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Recycling Apprentice (Warehouse)

Welsh Government
Parry & Evans Ltd Unit 103, Zone 1 Deeside Industrial Estate CH5 2LR
Apprenticeship rates
Closing date
10 Jul 2022

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Engineering & Aerospace
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Intermediate
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About the apprenticeship


Picking specific product from all picking lines on Deeside Site
Ensuring the health and safety standards are met and followed at all times
Ensure that defected machinery, plant, or equipment is not used until repaired or replaced in
guidance to the defect report system
Understanding and learning gravimetrics
Understanding and learning different recycled materials including quality of materials
Good housekeeping practices are promoted and maintained alongside the cleaning matrix.
Liaising with Line Leader for daily tasks.

Additional information

Parry and Evans Limited are looking to recruit a number of apprentices in Sustainable Recycling Operative at our Deeside site.
Duties will include learning and understanding recycled materials, day to day duties working on picking lines, de-bailing material, de-palletising and picking specific products, understanding gravimetrics and working on a reel cutter machine. The apprentices will have a hands-on approach as well as the theory side to ensure they understand the product and recycled materials lifecycle. It is essential that all company procedures, compliance, and health & safety are followed on a daily basis.



We are currently looking for driven and ambitious individuals, someone that would like
to kick start their career within a recycling industry, can work within a fast-paced
environment and hands on approach.

- A team player, but can work alone if needed
- Hardworking and loyal
- Able to work at speed and have a hands-on approach
- Health & Safety conscious
- Aged 18+
- Ability to work in the UK
- Have a keen interest in the environment and recycling

Apprentices must show the following commitment.
- Achieving the apprenticeship framework within the specified time frame
- Attending the apprenticeship induction programme
- Attending and completing full training session for the programme when necessary and undertaking any
other required development work as part of the apprenticeship.
- Any other duties deemed appropriate


No minimun requirements


Welsh Spoken Skills: No Welsh Written Skills: No

Course details

Sustainability in Recycling Level 2

About the employer

Parry & Evans Ltd Unit 103, Zone 1
Deeside Industrial Estate


Disability confident

Yes, we are part of the Disability Confident Scheme from the UK Department for Work and Pensions.

Please note that all apprenticeships are open to everyone. However, some organisations have worked to achieve Disability Confident accreditation. You should always apply for the apprenticeship you feel best suited to.

Interview arrangements

1st Stage - Zoom Interviews, 2nd Stage - Face to Face (due to COVID risk)


Why an apprenticeship?

As an apprentice you will earn while you train. It’s a great career choice whether you are leaving school or college, returning to work after starting a family or looking for a new career. There’s a wide range of jobs on offer.  A job at the Welsh Government is unlike any other in Wales.

At the Welsh Government you’ll be given support and guidance so you can develop your skills in the workplace. You will also need to set aside time to study for your apprenticeship. You’ll be a valued member of the team from day one.

What apprenticeships are available?

We don’t currently have any apprenticeship opportunities open as we have now closed our scheme for 2019. If you’d like to keep updated on the vacancies that we’re advertising, you may want to visit our jobs board:  Welsh Government External Vacancies Board.

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Who can apply?

To be eligible to apply you:

  • will be at least 16 years of age at the time of making your application
  • will not be in full-time education (you can apply while still attending school/college/university but will have finished or intend to finish your studies by the time your apprenticeship starts)
  • will need to meet the Civil Service Nationality requirements to apply.

ALS eligibility

Please note that ALS our training providers have their own eligibility in order to provide the funding required to undertake an apprenticeship. You may not be eligible to apply if:

  • you already hold a qualification at Level 3 or above in ICT, Software, Web and Telecoms or a similar subject
  • you already hold a qualification at Level 3 or above in Business Administration, Customer Service or a similar subject

What are the benefits?  

How much will I be paid?

You will earn £19,240 a year while training. When you pass your apprenticeship you can apply for a permanent job at the Welsh Government. Within 2 years of starting your apprenticeship you could be earning £22,500. 

You will get 31 days holidays as well as 10 public and privilege days. We offer flexible working arrangements to help you get the right work/life balance. You will also be eligible for membership of the Civil Service Pension Scheme

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