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Engineering Operative Apprenticeship Animal Transit Boxes Ltd

Excellent opportunity working for a well established bespoke manufacturing company that specialises in producing the UK’s finest quality bespoke animal transit solutions. You will work in our busy and fast growing fabrication department!

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Closing date: 31 Jul 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 08:00 - 16:30 with a day week on day release to College.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    03 Nov 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Applicants will have a keen interest in manufacturing and fabrication.

Duties will include:

  • The role will include both TIG and plastic welding
  • Working to and understanding technical drawings
  • Cutting steel, plastic and other sheet materials
  • Use of both power and hand tools
  • Finishing work to a high standard
  • Working with and integrating into the current team

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Keen interest in fabrication
  • Basic tool handling
  • Be able to work as a team

Personal qualities

  • Punctual
  • Presentable
  • Willing to learn and become part of the team
  • Interest in country sports/outdoors would be preferable

Desired qualifications

GCSE maths and English at a C/4, equivalent or above preferrable.

Future prospects

There is a possibility of a full time position upon completing the apprenticeship.

Things to consider

The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £4.30 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year. Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year.

About the employer

Animal Transit Boxes has a proven track record of innovative designs, effective problem solving and attention to detail. As one of the UK's market leaders of custom made dog transit solutions, our goal is to meet and exceed the expectations of every customer. We pride ourselves on manufacturing the UK's finest quality bespoke animal transit solutions, dog vehicles, dog transit boxes, vehicle drawer units, double cab pick-up systems, dog van conversions and dog whelping boxes.


Animal Transit Boxes Ltd


Unit J1

Tweedale Industrial Estate




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Training provider

Shrewsbury Colleges Group

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Shrewsbury Colleges Group


Jules Rhodes +441743260400

Working towards gaining the skills, knowledge and behaviours to achieve the Level 2 Engineering Operative Apprenticeship Standard.

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering operative

Level 2 (GCSE)

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