Engineering Apprenticeship (L3)

Location
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Salary
£16,000 per year
Posted
27 Sep 2018
Closes
31 Dec 2018
Subject Area
Engineering
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

Possible start date: 7th January 2019

Working week: Mon - Fri, 37.5 hours per week

Do you have good practical skills? Would you like to start a career in Engineering? We have employers in the Milton Keynes area who are looking to recruit apprentices for their businesses where you will learn new skills relating to the industry.

The successful candidate will be supporting colleagues with a variety of tasks including:

  • Assemble products as dictated by current orders
  • Work within the times set for builds but maintain a high quality standard
  • Able to read from and work with various types of information including basic cable run out sheets
  • Pack and label product on completion and after test if required
  • Maintain job packs and other associated paperwork with Job Packs
  • Produce plotted and printed labels
  • Work with other team members of staff including other departments to streamline manufacturing process to maintain efficiency
  • Take on additional tasks in order to meet departmental, project related or developmental objectives
  • Compliance with H&S policy and procedures
  • To participate in day release to college

Entry requirements

  • GCSEs Grade C or above in English, Maths & Science (or equivalent), depending on employer requirements
  • Predicted grades will be acceptable

Skills Required

  • Good communication, written and verbal
  • Manual dexterity
  • Attention to detail
  • Able to diagnose and solve problems
  • Organisation
  • Able to meet deadlines

Personal Qualities

  • Well presented
  • Team player
  • Reliable and trustworthy
  • Motivated and determined
  • Keen to learn and succeed

Qualifications taken

  • Apprenticeship Standard for Engineering Technician 
  • Attendance at College
  • Regular visits from the College into the workplace
  • Observations and assessments in the workplace
  • End point assessment
  • Ongoing training and support from the employer

What Next?

Employers are looking to offer permanent employment on completion of the Apprenticeship programme with good career prospects Many employers offer additional benefits such as pensions, employee assistance programme, car scheme, gym membership etc.