Mechanical Engineering Apprentice A1 Towbars Limited

Practically minded and real, driven enthusiasm for a hands on role are required as we seek an apprentice to work within our Towbar Manufacturing Department. Responsible for the design and manufacture of Towbars, you will learn, practice and develop elementary and sought after engineering skills such as turning, milling and welding

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

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Closing date: 27 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Mon-Fri 8.30-5.30pm 39 Hours per

    Total hours per week: 39.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    104 weeks

  • Possible start date

    13 Nov 2017

  • Date posted

    06 Oct 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

Reporting to the Workshop Manager Processes involved within the production team:

  • Interpretation of Design Drawings
  • Use of Measuring Equipment
  • Turning of metal material to specification
  • Milling of material to specification
  • Fabrication of component parts
  • Welding of components
  • Fitting of assemblies

Apprentices must show commitment to the following:

  • To achieve apprentice framework within the specified time frame
  • Attend all of the training sessions for the programme whenever necessary
  • Undertake any other required development work as part of the apprenticeship programme as requested
  • Any other duties as deemed appropriate by senior staff

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Communication Skills
  • Listerning,
  • Team Building Skills
  • Literacy Skills
  • Organisational Skills
  • Manual Work Skills

Personal qualities

  • Passionate about Mechanical Engineering
  • Punctual
  • Reliable
  • Has a willingness to learn
  • Good Communication Skills
  • Good analytical skills

Qualifications required

Minimum of 5 GCSE's Grades A-C or numerical equivalents and must include Maths, English

Future prospects

Sustained employment, further accredited training and valuable work experience for the successful and aspiring candidate prepared to work hard and develop towards a qualified mechanical engineer.

Things to consider

Candidates should ensure they have sustainable transport links to reach our location of S9 3AJ

About the employer

A1 Towbars Limited is a long established business, offering an excellent range of Towbars, Towing Accessories and Erich Jaeger Dedicated Kits to clients throughout the UK. The company, which is based in Sheffield, originally started out in the 1980's and has many years� experience in the Towing sector.


A1 Towbars Limited


Unit 3-4, Parkway Link

Kettlebridge Road


S9 3AJ

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Training provider

  • Engineering level 3 framework inlcuding Performing Engineering Operations Level 3

Apprenticeship framework

Engineering Manufacture

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Sheffield College


Job Connect on: 0114 2602600

Other information

The National Minimum Wage for Apprentices is �3.50 per hour. This is the legal minimum pay per hour applying to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their apprenticeship. For apprentices 19 or over who have completed their first year and are continuing their apprenticeship, the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies

Employer's Application Instructions

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

Apply now

Closing date: 27 Oct 2017