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To become a skilled craftsman who can work with metal. The Apprentice will be overseen to manufacture parts from start to finish. The Engineer will be responsible for the generation of fulfilling representative prototypes, or small batches of components Engineering team. Occasional providing support to the Manufacturing team.

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Closing date: 23 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Days M-Th 7-4, Fri 7-12

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    4 Years

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    29 May 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

A typical day the prototype Apprentice will be:
● Working with the Product design and Development teams on new
product updates and innovations
● Manipulation of sheet metal (stainless / mild steel / enamelling iron /
etc) to a form representative off tool products
● Using welding techniques (Arc, MIG, TIG, Gas, CO2), brazing, etc.
● Be capable of working with a wide range of materials not just metal
i.e. plastics, wood, etc.
● Be energetic, flexible, and adaptable within a pressurised
environment providing technical guidance to other business areas.
● Gain an appreciation of normal manufacturing processes, their
associated capabilities and limitations.
● Be able to work on their own initiative, or under the guidance of
others within the Product Development team.
● Support any reasonable task associated with the efficient running ofthe department

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

● Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship in Engineering Technician (Standard) -
Product Design and Development Technician Pathway:
● Knowledge, Skills and Behaviours as defined by the standard
● Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering
(Development Competence)
● Level 3 BTEC Diploma in Engineering (Development Technical Knowledge)
● Level 2 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Foundation
● Level 2 Functional Skills in English and maths (if applicable)

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Career in Engineering

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

IT skills, Team working


GCSE or equivalent English, maths, and a Science (Grade 9-5 (A*-C+)) Essential

About the employer

There is over 185 years of manufacturing excellence at our factory in Royal Leamington Spa. Generations of local families have all played their part in making Rangemaster the success it is today. Our people are passionate and proud of making the best Range cookers on the market. We call it...Built from experience




Clarence Street

Leamington Spa

CV31 2AD

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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Engineering technician

Level 3 (A level)

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