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Engineering Operative Apprentice Adams Enclosures Limited

Adams Enclosures Limited are looking to recruit an Engineering Apprentice. The apprentice will be required to work on CNC machinery, press brake and punch and carry out assembly work using hand and power tools, as well as powder coating work.

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Closing date: 20 Oct 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    7.30am to 4.00pm Monday to Friday (but may be subject to change)

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    30 Oct 2022

  • Date posted

    09 Feb 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

This is a multi-skilled engineering apprenticeship. This will be a varied role and you will be given an insight to all aspects of our in-house enclosure manufacturing facility.

Your duties will include:

  • Operating CNC machinery
  • Press brake and punch
  • Assembly work in our fitting shop
  • Using hand and power tools
  • Powder coating

Full training will be given to develop your skills.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Practical
  • Enjoys working as part of a team
  • Good maths skills
  • Good written and verbal communications
  • Attention to detail

Personal qualities

  • Hardworking
  • Committed
  • Disciplined
  • Punctual and reliable
  • Keen to progress
  • No previous experience is necessary

Desired qualifications

  • GCSE or equivalent grades A*-C (9-4) in English Language and maths - as a minimum

Future prospects

We intend for all apprentices to progress into skilled employees with a long and successful career with the company.

Things to consider

Training will include one day per week at college throughout the apprenticeship duration of 15 months.

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

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About the employer

Adams Enclosures is a sheet metal design and manufacturing business that supports the UK's control panel industry.

We specialise in the design and manufacture of bespoke control and switchboard enclosures to customer specifications. From our 24,000 s.q. ft West Midlands base we are well placed to supply the UK and Europe with low voltage switchboards, motor control centres, electrical, pneumatic and hydraulic enclosures, kiosks, and all types of cabinets for test equipment, control systems, water treatment and power distribution.

With CNC punching, brake press, laser cutting technology, an extensive fabrication workshop and in house powder coating facility, the factory is equipped to offer customers anything from a small bracket to a large switchboard fully fitted with a certified busbar system.

Since the company was formed in 2006 our program of continuous improvement and investment in our staff and facilities means that our customer service is second to none putting Adams Enclosures high on the list of Approved Suppliers.

Heavy investment in type testing of our enclosures and busbar systems means we are able to provide Bespoke LV Switchboard Enclosures, Motor Control Centres, Busbar Systems and customised solutions which are design verified to BS EN 61439-2:2011

We only use the highest quality materials and quality systems that conform to ISO 9001:2015. All work is undertaken to match our customers’ individual quality requirements.


Adams Enclosures Limited


Unit 9-12

Maybrook Industrial Estate, Maybrook Road



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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by In-Comm Training Services Ltd


Sue Fisher or Alex Jones 01922 457686

This is a 15 month apprenticeship resulting in a Level 2 Engineering Operative qualification. Training will include attending college one day per week for the duration of the apprenticeship - this will be at In-Comm Training Services in Aldridge, Walsall WS9 8UG. 

You will work to achieve:

  • Level 2 NVQ in Engineering Operations
  • Employment Rights and Responsibilities
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering operative

Level 2 (GCSE)

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