Level 2 Assembly and Manufacturing Apprenticeship Salamander Pumped Shower Systems

Apprenticeship in Performing Manufacturing Operations. This role will focus on preparing materials, components and subsequently assembling the pump product from detailed drawings.

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Closing date: 11 Oct 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

    37.5 hours over a 5 day week - shifts TBC

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Apprenticeship duration

    1 years

  • Possible start date

    16 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    08 Sep 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

The role will include learning the processes and activities within the manufacturing environment.

As an intermediate apprentice in manufacturing you will be responsible for:

  • Assembling bespoke pump products
  • Materials handling
  • Machine set up
  • Final assembly and quality checking

The successful apprentice will learn how to read drawings, how to compile materials plans, how to assemble components to produce complex pumps and fixtures. The apprentice will be expected to learn the full process including final test.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Motivated
  • Willingness to learn
  • Positive attitude.

Personal qualities

  • Good timekeeping
  • Good communication skills
  • Keen interest in manufacturing

Qualifications required

  • The ideal candidate will have GCSEs grade D or above in Maths & English (or equivalent).
  • Please note that Level 2 Adult Literacy and Level 2 Adult Numeracy will not be accepted.  This is due to certificate awarding body requirements.

Future prospects

As a Tyne North Training apprentice you will benefit from our unique funding packages. This apprenticeship will lead to a bespoke, unique skill.

Things to consider

Candidate’s successful application will lead to an aptitude test and interview with Tyne North Training and an interview with the prospective employer.

About the employer

Salamander Pumps is one of the UK’s leading manufacturers of shower and domestic water pumps. Innovation is used throughout the organisation to create higher quality products and offer outstanding customer service at every step of the journey. Over the last 5 years we have completely overhauled our product range, taking feedback from installers and householders and using some cutting-edge technologies to make our pumps some of the quietest, most compact and most reliable pumps on the market. Whether you need to power just one shower or your whole house, the Salamander Pumps range of shower pumps will have something to help.


Salamander Pumped Shower Systems


Unit 2c

Colima Avenue



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Training provider

  • The intermediate apprenticeship is typically a 1 year programme.
  • The technical certificate aspect of the programme is delivered at the employers premises so no day release is required.
  • The apprenticeship also includes Employment Rights and Responsibilities as well as Personal Learning and Thinking Skills qualifications.
  • The apprentice will work towards an NVQ level 2 qualification.

Apprenticeship framework

Engineering Manufacture

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Tyne North Training Ltd


Andrew Thorpe

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Closing date: 11 Oct 2017