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Apprentice Maintenance Technician Mtc

Maintenance Technician will be responsible for their own job preparation and carrying out the preventative and breakdown maintenance on time and to the correct standards set out. All aspects of the role are to be carried out as an exemplar within the business in adhering to the MTC RIGHT way.

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Closing date: 04 Jul 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Wage

    Competitive salary

  • Working week

    Monday - Thursday between 8.30am - 4.30pm and Friday 8.30am - 3.00pm

    Total hours per week: 36.00

  • Expected duration

    4 years

  • Possible start date

    09 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    04 Feb 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001817170

  • Positions

    3 available

The 4-year apprenticeship programme has been designed to develop the vital skills and experience required by our next generation of engineers and technicians.

By Joining the MTC as an apprentice, we are confident that you will gain the vital skills in order to achieve success in a rewarding sector.

Your first year of study will be undertaken at our Ansty Park, Coventry Training Centre, CV7 9JU, which is easily commutable.

There is a regular 30-minute bus service to Ansty Park from Coventry city centre.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • To perform daily preventative and routine maintenance activities on workshop equipment both mechanical and electrical 
  • Work alongside external contractors to ensure machine services and repairs requirements are met in respect to MTC instruction
  • In conjunction with the health and safety team, review external contractors’ health and safety documentation prior to work commencing on site
  • Ensure high standards of housekeeping, work quality and work attitude
  • installation and acceptance of workshop equipment within the MTC Workshop workshops
  • Be responsible for own job preparation
  • Carry out fault diagnosis on mechanical and electrical equipment
  • Work with external contractors to ensure equipment has the correct services and is installed in line with MTC requirements
  • Respond to breakdowns & ad-hoc maintenance requests across all workshops 
  • Produce service reports for all equipment maintenance
  • Carry out problem solving activities on equipment or system faults
  • Carry out annual services on workshop equipment 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Demonstrable problem solving and people skills
  • Good IT skills

Personal qualities

  • If you have a passion for research/science/manufacturing/engineering and cutting-edge technology, this is the place for you
  • An enthusiastic enquiring mind, a problem-solving attitude where the candidate will be confident in putting across their ideas
  • The candidate will be able to demonstrate a positive attitude towards work
  • They must be capable of working to the highest standard, either on their own or as part of a team

Desired qualifications

5 GCSEs at grades A*-C/9-4 (or equivalent) which must include a minimum of maths, English Language and a STEM subject.

Future prospects

Apprentices, upon successful completion of the end point assessment, will be awarded a certificate for the Engineering Technician Level 3, Product Design and Development Apprenticeship standard.

The Level 3 Apprenticeship completion will meet the entry criteria for the apprentice to progress onto a Level 6 B.Eng. (Hons) Product Design and Development Degree Apprenticeship. This progression will be reviewed with your employer at the completion of your apprenticeship programme and cannot be guaranteed at this stage.

Things to consider

Based on Ansty Business Park, travel from Coventry city centre should not be an issue. There is a regular bus service from Coventry city centre. The X30 bus service runs every 30minutes to the business park.

During the apprentice programme, you may be required to undergo an enhanced CRB check to enable you to become a STEMnet ambassador. Due to the nature of some of the work at the MTC, you may be required to sign the official secrets act.

There is also the possibility of completing Duke of Edinburgh Gold award.


About the employer

The MTC’s Lloyds Bank Advanced Manufacturing Training Centre (AMTC), located on the campus of the Manufacturing Technology Centre (MTC) at Ansty Park, Coventry, bordering both Rugby and Coventry, has been designed to provide premium training for the next generation of engineers and technicians.

The apprenticeship programme has been designed to develop the vital skills and experience required by our next generation of engineers and technicians.

The MTC has all the key components to redefine what engineering is and can be in the future. Helping to lead this change in perception by delivering apprenticeships that inspire and deliver new skills to futureproof UK manufacturing.

We are currently recruiting for opportunities in a variety of disciplines, including:

  • Mechanical Maintenance
  • Electrical Maintenance
  • Multi-skilled Maintenance
  • Machining
  • Production
  • Tool making
  • CNC Programming
  • Production Engineering
  • Electronic Engineering

Employer

Mtc

Address

Unit 5

Ansty Park, Pilot Way

Coventry

CV7 9JU

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Training

Training provider

THE MTC - ADVANCED MANUFACTURING TRAINING CENTRE LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Mtc

Contact

Julie Mulryan 02476 701600 apprentice@the-mtc.org

Level 3 Engineering Technician apprenticeship standard.

Year 1: 

Foundation phase:

  • Full-time based at the Advanced Manufacturing Training Centre (AMTC), October 2021 (returning to employer during holiday periods)
  • Foundation competency and development knowledge training
  • Gateway assessment

Foundation Competency Unit Titles:

  • Complying with statutory regulations and organisational safety requirements
  • Working efficiently and effectively in an engineering environment
  • Using and communicating technical information
  • Conducting business improvement activities
  • Producing components using hand fitting techniques
  • Maintaining mechanical devices and equipment
  • Assembling and testing fluid power systems
  • Producing mechanical assemblies
  • Preparing and using lathes for turning operations
  • Preparing and using milling machines
  • Preparing and using industrial robots

Development knowledge and skills unit titles:

  • Health and safety in the engineering workplace
  • Communications for engineering technicians
  • Mathematics for engineering technicians
  • Applications of mechanical systems in engineering
  • Engineering organisational efficiency and improvement
  • Computer aided design (CAD) techniques
  • Application and principles of programmable logic controllers (PLCs)
  • Maintenance of mechanical systems
  • Electro, pneumatic and hydraulic systems and devices

Gateway Assessment: 

Upon completion of the 1st year of study, all apprentices will be required to complete and pass their Gateway Assessment, prior to returning to their employer for year 2.

Year’s 2 and 4 - in the workplace.

Development phase:

Apprentices in years 2 and 3 of their apprenticeship will return to work from August 2022 onwards. All apprentices will return to the AMTC to complete a block release programme to deliver the remaining units of the extended diploma qualification. This will include 16 weeks of block training over the 3-year period and an end point assessment. The development knowledge units below will be completed during years 2 and 3 and end point assessment in year 4.

Development knowledge and skills unit titles:

  • Engineering project
  • Maintenance of fluid power systems and components
  • Further mathematics for engineering technicians
  • Computer numerical control (CNC) programming/machining
  • Mechanical measurement and inspection techniques
  • Industrial robot technology

Level 3 Development Competence:

Apprentices will spend 6-12 months gaining new skills and competence in the workplace in which assessments will be carried out by a member of the MTC team or partner. This will ensure the apprentice can meet the requirements of the second gateway assessment prior to the end point assessment.

End Point Assessment:

Upon completion of the above units and workplace assessments, all apprentices will undertake an end point assessment when they have successfully completed the Gateway 2 Assessment. The End Point assessment is to be carried out at an impartial assessment centre and arranged via the AMTC.

The apprentice, upon successful completion of the end point assessment, will be awarded a certificate for the Engineering Technician Level 3, Product Design and Development Apprenticeship standard.

The Level 3 Apprenticeship completion will meet the entry criteria for the apprentice to progress onto a Level 6 B.Eng. (Hons) Product Design and Development Degree Apprenticeship.

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering technician

Level 3 (A level)


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