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Pipe Fitter Apprentice BAKER HUGHES LIMITED

This is an excellent opportunity for someone looking to gain qualifications in mechanical engineering to BTEC level 3, alongside the modern apprenticeship 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


    Pay will increase in year 2, 3 and 4 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?

  • Produce pipe runs for various Distribution equipment to required BH build standards using schematic drawings and General assembly drawings/procedures.
  • Test, calibrate, set up Pressure gauges and pressure relief valves.
  • Provide feedback for prototype builds and recommend improvements.
  • You will follow all established manufacturing procedures and processes to ensure Quality through consistent, reliable, repeatable work processing.
  • 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, Pressure sensors, and a range of simulators, leading to the ability to set up and test Product Systems.
  • Become competent in Pressure System Testing, plus Hydraulic System Flushing.
  • Become competent in the use of Business IT/OT systems, including HSE suite, Team Centre (engineering Documentation and software) , Oracle ERP, Documentum (Document storage) etc.

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

  • Engineering Fitter Level 3 standard.
  • 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.
  • College attendance Monday, Tuesday Wednesday.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Oppourtunity to progress and develop skills within the business.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Interpersonal skills


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

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 fitter

Level 3 (A level)

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