Engineering (Mechanical) Apprenticeship Barden Corporation UK Ltd

Working towards a Mechanical Fitter role whilst doing an engineering apprenticeship.

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Closing date: 29 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Monday-Friday, 7:00-15:00

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Apprenticeship duration

    4 years

  • Possible start date

    09 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    12 Sep 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

  • To understand how to carry out all the duties and responsibilities of a Spindle Repair Fitter.
  • To understand how to carry out all major service requirements on all technology plant and equipment.
  • To be able to demonstrate understanding of relevant task records maintenance via established systems within the department.
  • To understand how to compile and work to circuit and technical engineering drawings for all plant, machinery, components and control systems that have been manufactured or modified by the Company.
  • Working with the existing Mechanical Fitter.
  • Assist with mechanical design and fabrication of plant machinery and test equipment.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • None specified.

Personal qualities

  • Ability to work as part of a team.
  • Positive attitude and keen to learn.

Qualifications required

  • GCSE Mathematics Grade C (or equivalent).
  • GCSE English Language Grade C (or equivalent).

Future prospects

None specified

Things to consider

Factory Environment. As a part of the application process, you may be required to undertake diagnostic assessments with City College Plymouth. Please ensure that you check your emails for a City College Plymouth application form, this will need to be filled and returned for you to complete these assessments. Until these assessments are complete your application will not be viewed by the company.

About the employer

Engineering business, Manufacturing Super Precision Bearings mainly for the Aerospace Industry


Barden Corporation UK Ltd


Plymbridge Road



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Training provider

  • All training to be provided by City College Plymouth in collaboration with the company themselves throughout the duration of the apprenticeship.

Your apprenticeship may consist of the following components:

  • NVQ Diploma.
  • Technical Cert.
  • Functional Skills Maths and English.
  • Employee Rights and Responsibilities.
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills.
  • All components will be agreed upon before the start of the apprenticeship.

Apprenticeship framework

Engineering Manufacture

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by City College Plymouth

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Closing date: 29 Sep 2017