Hanson, Wigan – Minerals Apprentice (Level 2)
Your next step towards your dream career…
When? 8 hour day shifts (working within hours of 6am – 10pm) Mon – Fri
Where? Ashton-in-Makerfield, Wigan
For how long? 15 months
How much? You’ll earn £18,761.00 a year, plus you will receive all the training and support you need to become a qualified Level 2 Mineral and construction product sampling and testing Technician. Annual wage shown for apprentices aged 18 years old and above. Salary rates dependent on age and based on a 40 hour week. 16 year olds paid annually at £12,194.65 increasing to £15,946.85 for 17 year olds
Tiro are not managing applications for this role. To apply, please visit the Hanson website: https://www.hanson-careers.co.uk/en/apprenticeships
What will the apprentice be doing?
Hanson’s Laboratory Apprentice will perform laboratory and field-based specimen preparation and testing tasks for Concrete, Asphalt and Quarry products in accordance with relevant British standards and company procedures. You will learn something new daily. As an integral part of the Technical team you will learn to ensure safety, compliance and efficiency, and product quality levels while administering high quality technical support to commercial, operations and external customers.
What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?
During the programme you will gain experience in our laboratories and on our operational sites; relevant qualifications in Laboratory aspects of our business alongside distance learning delivered by Tiro. You will be supported by a mentor, your line manager and team and receive first class training. You will ‘earn while you learn’ by completing a Level 2 Mineral and Construction Product Sampling and Testing Operations Apprenticeship while working in your daily role.
What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?
You could progress to Laboratory or Quality Control Technician roles. The experience gained from Hanson’s Apprenticeship provides a good introduction to our business as the work of the technical team underpins all aspects of the production, sales and distribution divisions in concrete, aggregates and asphalt. We can offer clear career pathways, with access to multiple opportunities across our business, so if this sounds like the right opportunity for you then please apply online now
Desired skills and personal qualities
GCSE or equivalent Any Subject for 5 GCSEs inc English Maths Science (Grade 4 /C or above) Essential
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