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Mineral Products Management - Higher Apprenticeship

Torr Works, East Cranmore, Shepton Mallet, Somerset, BA4 4RA
£20,000.00 annually
Closing date
29 Mar 2023

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Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
What will the apprentice be doing?

Whilst on site you'll be given a tailored training plan with the support from your mentor and manager. On a day to day basis you'll be given greater exposure to your division and the roles of your team members. Our overarching Company value is Health and Safety (H&S) and to assist you in understanding this value, we require our apprentices to complete a number of H&S related courses.

Typical activites could include:
  • Plan, process and produce materials and mineral products
  • Optimise the effectiveness of the team by actively participating in daily/weekly briefings, appraisals and reviews
  • Work with all members of the management team to continually raise the Health, Safety and Environmental standards of the company
  • Maximise productivity of mineral extraction and products process by making cost effective use of resources, products and equipment
  • Identify ways to improve processes by monitoring production process and end product

Various locations in the Midlands, North East, South East and South West

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

During the Apprenticeship you'll complete a Foundation Degree in Mineral Products Technology at the University of Derby, but the learning doesn't stop there. Throughout the apprenticeship you're given the opportunity to attend various development interventions organised by the Company's Learning and Development Team.

As well as earning from day one, as part of this apprenticeship, you'll gain the full university experience. Attending University, and meeting with fellow students, approximately every 6 weeks. Alongside online (distance learning) and virtual classrooms. Travel, accommodation and a meal allowance will be included.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Upon successful completion of the programme you will have attained the skills and knowledge to start your career with Aggregate Industries as an Assistant Manager.

If you want to progress up the career ladder, it doesn't have to stop there, you skills, drive and determination will open up many existing opportunites.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Organisation skills, Logical, Team working


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4 /C) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4 /C) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Science (Grade 4 /C) Essential
Other 2 A levels (Grade A*-C) Essential
Other GCSE or equivalent Any 2 further subjects (Grade 4 (Grade 4 /C) Essential

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