Quality Control Apprentice POUNDFIELD PRODUCTS LTD

Poundfield Precast are looking for a quality control apprentice to join their team. You will assist the Planning Manager in pre-production planning for both bespoke and standard products as well as assist with ensuring that manufactured products are of an acceptable standard.

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Closing date: 30 Sep 2023

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, 07:00 - 16:00

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    02 Oct 2023

  • Date posted

    16 May 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Promote highest Health & Safety standards, ensure a safe working environment
  • Assist the Planning Manager in pre-production planning for both bespoke and standard products
  • Assist ensuring that manufactured products are of an acceptable standard
  • Ensuring that evidence to support the quality assurance of our products is up to date
  • Assist Planning and Transport Managers with any administrative tasks
  • Understand quality procedures to ensure that the company is compliant with relevant BS EN standards
  • Daily, weekly + monthly inspections in line with the FPC and customer requirements
  • Taking samples in the form of concrete cubes + carrying out necessary tests in order to demonstrate product compliance

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

  • Business Administration Level 3 qualification
  • Functional Skills Level 2 maths and English to be taken if equivalent grades have not been achieved

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Company is growing rapidly and there will be opportunities to progress into supervisor/manager roles.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Administrative skills, Team working, Initiative


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade Level 2/C/4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade Level 2/C/4) Essential

Things to consider

You will be working on a concrete manufacturing site outside and in large manufacturing sheds. There will be a certain amount of machinery noise. The location of this site cannot be reached by a public transport route so please ensure you have an alternative travel method that ensures you can attend in a safe and timely manner.

About the employer

Poundfield Precast are a precast concrete manufacturer specialising in retaining walls, beam & block flooring, and bespoke precast concrete projects. They offer a nationwide coverage and operate from two locations in East Anglia and the Northwest. They are part of the SIGMA Precast Products Group (PPG).








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Training provider



The Apprenticeship Team


01284 788005

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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