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Engineering Operative - Mechanical Pathway Apprenticeship Steel Service Centre Ltd

Engineering Operative Apprentice required to carry out general machine operating procedures whilst working towards a Level 2 Engineering Operative apprenticeship qualification.

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Closing date: 10 Oct 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    8.00am to 5.00pm Monday to Thursday and 8.00am to 3.00pm on Friday

    Total hours per week: 38.00

  • Expected duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    17 Oct 2022

  • Date posted

    29 Jun 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Main duties will include:

  • Machine operating/minding
  • Using laser cutters
  • Using brake press machines
  • Working within a team of production operatives
  • Checking quality of work
  • Any other ad hoc work within the engineering division

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Some previous experience or hobbies involving engineering would be advantageous
  • Team worker
  • Results focused
  • Enjoys problem solving
  • Good verbal and written communications

Personal qualities

  • Punctual and reliable
  • Able to meet deadlines
  • Desire to learn

Desired qualifications

GCSE (or equivalent) grades 9-4/A*-C in English, maths and Science as a minimum.

Future prospects

Upon successful completion, you may be offered a permanent role within the operations environment.

Things to consider

You will be required to attend college one day per week for the duration of this apprenticeship. You must be able to travel to In-Comm Training Services Limited, Aldridge, Walsall, WS9 8UG - so ideally you will be able to drive a car or motorbike, due to the location between the college and the company sites or be able to travel to work/college to arrive on time.

About the employer

The UK’s Premier Laser Cutting Service. 

SSC Laser Cutting stays on the cutting-edge of new technology through constant research and by continually investing in the latest state-of-the-art equipment. This dedication is in the name of providing superior laser cutting, tube laser cutting, folding, laser scanning, precision engineering and CAD/CAM services. SSC has taken every measure to give the best service and quickest lead time in the industry, which cannot be rivalled.


Steel Service Centre Ltd


Hanger 5


ST18 0PJ

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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 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 achieving:

  • 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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