Apprentice Aero Engine Technican (Machining) H&S Aviation Limited
This is an exciting opportunity learning mill, turn, bore and grind parts to engineering drawing tolerances. You will learn how to manufacture precision jigs and fixtures for the manufacturing area. You will also undertake repairs to aero engine components following Standard Operating Procedures
Closing date: 22 Oct 2017
Total hours per week: 37.00
Possible start date
06 Nov 2017
06 Sep 2017
Advanced Level Apprenticeship
- Undertake the foundation training phase of your apprenticeship at PETA
- Work within the H+S engineering team to train and develop on the job and provide you with the support and oportunity to enhance your skills and ability.
- Gain a top level understanding of H+S fundamental business of areo engine repair, overhaul and modification. In the final years of the apprenticeship the individual will be trained within Component Repair Programme and predominatly will focus in the primary trade/department that they will be employed in.
- During their time within Component Repair the individual will be exposed to – weld/fabrication, surface protective coatings, application of plasma & thermal coatings and machining (setting machinery to machine 1 off components on mills, lathes, boring machinery, EDM, CNC machines and grinders.
- Learn how to manufacture in-house design tools and fixtures.
- Gain the knowledge and confidence in working to high tolerances to repair engine components using the repair techniques and processes within the Component Repair Department.
- Perform complex machining operations on aero engine components which are assembled within small to mid-sized turboprops, turbofan, APU engines and engine accessory units.
- Learn about H+S’s Lean and Business Improvement Techniques programme, this will require participation in making suggestions and getting involved in continuous improvement projects
- You will need to demonstrate adaptability working as part of a flexible workforce across a range of products and processes.
Requirements and prospects
- Awareness of health and safety considerations.
- You will possess excellent attention for detail
- Be able to demonstrate excellent communications skills, these are required as this job entails daily contact with all personnel including supervisory and management staff
- Have concise written communication skills enabling you to complete reports.
- You must be able to verbally explain problems and how they were dealt with clearly and concisely
- Be able to make objective decisions using evidence and data
- Once trained you will be able to work effectively when supervised, with the flexibility to work on your own initiative when required
- You must be able to work flexibly in respect of requirements of the post
- Demonstrate an interest and commitment to further training and personal development
- Be a rounded individual participating in activities and interests on a personal level
- You are required to uphold BBA Aviation, Vision, Mission & Values at all times
- Hold a minimum of 5 GCSE’s with grades above C
- This will include Maths and English
- A Science based GCSE will be looked upon favourably
- A BTEC in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering will be advantageous
- Or A level’s including Maths and Science are also desirable
Things to consider
About the employer
Throughout the duration of the Apprenticeship you will be required to attend PETA’s Havant training centre for off-the-job training. The majority of the development training will be completed with your employer at your place of work.
During the first year you will complete:
Level 2 Diploma in Manufacturing and Engineering (Maintenance) subjects covered will include:
- Preparing and using lathes for turning operations
- Preparing and using milling machines
- Preparing and proving CNC machine tool programs
- Preparing and using CNC milling machines
- Preparing and using CNC turning machines
- Producing mechanical engineering drawings using CAD System
- Conducting business improvement activities
You will also complete the Level 2 Manufacturing Engineering (Foundation Technical Knowledge)
In year 2 onwards you will complete:
- Level 3 Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Competence) the content of which will be agreed with your employer after successful completion of year 1
- You will be day released for two years to complete a Technical certificate (Level 3) as part of your advanced apprenticeship framework. This will be the Level 3 Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Technical Knowledge).You must also achieve (if not already held)
- A minimum level 2 in math’s and English
On successful completion of the above you will need to successfully complete the end point assessment consisting of:
- A knowledge assessment
- A final observation of practical work
- A technical interview, based upon an evidence portfolio which will include all evidence of practical observations, progress reviews and work activities
Energy & Utilities > Maintenance and Operations Engineering Technician
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Closing date: 22 Oct 2017