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Apprenticeship and Job Opportunities around Leeds

This page contains a selection of current opportunities in Leeds for jobs and apprenticeships​.

See all the live apprenticeship vacancies on the Leeds Pathways apprenticeship page.

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Click to expandAviation Security Officer - Yeadon

Rate of Pay:- £7.16 rising to £7.30 from 1st April 2016

There are 2 working options available as follows:-
• Part time positions available fixed term contract to 31.10.16. 6 days on 3 off, minimum 16 hours per week with possibility of overtime. Early shifts will begin at 3 or 4am late shifts will end at 19.00 but can vary due to operational requirements. A flexible approach to working is required to meet the demands of a busy and variable flight schedule. Officers may be rostered and must be available for split shifts.
• Full time positions available working 40 hours per week, 4 days on 2 days off split shifts- 04.00 -09.00 then 12.00-17.00 with possible time changes due to flight schedules. A flexible approach to working is required as above.
This is a seasonal post and applicants will be required to assist in the Security Screening Zone at peak times and to assist with the following:-
• Passenger preparation for the security process and loading of bags for x-ray
• Searching of passengers and their luggage and use of testing equipment
• Patrol and guarding duties
• Some possible x-ray screening duties
Applicants should be flexible available for shift work 24 hours and hold a full, clean driving licence.
Applicant competencies required are:
• Fluent English language capability, both written and spoken;

• Interpersonal and customer service awareness and skills;

• Attention to detail

• Smart appearance;
• Punctuality;
Applicant Criteria:-
• Full five year checkable work history. Full details and dates of all periods of employment/unemployment/education must be given on the application form for the past 5 years.
• Not Colour Blind.
• Reasonably fit due to physical aspects of job and prepared to stand for fairly long periods.
• Must have valid Passport/Drivers Licence.
• Must be resident in the UK for a minimum of 3 years to obtain government clearance
No previous security experience is necessary as full training will be given. Some experience in a customer service environment would be welcome.
We welcome both male and female applicants for this position.
Closing date for applications is 30.4.16. Due to expected high volumes of applications it will not be possible to contact all applicants.
Please submit CV’s to FAO Sharon Smith. Alternatively CV’s with a covering letter can be sent in the post to Sharon Smith, Leeds Bradford Airport, Whitehouse Lane, Leeds, LS19 7TU

Click to expandApprentice Administrator - Chapeltown

Overview of the job:
• Help to maintain scheme files and general office housekeeping
• Completing admin duties which include answering telephones, dealing with customers face to face and arranging meetings
• Deal with external agencies such as contractors, consultants and suppliers as well as tenants on a regular basis
• Arrange for inspections and visits to new development sites, attending meetings and accurately recording.
• Co-ordinate and organise making good identified defects.
• Monitor and record scheme data for reporting to internal and external agencies e.g. partner organisations or funding providers
• Support the Employment Services Team with filing, data entry and promotion of services
• Provide support to the outreach programme which may include assisting advisers in the delivery of training sessions and attending community events to promote services.
• Monitor team performance and help to collate team statistics for monthly reporting
• Training to be delivered by a local learning provider
Requirements/person specification:
• Excellent communication skills
• Confident on a computer using various IT packages
• Team player with an eye for detail
• Polite, friendly and sociable
• Confident and trustworthy
• Smart appearance at all times
• Have a desire to work within the housing industry
• Honest and helpful with good interpersonal skills
• Be approachable and professional at all times
How to apply: please send your CV to, quoting EL/UNI01.Salary £5 per hour, working Monday to Friday. Excellent career prospects for the right individual.

Click to expandMachinist - Mabgate Mills

​Experienced sewing machinist required for luxury lingerie business in Leeds. Working from a studio in LS9, the ideal candidate will have experience of using overlocker, 3-step and lockstitch machines. Lingerie manufacturing experience is desirable, but not essential. Attention to detail and high quality standards are essential, due to the nature of the materials you will be working with.

Students with a degree in fashion/design would be welcome to apply, and any students out there with an interest in this area as a career, looking for a project or work experience, can also submit their CV.
Offering flexible hours, an immediate start is available.
How to apply: please e mail CV to in the first instance, quoting reference number EL WI01. Good rates of pay available. Working full time, Monday to Friday.

Click to expandBusiness Support Apprentice - Birstall

Working for a small but expanding company, dedicated to equipping its employees with training and personal development, you will be expected to carry out the following duties:
• Assisting the drivers with goods inwards/outwards, unloading and loading waggons
• Vehicle inspections and management of vehicles
• Delivering products and unloading safely
• Yard management
• Customer service (this forms a very large part of the role)
• Dealing with paperwork (invoices, bookings, customer enquiries)
• Web support
In return you will be trained to achieve a FLT licence, ADR licence and potentially Class 2 HGV licence. Staff uniform, staff discount and mobile phone provided by company.
The current Operations Manager, Commercial Manager and Depot Manager all started out in this role so career development is fully supported and realistic.
Requirements/person specification:
You should:
• Have excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
• Hold a full UK, ideally clean, driving licence (up to 3 points – no DRs, DDs or INs)
• Be physically fit and active, as there is a great deal of heavy lifting involved
• Have a thirst to learn, wanting to establish a successful career within a vibrant and expanding company
• Possess a good “can do” attitude, not being afraid of getting involved with key tasks
• Pride yourself on customer satisfaction, offering an exceptional service
• Be friendly, self-motivated and confident
How to apply: please send a CV to, quoting the above reference number. Salary £7 per hour minimum, plus Christmas cash bonus paid.

Click to expandSales Advisers / Supervisors

Salary: National Minimum Wage Applies
Hours: Sales Advisers - Part time (8 - 24 hours per week to include evenings and weekends), Supervisors 36.5 hours per week

Location: White Rose Centre

Closing date: 20 May 2016


Debenhams is looking for enthusiastic individuals with a positive attitude, excellent customer service and communication skills coupled with a commitment to work in its busy store within the White Rose Centre, Leeds 11.

Previous experience in a retail environment is not essential, but those applying need to have some flexibility regarding the amount of hours worked, which will include evenings and weekends.

For the supervisor roles applicants must possess leadership skills and have previous experience of supervising a team in any setting.

How to apply: please e mail your CV to in the first instance.

Click to expandAssistant Architectural Technologist

Salary: £16-18K (depending on experience)
Office base: Leeds, but will involve travel within the Leeds district.

Working hours: 37.5 hours per week (9-5pm) Monday to Friday.

Start date: May 2016.

Contract type: Permanent (subject to successful completion of probation period).

Description of main duties: 

Undertaking measured surveys to domestic properties, including; noting key dimensions, potential hazards, methods of construction, etc.

Using Auto CAD to produce architectural drawings for planning permission, building regulations, etc.

Essential criteria: 

Experience of using Auto CAD.

Able to drive and has access to a vehicle for business use.

Desirable criteria: Construction related experience.

Company details:

Arch Property Solutions is a small building surveying practice specialising in; architectural design, Disabled Facilities Grant (DFG) work, building surveying, damp reports, timber reports and asset management.

Opportunities for career progression and further training will be available for the right candidate.

To  Apply:

Please send a covering letter and CV to

Click to expandSkilled labourers

Job Title: Skilled Labourers

Ref: SNG02

Salary: £7.80 per hour (negotiable, based on experience)

Hours:  Full-time  

Location: Farsley

Closing date:  6th May 2016

Overview of the job:

We are looking for Multi Skilled Labourers to join our team.

Duties will involve general building duties, digging and laying drains, as well as other general maintenance duties.You would be part of a team of two, working alongside others.

You will be required to train for JCB 360 3CX, Cat Front Loader and 1.5 tonnes vehicle (all training supplied at no cost).

All site inductions provided, as well as full health and safety training. 

Immediate start available. 

Requirements/person specification:

Applicant must have full UK driving licence and preferably have use of a car.

Ideally you will have a CSCS card.

This post would suit an experienced all-round handy person with an interest in joinery, painting & decorating, building and plumbing.

How to apply: please email your CV to in the first instance.

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