• £200.00

Apprenticeship in a busy events company consisting of working on both the production and warehouse side of the company.

Desired skills

Good communication skills
Computer skills
Good team worker
Flexible approach to working hours
Numeracy and Literacy
Ability to follow instructions
Good personal fitness levels to cope with the demands of the job

Personal qualities

Hard working, confident and keen to learn.
A desire to succeed.
Attention to detail.
Helpful and positive disposition.
Physically and mentally resilient to manage peak period work loads

Desired qualifications

GCSE English and Maths Grades 9-4 or A*-C or Equivalent

Future prospects

This will be our 2nd Warehouse Apprentice – our first one is moving into a full-time permanent job on completion of his course earning comfortably in excess of minimum wage

Additional training will also be provided including but not limited to Fork Lift Truck Driving and Portable Appliance Testing

Important Other Information

Predominantly Monday – Friday 9-00am – 5-30pm with 30 minutes for lunch – unsociable hours will be required during peak periods including evenings and weekends - as a rule this occurs in October, November and January - TOIL offered to cover additional hours.

The company’s peak period is October to January and flexibility will be required during this period.

Site work and site visits may be required to further enhance the skills of the candidate.

Additional job specific qualifications will be offered as the position develops and may include Portable Appliance Testing and Forklift Truck Licences.

The company works mostly on outdoor shows the work here will be hard, sometimes outdoors, dirty and cold. There may also be the need for long days during our busy periods. This is not an easy job and can be physically very demanding.

97.4% of our apprentices progressed to employment or further study*.

Destination data for Sunderland College 2019/20, Apprentice completers. 

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)

The college works in partnership with over 600 employers. 

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.

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