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Technical Support Apprentice Technoturn Ltd

Joining Technoturn Ltd as an apprentice you will be supported by a team of highly skilled and experienced engineers in your journey to becoming a fully skilled Technical Support Technician. A mindset of continuous improvement and strong attention to detail are key to progressing through your career to become a talented engineer.

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Closing date: 25 Jul 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £290.55

  • Working week

    Mon-Thu 08:00-1700, Fri 08:00-13:00

    Total hours per week: 39.00

  • Expected duration

    48 months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    20 May 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Higher
    Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

  • Reference number

    VAC001846627

  • Positions

    1 available

In this wide-ranging apprenticeship you will learn:

  • to understand and follow safe working practices.
  • to read and interpret engineering drawings and understand customer requirements in order to produce technical documentation to support production.
  • present technical documentation in the required format ensuring that is meets company and UK/International Standards.
  • to have an understanding of the practical and theoretical uses of production machines and their applications.
  • quality assurance control procedures including inspection activities using state of the art equipment.
  • develop effective business and/or customer relationships.
  • provide technical advice and guidance to others.
  • understand how and where to source other areas of technical expertise to develop appropriate manufacturing solutions.
  • work with suppliers to ensure production materials and outsourced operations are received on time and to an appropriate standard.
  • introduction to Computer Aided Design and Computer Aided Manufacturing.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

Good hand skills - practical skills, ability to understand and communicate technical information and work in a team. Though engineering is often viewed in purely technical terms, you must also have strong communication and teamwork skills.

Mechanical engineers are, above all else, problem solvers. They use maths and analytical skills to spot problems and resolve them. This is important in the development process so you can ensure that the devices you create do what clients need them to do.

Personal qualities

  • Committed and motivated to complete college assignments.
  • Interest in how things work and are manufactured.
  • Good workspace organization and tidiness.
  • Good problem-solving skills and ability to innovate to find solutions.
  • A can-do attitude and a willingness to learn.

Desired qualifications

5 X GCSE, or equivalents, at Grade C (4/5) and above including maths and English. Science and IT an advantage.

Future prospects

To become a fully trained and qualified Technical Support Technician with Technoturn Ltd.

Things to consider

Like all apprenticeships, this requires a long-term commitment - there will be assignments and log book entries to complete as well as homework. This is a fantastic opportunity to work with a top company, whilst you work towards Nationally recognised qualifications.


About the employer

Subcontract manufacturers of high precision CNC machined components and assemblies for cutting edge industries including Aerospace, Defence and scientific research.

Employer

Technoturn Ltd

Address

10-11

Brunel Road

St. Leonards-On-Sea

TN38 9RT

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Training

Training provider

SIGTA LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Sigta Ltd

Contact

David Underwood 01424 850066 david@sigta.co.uk

Engineering Technician L3  Apprenticeship Standard - this will include on-site training at Technoturn Ltd and day release attendance at College.

On completion of the apprenticeship, you will have achieved the following qualification;

  • An employer approved Level 2 Foundation Competence qualification
  • An employer approved Level 3 Development Competence qualification

The final apprenticeship completion certificate will be issued on achievement of the above qualification and successful completion of final end point assessment.

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering manufacturing technician

Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)


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