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Apprentice Mechanical Engineer Aire Valley Architectural

Fantastic career opportunity for an enthusiastic, committed candidate to join a growing manufacturing company. Initially to learn all aspects of Mechanical Engineering. If you are hard working with an attention for detail, this could be the position for you!

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Closing date: 05 Feb 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    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, shifts to be confirmed by the employer at interview.

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Expected duration

    2 years

  • Possible start date

    06 Feb 2022

  • Date posted

    06 Jul 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Aire Valley Architectural (aluminium) Ltd require the successful candidates to learn all aspects of manufacturing aluminium systems.

Duties to include:

  • Produce curtain walling facades, windows, and doors to the commercial sector
  • Working under the supervision of skilled engineers the successful candidates will also be required to learn processes of modern engineering and working on the latest, state of the art machine tools and CAD

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good level of literacy and numeracy skills
  • Good communication skills

Personal qualities

  • A good level of enthusiasm
  • Keen attention to detail
  • Willing to learn
  • A passion / interest in engineering
  • Being able to work both as part of a team and independently when required
  • Ability to follow instructions

Desired qualifications

GCSEs at grades A*-C/9-4 (or equivalent) in maths and English.

Future prospects

Progression within the company upon completion of this apprenticeship.

About the employer

Aire-Valley Architectural Ltd provides bespoke Aluminium and glazing solutions to the building, construction, and commercial sectors, as well as an increasing domestic presence using Senior Aluminium Systems, Hybrid System. The Hybrid System windows/curtain walling combines an internal Timber finish and external painted Aluminium finish, which are proving very popular in the public sector.


Aire Valley Architectural



Parkwood Street

BD21 4QH

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by City Training Services


Nick Cockcroft 01274 728316

Level 2 Engineering Operative apprenticeship standard, which includes:

  • Level 1/2 Functional Skills in maths and English (if required)
  • End-Point Assessment (EPA)
  • Competency based qualification - The NVQ is delivered through practical and written assignments which are carried out in college or sometimes in the workplace and apprentices will be required to produce work tasks and build an e-portfolio of evidence
  • Knowledge qualification - College based Technical Certificate delivered on a day release basis
  • EmployeeRights & Responsibilities (ERR) and Personal Learning & Thinking Skills (PLTS) - are delivered alongside the competency qualification via workbooks

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering operative

Level 2 (GCSE)

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