Warehouse and workshop apprentice PREECE BURFORD (BUILDERS IRONMONGERY) LTD

General warehousing duties to include goods in and out, packing of items, stock control using modular software package, learning assembly processes, and assembling cylinder locks.

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Closing date: 11 Jan 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Thursday 8.00am - 5.00pm & Friday, 8.00am - 3.00pm

    Total hours per week: 38.0

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    15 Jan 2024

  • Date posted

    16 Jan 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

The successful candidate will be working in the lock assembly workshop.

Duties will include:

  • Processing of goods in and out
  • Packing of items
  • Stock control using modular software package
  • Earning assembly processes and assembling cylinder locks
  • Use of Silica stamping machine and key cutting equipment
  • Packaging using manual equipment

The training you will be getting

Apprenticeship training will be provided by In-Comm Training Services Limited, and the qualifications include:

  • An NVQ Level 2 in Warehouse and Storage
  • Functional Skills in English and maths
  • Employment Rights and Responsibilities Workbook
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills Workbook

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Trained in many areas of the company and to be competent in all skills.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Attention to detail, Team working, Initiative, Punctual


GCSE or equivalent English & maths (Grade 4/C) Essential

Things to consider

An assessor from In-Comm Training will visit the successful candidate once a month, at company, in order to deliver the qualification. The candidate will also attend In-Comm for ad-hoc block release training, so please ensure you are happy to travel to our site at WS9 8UG

About the employer

Preece Burford Limited is a well-established architectural ironmongers that began in 1986 and are based in Staffordshire. They offer a complete and free scheduling service to architects and design build contractors and give a fast and efficient delivery service. They have an In-house locksmith department and produce locks, keys, door fittings, fire stays, floor springs and signs/nameplates -supplying hardware to hospitals, banks, office complexes, leisure facilities etc. They are pleased to be associated with the following manufacturers ASSA, RUKO, FLEXCORE, TWIN COMBI and YALE. All manufacturing procedures are controlled by their qualified staff, using a computerised master suiting schedule and modern key cutting equipment. This means that every key that they cut is an original and not a copy cut from an existing key.







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Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience


Alex Jones


01922 457686

Apprenticeship standard

Supply chain warehouse operative

Level 2 (GCSE)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications

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