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Apprentice Composite Technician PROTRUST SOLUTIONS LTD

Fitting and trimming of composite components and composite moulds Carrying out work in adherence to technical engineering drawings Bonding and trimming using hand and pneumatic tools sealants and adhesives.

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Closing date: 31 May 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £192.40

    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

    7.30am - 4.30pm Monday - Thursday and 7.30am - 1.30pm Friday

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    15 Jul 2022

  • Date posted

    13 Dec 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001801117

  • Positions

    3 available

Building composite components out of carbon fibre, epoxy glass like materials from raw material to finished product, projects vary from automotive to oil and gas sectors and many more.

  • Understanding the importance of complying with statutory, quality, organisational and health and safety regulations
  • Understanding of general engineering/manufacturing mathematical and scientific principles, methods, techniques, graphical expressions, symbols formulae and calculations used by engineering technicians
  • Understanding the structure, properties and characteristics of common materials used in the sector
  • Understanding the typical problems that may arise within their normal work activities/environment
  • Understanding approved diagnostic methods and techniques used to help solve engineering/manufacturing problems
  • Understanding the importance of only using current approved processes, procedures, documentation and the potential implications for the organisation if this is not adhered to
  • Understanding and interpreting relevant engineering/manufacturing data and documentation in order to complete their job role
  • Understanding the different roles and functions in the organisation and how they interact.
  • Understanding why it is important for an organisation to continually review their processes and procedures

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Obtaining, checking and using the appropriate documentation (such as job instructions, drawings, quality control documentation)
  • Working safely at all times, complying with health, safety and environmental legislation, regulations and organisational requirements planning and where applicable obtaining all the resources required to undertake the work activity
  • Undertaking the work activity using the correct processes, procedures and equipment
  • Carrying out the required checks (such as quality, compliance or testing) using the correct procedures, processes and/or equipment
  • Dealing promptly and effectively with engineering/manufacturing problems within the limits of their responsibility using approved diagnostic methods and techniques and report those which cannot be resolved to the appropriate personnel
  • Completing any required documentation using the defined recording systems at the appropriate stages of the work activity
  • Restoring the work area on completion of the activity and where applicable return any resources and consumables to the appropriate 

Personal qualities

  • Personal responsibility, resilience and ethics
  • Comply with health and safety guidance and procedures, be disciplined, and have a responsible approach to risk, work diligently at all times, accept responsibility for managing time and workload and stay motivated and committed when facing challenges
  • Comply with any organisational policies/codes of conduct in relation to ethical compliance
  • Work effectively in teams. Integrate with the team, support other people, consider implications of their actions on other people and the business
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills. open and honest communicator, communicating clearly using appropriate methods, listening to others and have a positive and respectful attitude
  • Focus on quality and problem solving. Follow instructions and guidance, demonstrates attention to detail, follow a logical approach to problem solving and seek opportunities to improve quality, speed and efficiency
  • Continuous personal development. Reflect on skills, knowledge and behaviours and seeks opportunities to develop, adapt to different situations, environments or technologies and have a positive attitude to feedback and advice

Desired qualifications

Good standard of education in Maths and English desirable.

Future prospects

To achieve an apprenticeship and gain work experience. Progress within the business.

Things to consider

Very practical skills required and logical thinking, being able to work alone to complete tasks against production plans, must take ownership and be enthusiastic about the products they are producing.


About the employer

Manufacturer in Motorsport and Composite components.

Employer

PROTRUST SOLUTIONS LTD

Address

Packington Hayes

Tamworth Road

Lichfield

WS14 9PN

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Training

Training provider

NORTH WARWICKSHIRE AND HINCKLEY COLLEGE

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by North Warwickshire & South Leicestershire College

Contact

Aysha Beeson 07971 120400 aysha.beeson@nwslc.ac.uk

Day release to North Warwickshire and South Leicestershire College.

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering operative

Level 2 (GCSE)


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