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Mechanical Apprentice WEIR ST LIGHT ENG CO LTD

This vacancy is for a Mechanical Apprentice based in Blackburn, Lancashire. The successful applicant will have the opportunity to undertake valuable work experience whilst gaining on the job qualifications.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 26 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,004.80

    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

    Working week to be confirmed at interview

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    42 Months

  • Possible start date

    05 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    20 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000068136

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Job role will include:

* Reface engines
* Machining work
* Change valves
* Some fitting, putting cylinder heads together
* Monitoring other experienced engineers work
* Assembly work

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

* Level 3 BTEC Extended Diploma.
* Functional Skills, Level 2 in Mathematics, English, ICT, working with others and improving your own learning. Functional Skills requirements is subject to the successful applicants GCSE results. Grade A-C and within 5 years old means the apprentice will be relaxed from completing functional skills. Certification evidence will need to be provided.
* Employer Rights & Responsibilities.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Engineers work in high-tech, dynamic environments using state of the art equipment. They are inventors, designers and problem solvers, people who make a difference to the way we live. As trained professionals, engineers are well paid and highly respected.
You will be working with in house qualified engineers to learn skills and possible progression for a full time position in the company.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Analytical skills, Team working, Initiative, Good Timekeeping, Motivated

Qualifications

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

Things to consider

Please do not contact Company direct. PLEASE NOTE; we reserve the right to close any vacancies from further applications when we have received a suitable number of applications from which to make a shortlist. Please ensure you apply ASAP if you wish to be considered for this role.

About the employer

For over 60 years, Weir Street has been reconditioning engines. Whether it's a car, bus or boat engine, a diesel generator or a biogas fuelled engine, Weir Street is the place to look when wear and tear starts to show.

Employer

WEIR ST LIGHT ENG CO LTD

Address

WEIR ST

BLACKBURN

BB2 2AN

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Training

Training provider

TRAINING 2000 LIMITED

Contact

Grace Gardner

Grace.Gardner@t2000.co.uk

01254 54659

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering fitter

Level 3 (A level)


Employer's Application Instructions

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 26 Aug 2022