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Manufacturing Apprentice I Holland Ltd

This is a fantastic engineering apprenticeship opportunity for an enthusiastic individual to work within a dynamic engineering company based in Long Eaton.

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Closing date: 30 Sep 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Thursday 8.00am - 4.30pm. Friday 8.00am - 3.30pm

    Total hours per week: 39.00

  • Expected duration

    36 months

  • Possible start date

    01 Oct 2021

  • Date posted

    10 May 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

Duties may include the following:

  • Setting/programming of machinery/equipment
  • Productive running of machinery/equipment
  • Meeting standards of quality/quality procedures
  • Achieving throughput/scheduling requirements
  • Ensuring equipment/work area is safe, clean and tidy
  • Assist in the development of equipment and process of ongoing improvement
  • Ensuring good communication and teamwork
  • Follow company policies and guidelines
  • To read and understand all work instructions, drawings and inspection procedures

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good numeracy, literacy & IT skills
  • Good communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Previous experience of working in an engineering/manufacturing/quality role is advantageous
  • Previous engineering further education is advantageous, but not essential
  • Attention to detail, methodical and reliable

Personal qualities

  • Able to interact well with others and work as part of a team
  • Motivated and self-driven to work on occasion using own initiative
  • A genuine interest in mechanical engineering and a capacity to apply theoretical knowledge to practical applications and tasks
  • Innovative and wanting to find solutions for customers
  • Good time keeping and attendance

Desired qualifications

  • Minimum of A Levels in maths and Physics (or equivalent)
  • Minimum of GCSE Grade 6(B) in maths, English and Science(or equivalent)
  • Level 2 Engineering qualification advantageous, but not essential

Future prospects

On completion of apprenticeship further education training will be considered.

Things to consider

Must be able to travel to Long Eaton site on a daily basis and to the training facility at Pride Park in Derby.

About the employer

I Holland Limited is the leading manufacturer of tablet tooling (punches and dies). We supply this precision tooling and other complimentary equipment to pharmaceutical, confectionary and other powder compressing industries in nearly 100 countries world- wide. Based in Long Eaton we have over 140 employees working at the Company and will be celebrating 70 years’ in business this year.


I Holland Ltd


Meadow Lane


NG10 2GD

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Training Services 2000 Ltd


James Lund 01332 296995

Your apprenticeship will include:

  • Level 2 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering
  • Level 2 Diploma in Machining
  • Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering
  • Level 3 Diploma in Machining

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering technician

Level 3 (A level)

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