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Brewing and Warehouse Apprenticeship (Level 2/Intermediate) – KT&A2325

Folkestone (

CT18 7HQ


Kent Training & Apprenticeships


Closing date: 28/03/2019
Industry: Warehousing
Vacancy reference: KT&A2325

Employer Description

Located in Folkestone, Kent, we handcraft our beers using the latest brewing equipment and technologies, seamlessly combined with traditional brewing methods to ensure consistently excellent taste, whether packaged in bottles, cans, casks or draft kegs.

Our beers are the highest quality and include only the finest natural ingredients.

We run a twenty barrel system from our premises where all our creative flair and enthusiasm, both in the exceptional, crafted beers we produce and the passion for quality design, highly effective branding and stellar customer service are embraced.

Travel Information

There is a bus stop a short walk away along the 102 route between Folkestone and Dover.

Vacancy Description

Gain your Supply Chain Warehouse Operative qualification while also learning to brew beer with a small and friendly roll up your sleeves team.

The candidate will participate in every part of the process from brew day to packaging to speaking to customers.

The hope is that the right person will want a job with us when the apprenticeship is over.

Making beer is fun and exciting, but the key to success is keeping everything clean and accurate warehouse logistics. It can’t ever be, “That will do.”

This role is varied and different each week. Some of the key duties include: –

  • Assisting with Stock control, including ingredients audit
  • Ensuring brewing materials are kept the correct conditions
  • Measuring ingredients including hops, wheat and chemicals
  • Maintaining brewing machinery
  • Extensive preparation of vessels, including thorough cleaning of brewing equipment, floors and stores.
  • Packaging and bottling beer into casks, kegs, and bottles
  • Dealing with customers who attend site to collect
  • Preparing deliveries.


£3.90 This may increase based on high performance


40 hours a week. Generally 9-5 but some flexibility required for an early or late finish on brew days.

Skills Required

Attention to detail

Good with figures

Physically fit, as manual handling involved

Able to comfortably work within a confined space

Personal Qualities

Keen to learn

Work ethic

Open to feedback

Team player

Customer focus

Clear communication

Qualifications Required

Minimum of GCSE grade C, or able to work towards this as part of their apprenticeship.

Training Provided

On the job training with the employer whilst working towards the Apprenticeship Standard – consisting of the Intermediate NVQ Level, Technical Certificate and Functional Skills if appropriate.

Regular work based assessments/observations carried out by Kent Training & Apprenticeships Tutor Assessor, to determine competency and meet with Awarding Body standards.

Additional Detail

As of 1st April 2018, the NMW for Apprentices is £3.70 per hour. This applies to 16 - 18 year old Apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their Apprenticeship. For all other Apprentices the Apprentice National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies.

The wage for Apprentices applies to both time spent on the job plus time spent in training.

Important Information

The employer has asked that you do not contact them direct. Doing so could jeopardise your application. You will be responsible for your travel expenses to and from your place of work. Therefore, you must have the means to get to your place of work on a daily basis whilst waiting for your first wages to be paid.

KT&A: Kent Training & Apprenticeships are part of Kent County Council and are a leading training organisation with nearly 30 years successful experience. KT&A specialise in high quality work-based training, delivered by qualified staff with personal experience of working in the skill area they teach.

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