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Engineering Operative Apprentice POWER UTILITIES LTD

Apprentice required to become proficient in the use of our rolling machine, sheet cutting using a roller, guillotine and USM press

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Closing date: 22 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    7.00am to 4.15pm Monday to Thursday. Friday working is not required.

    Total hours per week: 35

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    05 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    19 May 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • learning and becoming proficient in the use of our rolling machine
  • Learning and becoming proficient in sheet cutting which would include the use of the roller, guillotine and USM press
  • Disc cutting and tube cutting for our Vyon range of material
  • Learning estimation of media
  • General labouring including the moving of master rolls of material
  • Packing of orders
  • Using the PU System to include booking in materials, costs etc.

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

This qualification is Engineering Operative level 2
The college will be In-Comm Training Services in Walsall, WS9 8UG.  Please ensure you can travel to this address as well as to the company premises
The training will be 1 day per week for 15 months
Whilst at college you will cover units in:

Engineering Environmental Awareness
Engineering Techniques
Engineering Maths and Science Principles
Engineering Material Processes
Complying with Statutory Regulations & Organisation Safety requirements
Working efficiently & effectively in advanced manufacturing & engineering
Using & interpreting engineering data & documentation
Conduct Business Improvement Techniques
Producing Components using Hand Fitting techniques
Preparing & using lathes for Turning operations
Preparing & using Milling machines

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Full time position after successful completion of this apprenticeship

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Number skills, Logical, Team working, Non judgemental


GCSE or equivalent English and Maths (Grade grade 4/C) Desired

About the employer

Power Utilities is a privately owned business established in 1934. This position is with our Nonwoven Division. We offer a large selection of nonwoven products for coolant and edible oil filtration. With our fully equipped facility we can provide a bespoke service - slitting and rolling media into filter rolls, sheets and sleeves manufactured specifically to customers direct needs. We pride ourselves on providing a service tailored for each of our customer's needs and supplying products that won't let them down.








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Training provider



Sue Fisher or Alex Jones

01922 457686

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering operative

Level 2 (GCSE)

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