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Manufacturing Quality Apprentice BAKER HUGHES LIMITED

This is an excellent opportunity for someone looking to gain qualifications in mechanical and electrical/electronic engineering to BTEC level 3, alongside the NVQ L3 framework, and deliver a college design project, whilst earning. During your Apprenticeship, you will be encouraged to further develop your skillset.

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Closing date: 17 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    In year 2, 3 and 4 the wage will increase depending on age.

  • Working week

    Shift days and times to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    42 Months

  • Possible start date

    05 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    21 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Daily duties:

  • Learn to perform Assembly, Wire, Test & Inspections of BH Electrical / Electronic products, in accordance with technical drawings and to IPC (industry standards).
  • Learn to use measuring equipment and hand tools to check dimensions and parts meet requirements, as per drawings.
  • Carry out Mechanical inspections on products within the mechanical cell along with documentation to ensure all procedures and results are recorded.
  • Carry out Audits as directed on processes and procedures raising any issues found.
  • Raise non-conformances and report defects.
  • Work from engineering drawings, following formal procedures, ensuring quality product for our customers.
  • Learn to fault find erroneous product down to module / sub-assembly level.
  • Become competent in the use of Test Equipment(s) including, but not limited to, Oscilloscopes, Digital multi-meters, Pressure sensors, and a range of simulators, leading to the ability to set up and test Product Systems.
  • Carry out Lean/Quality green belt six sigma projects working with teams to measure processes to drive improvements.
  • Become competent in the use of Business IT/M systems, which include Engineering Documentation packages, Quality and HSE systems.

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

  • Engineering Technician - Technical Support Technician qualification Level 3 standard qualification. 
  • During the first year you will have 3 and a half days a week in college. After your first year your college days will be reduced to 1 a week.
  • You will be given 20% of your working week dedicated to your apprentice study, or Off the Job Training, to carry out self-supported study, compiling your portfolio or completing work set by your assessor.
  • Assessor visits to the workplace once the workshops have finished to prepare you for your End Point Assessment
  • If you have not already achieved a C/4 + in both maths and English (or equivalent) and cannot provide evidence in the form of a certificate, you will also need to achieve Functional skills at Level 2, in both Numeracy and Literacy. This will include sitting an exam.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Opportunity to progress and develop skills further through additional training.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Interpersonal skills


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 5/C + or equivalent) Essential
GCSE or equivalent maths (Grade 5/C + or equivalent) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Science (Grade 5/C + or equivalent) Essential

Things to consider

You will receive an Engineering Technician - Technical Support Technician qualification Level 3 once the apprenticeship is completed.

About the employer

We deliver across the energy value chain through our market-leading product companies. We offer the broadest portfolio of technology solutions for energy and industry to improve productivity, reliability, and transform outcomes for the better. Our Oilfield Services (OFS) business offers products and services for the upstream sector, including well construction, production and integrated well services, as well as chemicals for midstream transportation and downstream processing. Oilfield Equipment (OFE) provides next-generation technology, services and project management solutions to reduce the total cost of ownership for our customers. OFE draws from a portfolio of ultra-reliable technologies, including subsea trees, manifolds, blowout preventers (BOPs), flexible risers, and advanced control systems. Turbomachinery & Process Solutions (TPS) provides rotating equipment and process flow and transmission technologies that maximize productivity, minimize risk, and reduce project costs. Digital Solutions (DS) combines sophisticated hardware technologies and enterprise software and analytics to connect industrial assets, providing customers with data and intelligence to improve operational efficiencies, safety, and security.




2 High Street



BS48 1BS

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Training provider



Chloe Bishop

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering technician

Level 3 (A level)

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