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Mechanical Apprentice Incotech Ltd

A great opportunity with a long-established company supplying technical solutions & hardware for a person wishing to grow & develop personal skills in a small dynamic engineering company designing & building special purpose machines & equipment

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Closing date: 11 Oct 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £184.80 to £356.40

    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates
  • Working week

    Monday - Friday 8am - 4:30pm 1/2 hour unpaid lunch.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    42 months

  • Possible start date

    18 Oct 2021

  • Date posted

    30 Jun 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001732095

  • Positions

    1 available

Various mechanical fitting work including:

  • Drilling, Tapping & Reaming
  • Mounting equipment on machines
  • Assembling machines & fixtures
  • Using hand tools
  • Using portable tools drill, jigsaw
  • Learning to read assembly, pneumatic and hydraulic drawings
  • Installation of pneumatic pipes and valves 
  • Turning and milling
  • Using a PC

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Capable of working in a team and on own initiative 
  • A good logical thinker who likes solving puzzles and problems
  • Enthusiastic with a positive attitude 
  • Desire to progress
  • Friendly & pleasant personality 

Personal qualities

  • Strong computer literacy
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Good numeracy and literacy skills
  • Organisational and time management skills, able to prioritise work
  • Good grammar & communication skills
  • Good practical skills

Desired qualifications

  • Maths and a science at grade 6/B or above

Future prospects

  • This position is intended to lead to full time employment with us offering various career progressions for suitable candidates

Things to consider

  • The company carry out regular formal progress reviews

About the employer

The company was founded in 1993 whilst computer control of test and assembly equipment was new.

The company grew and branched out into providing bespoke complete solutions to customer requirements. Progressing from bespoke printed circuit board solutions as the major suppliers such as Siemens provided programmable solutions at reasonable prices.

From small beginnings, the company grew and with 24 years of business in 2017 Incotech Limited have an impressive repeat and new customer base.

We have two directors, and all the shareholders work for the company having bought out the previous owner in 2008.

We have worked with many major manufacturers over several years and have demonstrated our commitment to excellence of service at all stages of projects we are awarded. In particular, Incotech prides itself on offering the best possible quality and response in after-sales support often with same, or next day service.

Employer

Incotech Ltd

Address

Unit 3

Linley Lodge Works

Westgate

Walsall

WS9 8EX

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Training

Training provider

MERCIA MANAGEMENT LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Mercia Management

Contact

Ellie Harper 01902 713552 ellie.harper@merciam.co.uk

Advanced mechanical apprentice, including relevant qualification and functional skills if needed.

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering fitter

Level 3 (A level)


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