The sky’s the limit…


Are you aged 16-24 and looking for your exciting next opportunity? If the answer is YES, then come and speak to us about apprenticeships!

Are you an employer looking to upskills, retain or recruit new team members? Apprenticeships could be the answer…

PET-Xi are  committed to helping young talented people achieve their potential and the PET-Xi Apprenticeship scheme is aimed at doing just that by delivering a training framework  with a positive impact. We’ll help with recruitment, placement and look to match apprentices into your business for a perfect fit!

No hassle! No training costs! No college days!

With years of experience in training and a wide range of fully funded apprenticeships with no recruitment or training fees, PET-Xi apprenticeships are the perfect opportunity to build expertise for FREE!

Hear from Liam… having just  completed his Social Media and Digital Marketing Apprenticeship with PET-Xi Training, he talks about why he loved being an apprentice and would recommend it to anyone looking for their first step into employment!

Our available vacancies:

HR Apprentice

Employer: Absolute Works
Posted By: PET-Xi Training
General Information
Location: Kenilworth, CV8 1EB
Total Vacancies: 1 Hours Per Week: 37.00
Hourly Wage: £3.50 Weekly Wage: £129.50
Short Description: Are you organised, enthusiastic and keen to take on a new and exciting challenge?

Due to our continued success, our innovative, friendly and professional team are looking for a HR Apprentice doing a Business Administration qualification. But administration is just the start, if you have the desire and the aptitude you could develop your career into either HR or Learning and Development and will have access to expert coaching and mentoring to guide you every step of the way.

Full Description: Key duties:
· Providing administrative support to the team
· Processing new starter paperwork
· Creating and maintaining reports, spreadsheets and correspondence using a variety of computer packages including all MS Office software.
· Processing, filing and distributing confidential reports and documents.
· Producing letters and other HR documentation as required
· Carrying out photocopying, scanning or filing as required Answering the telephone and distributing queries appropriately amongst the team
· Accompanying the HR team members at meetings and client visits where deemed appropriate.
· Taking internal and external meeting minutes where appropriate
· Sifting CVs as part of the recruitment screening process according to given set criteria.
· Assisting in arranging interviews for candidates or calling candidates to remind them of interview dates / times. Posting job advertisements on job boards
· Chasing candidates and client employees for outstanding paperwork
· To undertake any other duties commensurate with the level of the post as required
· Setting up and helping out with training events
· Co-ordinating training including room bookings, invites and contacting learners after training has taken place
· Working with confidential learner data
· Dealing with external clients
Future Prospects: The salary will be under review depending on the successful candidate.
A full time position may be offered depending on successful completion of the apprenticeship.
Employer Description: Absolute Works are an established HR organisation founded in 2011, The Director founded the company with a commitment to taking a fresh approach to HR support for SMEs based on excellent customer service and helping SMEs to maximise their profits. Since then we have gone from strength to strength and now offer full HR outsourcing solutions for a wide range of clients. We have just moved into brand new offices in Kenilworth and are excited to taking on a further Apprentice who is enthusiastic in developing a career in HR.
Employer Website:
Internal Information
Framework: Business & Administration
Vacancy Type: 2
Training Provided: QCF Diploma Level 3 Business Admin
Employment rights and responsibilities
Duration: 12 Months
Skills Required: · GCSE Maths and English grade C or above
· Great IT and organisational skills
· Reliable
· Keeping people updated
· Asking questions when you get stuck Coming up with great ideas!
· Desirable: Driving license or willingness to get this within 6 months of starting with us.
Personal Qualities: · Enthusiastic and reliable
· Willing to achieve a level 3 qualification and progress
· Able to work independently with guidance with a proactive approach
· Work with initiative

Closing Date: 18/07/2017
Start Date: 22/08/2017
Interview Date: 09/08/2017

Below you’ll find lots of information to help you in your search for an Apprenticeship… if you’re still not sure, just get in touch at: [email protected]

What is an Apprenticeship?

An apprenticeship is the perfect choice for those wanting to gain real hands on experience, independence and to earn a wage at the same time! An apprenticeship gives you the opportunity to earn while you learn in a real job and gain a national recognised qualification at the end of it!

Open to everyone aged 16 and above, available to school leavers, those that have been in or are already in employment and/or seeking to start a new career or simply upskill and build expertise apprenticeships are an amazing opportunities with tons of benefits!

Over 1.5million apprentices can't be wrong!

TV News Report on PET-Xi Apprentices

To find out more about the PET-Xi apprenticeship scheme contact us today, we’d love to hear from you.

Apprentices - Your adventure starts here...

ApprenticeImageOval-01So, school's out and you're ready to head off into the big wide world... the sky really is your limit and there's no stopping you now!

You have so many options available to you, but one of the best has to be an Apprenticeship with PET-Xi! Check out just some of the reasons below:

  • Earn money while you learn
  • Work in a real company, with a real job
  • Meet loads of new and interesting people
  • Be independent
  • Gain tons of hands on experience
  • Countless apprenticeship subjects to choose from
  • Set out on a career path of your choice
  • Recruiters LOVE to see it on a CV
  • Save ££ with the Apprenticeship NUS Extra card
  • No college days... our assessor visits you!

Who can apply for an apprenticeship?

If you are currently living in England, over 16 years of age and not in full time education you can apply for an apprenticeship.... it's as simple as that!

At PET-Xi we offer a wide range of apprenticeship qualifications and levels to suit your needs and desired specialism including Teaching and Learning in Schools, Customer Service, Business Administration, Social Media & Digital Marketing, Management, Team Leading and Sports Coaching.

If there is something else that you’re interested in, let us know… we’re creating new opportunities all the time.

Hear from a couple of our apprentices on why they LOVE being on a PET-Xi Apprenticeship scheme >>>

Teaching Assistant Apprentice

Team Leader Apprentice

For more information, please contact us today - we'd love to hear from you and see how we can help you on your new adventure!


Employers - upskill without the costs

Apprenticeships are the perfect way to build expertise, retain staff and raise standards within your business. You can  choose to take on a new member of staff or simply switch a current member of your team onto an Apprenticeship scheme in 3 simple steps:

1] Choose the member(s) of your team to become an apprentice

2] Select the FREE apprenticeship training qualification you want them to do

3] Let PET-Xi do the rest…

It really is that simple to put members of your team onto an FREE, fully funded apprenticeship programme with PET-Xi Training. There are no training costs and no college days, we'll even support with candidate recruitment if you're looking for new members of the team... so it's a win, win situation!

Talk to us today if you have a member of your team that you feel would benefit from our no hassle, fully funded apprenticeship programmes.

Limited number of apprenticeships available – don’t miss out.

PET-Xi Apprenticeships

Here you can find our current Apprenticeship portfolio... all of our apprenticeships are fully funded, there are no fees for training and no college days required... we've got a dedicate assessor that will come to you!

  • Teaching & Learning in Schools

    For those wishing to develop their role as classroom support. Perfect for existing Teaching Assistants, supports or classroom co-ordinators looking to upskills and gain a qualification.

  • Customer Services 

    Designed for those that wish to improve their knowledge and skills in the customer service sector.

  • Business Administration

    Aimed at learners working within a business and administration role who wish to improve their knowledge and skills in a variety of work environments and sectors.

  • Team Leading

    Perfect for upskilling individuals wishing to learn how to lead a team and how to managing personal performance and development.

  • Management

    Ideal for those working in a Management role across a variety of sectors. The qualification provides learners with the knowledge and skills required to work in a Management role.

  • Digital Marketing /Social Media

    A popular course aimed at those wanting to learn more about how digital marketing and social media can impact business across a variety of sectors.

  • Active Leadership / Sports Coaching 

    Ideal for young people interested in a career within sport and helping others, with the opportunity to become a sports coach leading your own sessions including PE lessons, sports clubs, school clubs, holiday camps and community clubs.

Our Apprenticeship portfolio is constantly expanding, with new qualifications being added all the time. We are sure that there will be something from our range to suit your needs and requirements… if not, just let us know as we may be able to help anyway!


Frequently Asked Questions

Who is eligible for an Apprenticeship?

You can apply to become an apprentice if you are currently living in England, over 16 years of age and not in full time education.

How can I recruit an apprentice?

There are two options for your company to take on apprentices:

1] Convert your existing colleagues onto an apprenticeship framework with no cost, no hassle

2] Recruit a new employee as an apprentice - we can manage the recruitment process for you too at no cost

What are the different Apprenticeship levels?

  • Intermediate level – equivalent to GCSEs
  • Advanced level – equivalent to two A-levels
  • Higher level – equivalent to HNC/D

What are the core elements covered within apprenticeship framework?

  • Competence based qualification NVQ/QCF
  • Knowledge based technical certificate
  • Functional skills in Maths, English & ICT
  • Employer Rights and Responsibilities
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills

What is the employer commitment?

PET-Xi is fully funded to cover the cost of the training element. Employers just have a requirement to ensure:

  • National Apprenticeship minimum wage - £3.30
  • Minimum of 30 hours employment per week
  • Employers Liability Insurance
How long are the Apprenticeship Schemes?

All of our apprenticeships can be completed within 12 months.

What is the Apprenticeship National Minimum wage?

National apprenticeship minimum wage for employers is £3.30 per hour, however employers are free to pay more if they wish.

I've just left school - can I be an apprentice?

Yes of course! Get in touch with us today and we can help you with interview skills, CV writing and work with you to find an employer... we have lots lined up ready to take on a new apprentice!

What apprenticeships do PET-Xi offer?

We are committed to developing our apprenticeship offering to meets the needs and requirements of both apprentices and employers, so our range is always expanding. The programmes currently available are:

  • Teaching and Learning in Schools
  • Customer Services
  • Team Leading
  • Business Administration
  • Social Media & Digital Marketing
  • Management
  • Sports Coaching

How do I apply to join the PET-Xi Apprenticeship scheme?

Contact us today:

[email protected]

07852 030334 or 0114 201 6618




Contact Us

If you would like any further information on our Apprenticeship Training, please get in touch - we'd love to hear from you!

Gary Drake – Contract Development Manager

[email protected]

07852 030334 or 0114 201 6618


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