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The Greenvale Apprenticeship Programme

Are you to leave school and look straight for employment? Then why not speak to us?

We are looking to recruit young people aged 16 – 19 into our Apprenticeship Programme. The programme lasts up to 18 months during which you will work towards achieving an industry recognised vocational qualification made up of 8 units. The units are specifically designed to provide you with the skills and knowledge that will help you to build your career within Greenvale.

Experience

Not only will you gain invaluable industry recognised vocational qualifications, you’ll get to experience working for one of Europe’s key suppliers of fresh and processed potatoes. We employ up to 2000 people throughout the UK and mainland Europe. Within Production, we have a number of departments which you will have the opportunity to work in including; Intake, Grading, Washlines, Quality Control, Packing & Dispatch.

Qualification

Modern Apprenticeship in Food and Drink Operations.

Working Hours

Monday to Friday, up to 40 hours per week.

Minimum Entry Requirements

  • 5 Core Skills
  • (including; Communication/Numeracy/ Working with Others/ICT/Problem Solving).

Skills and Attributes

You should have good organisational and communication skills; the ability to work as part of a team in order to meet production targets; the ability to work to health and safety and food safety requirements; flexibility to work in different departments and a keen interest in learning more about a food production environment.

Benefits

There are lots of benefits to doing an Apprenticeship. You can earn while you learn and learn in a way that is best suited to you – through hands-on experience on the job. Key benefits of being an apprentice include;

  • earning a salary
  • getting paid holidays
  • receiving training
  • gaining qualifications
  • learning job-specific industry relevant skills

We are looking to recruit young people aged 16-18 into our Apprenticeship Programme, commencing in June each year. The programme is anticipated to last up to 2 years, during which you will work towards achieving an industry recognised vocational qualification made up of 9 units.

The units are specifically designed to provide you with the skills and knowledge that will help you to build your career within Greenvale. On completion, you will make a seamless transition into a role within the business.

If you would like to be considered for the Apprenticeship Programme or need more information, please contact Jill Jamieson (HR Manager) at jill.jamieson@greenvale.co.uk or on 01890 819 516.