If you are looking to join a continually growing company, a company that is investing in both its future and staff then RS Industrial Services could be your perfect match. One of the largest and most diverse engineering companies in the North East, covering everything from overhead cranes and lifting, training and industrial supplies.

Desired skills

Good communication skills written and verbal.
Basic knowledge of Microsoft packages including Excel and word.

Personal qualities

The suitable candidate must be a good communicator and be able to work as part of a small team.

Desired qualifications

Grade C/4 or above in English and Maths or equivalent

Future prospects

Permanent employment upon successful completion of the apprenticeship

Things to consider

The stores/warehouse environment of the business is subject to seasonal changes in temperature and will involve walking for long periods of the day.

Important Other Information

20 days holiday + statutory holidays (Plus 1 additional day up to a maximum of 25 days p/a for each full year of employment).
On-site parking.
Cycle to Work Scheme.
Discounts On Shopping, Eating Out, Cinema and Days Out.
Access to OnDemand GP and Wellbeing Portal.

97.6% of our apprentices progressed to employment or further study*.

(*Destination data, based on apprentices completing in academic year 2016/17).

Why choose Sunderland College?

96% of our apprentices agree that they have the chance to develop new skills at their workplace*.

(*On-programme Survey 2018, apprentices)

97% of our apprentices agree that their course is helping their skills to get better.*

(*On-programme Survey 2018, apprentices)

96% of our apprentices agree that they are happy with their course.*

(*On-programme Survey 2018, apprentices)

We have over 40 Apprenticeship programmes across a range of career sectors.

Best reasons to choose an apprenticeship

Earn while you learn. What's not to like about earning money while learning on-the-job, and getting relevant qualifications all at the same time.

Wide choice of careers. We are one of the biggest apprenticeship providers in the region and offer over 40 apprenticeship programmes in lots of career sectors.

Get paid.You will earn at least the minimum apprentice wage of £4.30 an hour (from April 2021 – aged 16-18).

Great support. You will get the best of both worlds with support from your employer and college to make sure you achieve and get the best out of your apprenticeship.

Excellent prospects. Starting in the workplace means there is lots of potential for you to progress quickly, giving you a fast track route to career success.

A competitive edge. An apprenticeship will give you the edge when competing for jobs against other well-qualified candidates.

Get hired. The qualifications, skills and experience you gain will look super impressive on your CV and your apprenticeship could even turn into a full time job.

An alternative to university. Higher apprenticeships mean that you can become qualified to degree level and beyond.

Gain skills. Not only will you develop job specific skills, you will gain transferable skills, such as time management, that you can use in other industries and careers.

Real job. You will be doing a real job for a real employer and putting your skills and knowledge into practice will show employers what you are capable of.

Other opportunities

Business Administrator

Engineering Technician

Accounts or Finance Assistant

Business Administrator