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Apprentice Laser Operator - Engineering Operative MTL Advanced

We are looking to recruit Laser Operator Apprentices to join our team within MTL Advanced, Rotherham. Our award-winning apprenticeships offer long term career opportunities, a level 2 engineering operative qualification and training to become an experienced Laser machine operator.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 26 Jul 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Thursday, 07:30 - 16:00 and Friday, 07:30 - 13:00.

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    27 Jul 2022

  • Date posted

    03 Mar 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

Established for over 40 years and now one of the UK’s leading and multi-award-winning Engineering companies, WEC Group Ltd is looking to recruit several enthusiastic Welder / Fabrication Apprentices to join our team at MTL Advanced, part of the WEC Group, based in Rotherham.

This is the perfect opportunity for a motivated and dynamic person to thrive, working within a successful and vibrant team.

You will:

  • Gain a comprehensive understanding of Laser Cutting
  • Work on exciting engineering projects
  • Work towards Level 2 Engineering Operative standard
  • Gain a skill for life
  • Gain exposure to future career opportunities
  • Become a professional Laser Cutting Operator

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good communication skills
  • Problem-solving skills

Personal qualities

  • Enthusiastic
  • Hard working
  • Resilient
  • Trustworthy
  • Punctual
  • Have a clear interest in engineering and working practically
  • Work well under pressure and take instructions well
  • Attention to detail

Desired qualifications

GCSEs at grades C/4 or above (or equivalent).

Future prospects

Potential for permanent full-time employment upon completion of the apprenticeship.

Things to consider

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

MTL Advanced is a contract manufacturing specialist in the metal sector based in South Yorkshire. The business uses state of the art technology to supply its customers in the UK, Europe, Middle East and Asia. Based on a 13-hectare site in Brinsworth, Rotherham, MTL operates from a 300,000 sq. ft. facility with over 300 employees on site, and almost 900 across wider WEC Group.


MTL Advanced


Grange Lane


S60 5AE

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Burnley College


Jess Parkinson 01282 733005

Alongside working towards a Level 2 Engineering Operative apprenticeship standard, you will be trained on company processes applicable to your post in order to become a professional laser cutting operator.

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering operative

Level 2 (GCSE)

Employer's Application Instructions

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 26 Jul 2022