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Engineering Operative Apprentice WALKERSTEEL LASER SERVICES LIMITED

This vacancy is for an Apprentice Engineering Operative based in Accrington. The successful applicant will have the opportunity to undertake valuable work experience whilst gaining on the job qualifications.

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Closing date: 25 Feb 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £172.00

    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

    Working week to be confirmed at interview

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    07 Mar 2022

  • Date posted

    01 Oct 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001773231

  • Positions

    1 available

Duties will include:

  • Shape the materials using the appropriate methods and techniques
  • Join the materials using the appropriate methods and techniques
  • Produce components which meet the specification requirements
  • Carry out quality checks during and after the fabrication activities

Will gain knowledge of:

  • Specific machinery, equipment and tooling required for the materials, processing or finishing operation
  • Different materials, processing or finishing techniques 
  • Specific quality specifications for materials, processing or finishing operations

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good attention to detail
  • A technical mind
  • Analytical
  • Ability to use initiative to think through problems and find solutions
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Excellent communication skills
  • The ability to think outside the box, curious and innovative

Personal qualities

  • Must possess an interest in engineering
  • Motivated and committed individual
  • Good time keeping
  • Strong work ethic

Desired qualifications

Minimum of 5 GCSEs grade 4 or above including English, Maths. Science is desirable. Other equivalent qualifications are acceptable.

Future prospects

Engineers work in high-tech, dynamic environments using state of the art equipment.

They are inventors, designers and problem solvers, people who make a difference to the way we live. As trained professionals, engineers are well paid and highly respected. Many get top jobs and even run their own companies. If you enjoy working as part of a team, like solving problems and have a practical flair, you will find engineering has a lot to offer.

Things to consider

Please do not contact the Company direct. PLEASE NOTE, we reserve the right to close any vacancies from further applications when we have received a suitable number of applications from which to make a shortlist. Please ensure you apply ASAP if you wish to be considered for this role.


About the employer

Walkersteel, probably the most recognisable name in UK steel stockholding, is once again a fully independent company, now specialising in the supply of panel flat sheet, plate and blanks.

Employer

WALKERSTEEL LASER SERVICES LIMITED

Address

Walker House

Bridge Street

Accrington

BB5 4HU

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Training

Training provider

TRAINING 2000 LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Training 2000 Ltd

Contact

Chris Cumpstey 01254 54659 chris.cumpstey@t2000.co.uk

  • Level 2 BTEC Extended Diploma
  • Functional Skills, Level 2 in Mathematics, English, ICT, working with others and improving your own learning
  • Functional Skills requirements is subject to the successful applicants GCSE results
  • Grade A-C and within 5 years old means the apprentice will be relaxed from completing functional skills
  • Certification evidence will need to be provided
  • Employer Rights and Responsibilities

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering operative

Level 2 (GCSE)


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