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Apprentice Event Coordinator

Welsh Government
Barn at Brynich Barn at Brynich Brynich Brecon LD3 7SH
National minimum wage
Closing date
4 Feb 2022

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Apprenticeship, Advanced
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About the apprenticeship


Supporting front of house on day of a wedding
Conducting wedding viewings
Bar work
Conducting wedding planning meetings
Responding to email wedding enquiries
Room set up
Preparation and cleaning (before and after events)

Additional information

We are looking to recruit a new member of staff to our close-knit, friendly team here at The Barn. This opportunity will allow you to train alongside our existing team and learn the skills required to organise and work at a variety of events. The focus will be on weddings and management of front of house in the first instance, but other events will also form part of the job.
Our intention is for the apprentice to support the running of front of house on the day of a wedding, and to learn the skills required for the back office, customer facing planning, and to work with a variety of outside contractors such as caterers, musicians etc.

This role will form part of a college led apprenticeship, allowing the candidate to couple classroom development alongside vital industry experience

For the right candidate we would hope that the job will lead to a more permanent position in 2022.



The successful candidate must have excellent people skills, a logical approach to their work, a strong work ethic and the desire to embark on a career in Weddings and Event Management.

Must be available to work weekends, occasional weekday evenings and to be flexible about shifts. Candidates must have their own transport.


Minimum of GCSE English and Maths

Welsh speaker desirable but not essential.


Welsh Spoken Skills: No Welsh Written Skills: No

Course details


About the employer

Barn at Brynich Barn at Brynich

Disability confident

No, we are not 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

Send a cv to Ari Watkins by email to


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.

If you’d like to receive Job Alert e-mails that let you know when we’re advertising a role that suits your preferences, scroll to the bottom of the jobs board, and you’ll see the ‘Create Job Alert’ link.  Click this, and follow the on-screen instructions to set up your alerts.  You’ll need to log in or create an account as part of this process.

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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