Apprentice Design Engineer Utile Engineering Co Ltd

You will complete a range of tasks involved in being a success design engineer. This is a very interesting practical role.

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Closing date: 30 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Thursday 8:30am - 5:00pm Friday 8:30am - 2:00pm

    Total hours per week: 39.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    3 years

  • Possible start date

    01 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    26 Jun 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Main responsibilities will include but are not limited to: 

  • Using 3D design packages/CAD
  • Learning the drawing office systems 
  • Producing engineering drawings
  • Creating manuals
  • Working with design team on projects
  • Develop materials knowledge
  • Develop fundamental engineering skills
  • Identifying and resolving problems

Transfer to the Design Office would take place following satisfactory performance on the shop floor as you become familiar with the products and production.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • You will need to have an aptitude for this type of work,
  • Be a quick learner
  • Have an attention for detail 
  • Excellent communication skills

Personal qualities

  • You will need to be hard working,
  • Conscientious
  • Punctual
  • Honest
  • Prepared to work hard.

Qualifications required

GCSE Grade C or above in Maths, English and Science. A Level's would be desirable 

Future prospects

This company are very keen on recruiting apprentices and improving the skills of the workforce. You will be working towards becoming a fully qualified Design Engineer.

Things to consider

Please only apply for this apprenticeship position if you have a genuine interest in becoming a Design Engineer. You will be required to attend an initial assessment with NITAL prior to your details being sent to the company. Failure to attend the assessment will result in your application being rejected.

About the employer

The Utile Engineering Co. Ltd
Air Compressors, Gas Compressors, Gas Boosters & Vacuum pumps
The Utile Engineering Company manufactures a range of high quality sliding vane, positive displacement gas compressors, air blowers and vacuum pumps as well as centrifugal air and gas boosters/exhausters to meet almost any requirements.

Design, Construction, Maintenance and Installation.
Utile is a traditional British manufacturing company established over 90 years ago, and has built up an enviable reputation for producing quality compressors, boosters, pumps and blowers; not to mentioned an exceptional level of customer service. You can read more about who we are and what we do in the About Utile and Service section.


Utile Engineering Co Ltd


New Street



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Training provider

You will need to complete the following 5 elements to successfully complete your apprenticeship:

  • National Vocational Qualficiation (NVQ)
  • Technical Certificate 
  • Functional Skills/GCSE (If applicable)
  • Personal Learning & Thinking Skills (PLTS)
  • Employers Rights & Responsibilities (ERR)

Apprenticeship framework

Engineering Manufacture

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Nital Training & Development Ltd


Apprenticeship Recruitment 01536 408188

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Closing date: 30 Sep 2017