Supervisor Mineral Products Technology Apprenticeship



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Annual wage £18,720.00
40.0 hours per week Monday to Friday between 8am and 5pm with one hour unpaid for lunch
duration: 3 years
start: 31 July 2020
BS37 7UU
Higher(level 4-7)
Mineral Products Technology Level 4 (Higher national Certificate) (apprenticeship standard)
13 January 2020 (application closing date)
Do you want to gain technical skills alongside academic studies? Are you looking for a career path with continuous training and development? Our Leadership, Education and Development (LEAD) higher apprenticeship programme is designed to develop future supervisors and managers in a hands-on environment.


What will the apprentice be doing?

You will have responsibilities from early on in your career and will learn something new every day. As a trusted member of the team you will support managers to run the site effectively, whilst developing skills in a varied environment of a quarry or asphalt plant, alongside a team of motivated people who will support you. You will gain experience in all activities from drilling and blasting and driving mobile plant to ensuring the site is compliant with critical health and safety procedures.

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

During the three year programme will gain experience and relevant qualifications in operational aspects of our business alongside distance learning delivered by The University of Derby. You will be supported by a mentor as well as your line manager and receive first class training internally. Alongside your day to day role on site you will also 'earn while you learn' by completing a foundation degree in mineral extractives, this can also be topped up to a full honours degree.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

From year four onwards you could progress to a supervisory role whilst studying towards an honours degree. We can offer you clear career pathways, with access to multiple opportunities across our business, so if this sounds like the right opportunity for you then please apply online now.

Reality Check

You must be willing and able to relocate at any stage during the programme to benefit from the opportunities on offer.

Skills Required

Communication skills, Problem solving skills, Team working, Initiative

Qualifications Required

GCSE or equivalent 5 subjects including Maths, English and Science (Grade 4 (C) or above) Essential
A Level or equivalent at least 2 subjects at Grades A-C (Grade 80+ UCAS points) Essential

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