Apprentice Quality Engineer European Heathyards Co Ltd

Apprentice required to assist in the engineering quality department

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Closing date: 25 Aug 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

    Mon-Thur: 07.54 - 16.30 Monday to Friday

    Total hours per week: 38.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    04 Sep 2017

  • Date posted

    15 Nov 2016

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

The company service has expanded and to continue the development they are looking to recruit an apprentice to assist in the Engineering Quality Department.

The successful candidate will receive thorough training and development and will be supported throughout the apprenticeship. The main job role will involve:

  • Quality Inspection
  • First off inspection
  • Checking of finished parts
  • Checking goods which are delivered to the company
  • Assisting in the set up of components prior to being welded
  • Reporting to the Quality department

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Must be able to produce accurate work
  • Must be able to work towards agreed deadlines
  • Previous knowledge of industrial / engineering work / reading engineering drawings would be advantageous
  • Able to retain information
  • Good written and verbal communications
  • Able to work independently and with others

Personal qualities

  • Self-motivated and enthusiastic
  • Committed and keen to learn
  • Punctual and reliable

Qualifications required

GCSE grades A-C in English, Maths and ICT are required

Candidates with some basic industrial/engineering experience are preferred.

Future prospects

There will be an opportunity for the successful candidates to develop within the business

Things to consider

Training will include 2 days at In-Comm Training Services Ltd and 3 days at the company for the first twelve months.

About the employer

Over the past four decades European Heathyards has established a reputation for high quality tube manipulation and plate fabrication.

Their service offering has expanded to now include specialist products such as low now burners, large turbine base plates, silos & support structures and high integrity welding.

Their engineering excellence has ensured that they have evolved into one of the UK’s leading providers to a broad range of industries. These include power generation, petrochemical, environmental, process plant, water and offshore sectors.


European Heathyards Co Ltd


Unit 31-32

Maybrook Industrial Estate

Maybrook Road



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Training provider

Training will be provided by In-Comm Training Services Limited and will include working towards:

  • NVQ Level 2 in Performing Engineering Operations 
  • City & Guilds Level 2 Technical Certificate 
  • Employer Rights and Responsibilities Workbook
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills Workbook

Apprenticeship framework

Improving Operational Performance

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by In-Comm Training Services Ltd


Sue Fisher or Alex Jones 01922 457686

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Closing date: 25 Aug 2017