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Engineering Apprentices - Technical Support route VOESTALPINE METSEC PLC

The company is looking to recruit six engineering apprentices to learn various engineering skills including Electrical and Mechanical Maintenance, Tool Design, Project Engineering, Power Press operations and operating Cold Roll Forming Machinery.

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Closing date: 16 Jul 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, 7.30am - 4.00pm

    Total hours per week: 37.00

  • Expected duration

    3 years

  • Possible start date

    05 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    03 Mar 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    6 available

The company is looking to recruit six Engineering Apprentices to gain skills in various departments throughout the training, including:

  • Mechanical Maintenance
  • Electrical Maintenance
  • Toolroom
  • Tool Design
  • Operating Cold Roll Forming Machinery
  • Power Press Operations
  • Quality Department
  • Project Engineering

The Apprenticeship will be delivered over a period of three years, whereby the apprentices will be required to attend college (In-Comm Training Services Ltd in Aldridge, Walsall, WS9 8UG) on a full time basis for the first twelve months.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • No previous experience is required but ideally you can demonstrate an interest in engineering
  • Good verbal and written communications
  • Good maths skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Able to work to instructions

Personal qualities

  • Punctual and reliable
  • Willing to learn and develop during this apprenticeship
  • Able to work independently as well as with other team workers
  • Positive outlook and can-do attitude

Desired qualifications

  • Punctual and reliable
  • Willing to learn and develop during this apprenticeship
  • Able to work independently as well as with other team workers
  • Positive outlook and can-do attitude

Future prospects

  • The opportunity to progress to next level of apprenticeship if this chosen career path fits with this, others have gone on to levels 4,5 & 6

Things to consider

  • Please ensure you can travel to college - In-Comm Training Services in Aldridge, Walsall, WS9 8UG, on a full time basis for the first twelve months
  • Please ensure you are able to travel to this address

About the employer

Metsec has been manufacturing from its site on Oldbury since 1931. In 1998 the company was acquired by voestalpine becoming voestalpine Metsec plc and the company went from strength to strength following inward investment in machinery and new facilities.

Metsec’s parent company, voestalpine AG, is a leading European manufacturer with steel making facilities and headquarters in Austria.

The group has 500 locations in 50 countries on all 5 continents. Metsec is part of voestalpine’s metal forming division (tubes and sections), a leading global provider of high quality metal processing solutions, particularly special tubes and sections, special strip steel and complex components for the automotive and many other industries.

We manufacture, design, train and deliver.

Here at voestalpine Metsec plc our core values are to provide solutions to suit a wide range of construction and manufacturing applications; with high quality, value added, technical experience and excellent customer service.

Our 5 Divisions include:

  • Custom Roll Forming
  • Dry Lining
  • Purlins
  • Framing (Metframe & SFS)
  • Cable Management

We understand the importance of working at the forefront of the industry and how being compliant with the latest standards is key. For this we are proud to have a large number of accreditation’s for sustainability, BIM and quality.

As well as section rolling we also offer a host of additional processing options including:

  • Folding
  • Welding
  • Punching
  • Profile Manipulation
  • In-Line Piercing
  • In-Line High Frequency Induction Welding
  • Drilling
  • Laser Profiling

We proactively invest in new technology to ensure the evolving expectations of our customers continue to be met or exceeded.




Broadwell Road


B69 4HF

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Training provider


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


Sue Fisher 01922 457686

This is a three year apprenticeship which will result in a Level 3 Engineering Technician Apprenticeship qualification. You will be required to attend college, In-Comm Training Services in Aldridge, WS9 8UG, on a full time basis for the first 12months. After this time, you will attend college one day per week for the remainder of the apprenticeship. 

Training at college will include the following:

  • Complying with statutory regulations & organisational safety requirements
  • Working efficiently and effectively in an engineering environment
  • Using and communicating technical information
  • Conducting business improvement techniques (covered in induction)
  • Producing components using hand fitting techniques
  • Preparing & using lathes for turning operations
  • Preparing & using milling machines
  • General welding applications
  • Producing CAD models (drawings) using a CAD system
  • Assembling & testing fluid power systems
  • Wiring and testing electrical equipment circuits
  • Maintaining electrical equipment & systems

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering technician

Level 3 (A level)

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