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Manufacturing Apprenticeship

Welsh Government
Wockhardt UK Wrexham Industrial Estate, Ash Rd N, Wrexham LL13 9UF
Pay starting at £10,617 - £12,924 per annum in Year 1 depending on age. Rising to £12,826 - £17,421
Closing date
4 Feb 2022

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Engineering & Aerospace
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Intermediate
Start Date
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Job Details

About the apprenticeship


Document Reviewer Apprentice - Work to support documents in respect to our products, while being compliant and within regulations
Maintain a good knowledge about all products, processes and technologies, and ensuring all tracking systems are up to date
Inspection and Packaging Technician Apprentice - Operate equipment to inspect and package our products, while completing the documentation
Carry out regular cleaning duties
Sterile Technician Apprentice - Carry out activities in preparation, manufacture, filtration, filing and cleaning. Ensuring all documentation is complete
Carry out regular cleaning duties, while working in a Clean Room Facility

Additional information

Manufacturing Apprenticeship is an 18-month programme, with opportunity to continue onto permanent positions within Wockhardt UK
25 days holiday per annum, plus Bank Holidays
Included in an excellent Benefits Scheme

If you require any further information, or would like to play a part in the national effort at Wockhardt UK, please send your CV and a covering letter explaining your suitability and why you want to work at Wockhardt to:



Minimum D grade in Maths and English*
Minimum age of 18 as of 6th October (due to nature of roles)
PC-literate and able to easily navigate Window-based systems
Enthusiastic and have a willingness to learn Great time-keeping and attendance record
Able to work independently as well as being a great team player
Willing to be flexible on working patterns

*With an exception of role as Apprentice Document Reviewer we are looking for a minimum C in Maths and English and minimum age of 16 as of 6th October.


Minimum D grade in Maths and English. With an exception of role as Apprentice Document Reviewer (one position available) we are looking for a minimum C in Maths and English


Welsh Spoken Skills: No Welsh Written Skills: No

Course details

Improving Operational Performance - Manufacturing Foundation Apprenticeship Level 2

About the employer

Wockhardt UK Wrexham Industrial Estate,
Ash Rd N,
LL13 9UF

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

To be confirmed


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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