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Apprentice Engineer Metal Office Equipment Limited

We design and manufacture workplace storage, predominately from sheet metal. We operate out of one factory based in Mildenhall. We are a family run business and have been established for over 30 years. There is an opportunity for an apprentice to join the team.

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

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Closing date: 02 Jan 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £197.50

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday - Monday – Thursday 07:00 – 15:30. Friday 07:00 – 15:00.

    Total hours per week: 39.50

  • Expected duration

    48 months

  • Possible start date

    09 Jan 2023

  • Date posted

    09 Jun 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001722338

  • Positions

    1 available

Over the period of the apprenticeship, the successful candidate will be expected to work across all areas of the business to obtain a broad and varied understanding of what we do. They will follow an in-house training plan which will include working with the following:

  • CNC turrets
  • Press brakes
  • Salvagninis, a state of the art powder coating facility
  • Welding
  • CAD
  • Many other processes

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

The individual will be working across various departments and with different teams/supervisors, and so it’s important that that you are able to listen effectively and work as part of a team.

Personal qualities

We are looking for someone with a strong work ethic who is prepared to face lots of different challenges. With the right attitude, we feel that most other skills can be taught.

Desired qualifications

GCSE Grade 5/B or above in maths, English and science is essential

Future prospects

After successfully completing the in-house training and the level 3 training at West Suffolk College, the candidate will have a broad knowledge base allowing for progression in various areas of the business. Depending on the strengths/preference of the candidate, and the business needs, future prospects are open and could lead to a shop floor or office based role. Further training at the college is also a possibility such as a HNC.

Things to consider

It is a very practical role and will include production work as part of the apprenticeship. We believe to get the most out of this opportunity, you need experience of doing the job, alongside the training. One day of the week to be spent at college.


About the employer

We design and manufacture workplace storage, predominately from sheet metal.

We operate out of one factory based in Mildenhall. We are a family run business and have been established for over 30 years.

Employer

Metal Office Equipment Limited

Address

Metal Office Equipment Ltd, Chiswick Avenue, Mildenhall

BURY ST. EDMUNDS

IP28 7AY

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Training

Training provider

WEST SUFFOLK COLLEGE

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by West Suffolk College

Contact

Sam Ridgeon sam.ridgeon@wsc.ac.uk

Level 3 Engineering Technician Apprenticeship.

All apprentices will be required to achieve as a minimum:

  • An employer approved Level 2 Foundation Competence qualification
  • An employer approved Level 3 Development Competence qualification
  • An employer approved Level 3 Development Technical Knowledge qualification
  • Apprentices without Level 2 English and maths will need to achieve this level prior to taking end point assessment

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering technician

Level 3 (A level)


Employer's Application Instructions

If you are interested in applying for this vacancy then please click on the 'Apply Now' link and complete our Application Form.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 02 Jan 2023