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Manufacturing Operative Apprentice - Lean manufacturing level 2 GUARDRAIL ENGINEERING LTD

You will manufacture tubular handrails and Cat ladders for use in industrial environments. The role will involve cutting, welding, drilling & punching metal, bending, lifting, fabrication, interpreting engineering drawings, producing drawings, IT and customer relations.

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Closing date: 20 Oct 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £13,650.00

  • Working week

    Monday - Thursday 7.00am- 3.30pm Friday 7.00am-12.30pm

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    24 Oct 2022

  • Date posted

    19 May 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000045612

  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Cutting 
  • Welding
  • Bending 
  • Drilling & punching
  • lifting
  • Fabrication
  • Interpreting engineering drawings
  • Producing drawings
  • I.T
  • Customer Relations

Use of:

  • Band saws
  • Auto-welder
  • MIG welding
  • Bending machine
  • Pedestal drill
  • Metal worker
  • Overhead crane
  • Forklift truck
  • Computer
  • Telephones

 

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

Level 2 Lean Manufacturing Operative apprenticeship standard.

This apprenticeship will be delivered via virtual classroom sessions over a period of 12 months, including distance learning materials, as well as regular visits by your assessor, at the company site. 

'Off the Job Training' subjects include:

Health and Safety within a Manufacturing Environment
Communicating and working effectively within a manufacturing environment
Working relationships and individual rights and responsibilities within a manufacturing environment
Application of workplace organisation and work-related problem-solving techniques

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Potential education via apprenticeship route to HNC level
  • Natural progression within the company

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Number skills, Analytical skills, Team working, Creative, Flexible, Keen to learn, Reliable

Qualifications

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

About the employer

Guardrail are specialists in the manufacture of “Ball” type Handrail Standards and Shop-fabricated handrails either in component form or fully engineered to suit Client details. “Axess” vertical access ladder system offering a safe, simple modular design with individual parts that bolt together to form a complete ladder. CE_logo Perforated non-slip Flooring and Stair treads fabricated to size to suit Customer requirements. Kick-Flat System – an “off the shelf” edge protection item that enables toe-plates to be supplied in “kit” form for immediate site installation for new projects or retro fitting.

Employer

GUARDRAIL ENGINEERING LTD

Address

MANDERS INDUSTRIAL ESTATE

OLD HEATH ROAD

WOLVERHAMPTON

WV1 2RP

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Training

Training provider

IN-COMM TRAINING AND BUSINESS SERVICES LIMITED

Contact

Alex Jones

alexj@in-comm.co.uk

01922 457686

Apprenticeship standard

Lean manufacturing operative

Level 2 (GCSE)


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