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Mechanical Engineering Fitter Apprenticeship BOSCH REXROTH LIMITED

We engineer to order for all kinds of companies including the iconic London eye. We're looking for someone who wants a challenge and who loves the idea of working in BIG engineering. We take on few apprentices but aim to keep them following training. We're selective and want you to show us why you're right for us aswell as why we're right for you.

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Closing date: 31 May 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,857.00

    The wage stated is the minimum salary. Further details to be discussed at a later stage.

  • Working week

    37.5 hours per week Monday to Friday

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    42 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    19 Apr 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000038012

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Working for us, you will experience all aspects of power unit build.  We are known as the Drive and Control Company. You will be mentored by multi skilled fitters with many years experience, people who really know their stuff and if you want to learn, they want to teach you.  You won’t just spend time on the shop floor though – we like our apprentices to really understand our business, so with time, you will work in rotations such as engineering design.

We try to match our apprentices to a variety of roles at the end of the apprenticeship, according to their aspirations as well as the needs of the company.  You may start on the shopfloor, but if you want to and show the ability and desire to push yourself, your career could branch out into engineering design, project management, service engineering, sales, etc etc. 

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

You will be working towards L3 Engineering fitter apprenticeship standard.

In order to complete this apprenticeship standard you will need to have gained a level 2 qualification in English and Maths.

You will attend college at the Castleford campus. You may be required to attend for up to 5 days per week within your first year, this will be discussed at a later stage.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

It is usual for our apprentices to study to at least HNC, possibly HND or to degree level, depending up on ability and interest.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Team working, Time keeping, Interest in engineering, Keen to learn, Recognise own limitations, Aware of Health&safety

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent 5 GCSEs to include English & Maths (Grade 5 - 9) Essential
GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 5-9) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 5 - 9) Essential

Things to consider

You must make sure that you are able to arrange your own transport to and from our facility in Devilliers Way as well as to the college site.

About the employer

Bosch Rexroth supports mechanical and plant engineering challenges around the world with its cutting-edge technology and unique industry knowledge. More than 32,300 employees worldwide work on safe, efficient, intelligent and powerful solutions. With our cross-technology portfolio, digital services and comprehensive service, we are the partner for machines and plants. WE MOVE. YOU WIN.

Employer

BOSCH REXROTH LIMITED

Address

Devilliers Way

Normanton Industrial Estate

Normanton

WF6 1GX

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Training

Training provider

WAKEFIELD COLLEGE

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering fitter

Level 3 (A level)


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