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Apprentice Mechanical Engineering Operative IPP (EUROPE) LIMITED

This is an exciting opportunity to join a large engineering company as an Apprentice Engineering Operative. You shall be involved in general engineering operations whilst developing your relevant core skills and knowledge.

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Closing date: 19 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Thursday 7am until 4pm Friday 7am until 12 (Flexible on start and finish times)

    Total hours per week: 39

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    22 Aug 2022

  • Date posted

    11 Apr 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    3 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

As an Apprentice Engineering Operative, you shall be involved in general engineering operations whilst developing your relevant skills and knowledge.You shall work individually or as part of a team to carry out a range of engineering operations which include:

  • Ensuring machines and equipment used are maintained
  • Operating a variety of conventional machines
  • Assembling and repairing machine and press tools, dies, jigs, fixtures, and other hand tools
  • Preparing materials and equipment

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

Intermediate Engineering Operative Standard.

  • Level 2 Certificate in Engineering
  • Level 2 Competence in Engineering
  • Level 2 Functional Skills in maths and English (if required)
  • End-Point Assessment (EPA)

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Progression within the company and the opportunity to do the next level of apprenticeship depending on the role being done.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

A desire to learn, Enjoys practical tasks, An interest in engineering, Polite, Punctual, Reliable


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade A*-D/3-9) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade A*-D/3-9) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Science (Grade A*-D/3-9) Essential

Things to consider

Travel to work dues to location of site - please ensure you do your research. Will be required to attend day release at the training centre on Pride Park in Derby.

About the employer

Having been a part of the IPP Group since 2008, IPP Scomark has been transformed from a small jobbing shop into a world class manufacturer of butt weld fittings, specialising in Duplex, Super Duplex, nickel alloys and stainless steel. The company operates from a 7000 square metre state of the art manufacturing facility and as part of the IPP Group is able to draw on vast raw material stocks enabling fittings to be made on very short lead times.




Unit C Barton Business Park Barton Under Needwood


DE13 8BX

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Training provider




01332 296995

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering operative

Level 2 (GCSE)

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