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Work Placement - Stone Treasure, Art and Design

Job description

Stone Treasures is a long-established business. Over the years, they have built up a good reputation for excellent preparation of fossils, as well as supplying minerals and gem stone jewellery. 

While on placement you will be supporting the team on their daily tasks, which include both: 

  • Working within the workshop - sorting rocks, preparing rocks, polishing stones.
  • Working within reatil (giftshop) - Selling a variety of rocks and stones to customers, general housekeeping duties, stock sorting and pricing. 

YOU MUST have a keen interest in rocks, stones and the work that is completed at Stone Treasures. You must also be willing to listen and learn to staff members. 

Details

  • Apply by: 01/07/2019
  • Company: Stone Treasures
  • Pay: N/A
  • Working times/day: TBC
  • Location: Unit 4, Sherwood Forest, Craft Centre, Edwinstowe NG21 9RN
  • Job type: Work placements
  • Job sector: Creative Industries
  • Employers reference: INTSTAD
  • Listing date: 06/08/2018

How to apply

To apply for this vacancy, please email the work placement team – workplacement@wnc.ac.uk

Include: the course you are studying, interest, availability and hours you need to complete.

You must have a keen interest in their business and willing to learn more!

Please note - Placements are open to all students at Vision West Nottinghamshire College, this may result into the placement being allocated; we do advise all students interested in the placement to speak with the employer in the first instance to check that the placement is still available.

Once your work placement has been confirmed, and start & end dates have been agreed with your employer. Please follow the steps below in order to process you work placement application.

Step 1 - Complete the work placement application form on the work placement connect app, or complete a self-placement form, the form can be found here. This will advise the work placement team you have a confirmed work placement.

Step 2 - The work placement team will seek authorisation confirmation from your tutor, and then the health and safety documentation will be completed for you to start your placement.

Step 3 - The work placement team will then send you, your tutor and the employer an email to confirm your work placement is ‘ Ready to Go’. You MUST NOT START YOUR WORK PLACEMENT, until you have received the confirmation email.

A parental consent form must also be signed and passed to your tutor before you go on placement.

If you have questions or need any support with your work placement applications, please email workplacement@wnc.ac.uk or call into Room 103 at Derby Road or see your Employability and Work Placement Coordinator at Station Park, Engineering Innovation Centre or Create.

We encourage you to secure your work placement as soon as possible. The deadline to have a placement agreed is Friday 14th Dec 2018.

Good luck and remember to ask your employer on completing your placement if you can add them as a new reference on your CV!

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