Human Resources (HR) Apprenticeship

Apply From: 5th of September 2019
Application Deadline: 24th of September 2019
Start Date:

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With more than 60 years’ experience in the plant and equipment hire industry, Vp plc is renowned and respected for its technical excellence, service innovation and customer focus. We have seen a radical re-engineering of group activities with a move from a broadly based plant hire enterprise to specialist equipment outsourcing businesses, which has proved very successful. 

The group currently comprises 6 business divisions: Groundforce & TPA Roadways; UK Forks; Airpac Bukom Oilfield Services; Hire Station, Torrent Trackside and TR Group. The head office is located at Central House in Harrogate.

Our businesses offer the rental and sale of specialist products and associated services to a diverse range of end markets, including construction, civil engineering, rail, water, oil and gas, outdoor events and housebuilding.


We are looking to recruit an Apprentice to join our busy HR Shared Service Centre in our group head office in Harrogate. You will achieve a Level 3 Diploma qualification in Human Resources Practice through the Chartered Institute of Personal Development (CIPD) upon completing our programme which will cover approximately 18 months.

This apprenticeship will give you a rounded exposure in our HR support team which will cover producing contracts, administering starters and leavers, database maintenance, creating reporting information, training planning & scheduling. You will work within a supportive team handling a busy daily workload that will involve communicating with the businesses effectively via email or on the telephone.


Modules that will be covered will include:

Developing yourself as an effective HR Practitioner

Recording, analysing and using Human Resources information

Understanding organisations and the role of Human Resources

Recruitment & selection

Supporting good practice in performance & reward management

Supporting change in organisation


Key attributes & skills that we are looking for:

Customer service – the ability to communicate in a friendly and professional way with our internal customers

Email construction - good level and command of the English language & the ability to produce a professional email when this communication is required

Attention to detail & accuracy – examples of where you have been required to produce work that is accurate and that you can identify any errors


Minimum qualifications required:

GCSEs in Maths & English grades C or above or Level 4 or above

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