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Civil Service Level 4 Cyber Security Technologist Apprenticeships

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The cross Government Security Profession is working with a number of Government Departments and Agencies to offer exciting career opportunities in Cyber Security.

Opportunities available in Leeds

Salary £16,000 to £25,000

Please see the following link for further details:

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Office Junior

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PFI Mechanical in Featherstone are looking to recruit an Office Junior.

 Job description

PFI states this role offers an excellent opportunity for someone who is looking to begin their career within an office environment.

They are offering the opportunity for an Office Junior to join the team to support the internal

and external office functions and gain an overall understanding of day to day operations.

The successful applicant will be given the opportunity to gain a broad knowledge of the whole company, specific duties within the role will include:

Understanding office procedures.

General reception duties.

Meeting and greeting of visitors.

Answering the phone and directing calls as appropriate.

Receiving mail and office deliveries.

Preparing documents and paperwork.

Standard administration duties including filing and archiving.

Supporting the wider team as and when required.

As you develop within the role you will be able to understand the business services and be

able to advise and deal with incoming queries.

Skills required:

Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

GCSE Maths and English Grade C or above

Professional telephone manner.

Attention to detail.

Hours are 9am until 5pm Monday to Friday

Salary for an 18 year old will be approximately £10,900

If you are interested please email your CV through to


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Sample of advertised apprenticeships on 6 June

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Hi all

Just a quick look this afternoon there are a number of really interesting apprenticeships being advertised on




The apprenticeships below are just a few of those currently being advertised. If you look carefully you will find many more.

IT Degree Apprenticeship with Lloyds Bank Apprenticeship £23,700

Project Trainee Higher Apprenticeship Lloyds Bank- Starting Salary £17.700

Claims Apprentice Zurich Insurance Salary approx. £15,000

Apprentice Engineer Jet2.Com

Apprentice Solicitor with Blacks Solicitors Salary Approximately £10,000

Apprentice Paralegal Stonegate Legal Ltd Salary £10,000

Claims Apprentice Direct Line Salary £15,000

Apprentice Freedom of Information Case Officer NHS Salary £19,000



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Administration Apprentice to join Castleford Academy.

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Administration Apprentice to join Castleford Academy. You will work with existing staff across the whole school in order to ensure that the administration function deliver a seamless service to the Academy.

To learn from, and to implement new administration and interpersonal skills to support the work of, the administration function of the Academy including but not limited to, filing, photocopying, faxing, telephone duties, reprographics and information gathering.

Undertake typing, word processing and other IT based tasks.

To support reception and student support services staff with reception duties as required including answering the phone, face to face enquires, signing in visitors and distributing mail.

Salary approx. £110 per week  (£3.20 per hour)

For more information on the role and how to apply for this position please contact Gemma Scothern, HR Officer on 01977 605075 or 07738 630358.

Closing date for applications is Friday 9th June 2017.

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Apprentice Football Coach and an Apprentice Fitness Instructor.

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A1 Football Factory and A1 Performance are looking to recruit an Apprentice Football Coach and an Apprentice Fitness Instructor.


Apprentice Gym Instructor    £4 an hour – Apprenticeship A1 PERFORMANCE is a brand new, unique gym aimed to maximise the performance of everyone that steps into the functional training space, whether they are an individual or team, a novice or an elite performer.

They are looking for an ambitious, committed individual to become an Apprentice Gym Instructor to join their team.

The facility has a purpose built strength and conditioning space with additional studio for various forms of fitness classes including Spinning, Insanity, Zumba to name but a few….in a space that really does have something for everyone.

Future prospects

As an Apprentice Gym Instructor at A1 Performance, you will be working in a new, state of the art, functional gym facility within an already thriving football facility.

Success in this role will not only lead to qualified Fitness Instructor status, but also the opportunity for a full time role at the facility and further development opportunities.

Please see below for further details and how to apply:


A1 Football Factory Apprentice Football Coach £4 an hour – Apprenticeship

The A1 Football Factory is a purpose built indoor football facility aiming to give anyone the opportunity to enjoy football and develop their skills.

They are looking for an Apprentice Football Coach to join their team and help them maintain and develop a positive, fun environment where players are encouraged to have fun and express themselves through a varied and challenging coaching syllabus.

Future prospects.

Successful completion of your Apprenticeship could lead to a full-time role in the facility. Please see below for further details and how to apply:

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Lyon Davidson Legal Apprentice

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Lyon Davidson

Legal Apprenticeship in Leeds

The successful applicant will complete a Paralegal Trailblazer Apprenticeship over a two year period. They will be based in Lyon Davidson’s Leeds office, working within the Recoveries department, which provides legal advice on the prospects of motor recoveries claims.

Starting salary £14,000 Start date 4 September. Closing date for applications 16 April

Please see for full details of the vacancy and how to apply.

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Wakefield District Housing Apprenticeships

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Wakefield District Housing have just opened their apprenticeship recruitment campaign for 2017. They are recruiting apprentices in trades such as Joiner, Gas Engineer, Plumber and Electrician. On their website they provide information and videos about current and past apprentices. Some of these are ex New College students. Closing date for applications 3 April 2017.

Please follow link to

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Wm Morrisons Sponsored degree programme.

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Wm Morrisons are recruiting for their Management Trainee Sponsored degree programme to commence in September 2017. The programme is four years in duration during which time successful applicants will work in either Logistics, Retail, Supply Chain, Manufacturing or Corporate department. As well as receiving a very competitive salary trainees will work towards a part-time degree at Bradford University.

Morrisons have a history of recruiting New College students onto their sponsored degree programme. For further information please see:




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