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Dixons Allerton Academy - Library, Information & Archive Assistant Apprenticeship INSPIRE ATA LIMITED

A great opportunity to gain a Level 3 qualification in Library, information and archive services. A specialist support role focusing on all areas of technology, including preparation and maintenance of resources and support to staff and pupils.

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Closing date: 05 Oct 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, times to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 33

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    15 Oct 2022

  • Date posted

    12 Sep 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Major Duties and Responsibilities incude:

  • To ensure that mechanical and electrical machinery and appliances are regularly serviced to a high standard with records of such maintenance and servicing logged.
  • To ensure that tools and other equipment are kept in a good working order.
  • To prepare materials and equipment for lessons.
  • To place orders for materials and equipment and to be familiar with appropriate cost effective suppliers.
  • To maintain records of orders and ensure all are accounted for.
  • To monitor stock levels and replace as appropriate.
  • Where possible to carry out minor repairs to machinery, tools and equipment, including despatch to outside repairers, and to organise repairs within the department.
  • To carry printing and photocopying support within the department.
  • To support and inform, staff and students in relation to design materials and processes in the manufacture of project work.
  • To support teaching in lessons within any of the subject specialisms.
  • To bring to the attention of the Head of Department any issues relating to Health and Safety, including issues relating to defects in accommodation. Report and monitor these with site staff.
  • To undertake such training as required to maintain up to date skills.
  • To ensure all department rooms comply to Health and Safety specification.
  • To write and maintain risk assessments and associated
    Health and Safety documentation.
  • Maintain digital displays in the department.
  • Liaise with IT support to maintain PCs in the department rooms.
    Produce and/or adapt worksheets and resources.
  • To carry out any other appropriate tasks which may be required to maintain the efficient organisation and administration of the department.

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

Library, Information and Archive Services (LIAS) Assistant Level 3

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

For the right candidate there may be an opportunity of a full-time position following successful completion of apprenticeship program - subject to business conditions at the time.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade A*-C/9-4 or Level 2 equivalent) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade A*-C/9-4 or Level 2 equivalent) Desired

Things to consider

Please google the location prior to applying Inspire is acting as an Apprentice Training Agency (ATA) and will engage you for the duration of the Apprenticeship and pay your salary.

About the employer

We are currently ranked 1st in the "Rate My Apprenticeship" Central & Greater London Employers Award 2021-22 and 19th in the list of Top 100 Employers 2021-22. Inspire ATA Ltd. is social enterprise set up to make a difference. We specialise in working with a wide range of clients (nationwide) that want to take on excellent Apprentices. Our vision is “to inspire ambition” and this is something that is totally embedded in all that we do.








Kirsty Haden-Collier

07927 565834

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Apprenticeship standard

Library, information and archive services assistant

Level 3 (A level)

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