Showing posts from April, 2018

Apprenticeship Opportunities with YPO (Deadline 13th May)

YPO is a local company who sells products to the Public Sector, specialising in areas such as Stationary and Furniture.  They recruit every year and we often have New College students who are successful in gaining these apprenticeships.
For more information about the company, please view:
This year they are recruiting for:
6 x Business Administration Apprentices (Finance, Business Services, Trading or Procurement Services) 1 x IT Technical Support Apprentice 1x Sales and Telesales Apprentice 2 x Warehouse and Logistics Apprentices
Below is a link to their website where you will find the job description and an application form:
Please note the closing date for applications is Sunday 13 May 2018!  Please seek help from your Progress Tutor if you need help applying.

***URGENT*** - Vacancy Available in Pontefract and Wakefield for a Social Media Apprenticeship

Level 3 Social Media/ Digital Marketer Apprenticeship
Interviews will be week commencing 30th April
A fantastic opportunity has arisen with a local estate agents to become a Social Media expert at their branch. Are you a real social media savvy individual? Do you feel that learning the property trade and becoming the Social Media expert is something that you will commit yourself to?
What is an apprenticeship? An apprenticeship allows you to have a full time job and be able to study with a dedicated tutor in the work place or attend a training course on a regular basis. You will be supported by your employer and tutor working on projects to have a greater internet presence throughout your apprentice.
Earn whilst you learn.
The successful individual will be offered a permanent role.
We are looking for 2 people. 1 for Pontefract and 1 for Wakefield.
Job Description: -Taking on an admin role to understand the foundations of property. -Customer Service and customer database management. -Office d…


The deadline is approaching for Gordons Solicitors vacancy. Gordons is a company who have traditionally taken New College students onto their Legal Apprenticeship programme every year. Please follow the link below to find out more information and apply. The deadline is May 2nd.
Please see your Progress Tutor for help with your application.

Local Universities Open Days

Start planning your next steps....
Open Days are a fantastic way to experience what universities have to offer, and can be very important in helping you to make decisions about which universities you would like to apply to, or whether you even feel university is the right pathway for you.
Start planning the Open Days now with a look at some of our local university open days.

Pontefract-based Trainee Technical Sales Engineer vacancy

Trainee Technical Sales Engineer

£TBA + College Opportunity + 20 Days Holiday + Bank Holidays

The company is a UK subsidiary of an Italian Pump manufacturer and is looking to appoint someone in a Trainee Technical Sales Engineer role. This position will be office based in Pontefract and you will be tasked with providing sales and technical support and preparing technical quotations for customers, supporting internal and external sales and service personnel and helping with the general office and administration duties.

On-going training will be provided which will allow you to understand the products and the industry in addition to the opportunity for further engineering education via college day release. 

The ideal person will have the potential to develop strong customer service skills, will possess good communication and IT skills. You will also be passionate and keen to learn and develop your skills over time.

This is an excellent opportunity, ideally suited to a young person looking to…

Are you interested in an Apprenticeship in Engineering with Coca Cola?

Are you interested in an Apprenticeship in Engineering with Coca Cola?
There is a Coca Cola Youth Event Day on 24th April 10 – 4pmaimed at encouraging female students into engineering. 
Please see details of the event below. If you are interested, please come to L2 in the LRC and we can pass on your details to attend the event.

Coca Colaare looking for female students, who are interested in leavingeducation at the end of this academic year, to offer roles on their Engineering Apprenticeship Scheme. Students are invited to attend a special Youth Event Day where they can learn more about what it takes to be an engineer and how their current studies and interests would make them a great fit for the programme. Students who are persuaded at the end of the day have a real chance to be selected for recruitment into a Coca Cola European Partners.
Follow THIS LINK to hear from Kodi, an award-winning Wakefield College apprentice and local female engineer who has had great success on the Engineerin…

Gordons Solicitors Apprenticeships Vacancies

Gordons Solicitors Apprenticeship Vacancies
Gordons Solicitors are advertising for Apprenticeships with a closing date of May 2nd.

Please follow the link for more information on the programme and how to apply.