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Production Apprentice (Glass Blower Engineer) ENTERPRISE Q LTD

Glass workers. This apprenticeship offers the opportunity to train from the ground up in a small but fast-moving business that serves high-tech industries world-wide.

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Closing date: 12 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £9,130.00

  • Working week

    Monday – Thursday (07:30-16:15) Friday (07:30-12:00)

    Total hours per week: 36.30

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    15 Aug 2022

  • Date posted

    17 May 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000043501

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Identification and selection of raw materials (quartz glass) for manufacture.
  • Handling and understanding works orders and instructions.
  • Completing paperwork including timesheets and works orders.
  • Cutting quartz material to accurately specified dimensions using disc cutting machines.
  • Washing materials and finished items.
  • Using gas burners to flame-polish materials and finished items.
  • Dimensional and qualitative in-process and final inspection of manufactured items.

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

  • The succesful apprentice will gain a Level 2 Engineering Operative Apprenticeship Standard
  • Functional Skills in maths and English if required

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Once trained you will progress within the business and play a key role in the operation.

Future progression could see the Apprentice moving onto the advanced Apprenticeship / Full Time employment and experiencing different areas of the operation.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Problem solving skills, Team working, Initiative

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4/C) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4/C) Essential

Things to consider

Working with flames – warm all year round.

About the employer

Established for nearly 25 years, Enterprise Q is a manufacturer and supplier of quartz glass and fabrications made from this material to the UK and overseas. Some customers require relatively simple products supplied in bulk, but others need complex and bespoke fabrications made by our highly skilled team of glass workers. These apprenticeships offer the opportunity to train from the ground up in a small but fast-moving business that serves high-tech industries world-wide.

Employer

ENTERPRISE Q LTD

Address

FAIRHILLS INDUSTRIAL PARK

TALLOW WAY

IRLAM

M44 6RJ

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Training

Training provider

WARRINGTON & VALE ROYAL COLLEGE

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering operative

Level 2 (GCSE)


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