Regulatory Services Apprentice

Recruiter
Royal Borough of Kingston Council
Location
24 Denmark Road, SM5 2JG
Salary
£15,207.00 annually
Posted
03 Jul 2019
Closes
25 Jul 2019
Ref
VAC1000002650
Sector
Unspecified
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
September
Duration
Permanent
What you will do in your working day
  • Assisting Trading Standards as they deal with service requests from the public and from businesses
  • Learn how to tackle rogue trading and ensure that consumer goods are safe and that businesses operate fairly.
  • Assist by helping to inspect premises and investigate breaches of the legislation.
  • Undertake projects, make test purchases, provide legal advice and ensure accurate recording of information on our corporate databases and provide witness statements that can be used in court as evidence.

The training you will be getting

You'll benefit from the level 4 Regulatory Compliance Officer Apprenticeship training, we will also deliver on site training and give you the opportunity to learn and apply new skills on the job.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

The successful candidate would ideally wish to make a career in Trading Standards by using their apprenticeship as a stepping stone to becoming a Trading Standards Practitioner and obtaining exemptions from Units 1 and 2 of part 1 of the Trading Standards Practitioner's framework. A science GCSE or equivalent would be desirable.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade C) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade C) Essential

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