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Engineering Apprenticeship - Mechanical Design JACOPA LIMITED

To undertake an advanced apprenticeship as a mechanical engineering technician leading to a nationally recognised qualification and accreditation. In agreement with Jacopa Ltd , the job holder will be required to attend and complete required national recognised training courses. This will involve attendance at local educational establishments.

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Closing date: 21 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Company Pension Scheme Employee Assistance Programme 25 days annual leave + public holidays

    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

    You will be expected to work a minimum of 37.5 hours per week over Monday to Friday, with a minimum of 7.5 hours per day. The core hours of work are 9am to 4pm, however you may be required to start earlier and finish later.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    42 Months

  • Possible start date

    12 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    04 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

1. Creating layouts & equipment general assembly’s (3D Inventor and 2D AutoCAD).
2. Reviewing and adhering to specifications & applicable standards.
3. Development planning to adhere to submission requirements.
4. Perform detailed engineering calculations (including utilising Mathcad).
5. Detailed design for outsourced manufacturing, installation, maintenance &
decommissioning of equipment.
6. Creating detailed Parts lists/Bills of Manufacture with applicable software.
7. Liaising with suppliers - obtaining quotations for equipment/services.

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

L3 Technical Engineering

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Possibility of a full time post with Jacopa Ltd upon satisfactory completion of apprenticeship

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Mechanical Knowledge


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

Things to consider

Office based, usually a quiet work environment. Ongoing mentoring from department seniors and interaction with other departments.

About the employer

Jacopa is founded on many of the best known, most respected and reliable wastewater treatment brands in the industry. Our large installed base of products keeps wastewater treatment plants beating and performing across the UK and Ireland. Our reputation derives from the strengths of our brands and our experienced and dedicated team. Our expert technicians and engineers are committed to ensuring our customers’ needs are met – their equipment brought into service quickly and efficiently, and optimally maintained. We aim to deliver exceptional customer service and provide the best possible returns on equipment, solutions, services and projects. We are also committed to excellence in health and safety, and to outstanding environmental performance. We also believe in innovation: we continuously improve our business processes, and develop our employees and products to serve our customers




Cornwallis Road

Millard Industrial Estate

West Bromwich

B70 7JF

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Training provider



Clare McAuliffe

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering technician

Level 3 (A level)

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