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Engineering Operative Apprentice DOWNHURST ENG LTD

This is a great opportunity for somebody wanting to gain a qualification in Engineering and pursue a career in the profession. You will be working with an experienced workforce with expert knowledge in machining using a wide range of materials.

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Closing date: 12 Sep 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,400.00

  • Working week

    Monday to Thursday 7.30 - 16:30 (30 minute lunch and 15 minute break) Friday 7.30 - 13:30 (15 minute break).

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    03 Oct 2022

  • Date posted

    15 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000066049

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • CNC Machining
  • Use measuring equipment micrometers etc.
  • Conventional machining - milling / turning
  • Reading and understanding engineering drawings
  • Keeping work area cleabn and tidy

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

  • On successful completion of the apprenticeship you will be awarded a Level 2 Diploma in Engineering Operative.
  • The training will be predominatly on site at Downhurst Engineering, located in Pershore.
  • You will attend college at Bromsgrove for one day a week to gain the theory side of the diploma.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

On successful completion of the apprenticeship, you will be employed as a full time memebr of staff. With further training, you could become an engineering craftsperson or technician in your particular industry. You could also specialise, for example in CNC machining, welding or heavy vehicle mechanics.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Ask for help when unsure

Qualifications

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

About the employer

Downhurst Engineering are a precision engineering company supplying a variety of industries including oil and gas, Defense, Rail, and Medical with machined components.

Employer

DOWNHURST ENG LTD

Address

17 AINTREE ROAD

KEYTEC 7 BUSINESS PARK

PERSHORE

WR10 2JN

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Training

Training provider

HEART OF WORCESTERSHIRE COLLEGE

Contact

Sue Portsmouth

sportsmouth@howcollege.ac.uk

01527 578 684

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering operative

Level 2 (GCSE)


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