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Engineering Operative Apprentice Ackerman Engineering Ltd

Provides an opportunity to someone who is interested in learning about various elements of performing engineering operations to a recognised qualification. This is a fantastic opportunity for the right candidate.

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Closing date: 01 Oct 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    08:00 – 17:00 Monday to Thursday (30 mins lunch) 08:00 – 13:00 Friday

    Total hours per week: 39.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    02 Oct 2021

  • Date posted

    14 May 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

Combining study and work, under the instruction and supervision of skilled technical staff, your days will offer lots of unique challenges, with an array of interesting work, and training.

You will work towards acquiring the knowledge and skills on how to competently perform duties:

  • Using hand tools
  • Marking out
  • Drilling
  • Milling
  • Fitting and assembly
  • Using CNC laser & bending technology
  • MIG/TIG welding and fabricating

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good communication skills
  • Good literacy and numeracy skills

Personal qualities

  • Motivated, can-do attitude
  • Good practical ability and manual dexterity
  • Good attention to detail and accuracy

Desired qualifications

  • 4 GCSEs at grade C/4 or above or equivalents including maths and English

Future prospects

Prospect of progression to a higher-level apprenticeship qualification and to progress within the business. Prospect of a permanent position for the right candidate on completion of the Apprenticeship.

Things to consider

Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).
The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage guide is updated every April (ANMW):

Working Week: Dates and times to be confirmed at interview.

Applicants are advised to apply early as we reserve the right to close a vacancy prior to the closing date if a high number of applicants have been received.

NOTE: If your application is successful, you must attend an initial interview with Weymouth College before your details are put forward to this employer. This will be arranged by an invitation from Weymouth College. This is not an interview for the job.

About the employer

Ackerman Engineering is a sub-contract precision sheet metal company. Our components and fabrications are used across the UK, throughout Europe and beyond. Customers tend to be OEMs in fields such as electronics, security, transport, hydraulics, nuclear, plastics as well as medical and construction.


Ackerman Engineering Ltd


Unit 5c

Gore Cross Business Park, Corbin Way



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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Weymouth College


Apprenticeships 01305 208709

Formal training to be provided by Weymouth College with informal, on the job training by Ackerman Engineering Ltd.

  • Engineering Operative Level 2 Apprenticeship Standard

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering operative

Level 2 (GCSE)

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