Apprentice Engineer The Original Gauge Company Limited

An exciting opportunity for a budding engineer to join the team and be trained in all aspects of engineering within our thriving niche business.

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

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Closing date: 06 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £157.50

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday, 35.00 hours per week, shifts TBC.

    Total hours per week: 35.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    36 months

  • Possible start date

    16 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    11 Aug 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC091057071

  • Positions

    1 available

An exciting opportunity for a budding engineer to join the team and be trained in all aspects of engineering within our thriving niche business.

The candidate will learn how to create all of our gauges, progressing though technical expertise throughout the apprenticeship.

The successful candidates will be taught:

  • Milling
  • Grinding
  • How to read technical drawings
  • How to calculate to make the correct gauge
  • Use specific machinery Health & Safety

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Want to work in engineering
  • Practical

Personal qualities

  • Can take direction
  • Not afraid to ask questions
  • Can work on own when taught a task
  • Not afraid to get hands dirty

Qualifications required

4 GCSE (or equivalent) grade A*-C in English and Maths.

Future prospects

Looking for a long term career prospect for right candidate.

Things to consider

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).

About the employer

We are leaders in non-standard thread, ring and plug gauge manufacture, where quality is our number one priority, we supply products which are crafted by time served highly qualified engineers, who take total pride in each and every gauge they manufacture.

We operate from modern lean manufacture facility where we are engaged in continual improvement activities to enhance our working environment and methods. Utilising the latest computer business systems our focused team are on hand and ready to help and strive to exceed customer expectations.

Gauges are manufactured using traditional Matrix Churchill thread grinding machines, for which we have the largest range and selection in the UK.

This equipment has been meticulously maintained to achieve the high standards and tolerances required.

Our Gauge Manufacture capability is backed up by a rigidly controlled UKAS accredited laboratory. Here we verify every gauge to either UKAS or C of C release standards. W

Employer

The Original Gauge Company Limited

Address

Unit 4

Nova Business Park

Gore Road

New Milton

BH25 6SA

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Training provider

The successful candidate will undertake an Advanced Apprenticeship including both on and off the job training.

Training will be carried out by Brockenhurst College at Brockenhurst College, Lyndhurst Road, Brockenhurst, Hampshire, SO42 7ZE as well as the employer premises.

An Advanced Apprenticeship in Engineering comprises of the following:

  • Level 3 NVQ
  • Level 2 Functional Skills in English, Maths, and ICT
  • Employee Rights and Responsibilities (ERR) Certificate

Training will be part of the contracted hours agreed that makes up the working week.

Apprenticeship framework

Engineering Manufacture

Training provider

BROCKENHURST COLLEGE

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Brockenhurst College

Contact

Janet Turner


Employer's Application Instructions

Apply via GetMyFirstJob - applications come through to the provider, are prescreened by a telephone interview.


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

Apply now

Closing date: 06 Oct 2017