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Apprentice Mechanical Fitter Nottingham Electrical Transmissions

Working within a team of fitters repairing and building industrial gearboxes, to the best possible ability ensuring quality throughout.

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Closing date: 31 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    The hours are 8.00am – 4.30pm Monday to Friday

    Total hours per week: 38.75

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    05 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    27 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Reporting to supervisor and keeping him informed of the progress of each gearbox.

  • Stripping, cleaning and inspecting each gearbox.
  • Identifying parts.
  • Ensuring that all parts required are accurately filled out on either the quotation or job sheet.
  • Checking correct parts are allocated to each gearbox for repair. Rebuilding gearboxes.
  • Testing, spray painting and labelling gearboxes.
  • Packaging gearboxes.
  • Testing and wiring of motors.
  • Filling out accurate time sheets for work undertaken.
  • Working on an industrial press.

Disposing of waste products safely in their correct containers i.e. oil, scrap metal, paper. Ensuring working area is kept as clean & tidy as possible. Always Maintaining Health & Safety. Assisting in annual stock taking duties.

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

Engineering Fitter Level 3 - Mechanical Pathway, - Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering plus BTEC Diploma in advanced Manufacturing Engineering, including Functional Skills if required. 

You will work with expert assessors to develop new knowledge, skills and behaviours within the profession. You will experience a blended learning model, with attendance in college one daya week and workplace delivery. You will gather learning evidence, journals and off-the-job records using your e-portfolio.

At the end of the planned learning period, it will be agreed that you are ready to enter 'Gateway' and for your End Point Assessment to be arranged.


What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Progression to a full time role for the right apprentice.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Attention to detail, Problem solving skills, Team working, Understanding of the sector, Eager to learn, Punctual


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 9-4 / A-C) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 9-4 / A-C) Essential

About the employer

N.E.T are a customer focused organisation supplying and repairing all types of industrial gearboxes, pumps and electric motors. Employing a dedicated, skilled and versatile workforce, which enables us to deliver good old-fashioned service. N.E.T understand what it means when you have a machine or line down for any length of time, and they use their product knowledge and experience to get your production machinery back in full operation, in the most cost-effective efficient manner.


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Training provider




01623 900479

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering fitter

Level 3 (A level)

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