solutions for wide product range.

· Carry out any other reasonable duties as requested

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

Level 2 Lean Manufacturing Operative.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Possible job opportunity after completion of apprenticeship.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Team working


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade (Grade C/4)) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Mathematics (Grade (Grade C/4)) Desired

Things to consider

Heavy lifting involved.

About the employer

Since launching in 1983, our aim has been to provide the highest quality Power Transmission products, which are competitively priced, with services exceeding our customers’ expectations. APT has partnered with Bonfiglioli Riduttori in UK since 1980 and they represent the finest in Italian design and craftsmanship of Industrial Power Transmission products well respected globally and relied by some of the world’s best machine manufacturers in every sector of industry.


Apt Powerdrive


Unit 4 Bay 1 Cannel Road Zone 3 Burntwood Business Park Burntwood Staffs


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Training provider



Adrienne Clover

07443 184283

Apprenticeship standard

Lean manufacturing operative

Level 2 (GCSE)

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