Quality Practitioner Apprentice ARCO LIMITED

You will be helping shape future of our sector by coordinating work across our business towards our Quality Assurance goals. Your work will enhance Arco's reputation as Experts in Safety and demonstrate to our customers that our cutting edge safety products are manufactured to the highest standards and compliant with relevant legislation.

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Closing date: 10 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    In Year 2 increase up to £22,967.70

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm shifts.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    17 Months

  • Possible start date

    20 Jun 2024

  • Date posted

    14 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Coordinating work across our business towards our Quality Assurance goals.

Managing a programme of work to support Arco teams in relation to product compliance.

Maintain schedules for product testing and quality inspections.

As you progress with us, you will develop essential skills, knowledge and profesional qualifications that are transferrable to other businesses, but most of all, you'll be contributing directly at all levels of the business. 

The training you will be getting

You will achieve your level 4 Quality Practitioner Qualification.

A 100% tailored training and assessment program will be delivered to support you throughout your Apprenticeship, (14 - 18 months including endpoint assessment) topics covered include –

Introduction to Quality and Quality Management Systems
Quality - Organisations and their Context
Product and Service Life Cycle and Design
Understanding and Delivering Customer Requirements
Risk, Opportunity and Objectives
Leveraging the value of Audits
Driving Improvement
Culture, Communication and Life-Long learning

You may need to complete level 2 maths and English Functional skills (if you cannot evidence prior grades)

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Technical Compliance Auditor

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience


GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade 4/C or above) Essential

Things to consider

32 days holiday inclusive of bank holidays, plus the option to purchase up to 5 more days • 2 fully paid Community Volunteering days every year • An excellent pension and 8x salary Life Assurance scheme • A huge range of high street retailer discounts to help with cost of living via MyArco Perks • Free, 24-hour access to our Employee Assistance Programme • Access to our Learning Management System, to support your personal and career development • Long-term service awards – we’re proud to have employees who have worked for us for 40 years

About the employer

As the UK's leading safety experts, we have over 135 years of experience, delivered through a team with an unparalleled combination of specialist expertise and knowledge. We're also the only safety partner to deliver a strategic end-to-end approach across the hierarchy of control, helping you get the right equipment and training for your people.




Arco National Distribution Centre Priory Park East Hull


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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


Nicki Bevan


Apprenticeship standard

Quality practitioner

Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

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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