Arborist Apprentice

Date Added: 11/03/2019

FOCUS Training

Job Description

Opportunity to train and work as an Arborist within this growing company. Looking for the right candidate to progress with the business and be involved in the future developments.

Closing date

30 Apr 2019

Apprenticeship summary

  • Working week

    • Monday - Friday, 7.45am - 4.45pm
    • Total hours per week: 40.00
  • Weekly wage

    £156.00

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  • Expected apprenticeship duration

    2 years

  • Possible start date

    06 May 2019

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001510591

  • Positions

    1 available

Vacancy description

Woodgate Trees are working in collaboration with The Focus Training Group to recruit and train an Arborist Apprentice to work alongside the company Director Phillip Woodgate to continue to provide a highly respected level of tree surgery to customers. 

Full training will be provided for the suitable candidate.

Your duties may include:

  • Using and maintaining a chainsaw
  • Felling and processing trees
  • Climbing trees using a rope and harness, and using elevated platforms
  • Recognising different types of trees and shrubs
  • Identifying and managing pests, diseases and tree defects

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

The successful candidate will have the ability to work safely in a pressured environment. 

Personal qualities

Passion for the sector and a willingness to invest in learning is a must. You will also need to be reliable, trustworthy and have ambition to succeed. 

Future prospects

Great opportunities to become and integral part of the company and continue with future training as required. 

Things to consider

You will be working outdoors in all weather conditions and at height.

Questions for candidates

First question

What attributes do you feel you could bring to this company?

About the employer

Employer

Philip Woodgate

http://woodgatestrees.uk/

Disability Confident

Employer is not registered as Disability Confident

Description

Currently settled in Plymouth, at Woodgates trees we are ready to put our skills and knowledge at your service. We believe in retaining trees wherever and whenever possible as we believe that we owe it to ourselves to manage trees responsibly. We’re committed to make a difference, by providing good advice along with the most professional and friendly service to all our customers.

Address

6

Efford Road

Plymouth

PL3 6BG

Training provider

Training to be provided

The following licence to practice qualifications would be required prior to end point assessment:

  • Level 2 award in emergency first aid at work 
  • Level 2 award in safe use of brushwood chipper
  • Traffic Management (NRSWA Unit 002 Signing, Lighting and Guarding) OR Sector Scheme 12D
  • Level 2 award in chainsaw maintenance
  • Level 2 award in crosscutting timber using a chainsaw
  • Level 2 award in felling and processing trees up to 380mm
  • Level 2 award in accessing a tree using a rope and harness
  • Level 3 award in aerial tree rescue operations
  • Level 3 award in aerial cutting of trees using free fall techniques
  • Level 2 award in safe use of mobile elevated work platform
  • Level 3 award in use of a chainsaw from a Mobile Elevated Work Platform (MEWP)

Apprentices without Level 1 English and maths will need to achieve this level and take the test for Level 2 English and maths prior to taking the end-point assessment.

Apprenticeship standard

Arborist

Training provider

Focus Training And DCET Training

Contact

  • Leah Flanagan
  • 01752348980
  • leah.f@tftg.org

Qualification Requirements

Ideally the successful candidate will have grade A-C at GCSE or Equivalent.

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Apprentice Accounts Assistant

Date Added: 11/03/2019

Job Description

Apprenticeship summary

  • Working week

    • Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm with an unpaid 1 hour lunch break
    • Total hours per week: 37.50
  • Weekly wage

    £210.00

  • Expected apprenticeship duration

    2 years

  • Possible start date

    01 May 2019

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001510170

  • Positions

    1 available

Vacancy description

Trainee Accountant Responsibilities

As the Trainee Accountant your duties will include, but not limited to:

  • Sales and purchase ledger
  • Processing bank payments
  • Bank reconciliations
  • Processing journals
  • Preparing VAT returns
  • Processing payroll transactions
  • Liaising with Clients regarding their accounts and bookkeeping

As the Trainee Accountant you will have a keen attention to detail and have a team orientated attitude.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Ability to work independently

Personal qualities

  • Friendly demeanor
  • Hardworking
  • Willing to learn

Future prospects

Further training and development in the sector.

Things to consider

Initially bookkeeping and data processing, to progress as knowledge increases.  Additional admin duties when required, depending on workflow.

Questions for candidates

First question

Why are you interested in a career within Accountancy?

About the employer

Employer

H M Williams

https://hmwilliams.co.uk/

Disability Confident

Employer is not registered as Disability Confident

Description

A down to earth, can do approach to accountancy, H.M.Williams are accountants based in Plymouth, Devon and offer comprehensive accountancy services to their wide and varied client base. If you are seeking accountants who can offer solutions and proactive advice for your accountancy needs, our staff are on hand to guide and advise. With key areas including Accountancy Services, Company Secretarial, Payroll and Tax Services, the experienced staff in Plymouth ensure that you will receive everything in a clear and timely manner from bookkeeping, VAT, self-assessment tax return, formation of companies, company secretarial services to PAYE, CIS tax, capital gains, inheritance tax and trusts, H.M.Williams can provide expertise and value for money across many financial requirements.

Address

Ashleigh Court

Ashleigh Way

Langage Business Park

Plymouth

PL7 5JX

Training provider

Training to be provided

  • Full Training to complete the Level 3 AAT Accountancy Apprenticeship
  • Functional skills if required

Apprenticeship standard

Assistant accountant

Training provider

Focus Training And DCET Training

Contact

  • Leah Flanagan
  • 01752348980
  • leah.f@tftg.org

Qualification Requirements

GCSE A-C or equivalent.

Apply for Apprentice Accounts Assistant

Call us on 01752 335207 or fill out the form below

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