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Apprentice Bakery assistant

Welsh Government
WGF Bakery Unit2 Foodcentre Wales Horb industrial estate LLandysul SA44 4JG
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Closing date
4 Feb 2022

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Apprenticeship, Intermediate
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About the apprenticeship


Washing up
Weighing out ingredients
Making the products such as bread, tartlets flapjacks welshcakes etc
Packing the products ready for dispatching
Cleaning and other general duties that are needed

Additional information

Welsh Gluten Free distributes through out Wales and has a good privet client base in Wales and England, we produce a wide range of bakery products so in turn this will give the apprentice a good varied production base. Packing is another part of the business which requires a certain amount of thought on a daily basis. For the right person it can be interesting and also a full-time job. Are you that person?



The apprentice should show a willing insight to learn and be able to do easy tasks on their own after a short time. To be able to follow simple requests when asked to do something and ask questions if they are not sure. He/she will work as a team and individually from time to time. To be able to remember daily tasks, help wash up and read information sheets. Have a reasonable stamina for their age and competence to carry out instructions.


Basic school/college leaving qualifications or higher but not mandatory. If you can speak and write in Welsh this would be very useful with some of our clients, but not requirement.


Welsh Spoken Skills: Yes Welsh Written Skills: Yes

Course details

Baking L2

About the employer

WGF Bakery Unit2 Foodcentre Wales
Horb industrial estate
SA44 4JG

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

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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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