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Apprentice Engineering Fitter 10 Squared

We require an individual to work within our Assembly department. Incorporating Mechanical and Electronic skills to produce final products ready for despatch.

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Closing date: 28 Feb 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £180.00

  • Working week

    Days and times to be confirmed - 5 days per week / 40 hours (1 day College)

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    45 months

  • Possible start date

    01 Mar 2022

  • Date posted

    04 Oct 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001774351

  • Positions

    1 available

The successful candidate will work under the supervision of the Assembly Manager and other team members. This is a practical role and covers all aspects of the assembly process of our products. You will become familiar with using an assortment of tools and work with many different components as our products use the very latest in electronic technology. You will:

  • Undertake Mechanical Assembly - Building of our products using Electrical and mechanical Sub-Assemblies. Using a variety of materials/components
  • Learn how to follow build instructions and be able to interpret Schematic diagrams
  • Learn how to Test Assemblies and Commission Products
  • Learn how to Maintain a safe working environment through Health and Safety training and Best Practice
  • Learn how to Maintain own tools (provided) and equipment used within the department

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Some engineering knowledge

Personal qualities

  • Like to work in a team
  • Strong work ethic
  • Self motivator
  • Punctuality
  • Confidentiality

Desired qualifications

You should have as a minimum 5 GCSEs or equivalent at grade 4 or above, including GCSE Maths (higher) at grade 5 or above, GCSE English grade 4 or above, and also a science or technical subject at grade 4 or above.

Future prospects

It is intended that upon successful completion of the apprenticeship it will lead to a permanent full time position.

Things to consider

Must be able to get to our factory located in Pocklington for 8.30am.

Initially you will be contacted by York College to confirm your commitment and suitability for the role. If we are unable to contact you, you will not be considered for the position.

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

For more information please visit: https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates


About the employer

10 Squared is the UK’s leading designer, manufacturer and installer of integrated digital solutions. From digital signage and interactive touchscreen technology to transactional kiosks we can provide either “off the shelf” or bespoke solutions to meet customer requirements.

Employer

10 Squared

Address

Unit 5

Pocklington Industrial Estate

York

YO42 1NR

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Training

Training provider

YORK COLLEGE

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by York College

Contact

Business Partnerships 01904 770368 businesspartnerships@yorkcollege.ac.uk

What will I study?

Fitters may typically have a mechanical, electrical, electronic, control systems, pipe fitting or instrumentation bias or operate across multiple disciplines depending on the type of assembly. To produce or refurbish the components, fitters will interpret drawings/specifications and plan their work e.g. ensuring they have the right tools, equipment and resources to complete the task to the required specification.

Typical Job roles:

Mechanical Fitter, Electrical Fitter, Electronic Fitter, Instrumentation Fitter, Pipe Fitter, Controls and Systems Fitter.

Method of delivery.

A flexible model of delivery will be undertaken based on the employer’s needs e.g. Apprentices attend College two days per week for two years or one day per week for four years and work for their employer for the rest of the time, or attend College on a one-year full-time basis and one day in Year 2, then work with their employer full-time. You will build a portfolio of competence towards the End-Point Assessment (EPA) during the Apprenticeship. Assessor visits will take place at regular intervals throughout the apprenticeship.

How will I be assessed?

Successful achievement of the End-Point Assessment will lead to final certification of the apprenticeship. The assessment, with an independent assessor, will comprise of 3 elements:

  • Project: report including evidence and questioning
  • Multiple-choice test
  • Professional discussion supported by portfolio of evidence
  • Qualifications received
  • EAL Level 2 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (10 unit Performing Engineering Operations). BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering fitter

Level 3 (A level)


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