Careers Opportunities

Apprenticeships:

For any year 11 students considering an apprenticeship NOW is the time to apply for any vacancies being advertised. An apprenticeship is a way for a young person to gain fully recognised qualifications whilst being employed. Students need to be sure that they are ready for full time work and are confident that the type of work they are entering is suited to them. Students can chose to do an apprenticeship RATHER than full time college.

Apprenticeships are available in all types of industries including, business administration, health care, childcare, graphics, marketing, mechanics, catering, sport and so on.

General Information on Apprenticeships:

  • Qualifications, skills and experience gained in the workplace
  • Minimum of one year, depending on the level
  • Practical learning with nationally recognised qualifications
  • Progression to the next apprenticeship level/possible permanent employment
  • Weekly wage paid

Students Need to:

  • Visit the National Apprenticeship Service website to search for local vacancies. https://www.findapprenticeship.service.gov.uk/apprenticeshipsearch
  • Check websites of large organisations for information about the companies and recruitment of school leavers.
  • Put together CV and covering letter templates in preparation for applying to local businesses.

For more information or advice please contact Mrs Eaves in school: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Current Apprenticeship Vacancies in the Halstead area.

Please see below some examples of current apprenticeship vacancies in the surrounding area. For more information or to see a wider selection of vacancies please log on to: https://www.findapprenticeship.service.gov.uk/apprenticeshipsearch

Any Year 11s now seeking an apprenticeship should be registered on this website and regularly looking for new vacancies. Please see Mrs Eaves in the careers room on Wednesdays for further help and support with this.

Please be aware that vocational Colleges are still happy to accept applications for both full time courses and apprenticeships.

An example of some current apprenticeship vacancies (updated: 25 April 2018)

General Construction Operations Apprentice - MDS Civil Engineering Ltd

This is a 2-year apprenticeship which includes attendance at the CITB training centre a block release basis to study the NVQ Level 2 in Construction Operations. You’ll learn about building methods and materials, including how to set out for groundworks (including kerb-laying and paving as well as drainage.

Closing date: 04 Sep 2018

Possible start date: 08 Sep 2018

Apprenticeship level: Intermediate

Wage: To be agreed upon appointment

Hairdressing Apprentice - Elite Hair Design

We have an exciting opportunity for a new apprentice to join our team on a full-time basis. We work closely with EASI Hairdressing Academy to deliver high quality training and support.

Closing date: 31 Jul 2018

Possible start date: 01 Aug 2018

Apprenticeship level: Intermediate

Wage: £111.00 per week

Apprentice Butcher - The Rare Breed Meat Company

Fantastic opportunity to work in an award winning family run wholesale catering butchers.

Closing date: 15 May 2018

Possible start date: 22 May 2018

Apprenticeship level: Intermediate

Wage: £111.00 per week

Ford Masters Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Apprenticeship - Lookers Braintree

An exciting opportunity for an apprentice to work alongside qualified technicians where you will be fully trained in all aspects of maintenance and repair of light vehicles from routine servicing to electrical fault diagnostics.

Closing date: 30 May 2018

Possible start date: 01 Jul 2018

Apprenticeship level: Intermediate

Wage: £148.00 per week

Apprentice Service Technician - Quest Motor Group Ltd

An exciting opportunity for an apprentice to work alongside qualified technicians where you will be fully trained in all aspects of maintenance and repair of light vehicles from routine servicing to electrical fault diagnostics.

Closing date: 28 May 2018

Possible start date: 18 Jun 2018

Apprenticeship level: Advanced

Wage: £148.00 per week

 Legal Apprentice - Legal Comfort Solicitors

To give full administrative support and assistance to the Owner Solicitor. Working with a portfolio of both domestic and commercial clients.

Closing date: 30 May 2018

Possible start date: 01 Jun 2018

Wage: £148.00 per week

 

There are many more vacancies so if you are looking then please check out the website!

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