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Engineering Apprenticeship The London Orthotic Consultancy Ltd

This is an exciting opportunity for a Engineering Apprentice who has the desire to work as part of a team to learn many of the skills required in manufacturing complex orthotics at our premises in Kingston.

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

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Closing date: 31 Dec 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday - 9am - 6pm.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    3 years

  • Possible start date

    10 Jan 2022

  • Date posted

    12 Aug 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

During your apprenticeship you will develop the skills to be able to carry out the following; 

  • 3D modelling
  • Manging LOCM’s 7-axis CAD CAM Milling robot
  • Carbon fibre work
  • Plaster work
  • Metal work
  • Leather work

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • IT Literate
  • Effective communication skills
  • Organised

Personal qualities

  • Follow a logical approach to problem solving
  • Attention to detail
  • Proactive
  • Methodical

Desired qualifications

  • A*-C/9-4 maths and English or equivalent

Future prospects

  • After successfully completing the apprenticeship you could to progress your studies on to an HNC and HND

Things to consider

The London Orthotic Consultancy (LOC) is an equal opportunity employer that offers a dynamic environment for the right individual to learn a variety of valuable skills and we welcome applications from candidates from differing ages, background and experience. LOCM has a track record of developing Apprentices & offering full time roles to successful applicants as well as a social agenda. We are based in Kingston a short walk from the bus & train stations.

About the employer

The London Orthotic Consultancy (LOC) is a private clinic that provides bespoke orthotic treatments for a wide range of adult and paediatric conditions. It was founded in 2004. LOC is passionate about orthotics and their capabilities to improve lives. Our clinic in Kingston –upon –Thames remains our headquarters and provides clinical treatments. LOC Manufacturing is a wholly owned subsidiary company of the London Orthotic Consultancy.

Since opening in 2005 LOC has considerably expanded its own manufacturing capabilities. The primary advantage is quality control. LOC's experienced Orthotists oversee the manufacture of each individual orthosis. This direct involvement means that quite subtle design requirements can be incorporated into the manufacturing process. This in turn can make all the difference in terms of fit and comfort.
LOC Manufacturing currently specialises in four areas:

  • Foot Orthotics
  • Ankle/ Knee Orthotics
  • LOCband
  • LOCpectus


The London Orthotic Consultancy Ltd


LOC Manufacturing Ltd, 1 Elm Crescent



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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by SOUTH THAMES COLLEGES GROUP


Rebecca Dalton

You will attend Kingston College for your off the job training. 

Engineering Technicians in the Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering Sector are predominantly involved in highly skilled, complex work and must, as a minimum be able to:

  • Apply safe systems of working
  • Make a technical contribution to either the design, development, quality assurance, manufacture, installation, commissioning, decommissioning, operation or maintenance of products, equipment, systems, processes, or services
  • Apply proven techniques and procedures to solve engineering/manufacturing problems
  • Demonstrate effective interpersonal skills in communicating both technical and non-technical information
  • Have a commitment to continued professional development

Apprenticeships are flexible and are designed to offer a structured programme of learning to fit around the needs of the individual and employer.

Learning takes place mainly during employment through the development of on the job skills, supported by college tuition Both the on and off job elements of the Apprenticeship lead to nationally recognised qualifications.

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: 31 Dec 2021