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Engineering Production Plant Fitter Apprentice TUDOR GRIFFITHS LTD

Working within our Engineering maintenance team you will be learning all aspects of replacing mechanical parts, preventive maintenance with some fabrication work included.

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Closing date: 28 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    We are offering a higher hourly rate than the standard rate, you will be receiving excellent training from our experienced maintenance team and be joining a company with an excellent reputation and ambitious employees.

  • Working week

    Monday- Friday 8am-5pm. Total of 40 hours a week

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    04 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    22 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Joining our maintenance team your duties will include:

  • Learning how to change mechanical parts inc bearings, drive belts, motors.
  • Fabrication work
  • Preventive maintenance
  • Keeping the workshop, van and tools clean and tidy
  • Based at our site in Ellesmere, the role will also involve working at our external sites across the county and bordering counties 

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

Undertaking this apprenticeship you must achieve: Mandatory qualifications: Diploma in engineering operations (skills) Ofqual regulated Level of qualification: 2 Certificate or Diploma in engineering operations (knowledge) Ofqual regulated Level of qualification: 2

Engineering Operatives will work individually or as part of a team to carry out a range of engineering operations which could include ensuring machines and equipment used are maintained and serviceable, dealing with breakdowns, restoring components and systems to serviceable condition by repair and replacement, operating a variety of machines and other tools. 

Following enrolment, learners engage in a blended programme of training and support that will include attendance at group training sessions in Battlefield Shrewsbury, self-directed learning, email and face-to-face support from their trainer/assessor as well as a programme of training devised by the employer.

Functional Skills - These provide practical skills to help gain the most out of work, education and everyday life. Learners will complete written and online tests.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

If the apprenticeship is a success the apprentice will gain a lot of practical knowledge in plant fitting and fabrication and importantly good health and safety knowledge along the way, for the right applicant the apprentice will be offered a full time job as a production plant fitter with opportunities for career progression within the company.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Logical


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4/C) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4/C) Desired

Things to consider

This vacancy is being managed by SBC Training on behalf of this company. By submitting your application, you are consenting to allow SBC Training and the employer to contact you in connection with your application. Your details will not be shared with third parties.

About the employer

The Tudor Griffiths Group is one of the UK's leading independent businesses in the supply of construction materials and building supplies, ready-mixed concrete, skip hire, waste management and recycling. After more than 140 years it is still owned and managed by the Griffiths Family who live near Oswestry, in North Shropshire






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Training provider



Colin Preece


Apprenticeship standard

Engineering operative

Level 2 (GCSE)

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