Mechanical Engineer Apprenticeship Level 2

West Special Fasteners Ltd

West special fasteners are looking for an enthusiastic individual to join their team at their Dronfield branch as mechanical engineering apprentices

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Closing date: 28 Feb 2017

Apprenticeship summary

Weekly wage

£160.00 - £278.00

Wages explained
The current National Minimum Wage rates are £4.00 an hour for 16 - 17 year olds, £5.55 an hour for 18 - 20 year olds and £6.95 for anyone aged 21 and over.
Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship(usually one day per week).

Working week

Mon - Fri - 8am -4.30 pm

Total hours per week: 40.00

Apprenticeship duration

13 months

Possible start date

05 Mar 2017

Date posted

09 Feb 2017

Apprenticeship level

Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

Reference number



1 available

Candidate will be required to:

  • Undertake training alongside the job position.
  • Learning how to CNC Machine
  • Lathe work
  • You will be learning how to manufacture fasteners from stainless steel and nickel alloy.
  • Milling & turning

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Looking for an individual with good practical skills
  • Logical thinker
  • Good at problem solving with
  • Keen attention for detail
  • The work can be quite repetitious

Personal qualities

  • Candidate will be enthusiastic
  • Conscientious
  • Hard working 
  • Not afraid to get stuck in

Qualifications required

GCSE Grade C or above (or equivalent) in Maths and English would be beneficial

Future prospects

Excellent prospects of a long term position with the company on successful completion of the apprenticeship The position will become permanent upon completion of training and upon review by the company.

About the employer

West Special Fasteners are manufacturers of stainless steel and nickel alloy special fasteners. Established in 1999, West Special Fasteners has grown into one of the most respected hot forgers and producers of high integrity fasteners in the United Kingdom.


West Special Fasteners Ltd


Unit 2B

Callywhite Lane


S18 2XR

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Training provider

  • Intermediate Level Apprenticeship including NVQ Level 2 in Mechanical Engineering.
  • Tech Cert /PLTS/ERR
  • Functional Skills Maths / English/ ITC

Apprenticeship framework

Engineering Manufacture

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by NLT Training Services Limited


Keith Dixon

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Closing date: 28 Feb 2017