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Inverclyde Community Development Trust has over thirty years of experience in providing a wide range of services and support to the people of Inverclyde. Our mission statement is very straightforward…

“Create jobs. Remove barriers. Provide services.”

The Trust primarily provides employability programmes across a number of venues in Inverclyde and is able to help local people access training and support.

To apply download an application form below. Please make it clear which apprenticeship you are applying for by using the reference numbers and job titles found on each job description.

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Apprentice Joiner

Ref No:App4062       Published:26/03/2019    Closes: Midday 29/04/2019

Location Inverclyde
Salary NMW Rates Apply
Contract Type Perm
Position Type F/T
Hours 35

Job Title: Apprentice Joiner

Reports to: Site / Contracts Manager

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Purpose of role:

Working under the direction & guidance of an experienced supervisor, carrying out all aspects of joinery

work on new builds, refurbishments and reactive maintenance. The job holder will work towards a Level 3 SVQ in Carpentry & Joinery

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Key Accountabilities:

Installation of the following on designated sites:

  • wooden fixtures & fittings
  • floor joists and floorboards
  • kitchen and bathroom units
  • doors and window frames
  • roof trusses and wall partitions

Working under direction of an experienced trades person, learn the process of understanding drawings and work in accordance with specifications

Work as part of a team and use materials safely

Demonstrate commitment to excellent customer service by being polite, showing respect for

property, maintaining expected standards of work and ensuring workspace is kept tidy

Undertake Health & Safety training as required

Follow Health & Safety policy and procedures including the wearing of personal protective

equipment (PPE) when necessary

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Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • • Numeracy and literacy skills
  • • Good verbal communication skills
  • • Ability to understand and follow instructions
  • • Ability to work as part of a team and support colleagues
  • • Ability to adapt to change
  • • Ability to maintain confidentiality where necessary
  • • Able to be flexible in work activities, location and hours of work

Apprentice Retail Butcher

Ref No: App4064         Published:26/03/2019         Closes: Midday 29/04/2019

Location Inverclyde
Salary NMW Rates Apply
Contract Type Perm
Position Type F/T
Hours 37.5

Apprentice Retail Butcher

As an Apprentice Retail Butcher you will learn to cut, trim, de-bone, dice and mincemeat to satisfy customer orders, in addition to handling cash, weighing and displaying products and serving customers. You will also manufacture a range of meat based products and ready to cook meals. Typical duties include…

* Receive meat and poultry by verifying items received against orders placed; verifying condition.
* Portion and prepare meat in cooking form by cutting, trimming, boning, and grinding meats.
* Reduce meats to cooking cuts by cutting and weighing steaks; preparing roasts, chops, stew cubes, and ground meat.
* Package and display meats and poultry by preparing a variety of package sizes and portions.
* Prepare specialty orders by responding to customer requests.
* Keep meat and poultry available by inventorying stock; placing orders; verifying receipt.
* Maintain safe and secure work environment by following and enforcing standards and procedures; complying with health, sanitation, and legal regulations.
* Maintain hygiene and quality results by following and enforcing standards.

Apprenticeship type: SVQ Level 2 Apprenticeship

Training will be provided in the workplace where you will work towards satisfactory completion of relevant SVQ framework modules to attain certification.

Apprentice Marine Service Engineer 

Ref No: App4063         Published:26/03/2019       Closes: Midday 29/04/2019

Location Inverclyde
Salary NMW Rates Apply
Contract Type Perm
Position Type F/T
Hours 35

 

Apprentice Marine Service Engineer

Developing skills within the marine engineering environment, including but not limited to the installation of small marine craft mechanical/electrical components and equipment; machinery and electrical overhaul; survey, repair and test.

Including:-

  • Completion of SVQ in Marine Mechanical & Electrical Engineering or equivalent.
  • Reading and understanding Engineering / Fabrication Drawings
  • Use of hand tools and equipment
  • Use of turning and forming machines
  • Installation and fitting techniques

While applicants should hold a passion for the marine industry (small craft) and a desire to develop a career in engineering, you should hold excellent communication and customer service skills along with the ability to successfully complete both theory and practical elements of a marine engineering modern apprenticeship framework.

Modern Apprenticeships within the Marine industry offer the opportunity to train for a job at craft or technical level. All Modern Apprenticeship frameworks are developed by the industry or sector in which they will be implemented and therefore encompass all the skills required to become a craftsperson in a chosen trade. Apprentices will be given the opportunity to develop expertise and knowledge within the work place in addition to attending college

 Apprentice Painter & Decorator

Ref No: App4061        Published:26/03/2019         Closes: Midday 29/04/2019

Location Inverclyde
Salary NMW Rates Apply
Contract Type Perm
Position Type F/T
Hours 35

Painter and Decorator Modern Apprenticeship

You would decorate and protect surfaces such as plaster, metal and wood to create pleasant spaces for people to live and work in. You could work on everything from redecorating living rooms to painting large structures like bridges. When working in a home, you would use paint, varnishes and wallpaper to decorate rooms. You would follow instructions about colours, textures and wallpaper patterns. On some jobs you might apply specialist finishes such as rag rolling, graining and marbling. You would often work from ladders or raised platforms to reach ceilings.

You would:

  • Measure areas to work out how much paint or wall covering you need
  • Strip off old wallpaper or paint
  • Fill holes and cracks and make sure surfaces are level
  • Prepare surfaces with primer and undercoat
  • Mix paint to the right shade, either by hand or using computerised colour-matching equipment
  • Apply layers of paint, stains, varnishes and other finishes using brushes, rollers or spraying equipment.
  • Hang Wallpaper

Additional Information:

All roles will include going to college on either a day or block release basis, with the intention of completion their SVQ in the trade, and also with the potential to gain advanced level.

Formal qualifications are desired but not essential while all candidates must complete an apprenticeship assessment including testing on literacy, numeracy, reasoning and construction learning competency.

Apprentice Greenkeeper

Ref No: App4065       Published:26/03/2019          Closes: Midday 29/04/2019

Location Inverclyde
Salary NMW Rates Apply
Contract Type Perm
Position Type F/T
Hours 37.5

Apprentice Greenkeeper

Eligibility: Applications restricted to those aged 16 – 19 years relative to apprenticeship funding criteria.

Description: Local Inverclyde Golf Club are looking to recruit a highly motivated and conscientious individual to assist the Head Greenkeeper in the day to day set up and maintenance of the course, all the related practice facilities and planted areas.

This is a fantastic opportunity for anyone with a keen interest in golf & green keeping. The role is varied and duties would include mowing the greens and fairways, topdressing and treating turf, seeding, renovating and maintaining bunkers, maintaining planted areas, servicing machinery and general maintenance work.

You will be expected to work average 40 hours a week 5.00am-2.30pm summer and 7.00am-1.30pm winter. The start and finish times may vary but sufficient notice will be given in advance of any changes. Further information regarding working hours will be discussed at interview. National Minimum Wage rates apply.

Training will be provided in the workplace where you will work towards an Intermediate Apprenticeship in Greenkeeping.

Apprenticeship type: Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

Skills required: The ability to work as part of a team or on own initiative. Any previous experience would be an advantage.

Working week: 30 – 40 hours/week

Training to be provided: Training will be provided in the workplace supported with college placement where you will work towards an Intermediate Apprenticeship in Horticulture – Greenkeeping. The Apprenticeship is made up of a number of different nationally recognised qualifications.

Due to the high volume of applicants applying for the vacancies being advertised we will no longer be writing to candidates who are not short-listed for interview.

If you do not hear from us within 6 weeks from the closing date you should presume that your application has not been successful.

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