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Engineering Apprenticeship - 15 month Fixed Term Contract ALFA LAVAL LIMITED

This is a fantastic opportunity to obtain a level 2 apprenticeship whilst working in a well established service centre. You will be provided with support and guidance from experienced engineers and will receive a generous salary of £8 per hour. Working to drive progress, anticipating the best way forward for our customers and for the environment

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Closing date: 15 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    We have fantastic benefits and on-site parking

  • Working week

    Monday- Friday 0700-1500 hours with a 30 minute unpaid lunchbreak

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    12 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    26 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

You will work within various sectors throughout the service centre including machining and bench fitting, welding, electrics, assembling/ disassembling, balancing, inspection, testing and cleaning. You will be given thorough guidance and training in each of the sectors. Following this your duties will include :

  • Operation of machinery
  • Manufacturing Alfa Laval Parts and equipment using manual and CNC machinery
  • Effective use of the barcode system
  • Assisting with goods in/ goods out
  • Maintaining correct and safe use of all equipment and ensuring that all H&S standards/ requirements are met including ensuring wearing PPE and maintaining a clean and tidy workshop area.
  • Ensuring that you are up to date with all paperwork relating to your qualification

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

You will be working towards a Level 2 Engineering Operative Standard - intermediate apprenticeship

The training will take place at Brooklands College, Heath Rd, Weybridge KT13 8T on Tuesdays, whilst the rest of the working week will be within our Service Centre in Camberley.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

There is an opportunity to secure permanent employment here at Alfa Laval following successful completion of the level 2 apprenticeship as well as the opportunity to work towards your level 3 if you choose.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Physical fitness


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

Things to consider

This is a physically demanding role as you will be expected to lift heavy objects.

About the employer

Alfa Laval is a leading global supplier of products and solutions for heat transfer, separation and fluid handling through our key products – heat exchangers, separators, pumps and valves. We are always working to drive progress, anticipating the best way forward for our customers and for the environment. Building seamless solutions with relentless innovation, overcoming the toughest challenges, optimising processes and creating responsible growth. Making the world better every day, advancing better with Alfa Laval.




7 Doman Road



GU15 3DN

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Training provider



Fiona Johnson

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering operative

Level 2 (GCSE)

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