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Engineering Operative Apprentice Level 2 VWM Ltd

This is an exciting opportunity for an apprentice who is looking for a career in engineering.

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Closing date: 27 Jan 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

    The hours of work will be Monday - Thursday 8.00am - 4.30pm and 8.00am - 4.00pm Friday

    Total hours per week: 37.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    28 Jan 2022

  • Date posted

    29 Sep 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

  • Prepare machinery ready for dispatch
  • Prepare relevent paperwork
  • Fault finding on Machinery
  • Testing of machinery
  • Demonstrating machinery
  • Operating machinery
  • Machinery installation
  • Mechanical and electrical testing

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Excellent communication skills both internal and with customers
  • Able to work as part of a team
  • Able to work alone
  • Good work ethic
  • Hard working
  • Good attention to detail

Personal qualities

  • Good timekeeper
  • Able to following health and safety rules
  • Able to follow instructions

Desired qualifications

GCSE grades C (4) or above needed in maths and English or equivalent. 

Future prospects

The opportunity to progress to the next level for the right candidate.

Things to consider

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

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About the employer

Combining traditional craftsmanship with the latest technology, VWM have become a leading name in the woodworking industry, specialising in CNC and classic machinery. From our head office in Lancashire, we manufacture, supply and maintain woodworking machinery for businesses worldwide, with our teams of technical experts on hand to ensure the highest possible standard of customer service.




Lodge Holme

Skipton Road



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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Burnley College


Marie Sarveswaran 01282 733815

  • Engineering Operative Level 2
  • The successful candidate will be given full training with health and safety procedures

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering operative

Level 2 (GCSE)

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