Apprentice Mechanical Engineer Qualicut Engineering Ltd

An opportunity to join a successful expanding company as a Apprentice Mechanical Engineer.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 29 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    Wages explained

    The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.50 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year.
    Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year.
    The minimum wage rates are £5.60 an hour for 18-20 year olds and £7.05 for anyone aged 21 and over.
    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 9am - 5pm

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    36 months

  • Possible start date

    02 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    05 Aug 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Working as part of a team and supporting members of the team, your main duties will include a variety of tasks directed to support the team in meeting deadlines. Continually developing your capabilities to produce a variety of components in a timely and accurate manner and  maintaining a positive approach to become a fully contributing member of the team.

Successful candidate will be expected to work as part of a team and support senior members on the workshop floor.

Majority of the working day will be occupied in the production and finishing of components.

You will attend college as part of your apprenticeship programme, which is classed as part of your working week

Main Duties and Responsibilities:
Production, maintenance and finishes of components
Ensuring a clean and safe work area
Prioritising your workload to help the team meet deadlines.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

High attention to detail
Ability to work under pressure in a high paced environment
Good communication skills
Mechanical/manufacturing experience will be an advantage.

Personal qualities

A presentable young person with a willingness to learn new skills and work in an office and technical environment
Good interpersonal skills
Dependable, good time keeping
Flexible and positive attitude to personal development
Demonstrate effective team working skills and a will to contribute to the company as a whole.

Qualifications required

The role requires a good level of understanding in both Maths and Science.
The successful candidate will have achieved GCSE Grade C or above in Maths and English.

Future prospects

Possible progression within the company and progression onto the next level apprenticeship.

About the employer

Qualicut Engineering Ltd was established in 1983 and now supplies precision engineering solutions to a wide range of industries including the Petrochemical, Automotive and industrial sectors. Our highly skilled, flexible workforce ensures we are able to meet the demands of industry today.


Qualicut Engineering Ltd


Wharf Street



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Training provider

Full apprenticeship training provided, working towards an Intermediate Level Apprenticeship gaining an NVQ Level 2 qualification in Engineering.

Apprenticeship framework

Engineering Manufacture

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Skills Solutions Ltd

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 29 Sep 2017